Article by Marylouise Gates entitled “A Festive Crowd at the Bowl’s 60th Opening” appeared in the July 19, 1981 issue of the Los Angeles Times. This photo dates from the coverage of that event but does not appear in print.
Woman in skirt and blouse with buttons, patterned scarf, and dark straw hat, hand behind head. The location may be the roof terrace of the newly completed Los Angeles Times Building. The fashion show took place in the Los Angeles Times Building on 202 West 1st Street, most likely inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
View of the Indian teepee with hand-drawn decoration on a flatbed truck in the Loyalty Day Parade. 8 riders are visible; signs on the float read "Friendly Indians," "Savage Indians," "Church Boys' Clubs Age 9-11." Signs on commercial buildings read "103 Rex Cafe 103," "Meubles al Contado y en Abonos," "101 Pacific Furniture House."
"Alice in Wonderland" float in the form of an open book with "Once upon a time" written on the left page. The Red queen is played by Cricket Caukin, the March Hare is played by Marvel Purrucker, the mad Hatter is played by Jean Bellinger, Alice is played by Dorothy Clayton, the little fairy is Laura Jacobson and Eugene Ober and Eugene Pitzer are the gnomes. The float was entered by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and this photograph was taken on Orange Grove Blvd. before the start of the Rose Parade.