A young woman in Grecian costume places a wreath on a victorious Greek athlete on a floral platform framed by four Olympic torches on the San Jose Fiesta de las Rosas Association float. Two additional women ride the float, which is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Float with Rose Queen, Barbara Nichols, and attendants, Virginia Lea White, Rose Mary Watkins, Frances Shepherd, Dorothy Ginn, Charlotte Blackstone, and Katherine Newman. The float passes spectators gathered at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. next to the Goodhue Flagpole.
Two float outwalkers dressed as peacocks in front of the "Peacock" entered by the city of Long Beach and seen on a residential side street before the start of the Rose Parade. The float has a large floral peacock at the front, a fountain with white swans drinking in the middle and a pagoda-like structure at the back.
Dean Pound of Harvard University gave an address before 1100 delegates at the third annual convention of the State Bar of California on prohibition and the roles of government and law enforcement. Dr. Pound blamed organized crime for the nation's dilemmas.
Barbara Spencer, Joan Pond (Joan Pond McDonough,) and Barbara Pond Schaefer (Barbara Pond Schaefer Shepard) in front of a fireplace. A fire is burning and a painting hangs above the mantel. Ms. Spencer holds a small purse and wears a hat. Ms. Pond holds a fire poker.
The "Sea Gull" float with sea gull poised on a beach with mermaids Lillian Robertson and Marion E. Cook nearby. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by the city of Manhattan Beach.
The "Bride of the Sea" float representing a beautiful young maiden riding beneath a floral canopy. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by the city of Santa Monica.
"Rock of Ages" float surmounted by a cross and 2 children dressed as angels, and drawn by 2 white donkeys. A woman dressed in a white Biblical costume seeking peace and refuge walks next to the donkeys. The float, designed by Col. William H. Gooding, was entered by the Salvation Army.
Kidnapping victim Mary B. Skeele, wearing coat, face obscured by blindfold, outside door of the bungalow house of Luella Pearl Hammer where she had been held, with son Franklin B. Skeele behind her holding her elbows, Detective Joe Taylor at left, and 2 or 3 other men visible through doorway inside house, with dirt backyard, trash, tree, and potted plants foreground and background
Crime scene photograph of a man pointing towards the automobile of Dr. Leonard Siever in the parking lot of the Scottish Rite Cathedral at 150 N. Madison Ave. in Pasadena where Dr. Siever was murdered.
Float with 2 floral oxen pulling a cart in front of arches reminiscent of California missions. The float was entered by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Dr. Clark B. Millikan, Major General James B. Allison, Dr. Irving Krick, and Dr. A.L. Klein pose together most likely on the campus of Caltech. Millikan and Klein were associate directors of Caltech's Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory. Krick was head of Caltech's school of weather forecasting.
A floral replica of an Indian temple on the back with Alice Williams and Anna McDougal as veiled princesses seated on the steps, and two floral chargers pulling Alexander, played by Sammy Schwartz, in a golden chariot in the front. The float was entered by the Pasadena Water Dept. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd
View of the float titled "Remember the Alamo" With a central floral star and with floral renditions of the 6 flags associated with Texas with 6 girls representing different countries riding. Carol Hill was "Miss America," Betty Yost, "Miss Confederacy," Madeline Hollingsworth, "Miss Texas," Shirley Gregory, "Miss Mexico," Betty Smith, "Miss Spain," and Marsenlane Elliott, "Miss France."
South Gate's Rose Parade float is seen in the foreground. Its theme was "Memories in Music" and it had a sound feature as well as a floral harp, trumpets, and a recorder. South Pasadena's entry is seen in the background.
Young woman, seen from the waist up, in the costume of the country of Holland [?] with a white headdress and an enormous floral skirt and apron possibly, transported by an automobile within the skirt. The float, entered by the Pomona Valley Camp Fire Girls, is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
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.
View of spectators in front of the Goodhue Flagpole with two standing on top of the flagpole base at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. Radio announcers on a platform on the right report the parade.
Winner of the Rose Parade sweepstakes, the float was inspired after a lyre and designed by Mrs. D. R. Coleman. A floral peacock leads the float, 3 young women are seated beneath a canopy at the end of the float and 2 costumed outwalkers are visible. The float was entered by the city of San Marino.
The "Celestial Dragon" float features a floral dragon on a stairway, coiled around a pagoda. A float rider in a Chinese dress and lovely headdress is visible (Violet Leong or Midred Ginn). The float was designed by E. M. Pitzer and was entered by the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company and was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
"University of Pittsburgh Panther" float with a huge floral panther standing on a hillock. The float was entered by the Pasadena Municipal Light and Water Department "University of Pittsburgh Panther" float with a huge floral panther standing on a hillock. The float was entered by the Pasadena Municipal Light and Water Department and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove and is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
Small float with male driver in white suit and hat and, perhaps, butterflies. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard.
The "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," float has a "National Orange Show" floral sign on the side with a giant orange on wheels as a coach, driven by Mary Jayne Shorett, as Goldilocks, and pulled by the bears, with youths dressed as pages standing at the front of the float. A floral sign at the front of the float reads "San Bernardino." The float is seen at the intersection of Colorade Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd. The float was sponsored by the San Bernardino Chamber of Commerce.