"Taj Mahal" float from Santa Barbara at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1939
- "Taj Mahal" float from Santa Barbara at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1939
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- January 2, 1939
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
Santa Barbara fashioned a 50-foot replica of the Taj Mahal out of roses, chrysanthemums, and lotus flowers as their parade entry. It took home first prize in the Class A-1 division.
The 1939 Tournament of Roses theme was Golden Jubilee to mark the 50th anniversary of the parade. Shirley Temple served as Grand Marshal.
A similar photograph appears with the headline, “Long Beach Depicts Sea of Roses and Metropolitan Water District Parker Dam,” Los Angeles Times, 3 Jan 1939: 3
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
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