"Adhorable Babies" float carrying 18 children in a golden, cup-shaped trophy in the center with a floral sign reading "Our Future Champions" and 29 children on the main platform dressed in costumes of different countries competing in Olympiads. The float is decorated with shields ornamented to look like coats of arms with carnations and pigeons were steadily released from the trophy during the parade. The float was lead by another small float in the form of a swan (image no. 21198/zz002cp5vz) and was entered by the Adohr Creamery Company. the float location in the image is the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Adohr-able Nymphs" float with Father Neptune driving 3 life-size white horses with a large shell behind him. The places for 30 nymphs are empty due to the heavy rain. The float was entered by Adohr Milk Farms.
The Alabama Crimson Tide football team arrives in Pasadena for their appearance in the 1938 Rose Bowl Game. Alabama lost the game (13-0) to the California Golden Bears from UC Berkeley, ending a four game winning streak in Rose Bowl appearances for the Crimson Tide.
"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.
View of the "A Midsummer Night's Dream" float with Titalnia, Queen of the Fairies, portrayed by Ailene Lytle, standing in the center of a large flower with a fairy seated on a petal on the left, and Puck, portrayed by Jack Harris, riding on a butterfly at the front of the float. Four outwalkers in elf costumes with big-eared masks and shoes with curled-up toes, accompany the float. The float was entered by the city of South Pasadena. The float is shown heading east on Colorado Blvd. on the first block east of Orange Grove Blvd. at the start of the parade route.
View of a float commemorating the recent completion of the Angeles Forest Highway entered by the city of Antelope Valley. The float rider is Ann Steddom, a senior at Antelope Valley Joint Union High School, seated on a floral throne. Spectators view the parade from a grandstand on the right, located on the north side of Colorado Blvd. on the first block east of Orange Grove Blvd.
View of the "Anglo-American Friendship" float with the standards of the 2 countries and four visible float riders with one holding a tennis racket and another holding a ball. The float was entered by the Sons of St. George and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
On the city of Monrovia float a woman dressed as the goddess Aphrodite holding the reins of a floral outboard motorboat driven by Loretta Trumbull, an outboard motor champion. Another young woman sits next to Aphrodite and ten outwalkers, young boys in costume, are also visible. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.