Float decorated as longboat with bird motif, carrying about six students in feather headdresses, some with oars, with sign reading Zuni Festival, Sixty-Eighth Street, on coliseum track, with audience in background
"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.
The Boys' Week Loyalty Day parade is reported in the article, "Young Manhood Proudly Flaunts Its Banner; Youth Holds Sway In City, Monster Parade of Los Angeles Boys Ushers in Week Dedicated to Future Citizens," Los Angeles Times, May 2, 1926.
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.
"Boys' Week" was first held in New York City in 1920. By the mid 1920's it was held in 600 locations in 25 countries. By 1928 there were 3,000 events. In 1934 Boys’ Week officially be-came known as Youth Week. In 1936 it was renamed Boys’ and Girls’ Week. One of the features of Boys' Week was to have High School boys accompany adults around businesses, municipal offices and the like and then actually run them on the last day.
A float representing a gondola holding 6 year old Revac Rush an open sea shell pulled by a swan. entered by the city of Long Beach. Two men are seated behind the swan. "Long Beach," with an anchor between the words, is written in flowers on the side of the float.
View of a column of Boys in uniform in the Loyalty Day Parade. Signs on commercial buildings read "Realtors, Rentals - Insurance, R. A. Rowan & Co., 300, Title Insurance Bldg.," "Erlangers Mason Theatre," "L. A. Glass Co.," "C. H. Frost Building,"
A similar photograph appears with Los Angeles Time article, February 7, 1926, The California Fruit Exposition at Alhambra, with caption: Special feature exhibit of Kern County Chamber of Commerce, second in class.
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."
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.
Boys carrying block letters announcing the start of the Loyalty Day parade, followed by 2 automobiles and a marching band on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. Signs on commercial buildings read "Printing," "Trade Printing Co.," "Cherokee," "Law Printing," "American Type," and "The Koneta Rooms." A few spectators watch from the sidewalks.