Young women carrying the "Huntington Park High School Band" banner, followed by a drum majorette and the band. The Orth Storage building on the left was located at 238 West Colorado Blvd. (the block later became a freeway overpass). On the right, signs painted on the side of a commercial building read: "Chevrolet, Gwynn Johnson, 245," and "H. R. Slayden."
Float with a person in costume seated next to a striped tent with small palm tree placed saround it. A floral sign on the side identifies the sponsor of the float as the "W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Ranch." The float is at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
A tribute to Will Rogers, following his death the previous year, at the 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade, surrounded by an unknown number of spectators. A tribute by the Union Oil Company, the float depicts a riderless horse in front of a large star to represent Rogers's career. The float won the grand prize award for the parade.
The "Whistler's Mother" float with Mrs. Howard J. Sloan and with a Bible and a floral U. S. flag draped over the front.The float was entered by the Antlers of the B.P.O.E. and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Float with a Viking ship with a dragon figurehead for the bow and manned by 8 Viking maids: Phyllis Bertino, Frona Conway, Betty Horton, Betty Weaver, Margaret Letzkus, Ruby Draper, Bobbie Sperry and Shirley Rodmeyer. The float was entered by the Venice branch of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. It is seen in this photograph at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Birdeseye view of the Long Beach float with Venus, Virginia Johnson, in a sunburst throne with her attendants, Joan Slaughter, Margaret Burley, Mary Lou Turner and Gladys McCleary, dressed in Grecian robes in pastel shades. A huge peacock heads the float, with a fountain in the center supporting 2 green cockatoos with orchid tails.
The Long Beach float with Venus, Virginia Johnson, in a sunburst throne with her attendants, Joan Slaughter, Margaret Burley, Mary Lou Turner and Gladys McCleary, dressed in Grecian robes in pastel shades. A huge peacock heads the float, with a fountain in the center supporting 2 green cockatoos with orchid tails. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole at the intersection of Orange Grove. Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Vase of Flowers float with roses in a large floral vase, a trellis in each corner of the float and a floral swag along the side of the float. A little girl is seated in the float. The float may be the entry from the Pasadena Realty Board.
The United Service Clubs Rose Parade theme float was "Schooldays." It featured a schoolhouse on a hill, with an arbor and a well. Those riding on the float were; Beth MacLeod, 12; Betty Goodman, 12; Phyllis Newcomer, 12; Jeannette Selph, 14; and Jimmy McNary, 7.
Unidentified garden float with a fountain in a garden in front of a structure, all carpeted in greenery and flowers, with a boy and girl and others on the float and 11 visible outwalkers in satin jump suits, plumed caps and wings.
"Underneath the Mellow Moon" float with a gondola with passengers, Nona Rybold and Ethel Kreuter, holding parasols seated at either end and "San Francisco" represented in flowers on the base. The float was designed by San Francisco area artist Rudolph G. Theurkauf.
Two boys, one in shorts and a striped t-shirt and the other in knickers and a sweater and holding a dog, seated in front of the street curb on the route of the Rose Parade with a crown of spectators behind them
View of the "Trojans" float with W. M. Edwards as a Trojan warrior and George Hill and John Halwell as heralds with raised trumpets. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
"Trail of the Eagle" float shows an eagle alighting on top of a mountain. The float was entered by the San Marino Boy Scout Troops Nos. 1 and 2. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
The city of Glendale's "Trail of '93" float portrayed a phase of the Alaskan gold rush with a miniature Yukon River with a mountain range and Aurora Borealle at the back. Outwalker George Hastings in a floral costume represented a prospector. The float was designed by L. W. Chobe and is seen on a residential street, probably Orange Grove Boulevard of a side street off of Orange Grove.
An elderly man holding a hat and cane and wife standing in the street near the curb on Colorado Blvd. to see the Rose Parade with other spectators seated on the curb and standing on the sidewalk behind them
A series of floats ride down Colorado Boulevard. The unidentified float at the front features a gazebo, house, and bridge made of flowers. An older man and woman sitting in the gazebo are accompanied by a young man and woman and two children sitting at the front of the float.
Soldier in an army uniform including a helmet and leather boots, holding a flag and standing in the grass next to a street lamp post on a street corner. On his helmet is written: "CAL HUT 273" and there are medals on his jacket. In the background are other soldiers in uniform including one in a navy uniform; some also hold flags on tall flag poles and several flags are placed against a tree. On the street lamp is a sign reading: "Emergency Sign Service. No Parking by order of Police Dep... Auto Club of So. Calif."
View down the Rose Parade route on West Colorado Blvd. from St. John Avenue, facing east, towards spectators and six decorated automobiles and equestrian participants. The Orth Storage commercial building on the right is was located at 238 W. Colorado Blvd. Opposite is a commercial sign reading "Chrysler Plymouth." This block later became a freeway overpass.
Photograph of a parade float passing down East Colorado Boulevard during the Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena. The float is in the near distance at center. It features an anthropomorphized orange wearing a crown and holding out a basket of oranges. Along the skirt of the float it reads, "[...]DINO NATIONAL ORANGE SHOW." The float is partially obscured at left by the back of a spectator's head. Banners and other regalia hang from a line spanning over the street. Spectators line the opposite side of the street. Across the street at left is "HOWARD AUTOMOBI[...]," and at right is, "[undecipherable] BARBER SHOP."
Three men on horseback in the Rose Parade, with the center rider lifting his hat to two spectators standing in the street. Behind him area spectators in grandstand seating. View down Colorado Blvd. facing west with the Goodhue Flagpole at the intersection with Orange Grove Blvd. in the distance on the left.
Glendale's float in the 1938 Tournament of Roses Parade, titled "The Seasons." The float paid tribute to spring, summer, autumn, and winter, featuring children and flower arrangements meant to embody the spirit of each season. A man dressed in a purple robe and flowing beard to represent father time led the float
The "Sunset in Haiti" float features a floral arch representing a sunset over a floral mountain and ocean. Bee Richardson, Alice Wright and Jane Hagenbush were the riders; 2 riders are visible. The float was entered by the Pasadena city schools and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Street vendor with a sandwich style display of football mementos and carrying memento canes walking along the route of the Rose Parade with two men and a boy walking behind him and spectators seated in the background
Vendor with his wares in a canvas bag suspended from his shoulder holding up a seat cushion to spectators before the start of the Rose Parade at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. with the Goodhue Flagpole in the background
Float with the "St. Elizabeths Boys Band" in grandstand-type seating. The band is identified by a floral sign on the side of the float and a U. S. flag is draped on the front. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Manhattan Beach's "Star of the Sea" float in the 1938 Tournament of Roses Parade. The float featured a huge sea star made of orange marigolds and Iceland poppies. Three bathing beauties waved from the float