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).
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.
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
A similar photograph appears with the article, "Net Tightens on Couple in Skeele Kidnap Case, Ransom Note Typewriter Found; Man Suspect Ex-Convict; Grand Jury Action Sought, with caption: Scenes in Sensational Drama Aftermath of Holding for Ransom Wife of S.C. Dean of Music. Blindfolded, Mrs. Skeele is taken through house and grounds of the Pasadena home by Chief of Detectives Taylor, left, and her son, Franklin Skeele," Los Angeles Times, February 10, 1933
Mary B. Skeele, wearing coat, face obscured by blindfold, in the driveway near porch of the bungalow house of Luella Pearl Hammer where she was held (623 Buckeye St.), with son Franklin B. Skeele guiding her, Detective Joe Taylor at left, and 2 other men on porch, with garage in left background and potted plants on porch wall