City of Los Angeles float at Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1939
- City of Los Angeles float at Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1939
- Los Angeles Times
- Date Created
- January 2, 1939
- No linguistic content
- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
Different photographs taken on the same occasion appear with the article, "Rose Parade Awes 1,250,000," Los Angeles Times, 03 Jan 1939: 1.
The City of Los Angeles float theme was "Destiny," celebrating the city's growth.
Loretta Yeagle, dressed as a queen, sits at the head of the float. Gordon Olsen is in period costume in a scene depicting the discovery of the land. In the front, next to a replica of the Cabrillo ship, are Dick Vivie and Patricia Tenney dressed as Native Americans.
The 1939 Tournament of Roses theme was Golden Jubilee to mark the 50th anniversary of the parade. Shirley Temple served as Grand Marshal.
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Tournament of Roses
- Pasadena (Calif.)
- Resource Type
- still image
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