Joe Cain's Merry Widows

Joe Cain's "Merry Widows" stand around his grave in historic Church Street Graveyard as part of the annual Mardi Gras celebrations in Mobile. Cain (1832-1904) is credited with reviving the city's festivities after the Civil War

Courtesy of the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of South Alabama