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.
Admiral and Mrs. William S. Sims with an unidentified woman standing next to a train. Mrs. Sims holds a bouquet of roses. This photograph was probably taken in December of 1933 when Admiral Sims arrived in Pasadena to officiate as the Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 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.