Six women riding in a cart serenaded by 2 men, one playing a guitar, at the Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara. They may be part of the wedding party described in an 8/19/1932 Los Angeles Times article titled "Historic Pageant Opens Santa Barbara Fiesta..." stating "The bridal pair on horseback were escorted by many riders by caballero and senorita, while a creaking careta carried members of the family of both bride and groom."
A woman in Spanish style costume holds a terracotta pot on a potting wheel at the Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara. She stands in front of a crate and pots are on the ground next to her. Palm frond-covered stalls are in the background.
Woman on horseback wearing a hat, short jacket and matching trousers and waving to the spectators. Her white horse is decorated with a garland. Another rider follows her in the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
On a lawn in front of a Spanish style buildingis a woman in a Spanish style costume holding a clipped tree branch and standing at a display cart at the Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara with a crowd of fiesta attendees in the background.
Float with a person in costume seated next to a striped tent with small palm tree placed saround it. A floral sign on the side identifies the sponsor of the float as the "W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Ranch." The float is at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
Possibly related to the article, “Impressive Exercises Mark Los Angeles’ Observance of Armistice Day.” Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov. 1934. The article states: … Bryan Speaks. Thus did William Jennings Bryan, Jr., son of the “Great Commoner,” visualize the present problem. …
The "Whistler's Mother" float with Mrs. Howard J. Sloan and with a Bible and a floral U. S. flag draped over the front.The float was entered by the Antlers of the B.P.O.E. and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
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Float with a Viking ship with a dragon figurehead for the bow and manned by 8 Viking maids: Phyllis Bertino, Frona Conway, Betty Horton, Betty Weaver, Margaret Letzkus, Ruby Draper, Bobbie Sperry and Shirley Rodmeyer. The float was entered by the Venice branch of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. It is seen in this photograph at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
A young woman in Grecian costume places a wreath on a victorious Greek athlete on a floral platform framed by four Olympic torches on the San Jose Fiesta de las Rosas Association float. Two additional women ride the float, which is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.