Cheryl Walker, 19-year-old junior college student and queen of the 1938 Rose Bowl Parade surrounded by a crowd at the opening gala ball of the Tournament of Roses. The event was held at Pasadena's Civic Auditorium and welcomed about 4000 people
View of the "Neptune's Chariot" float with a giant sea turtle pulling a shell chariot. The sea god and 2 attendants are absent due to the rain. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by the Texaco company.