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 four outwalkers in gowns and veils are also visible, including Manon Harder in front on the left.
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).
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.
"Little Boy Blue" float with a haystack, cows, sheep and lambs with 3 girl shepherdesses in front and little boy blue next to the haystack. The float was entered by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.
"The Colorado River Aqueduct" float at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove. The float represents a snow-covered mountain, valleys and desert with an arbor at the back. The float was entered by the Metropolitan Water District.