Pictured above are the ten members of the Corpus Christi Catholic Church Boys’ Choir as they sang Christmas carols in December of 1948. The songs expressed words of happiness and joy during the holiday season and the hope for a lasting peace throughout the world. The names behind these youthful faces are: (from left to right)
First Row – Jacob Watson and Gaynel Bertrand
Second Row – Leonard Despues and Pelham Calhoun
Third Row – Robert Smith, Glendon Taylor, and Anthony Long
Fourth Row – Joseph Barrow, Reiss Duplessis, and Edsel Perez
Source: The Louisiana Weekly, 25 December 1948, page 1.