A similar photograph appears with Los Angeles Times photo spread, July 6, 1936, "Townsend Club Members Gather 18,000 Strong to Hear Talk by Pension Plan Promoter," with caption: Here is Dr. Francis E. Townsend, old age pension plan promoter, before the microphone at the Pasadena Rose Bowl yesterday as he addressed 18,000 of his followers from all parts of the Southland.
Close-up of Rose Parade Queen, Muriel Cowan, and 4 attendants on the back of the "Firebird" float, against the domed Russian mosques (the 6 attendants were Dorothy Bruce, Emily Bettainer, Lynn Smith, Shirley Chamberlain, Catherine Butler and Lucille Spelts).
Francis Townsend, in light checked suit, hands raised, standing at microphone, on platform with man seated on one of several wooden chairs, with interior of Rose Bowl in background, seats partially filled
Governor James Allred of Texas interviewed by unknown man at 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade, where he was possibly the Grand Marshal. Allred attended to watch the Southern Methodist Mustangs play Stanford at the Rose Bowl.