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.
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 tribute to Will Rogers, following his death the previous year, at the 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade, surrounded by an unknown number of spectators. A tribute by the Union Oil Company, the float depicts a riderless horse in front of a large star to represent Rogers's career. The float won the grand prize award for the parade.
Float showing Christopher Columbus (Paul A. Jones) presenting 2 Indians to the King (Charles Luse) and Queen (Mary Louis Tompkins) of Spain, entered by the city of Santa Barbara. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.