View of Dorothy Edwards, queen of the tournament, seated on a floral butterfly throne beneath a floral canopy with her fairy attendants Eleanor Braden, Joyce Dunkerly, Norma Hassler and Jeanne Thomson.
The Barbara Ann Bakery entered this float featuring a fantasy meadow with large loaf of bread backed by a giant heart and inhabited by a little queen and 3 visible fairies. A floral sign on the side reads: "Barbara Ann Bread" and the floral sign on the front reads: "Queen of Hearts." The float was photographed before the parade in front of the house formerly at 743 S. Orange Blvd.
Tournament of Roses parade float with elks, a boy in elks attire, other children in costume, and with two male outwalkers in elks attire, sponsored by the Huntington Park Lodge #1415, prize winner Tournament of Roses
Dedication of Boquet Reservoir with an unidentified woman; an unidentified man, William P. Whitsett, Chairman of the Metropolitan Water District; Los Angeles Mayor Frank Shaw; an unidentified man; and H. A. Van Norman, Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Bureau of Water Works standing next to the gates of the concrete inlet-outlet tower after the water began to flow out to fill the reservoir.
Carriage covered in blooms carrying the Pomona Chamber of Commerce past the Goodhue Flagpole at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. The carriage is pulled by English hackneys (Duke of Richmond, Duke of Rutland, Glen Avon Victory and Glen Avon Virtue) and the riders are Ruth and Elsie Reynolds, Ruth Bates, Marjory _owne, Mildred Whiteside, Grace _ahl, Edna May Page and Edward _nith, with Frank Winterbottom as the driver.
View of an ox team of 2 pulling a cart loaded with a large barrel covered in picturesque vines for the Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara. The ox driver carries a long pole and is dressed in white garments and a wide-brimmed hat.
"Mandalay" float representing the love boat in the play "East is West." One participant is wearing a traditional Chada hat and costume while others don tunics and round hats. The float was entered by the city of Whittier.
"Dawn" float with 4 white horses in flowers drawing a golden chariot driven by Apollo, portrayed by Warren Jones. Behind Apollo is a representation of the dawn with a rising sun on Mount Olympus. 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 Pasadena Water Department.
"Casino at Catalina Island" float with a floral replica of the casino with little Barbara Ann Pitzer as a fairy waving her wand, Marion Sloane and Hermine Sierks in bathing costume riding swordfish, and 2 outwalkers in winged costumes. 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.
Francis Townsend, in light checked suit, hands raised, standing at microphone, on platform with man seated on one of several wooden chairs, with interior of Rose Bowl in background, seats partially filled
Mayor Frank Shaw, in suit and tie, walking in front of crowd of mostly children and women, most in summer clothing, some in military hats, policeman in back of crowd, outdoors with lawn in foreground, trees and hills in background
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.
Woman in gown with full skirt, long puffed sleeves, and fur-trimmed hood, standing in hallway. The fachion show took place in the Los Angeles Times building on 202 West 1st Street, most likely inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
The "Fiesta de las Rosas" entered by the city of San Jose, features Betty Bond seated in a sunburst of roses and Lorraine Wilson seated in front of a floral basket. The float was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "May Day" float features 2 groups of large floral butterflies projecting from 2 arms out in front of the float, with a maypole group in the center (with Muriel cannon, Doris Hall, Eleanor Flech, Marie E. Cates, Rosalie Meub, Francis Chapman, Dorothy Justice and Eleanor Bothell) and the Queen of the May (Lydette Everard) enthroned beneath an arbor at the back. The float was entered by the Huntington Hotel and is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
A similar photograph appears with the article “Malibu Ranch Scenic Wonders Open at Last, Three Nations Linked By Highway, Canada and Mexico Share in Ceremony Marking Opening of Scenic Roosevelt Turnpike Through Famous Malibu Ranch,” Los Angeles Times, 30 June 1929. Caption reads: In Sycamore Canyon. Gov. Young, assisted by Miss Mexico and Miss Canada, prepares to sever the barrier and throw the road open to the peoples of three nations. (P. & A. photos)
View of Mrs. John Paton, standing left, next to U.S. flag and behind table, in dress and holding strip of lace, Ethel Capstaff, seated middle, behind table, in dress and holding strip of lace, Mrs. Frederick Sedding, standing right, behind table. These women were in charge of arranging the National Society of Daughters of the British Empire's benefit at the Ebell Club to support the British Old Peoples' Home in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
Rose Parade spectators in a 2-tiered grandstand with pine tree and San Gabriel Mountains in background on the north side of Colorado Blvd. at St. John Avenue. This block later became a freeway overpass. The dome of Pasadena City Hall is to the left of the lamp post.
Grand sweepstakes prize winning "Hansel and Gretel" float entered by Glendale with Jewell Lorraine Newcomb as Gretel and Jimmy Strand as Hansel. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove. The float was designed by Mrs. Georgia Josephine Chobe.
View of an agricultural exhibit composed of a 2-tiered fountain overflowing with artificial grapes and with grape vine branches supporting light bulbs at the top. A sign at the base reads: "Perris Valley Chamber..." The exhibit is in a large tent. Beyond the exhibit are 4 women and 2 children in front of a sloped display of agricultural crates that extends along the length of the tent. Signs for the crates read: "A. L. Colby, Yucaipa," and "...Cedar Rest Ranch, A. L. Colby."
Related to Los Angeles Times article, August 13, 1932, "Rail Officials Honored, Shoup and McDonald Guests at Testimonial Luncheon at Biltmore." The article begins: "Two distinguished Californians were honored ... by Harry Chandler ... One of the speakers, C.C. Teague ..."
"Fiesta de las Rosa" float with a woman holding the ribbon reigns of a large bird and seated on a throne situated at the end of a large horn of plenty. Two other young women are seated on the float. The float was entered by the city of San Jose.
"Little Miss Muffet" float in the form of garden on a boat with Miss Muffet (Charline Belt) and five attendants seated beneath a shell canopy (four visible: Wynn Wakeman, Geraldine Wakeman, Dorothy Waterhouse, Harriet Force and Dorothy Maynard). 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 city of San Marino.
The "Treasure Ship" float with a Spanish galleon bearing golden gifts; the intended inhabitants of the float were driven away by 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 Hotel Vista del Arroyo.
The "A Sea of Sand" float was preceded by 4 thoroughbred Arabian horses and two camels, "ships of the desert." In addition to its title, the float also bears the floral sign "The Dessert Playground." A woman in a bathing suit stands on the float, braving the rain. The float was entered by the city of Palm Springs.
Float with the "St. Elizabeths Boys Band" in grandstand-type seating. The band is identified by a floral sign on the side of the float and a U. S. flag is draped on the front. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Rufus B. Von Kleinsmid and two other faculty members standing at podium, other faculty members seated, all in academic gowns, under decorated pavilion, with Coliseum peristyle with scaffolding visible in background
Vendor with his wares in a canvas bag suspended from his shoulder holding up a seat cushion to spectators before the start of the Rose Parade at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. with the Goodhue Flagpole in the background