About 11 military vehicles in line on Coliseum track, photographed from high in stands, with large crowd at right and in foreground, reviewing stand and group of horses at left on Coliseum infield, peristyle in background
"Dreams of Pasadena" float with a butterfly on top of stacked circular floral stages in front of the Tournament of Roses queen, Mary Lou Waddell, seated on a throne and with smaller butterflies on the sides of the float. Ropes of pink sweetpeas extend to 4 outwalkers. The float was entered by the Tournament of Roses and is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. with the Goodhue Flagpole in the background.
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” … "Incas," Polytechnic High School ...
Mrs. Cora Shaw, 3rd from left, and Mayor Frank Shaw, 6th from left, and about 13 other men and women, all in formal dress, seated at long table set with flowers, glasses, and menus or programs, under curtained balcony
Woman graduate, in cap and gown, holding University of Southern California diploma, standing with older man in jacket, vest, and tie, holding hat, with decoratives trees, other graduates, and audience in background
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 fountain in the center supports 2 green cockatoos with orchid tails.
"Alice in Wonderland" float in the form of an open book with "Once upon a time" written on the left page. The Red queen is played by Cricket Caukin, the March Hare is played by Marvel Purrucker, the mad Hatter is played by Jean Bellinger, Alice is played by Dorothy Clayton, Laura Jacobson is the little fairy and Eugene Ober and Eugene Pitzer are the gnomes. The float was entered by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. 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.
Pasadena Clearinghouse float with cornupocias spilling flowers and the word "Banks" written in flowers on the side. Two girls can be seen ringing New Years bells with the hat of a third girl just visible. The float is probably near the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Orange County Supervisor John C. Mitchell, Miss Anaheim Jewel Cawthon, holding ribbon, State Highway Commissioner Philip A. Stanton, with scissors, Miss Newport Mary Jean Mason, holding ribbon, and Orange County Supervisor George Jeffrey, all standing, the men in suits and ties, the women in light dresses and hats, with crowd of about 25 men, women, and children, in background, with American flag visible at upper right
Birdseye view of the dedication ceremony for the Santa Barbara County Courthouse with the dedication participants on the left, performers on the lawn in the center and spectators seated on the lawn in the background.
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” … "Spanish Treasure Galleon," San Pedro High School ...
Priscilla Lawson, in long satin robe with train, self-fabric belt, and fur trim at sleeves, collar, and hood. The location of this photograph may be the roof terrace of the Los Angeles Times Building. The fashion show took place in the Los Angeles Times building (competed in 1935 and located at 202 West 1st Street) most likely inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
View of the "Rainbow Palace" float with a fairy and another rider seated beneath a floral sunshade. The float was entered by the city of Inglewood and was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. with the radio broadcasting platform visible on the right.
Fred A. Browne, Earle E. Kynette, and Roy J. Allen, seated, in suits and ties, with attorney Bowman near center, hand to face, among about 8 other people, with bookcase, fan, flag, and door in background
Funeral of Will Rogers at Forest Lawn withan honor guard of 4 enlisted men from the Seventeenth Attack Group, of General Headquarters, First Wing, March Field, attending the casket (there were 8 in the honor guard, 4 visible here). The guard was changed every half hour. The casket is draped with a floral American flag, with a column of mourners passing behind a rope barrier.
Description accompanying negative: Scene of the memorial services for Will Rogers held at the departed star's own studio, 20th Century-Fox, at whose Movietone City plant in Westwood Hills 2,500 of the star's co-workers gathered in the open air to pay their final tribute. Stars, directors, executives and laborers joined in common grief as George Jessel, famed star of sage and screen, Jason Joy, studio executive, and the Reverend Josiah Hopkins eulogized the nation's idol [ark no. 21198/zz002d96wf].
Eleven men, in suits and ties, waving or holding straw hats, with pillar and curtains in background, in front of sign reading Time for Straw! Illustrious Potentate Everett W. Mattoon stands in front row, 2nd from right.
"Little Boy Blue" float with a haystack, cows, sheep and lambs with 3 girl shepherdesses in front and little boy blue next to the haystack. The float was entered by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.
About 170 people gathered in a vacant lot with steam shovel, truck, color guard with flags, and speakers, with J.B. Irsfeld visible near flags at right center, boy hanging from steam shovel, trucks in left background, buildings in background
"The Colorado River Aqueduct" float at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove. The float represents a snow-covered mountain, valleys and desert with an arbor at the back. The float was entered by the Metropolitan Water District.
This photograph is related to the article, "Mass Sung in Memory of St. John Bosco Here," with a photo caption reading: "Catholic Hierarchy Observing Saint's Anniversary: Solemn high mass in St. Patrick's Church yesterday with Bishop Cantwell presiding, commemorated canonization of St. John Bosco on the forty-seventh anniversary of his death...," Los Angeles Times, February 1, 1935.
The Boys' Week Loyalty Day parade is reported in the article, "Young Manhood Proudly Flaunts Its Banner; Youth Holds Sway In City, Monster Parade of Los Angeles Boys Ushers in Week Dedicated to Future Citizens," Los Angeles Times, May 2, 1926.
American Green Cross tree conservation monument with a statue of a standing woman with arms outstretched in front of a cross, on broken trees, on pedestal reading, in part, Help Save Our Trees, with model Verlyn Sumner, American Green Cross president George Barnes, and sculptor Frederick Willard Potter standing at base, surrounded by crowd, with buildings in background
Float with a Miss Frank Alexander in an open jewelry box with a red satin lining and a strand of pearls half out of the box in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Floral signs on the float include "Safe Keeping" on the lid of the jewelry box and "Banks" on the front. Signs on the corner commercial building behind the float read: "Latest Model Cars for Hire Without Drivers...," "Pasadena Vulcan...g Works," and "Hotel Franklin." Spectators are standing along the parade route and on top of the corner building.
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.
Floral birds pulling a float with a large globe in the center and three floral parasols above platforms at the back providing shade for 2 visible maidens. Atop the globe is a uniformed man with "Adore" (probably for Adore Dairy) written on the back of his shirt. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.