"Little America" float in the Toutnament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1934
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- January 1, 1934
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- "Little America" float in the Toutnament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1934
Glendale's float, "Little America", depicts a series of exploration bases located in Antartica on the Ross Ice Shelf. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove.
The first base was established in 1929, while the last, Little America V, was established in 1956 at Kainan Bay. Little America II was established in 1934, and during the 1934-1935 expedition, many souvenir letters were sent from Little America, using a commemorative postage stamp issued by the U.S. government. Glendale's float received a special award, a consolation prize after the float's entry having been delayed en route to the parade.
The theme of the 1934 Rose Parade was: Tales of the Seven Seas. It rained during the parade that year.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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