The "Carnation" float features a gigantic milk bottle, nine feet high, constructed of white and cream colored carnations, with a tiny fairy queen seated on top. The float is drawn by a champion 8-horse Percheron team and was entered by the Carnation milk company.
Admiral and Mrs. William S. Sims with an unidentified woman standing next to a train. Mrs. Sims holds a bouquet of roses. This photograph was probably taken in December of 1933 when Admiral Sims arrived in Pasadena to officiate as the Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses Parade.
Pomona's "Legend of King Arthur" float features Kenneth Boetcher drawing a sword from the magic anvil, covered in blue delphinium on the left side of the float. The float was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd..
View of the Altadena float submission showing Benjamin Franklin (Howard J. Stevenson) and a young assistant (Mickey McCarty) working at a hand press. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
View of a float illustrating the tale of George Washington chopping down a cherry tree, submitted by the Pasadena Junior and Senior Chambers of Commerce. Behind the tree is Jack Burzell, dressed as the boy George Washington, and behind him is a round cameo-type portrait of Washington executed in flowers. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.