View of South Pasadena's float at 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade which depicts the court of Louis XVI (Robert de Golia) and Marie Antoinette (Mary Bellerue) in a garden at Versailles with a peacock at the front, and with 2 ladies in waiting (Jeanette Thompson and Mary Jean Lloyd). The float is guarded by out-walkers costumed as Nubian servants. Winner of sweepstakes award at parade.. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
Float in shape of tiered viewing stands withJ. H. Burns playing the role of Ponce de Leon reaching for the fountain of youth and with 'Dr. W. J. Ross (unreadable) Co.' written on side. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
Santa Barbara’s float at 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade before spectators. The float depicts the Christopher Columbus before King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella with two Indians from the New World. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
A tribute to Will Rogers, following his death the previous year, at the 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade, surrounded by an unknown number of spectators. A tribute by the Union Oil Company, the float depicts a riderless horse in front of a large star to represent Rogers's career. The float won the grand prize award for the parade.
Rose Parade spectators, including 2 men and 2 women, walking down a residential street carrying blankets and folding chairs. The debris on the parkway suggests that the time is after the parade has finished.
A multi-tiered float features ten women. In the center, Mrs. Joseph Parr "playing" the harp, Patricia Shaw seated in the back, and behind her two trumpeters, Donna Mullenger and Saraine Furie. The six other women on the float are, in no order: Josephine Larusso, Leona M. Roberts, Jeanne Hutchens, Mary Henderson, Gloria Crocker, and Dorothy Brown.
View facing east towards a departing parade automobile and spectators along the Rose Parade route on West Colorado Blvd. probably between St. John Avenue and Pasadena Avenue (which became a freeway underpass). On a commercial building on the right is a sign reading "Hudson Essex" and the and farther down is the tall Orth Storage building.