Outrider on horseback dressed as frontiersmen in front of the "Blazing the Trail Westward" float. A teepee is visible on the float behind him. The float was sponsored by the Western Auto Supply Company.
It is Englishwoman Miss Royden's first time visiting the Pacific Coast as she stays with Mrs. R.I.L. Smith in Pasadena. Miss Royden attends Episcopalian church services in addition to holding her own church services on Ecclestone Street. Her favorite Bible verse is "Come now let us reason together" Isaiah I, which she also bases her religious philosophy upon.
Large May basket on float with 6 visible riders with the 2 in front holding shields bearing the letters: "TR." The float is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove and is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
View of the "Golden Strand of Huntington Beach" with Gwen Swift, Jean Tarbox and Margaret Burry seated around an umbrella in the floral sand. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Men and boys watching the Rose Parade from the tile roof of the Hupmobile dealer building on W. Colorado Blvd., probably between St. John Ave. and Pasadena Ave. (later the area of a freeway underpass). The Hupp Automobile logo is on the front of the building.
About 9 bagpipers and 3 drummers in kilts and sporrans marching in Tournament of Roses parade, with crowd in background. The band is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
The "Fountain of Happiness" float features a central heart beneath a rainbow and with 4 pots overflowing with gold at its base. At each corner of the float are models of recently constructed Beverly Hills mansions. Two young women are seen resting against the 2 models in front. The float was entered by the city of Beverly Hills. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
"Orange is King" float with an enthroned orange king and 2 heralds, pulled by a train engine with the date of the National Orange Show in San Bernardino on the side "Feb. 13-29." Gordon Elliott is the king and Nancy Caswell and Alta Faulkner are the heralds. The float is at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
Float in the form of an Indian Elephant carrying child prince Randolph H. Bennett and princess Eloise McCarter in a howdah. The legs of the elephant moved to give the appearance of walking. Eight outwalkers costumed as turbaned slaves are not in the photograph. The float was entered by the city of Glendale.
The Dragon float emitted smoke and was 85 feet long. Two men wearing Asian shirts, trousers and conical straw hats carry a floral sign reading "Glendale," the city that entered the float. The Pasadena Post Office at 281 E. Colorado Blvd. is visible across the street.
Birdeseye view of the Long Beach float with Venus, Virginia Johnson, in a sunburst throne with her attendants, Joan Slaughter, Margaret Burley, Mary Lou Turner and Gladys McCleary, dressed in Grecian robes in pastel shades. A huge peacock heads the float, with a fountain in the center supporting 2 green cockatoos with orchid tails.
Rose Parade spectators watching from the windows, the roof and in front of the commercial building at 42 West Colorado Blvd. (built in 1929). Signs on the building read: "Pittsburgh Paint Store," and "The J. A. Phelps Co."
View of Byron Young as Portola on a floral horse "Portola Festival" float. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd. and was entered by the city of San Francisco.
View of the "100% American," designed by Antelope valley high school students around the theme of the melting pot. Seated in a bed of flowers are girls of 4 countries: Holland, Russia, Japan and the United States. Perched on the throne is Georgia Graves as the Goddess of Liberty.
The "Fiesta de las Rosas" entered by the city of San Jose, features Betty Bond seated in a sunburst of roses and Lorraine Wilson seated in front of a floral basket. The float was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.