About 45 uniformed men, and 1 man in suit and tie, lined up with right hands raised, facing California Highway Patrol Superintendent Eugene Biscailuz, in suit and tie, right hand raised, and 3 other uniformed men, with building and parked cars in 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.
Altar boys entering the St. Patrick Catholic Church with clasped hands to attend the mass for St. John Bosco. A young man in the front carries a crucifix on a staff, flanked by 2 young boys carrying candles in candlesticks.
Pasadena schools float in the shape of a galley with waves lapping on the sides and a mast with 3 sails with signs on the sails reading (top): PHS [for Pasadena High School], (middle) Junior HS, (bottom) Elementary Schools. 8 boys in costume stand next to the float, one girl is seated on the float and 2 boys stand at the front of the float
An article by Jody Jacobs, entitled “Las Madrinas Ball: 36 Debutantes Pay Social Dues,” appeared in the Dec 24, 1973 issue of the Los Angeles Times. The photographs from file 276475-E are negatives from the coverage of that story that were not used in print. For photographs that appeared in print see 276475-A through 276475-D.
Spectators next to the float of the Rose Parade Queen, Muriel Cowan, featuring a large Russian Firebird composed of yellow chrysanthemums and lavender sweet peas at the front and three Russian mosques with domes covered in yellow pompoms at the back, behind the queen's throne. The float was photographed on Orange Grove Blvd., probably before the start of the parade.
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.
State Senator James Wilfred McKinley presenting the Ling Foundation medal to Frank A. Bouelle, Superintendent of School in Los Angeles. Bouelle was awarded to medal for establishing the first school playground with equipment in Los Angeles in 1906 and for years directed safety work in the city schools.
James A. Wilson (right), member of the Native Sons of the Golden West, presenting an U. S. flag to another man at the dedication ceremony for the Santa Barbara Courthouse. Ceremony participants are seated on folding chairs and the courthouse entrance is behind them.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, June 6, 1925, “California the Golden” Notable Achievement, Spectacle of Schools Depicting History of State Acclaimed by Visiting Shriners. The public schools’ contribution to the Shrine entertainment, “California the Golden” … "Mayas," Raymond Avenue School: a huge serpent …
Float celebrating Olympiad bicycling events with a floral bicyclist on the front of the float. Floral signs read: "Pasadena Chamber of Commerce" and "Rose Bowl." The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
"Cinderella" float with Barbara Williams in a lovely floral coach, entered by the Portland Rose Festival. Alice Robey was the coachman, Autumn Durst was the footman and two of the three men walking in front of the float may be William K. Hood, Prime Minister of the Royal Rosarians and Earl Perry, Prince Regent. The float was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Winner of the Rose Parade sweepstakes, the float was inspired after a lyre and designed by Mrs. D. R. Coleman. A floral peacock leads the float, 3 young women are seated beneath a canopy at the end of the float and 2 costumed outwalkers are visible. The float was entered by the city of San Marino.
Rider in embroidered Spanish horseman's costume and ornate sombrero-type hat on horse with ornate tooled saddle at the Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara. The rider probably participated in the fiesta parade.
Possibly connected to Los Angeles Times article, June 18, 1932, University’s Commencement Held in Hollywood Bowl, U.C.L.A. Grants 1090 Diplomas, Vast Crowd Sees Exercises at Hollywood Bowl, President Sproul Speaks of “New World” Problems, Intelligence Only Progress Surety, Moore Tells Class
A handful of spectators on Broadway watch a truck in the Loyalty Day Parade with 12 boys riding on a stepped platform on the truck bed. Signs on the truck read "Steps to Better Manhood Through Church Clubs," "Pioneers, Comrades, Young Mens Division," and "Weekly Club Meetings." Signs on commercial buildings read "Security Title Company, Titles Searched in 3 to 5 Days ...row Here For Quick Service," "T..... [Gara]ge; 107, Storage, Gas, Oil; Parking, Storage, Washing, Polishing $2.50."
Float representing the ditty "Hi Diddle Diddle, the Cat and the Fiddle, the Cow Jumped Over the Moon." The cat, fiddle cow, moon and "little dog who laughed to see such fun" are rendered in flowers. The float was entered by the city of Anaheim representing the California Valencia Orange Show. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
The float inspired by the opera "Martha," adapted from the Flotow ballet, features the characters Lionel and Martha in garden in front of a farmhouse. The float was entered by Los Angeles County and is seen here at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Float with a floral football player running with a football in the front and a Greek temple at the back with a young woman seated on the steps. A floral sign reads: "Tulane." The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Norse Ship at Anchor" float with 2 Norse warriors keeping guard. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float on the right in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by the Los Angeles County Fair.
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. …