View of "Queen of 2 fairies seated on butterflies at the front of the "Queen of the Fairies" float with 2 outwalkers costumed as butterflies on the right. A sign on a commercial building reads "Citizens..."
Diana Gibson, in long dark skirt with cummberbund, pleated blouse with string or beaded tie, light satin jacket with epaulets. The show took place in the Los Angeles Times building on 202 West 1st Street, most likely inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
"Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How does Your Garden Grow?" was the theme of this float, entered by the elementary schools of Pasadena. Mary is represented by Gladys Brooks and the other girls on the float are Ramona Martin, Kathryn Snyder, Eleanor Bothell, Phyllis Williams and Frances Ewer. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove 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
The "Royal Barge" float with a vacated throne backed by the trade mark of the Royal Typewriter Company of New York and guided by 5 visible maidens with oars. 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.
Possibly related to Los Angeles Times article, June 21, 1935, “Pistol Champions Show Skill, Ontario Dedicates Range, Police Pistol Grounds Opening Attracts Marksmen of Southland for Carnival of Skill.” … Teams of the valley competing … Alhambra Team No. 1 … Alhambra No. 2 …
Related to Los Angeles Times article, April 18, 1938, “Heat Drives 300,000 to Beach Area” … More than 3500 children swelled the Easter throng at Venice, where the youngsters took part in an Easter-egg hunt in which 14,000 candy eggs were wrapped in wax paper and buried in the sand.
Possibly related to the article, “Impressive Exercises Mark Los Angeles’ Observance of Armistice Day.” Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov. 1934. The article states: … Bryan Speaks. Thus did William Jennings Bryan, Jr., son of the “Great Commoner,” visualize the present problem. …
Close-up view of a little girl seated on a float, possibly the "A Midsummer Night's Dream" float, wearing a costume with a satin bodice, tutu skirt and light wings. The house in the background indicates that the float is on Orange Grove Blvd., probably before the start of the Rose Parade.