Pre-parade 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.
Governor James Allred of Texas interviewed by unknown man at 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade, where he was possibly the Grand Marshal. Allred attended to watch the Southern Methodist Mustangs play Stanford at the Rose Bowl.
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.
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.