AP Wirephoto of the 1965 Philadelphia Mummers Parade. Image of the Fancy division marching north toward City Hall.

AP Wirephoto of the 1965 Philadelphia Mummers Parade. Image of the Fancy division marching north toward City Hall.

Dr. Otto Bettmann    Walking Violin in Philadelphia Mummers’ Parade, 1917    From The Bettmann Archive: More than 100 years of history

Dr. Otto Bettmann Walking Violin in Philadelphia Mummers’ Parade, 1917 From The Bettmann Archive: More than 100 years of history

An unnamed reveler from the 1924 Mummers Parade Philadelphia

It ain’t New Years without the Mummers Parade

the glittery, gaudy, feathery, sequin-spattered one of a kind, only in Philly way to start the New Year: The Mummers Parade

the glittery, gaudy, feathery, sequin-spattered one of a kind, only in Philly way to start the New Year: The Mummers Parade

This year, the Mummers Parade parade starts at City Hall and heads south down Broad St., ending at Washington Ave. (Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia)

This year, the Mummers Parade parade starts at City Hall and heads south down Broad St., ending at Washington Ave. (Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia)

New Year's Day In Philadelphia 2014: A Guide To The 114th Annual Mummers Parade, Where To Watch, What To Expect And More

New Year's Day In Philadelphia 2014: A Guide To The 114th Annual Mummers Parade, Where To Watch, What To Expect And More

The Mummers Parade. My dad 'strutted' for close to 50 years in various string bands, So. We donated some of his badges to the Mummers Museum on Washington years ago.

A must see! A very unique theatrical parade in a historical location. The Mummers Parade Philadelphia — visitphilly.com

A must see! A very unique theatrical parade in a historical location. The Mummers Parade Philadelphia — visitphilly.com

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