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.
The Alabama Crimson Tide football team arriving at the Pasadena train station for their appearance in the 24th 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.
Cheryl Walker, 19-year-old junior college student and queen of the 1938 Rose Bowl Parade surrounded by a crowd at the opening gala ball of the Tournament of Roses. The event was held at Pasadena's Civic Auditorium and welcomed about 4000 people
View of the "Neptune's Chariot" float with a giant sea turtle pulling a shell chariot. The sea god and 2 attendants are absent due to 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 Texaco company.