View of the float replicating the ship, "Guadalupe," with a seaman and a friar aboard, built in 1863 by Captain Smith of England, who settled in Southern California and used the ship for commerce. The float was submitted by the city of San Gabriel.
Floral football field with 2 goal posts, a giant football and 2 visible float riders. The float was entered by the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce and is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
View of the Altadena float submission showing Benjamin Franklin (Howard J. Stevenson) and a young assistant (Mickey McCarty) working at a hand press. Close behind is Inglewood's "Pioneer Memorial" float with a scout on a prancing floral steed with pioneer women and scouts seated below (Helen Robbins, Jean Teel, Alice Carmichael, Betty Ann Earl and Barbara Ziegler).
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."
Floral birds pulling a float with a large globe in the center and three floral parasols above platforms at the back providing shade for 2 visible maidens. Atop the globe is a uniformed man with "Adore" (probably for Adore Dairy) written on the back of his shirt. The float is on a reidential street, probably Orange Grove Blvd.
Float rendition of a monster pelican 25 feet long and 15 feet high composed of white pompom and chrysanthemums. The float was entered by the city of Manhattan Beach and is seen here at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Described as a red sea monster in the Los Angeles Times parade review, the creature appears to be a lobster standing guard over "Captain Kid's Treasure Chest." 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, entered by the city of Ventura, was designed and constructed by nonprofessionals.
Sail boat float rendered in pompoms with a sail of white sweet peas. The initials W.C.T.U. (Women's Christian Temperance Union) appear above the emblem at the back of the float and the riders are Lily C. Richardson, county president, and Blanche Kimell, treasurer. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Olympic Games theme float with 1 man, 3 women and 2 boys in Grecian costume with 2 fluted columns amidst the flowers and greenery at the back of the float. The float is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. with the Goodhue Flagpole on the right.
This photograph appears with the article, "Einstein Warns Europe's Civilization Menaced: Fear Perils Nations' Existence, He Says in Caltech Address; Service Held Solution." Los Angeles Times, 26 Jan. 1932.
The float features Father Time, Donald Simpson, leaning on his scythe standing in front of a floral hour glass, with Bobby Shields personifying Happy New Year, seated nearby. The float was entered by the Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce. View facing east towards along the Rose Parade route on West Colorado Blvd. probably between St. John Avenue and Pasadena Avenue (which became a freeway underpass) with the tall Orth Storage building (at 238 W. Colorado Blvd.) visible on the right.
When Mrs. Wedemeyer's German bullfinch laid her first batch of eggs they survived even though the mother abandoned the nest. But when she laid more eggs and stopped sitting on them Mrs. Wedemeyer brought in a female canary to do the job for the bullfinch.
Grace Kelly speaking into a mircophone upon arriving at the Santa Fe Depot in Pasadena after riding the Super Chief train from Philadelphia. In Philadelphia, she got engaged to Prince Rainier III and returned to a mob of reporters.
Dick Powell and his children Norman and Ellen, meeting their mother Joan Blondell at Santa Fe Depot train station in Pasadena. She arrived on the Super Chief, returning from a trip to Newfoundland where she entertained the troops at a U.S.O. camp tour.
Related to the article “Caltech Grid Squad Working Twice Daily for Opening Game With Loyola Next Week, Five Veterans Out For Team, ‘Fox’ Stanton Not Optimistic Over Prospects, Usual Tricky Formations on Parade at Pasadena, Engineer Open Season With Lions at Ball Park,” Los Angeles Times, 13 Sept. 1933
Float representing the China clipper airplane with 'Los Angeles' and 'China Clipper' written on it viewed by crowd to celebrate Los Angeles Pacific air connections. Riding that float are Mariella Ferguson in Spanish costume at the front, and Virginia Grondahl in Hawaiian costume at the back
"World Peace in 1918" float, entered by the city of Lynwood, preceded by floral doves attached to the float by streamers, with an enthroned Goddess of Peace , Margaret Decker, and riders Betty Clark (Ada Elizabeth Clark) and Helen Whipp. Lettering on the float reads "Armistice, Peace Comes to the World." The float is passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Float representing the rock pinnacles of Cathedral Gorge in Nevada. Dressed as Indian maidens and seated amidst desert plants at the base of the pinnacle are Betty Lloyd and Mary Reed. The float was entered by the city of Caliente, Nevada and is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
Australia float with a floral lyre bird at the front and Peggy Gamble, Queen of Beauty, seated on a floral kangaroo. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The Board of Education automobile with at least 4 riders is blanketed in flowers with a sun-burst backdrop behind the back seat. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
View of the Pasadena Board of Directors in a flower-covered automobile. Eight men in formal attire including top hats ride in the car. The view was taken at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
The float of the Rose Parade Queen, Muriel Cowan, features a large Russian Firebird composed of yellow chrysanthemums and lavender sweet peas at the front and three Russian mosques with domes covered in yellow pompoms at the back, behind the queen's throne. The queen is accompanied by six attendants (Dorothy Bruce, Emily Bettainer, Lynn Smith, Shirley Chamberlain, Catherine Butler and Lucille Spelts) and three outwalkers in gowns and veils are also visible. The float was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
On the city of Monrovia float a woman dressed as the goddess Aphrodite holding the reins of a floral outboard motorboat driven by Loretta Trumbull, an outboard motor champion. Another young woman sits next to Aphrodite and ten outwalkers, young boys in costume, are also visible. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
For the next year Miss Barnaby has been permitted to teach history in California through an international exchange program at South Pasadena High School. She was exchanged with Miss Myrtle Farrar, who will be teaching at the Girls' High School in Dudley, England.
Father and mother seated on the street in front of the curb with their son, wearing a striped sweater and knickers, standing between them and a baby on the mother's lap and four more small children standing on the right next to a seated woman on the route of the Rose Parade
View of the Altadena float submission showing Benjamin Franklin (Howard J. Stevenson) and a young assistant (Mickey McCarty) working at a hand press. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
View of a pioneer theme float with a scout on a prancing floral steed with pioneer women and scouts seated below (Helen Robbins, Jean Teel, Alice Carmichael, Betty Ann Earl and Barbara Ziegler). The float is at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The American Legion Post No. 13 float features an Olympic Games theme with a young woman in a gown holding a sword and a torch [?] and a large central chalice with flowers [representing flames in a torch?]
"Once in a Blue Moon" motorized float with Moon Princess Ruth Nickson seated on a half moon and a little girl dressed as a fairy seated behind her. The float was entered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Queen Titania, Esther Ruth, in a white satin gown with a lavender veil and with floral wings 10 feet high and 15 feet wide, with one of her fairies seated next to her. The float was entered by the city of Altadena.