"A Sea of Sand" float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1934
- "A Sea of Sand" float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1934
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- January 1, 1934
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
The theme of the 1934 Rose Parade was: Tales of the Seven Seas. It rained during the parade that year.
The "A Sea of Sand" float was preceded by 4 thoroughbred Arabian horses and two camels, "ships of the desert." In addition to its title, the float also bears the floral sign "The Dessert Playground." A woman in a bathing suit stands on the float, braving the rain. The float was entered by the city of Palm Springs.
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
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