View of the Chinese Empress Wan Qua Fei float. The float features a carriage lead by dragons with Lili Arikawa seated on a throne as the empress with 2 girls seated below her, hanging baskets and lanterns, and with 'Long Beach' written on top. All of the participants are dressed in light-colored Chinese silk, including 5 outwalker boys with baskets suspended from shoulder poles and a girl riding in a rickshaw drawn by a boy.
View of the float replicating the ship, "Guadalupe," with a seaman and a friar aboard, built in 1863 by Captain Smith of England, who settled in Southern California and used the ship for commerce. The float was submitted by the city of San Gabriel.
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).
View of the float titled "Remember the Alamo" With a central floral star and with floral renditions of the 6 flags associated with Texas with 6 girls representing different countries riding. Carol Hill was "Miss America," Betty Yost, "Miss Confederacy," Madeline Hollingsworth, "Miss Texas," Shirley Gregory, "Miss Mexico," Betty Smith, "Miss Spain," and Marsenlane Elliott, "Miss France."
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