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.
Two men carrying signs reading "Olde Trojan War Hoss 'ain't What She Used to Be,'" accompanied by a horse, and "Mr. Coal & Mr. Soot from Pittsburgh" and two men in top coats. The location is the start of the parade route at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.