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Mardi Gras Costumes donated to Jones Creek Regional Library

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: bracc_001

Content Description

Mardi Gras costumes from the Captain/King Chester Welch, King Jason Ryan Jobes, and Queen Samantha Elizabeth Jobes. Includes contextual items such as photographs, programs, and exhibit labels.

Acquisition Type



Costumes for Chester Welch donated by Chester Welch. Costumes for Samantha and Jason Jobes donated by Samantha Jobes. All were donated to the Jones Creek Regional Library. Due to Jones Creek renovation, costumes have been permanently moved to the Baton Rouge Room Archives at Main Library on Goodwood.

Restrictions Apply



  • Majority of material found in 2007-2012


1 box (1 costume box)


1-JCMGC: Queen Samantha costume: 1 ball gown, 1 train; King Jason costume: 1 tunic, 1 pair pants, 1 train, 1 chest sash; King Chester Welch costume: 1 long tunic, 1 floor-length vest, 1 belt; Captain Chester Welch costume: 1 tunic, 1 pair of pants, 1 belt/loin cloth. Oversized shelving: 2 neck collars (tasseled collar-Queen Samantha, no tassels-King Jason), 1 large, feathered head piece (Captain Chester), 1 large back/shoulder piece (King Chester). Folder: (located in the Vertical File collection under Mardi Gras-- Krewe of Tucumcari) photographs of King Jason and Queen Samantha, 65th annual ball program, Jones Creek Regional Library display label for Chester Welch costumes.