Description: CA. 1970 FOOTAGE OF GRAND MARSHAL MATTHEW FATS HOUSTON (1910-1981) WEARING THE SASH OF THE OLYMPIA BAND. A CASKET IS SEEN BEING BROUGHT OUT OF A FUNERAL HOME AND BEING PLACED INTO A HEARSE. MEMBERS OF THE OLYMPIA BRASS BAND ARE SEEN PARADING ON GOVERNOR NICHOLLS STREET IN TREME, WITH THE ST. AUGUSTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH VISIBLE IN THE BACKGROUND. CUTS TO A SECOND LINE PARADE AND A LARGE CROWD DANCING IN THE STREET WITH THE BAND.
Keywords: marching band
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