The float was sponsored by the International Association of Machinists, District Lodge 727, and engineers from the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. The float was used in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade in 1946 and featured five women representing one of the "Big Five" nations: the United States, England, France, China, and Russia.
"The Honeymoon" float shows a couple in a Venetian carriage on a barge with a child rowing the barge. The bridegroom is Henry Taft and the bride is Bessie Barto and the rower is Johnie Dell. The float is in a staging area before the parade, probably on S. Orange Grove Blvd. The float was entered by the city of South Pasadena.
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.