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I find a lot of items on the throws and general tokens interesting and ya got to love google. It does answer most questions or at least point you in the right direction to find out! :clown2:

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A couple of interesting throws this one from a river gate mess in downtown NOLA. Casino's,money and politico's interesting reading on google
The next one is also interesting on how it got started and their name."One of the group was a part owner of the Imperial Laundry. He suggested they make use of some convict suits from the Atmore Prison Farm that had just been washed and cleaned. There were no hats or masks with the suits, so they purchased Chinese coolie hats and masks from a street vendor and proceeded to parade on foot ..."
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Guess this is one of those things that you had to be there. As near as I can figure out. It was a TV program in NOLA at the time.
Plagued with attendance problems, the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition has the distinction of being the only exposition to declare bankruptcy during its run. I guess being in the parade and the throws didn't help attendance

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