The "Carnation" float features a gigantic milk bottle, nine feet high, constructed of white and cream colored carnations, with a tiny fairy queen seated on top. The float is drawn by a champion 8-horse Percheron team and was entered by the Carnation milk company.
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.
View of the "Sea Serpent" float with 3 women. 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 Venice.
View of the "Queen of the Seven Seas" float with the Queen of the Rose Parade, Treva Scot, and her 6 visible attendants, in a chariot accompanied by 4 sea horses and pulled by 3 or 4 floral goldfish.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.
Float showing a wedding day in an early California mission with participants costumed as a bride and groom, a priest, Indians, Spanish caballeros and damas, placed around an adobe-style chapel. The float was entered by the city of Laguna Beach. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
"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.
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 float is a reproduction of the San Gabriel Mission with members of the cast of the Mission Play dressed in costumes. Three outwalkers dressed as monks are visible. The float was entered by the Mission Play.
Pasadena schools float in the shape of a galley with waves lapping on the sides and a mast with 3 sails with signs on the sails reading (top): PHS [for Pasadena High School], (middle) Junior HS, (bottom) Elementary Schools. 8 boys in costume stand next to the float, one girl is seated on the float and 2 boys stand at the front of the float
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
"Heart of the San Gabriel Valley" float with 7 girls dressed as fairies and 2 women in costume seated in greenery with a big heart of pink carnations at the back of the float. The float was entered by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce.
"Rock of Ages" float surmounted by a cross and 2 children dressed as angels, and drawn by 2 white donkeys. A woman dressed in a white Biblical costume seeking peace and refuge walks next to the donkeys. The float, designed by Col. William H. Gooding, was entered by the Salvation Army.
Float in the form of an Indian Elephant carrying child prince Randolph H. Bennett and princess Eloise McCarter in a howdah. The legs of the elephant moved to give the appearance of walking. Eight outwalkers costumed as turbaned slaves are not in the photograph. The float was entered by the city of Glendale.
The "Egyptian barge" float is canopied with vines and flowers and features Martha Meserole as Queen of the Rose Maidens. "South Pasadena" appears in floral letters on the side of a float with a verdant hill covered by an awning and with girls in costume seated in a bower at the end. This was the first entry for the city of South Pasadena.
A float representing a gondola holding 6 year old Revac Rush an open sea shell pulled by a swan. entered by the city of Long Beach. Two men are seated behind the swan. "Long Beach," with an anchor between the words, is written in flowers on the side of the float.
Spectators watching a car and a float in the form of a covered wagon drawn by a team of horses in the Tournament of Roses Parade. A man standin next to the horses holds a sign reading: "Pasadena Elks."
Float with floral sign reading "Chamber of Commerce" in the Tournament of Roses Parade. On each corner of the float is a pergola column surmounted by a floral bouquet. There is a large, open crown in the center and there are 5 women in costume and one male driver. The float was entered by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce.
"The Wedding of the Orange" float with Lucille Brown as the bride, Alpheus Hott as the bridegroom, Norton Barnum as the minister, Eddie Rogers as the best man, Daisy Herlinger as the matron of honor, Frances Atwood, Brownette Kramer, Margaret Cairnes, Ruth McGraw, and Mildred Waycott as bridesmaids. The float was entered by the San Bernardino National Orange Show.
Vase of Flowers float with roses in a large floral vase, a trellis in each corner of the float and a floral swag along the side of the float. A little girl is seated in the float. The float may be the entry from the Pasadena Realty Board.
"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.
A Tournament of the Roses parade float with a European theme (probably the entry from Czechoslovakia). The participant furthest to the left is wearing a traditional Eastern-European dress, while the three participants to the right of the float are wearing gowns. The float is decorated with palms and other various foliage, and a two-dimensional sun is suspended within an arch flanked by monumental vases of flowers.
"Underneath the Mellow Moon" float with a gondola with passengers, Nona Rybold and Ethel Kreuter, holding parasols seated at either end and "San Francisco" represented in flowers on the base. The float was designed by San Francisco area artist Rudolph G. Theurkauf.
Archway of flowers representing a hill with cottages and with a floral "Beverly Hills" sign, with floral globe within the arch, with woman in hat visible over top of arch at left, small group of people visible through arch. The float was entered by the city of Beverly Hills.
Elks Lodge marching band with a banner partially reading "...Lodge...B. P." followed by a float in the form of an Uncle Sam hat the Drummer Boys of '61 portrayed by G.A.R. veterans riding inside the hat.
The Dragon float emitted smoke and was 85 feet long. Two men wearing Asian shirts, trousers and conical straw hats carry a floral sign reading "Glendale," the city that entered the float. The Pasadena Post Office at 281 E. Colorado Blvd. is visible across the street.
Float with 2 trumpeters in the front, a floral eagle in the middle and a queen wtih crown seated on a throne at the back. Attendants and three outwalkers are also visible. The Pasadena Post Office at 281 E. Colorado Blvd. is visible across the street.
Floral football field with 2 goal posts, a giant football and 2 visible float riders. The float was entered by the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce and is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.