Description: MARCH 1968 FOOTAGE OF THE EUREKA BRASS BAND WITH GRAND MARSHAL MATTHEW FATS HOUSTON (1910-1981) LEAVING THE GERTRUDE GEDDES FUNERAL HOME AT 2120 JACKSON AVENUE. THE PROCESSION PASSES CRESCENT CITY LODGE NO. 299 IBPOE. A CASKET DRAPED WITH THE AMERICAN FLAG IS SEEN BEING REMOVED FROM A HEARSE AND BEING CARRIED INTO A CHURCH. LADIES IN MOURNING ENTER THE CHURCH; A VIEW INSIDE IS TOO DARK TO SEE MUCH OF ANYTHING. CUTS TO FATS HOUSTON LEADING A PROCESSION OUT OF THE CHURCH AND A CASKET BEING PLACED INTO THE BACK OF A HEARSE; MOURNERS ARE SEEN AGAIN.
Keywords: marching band
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