Woman on horseback wearing a hat, short jacket and matching trousers and waving to the spectators. Her white horse is decorated with a garland. Another rider follows her in the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado 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.
A tribute to Will Rogers, following his death the previous year, at the 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade, surrounded by an unknown number of spectators. A tribute by the Union Oil Company, the float depicts a riderless horse in front of a large star to represent Rogers's career. The float won the grand prize award for the parade.
The "Whistler's Mother" float with Mrs. Howard J. Sloan and with a Bible and a floral U. S. flag draped over the front.The float was entered by the Antlers of the B.P.O.E. and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Float with a Viking ship with a dragon figurehead for the bow and manned by 8 Viking maids: Phyllis Bertino, Frona Conway, Betty Horton, Betty Weaver, Margaret Letzkus, Ruby Draper, Bobbie Sperry and Shirley Rodmeyer. The float was entered by the Venice branch of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. It is seen in this photograph at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
A young woman in Grecian costume places a wreath on a victorious Greek athlete on a floral platform framed by four Olympic torches on the San Jose Fiesta de las Rosas Association float. Two additional women ride the float, which is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The Long Beach float with Venus, Virginia Johnson, in a sunburst throne with her attendants, Joan Slaughter, Margaret Burley, Mary Lou Turner and Gladys McCleary, dressed in Grecian robes in pastel shades. A huge peacock heads the float, with a fountain in the center supporting 2 green cockatoos with orchid tails. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole at the intersection of Orange Grove. Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Venetian Gondola" float, about 35 feet on length, is steered by a young girl costumed as the gondola. The float was entered by the Hotel Huntington. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. with the Goodhue Flagpole on the right.
"University of Pittsburgh Panther" float with a huge floral panther standing on a hillock. The float was entered by the Pasadena Municipal Light and Water Department "University of Pittsburgh Panther" float with a huge floral panther standing on a hillock. The float was entered by the Pasadena Municipal Light and Water Department and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove and is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
The United Service Clubs Rose Parade theme float was "Schooldays." It featured a schoolhouse on a hill, with an arbor and a well. Those riding on the float were; Beth MacLeod, 12; Betty Goodman, 12; Phyllis Newcomer, 12; Jeannette Selph, 14; and Jimmy McNary, 7.
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.