Backstreet Cultural Museum

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See the Participant-Created Backstreet Museum
With costumes, artifacts, photographs, and films on local African American culture, Backstreet is a great example of a participant-created museum. Founder Sylvester Francis knows more about Mardi Gras Indians and second-line parades than anyone.

This appeared in the August/September 2015 issue. As told to Jill K. Robinson.
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