The "Making of the Mission Bells" float features a floral rendition of the San Gabriel Mission at the back of the float with a priest (Raoul de Ramirez), and a forge in the front with a blacksmith (George Gantus), and another man in a cape (Arnoldo de Ramirez) and 4 visible ladies in Spanish dress (there were 5 in all: Norma Dana, Laurita Lugo, Calrito Lugo, Floretta Cortez, and Gracia Didier). The float was entered by the city of San Gabriel and is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
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.
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 "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 "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.
"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.
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
"Fairyland" float with two girls dressed as winged fairies, one seated on a toad stool, and a boy dressed as an elf in a forest clearing with a suggestion of the forest with a waterfall at the back of the float. The float was entered by the city of Glendale. Spectators stand in front of a building with a signs reading: "Nash," and "Earl ... Motor Co."
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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."
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.
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.
"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.
Unidentified garden float with a fountain in a garden in front of a structure, all carpeted in greenery and flowers, with a boy and girl and others on the float and 11 visible outwalkers in satin jump suits, plumed caps and wings.
Outrider on horseback dressed as frontiersmen in front of the "Blazing the Trail Westward" float. A teepee is visible on the float behind him. The float was sponsored by the Western Auto Supply Company.
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.
Little girl with lamb standing in front of a woman in a decorated cart with a horse. They are on a residential street (probably on or near S. Orange Grove Blvd.) with a large house behind them and both are in costume.
"Fiesta de las Rosas" float with guitarists in Spanish costumes beneath a pergola for beautiful senoritas gathered around a fountain. The float was entered by the city of San Jose and is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
Float with a person in costume seated next to a striped tent with small palm tree placed saround it. A floral sign on the side identifies the sponsor of the float as the "W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Ranch." The float is at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
"Trail of the Eagle" float shows an eagle alighting on top of a mountain. The float was entered by the San Marino Boy Scout Troops Nos. 1 and 2. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
Float representing the ditty "Hi Diddle Diddle, the Cat and the Fiddle, the Cow Jumped Over the Moon." The cat, fiddle cow, moon and "little dog who laughed to see such fun" are rendered in flowers. The float was entered by the city of Anaheim representing the California Valencia Orange Show. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
This float sports a monster yellowjacket named "Georgia Tech." with wings that wave. The float was entered by the Pasadena city lighting department and is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
View of the front of the "The Lady of the Shalott" float with the little bark carrying the maid to Camelot. The float was entered by the city of Glendale and is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
"Hiawatha's wooing" float with a full-sized tepee and Hiawatha (Richard Young), Minnehaha (Margaret Lalone), arrow maker (R. Cawkins) and three children dressed as Indian youngsters. The float was entered by the city of Sierra Madre. The float is at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
"National Orange Show" building float incorporates themes from Longfellow's poem "The Arrow and the Song." The 2 girls on the float are Evelyn McCoy and Lowena Carr. The float was entered by the city of San Bernardino. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
"Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How does Your Garden Grow?" was the theme of this float, entered by the elementary schools of Pasadena. Mary is represented by Gladys Brooks and the other girls on the float are Ramona Martin, Kathryn Snyder, Eleanor Bothell, Phyllis Williams and Frances Ewer. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
The "Snowbound" float features a snowbound cabin on a mountain peak. Five outwalkers accompany the float, which was entered by the city of Whittier. The float is shown at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.