The Alabama Crimson Tide football team arrives in Pasadena for their appearance in the 1938 Rose Bowl Game. Alabama lost the game (13-0) to the California Golden Bears from UC Berkeley, ending a four game winning streak in Rose Bowl appearances for the Crimson Tide.
Cheryl Walker, 19-year-old junior college student and queen of the 1938 Rose Bowl Parade surrounded by a crowd at the opening gala ball of the Tournament of Roses. The event was held at Pasadena's Civic Auditorium and welcomed about 4000 people
Chinese Empress Wan Qua Fei float in a staging area, probably on S. Orange Grove Blvc. The float features a carriage lead by dragons with Lili Arikawa seated on a throne as the empress, hanging baskets and lanterns, and with 'Long Beach' written on top.
Santa Barbara’s float at 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade before spectators. The float depicts the Christopher Columbus before King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella with two Indians from the New World. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.