Massett and Company: After the Storm (22 images)


Massett and Company, founded by Louis Massett, has been in the business of designing and making Mardi Gras floats since that late 1970s. Located in the hard hit 9th Ward area of New Orleans, the company's artists and workers hustled to fulfill their commitments to the krewes that still wanted to ride in Carnival season in 2006.

Although there was much debate in general as to whether Mardi Gras should even occur after the storm, in the end the decision was made to proceed, not...
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