Float representing the rock pinnacles of Cathedral Gorge in Nevada. Dressed as Indian maidens and seated amidst desert plants at the base of the pinnacle are Betty Lloyd and Mary Reed. The float was entered by the city of Caliente, Nevada and is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
View of the Pasadena Board of Directors in a flower-covered automobile. Eight men in formal attire including top hats ride in the car. The view was taken at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
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 Alberti Corral, left, standing in hat, collared blouse, pants, holding guitar, Adriana Galvez, middle, standing in hat, dress, shawl, holding castanets, William Gill, right, standing in hat, embellished jacket and pants. To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Hidalgo proclaiming the freedom of Mexico, the Mexicans of Los Angeles partook in two days of planned balls, barbeques, and parades.
The "Royal Barge" float with a vacated throne backed by the trade mark of the Royal Typewriter Company of New York and guided by 5 visible maidens with oars. 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.
View of the "Modern Woodmen of America" float with a floral axe sunk into a floral tree stump in the center and the insignia of the Woodmen at the back. Several female outwalkers in light dresses and carrying axes accompany the float, which is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Two men carrying signs reading "Olde Trojan War Hoss 'ain't What She Used to Be,'" accompanied by a horse, and "Mr. Coal & Mr. Soot from Pittsburgh" and two men in top coats. The location is the start of the parade route at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
Pasadena Clearinghouse float with cornupocias spilling flowers and the word "Banks" written in flowers on the side. Two girls can be seen ringing New Years bells with the hat of a third girl just visible. The float is probably near the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Funeral of Will Rogers at Forest Lawn with an honor guard of 8 enlisted men from the Seventeenth Attack Group, of General Headquarters, First Wing, March Field, attending the casket, which is draped with a floral American flag. The guard was changed every half hour. A column of mourners behind a rope barrier passes the casket.
View of Mrs. Elsie Amidon and Mrs. Juanita Chamberlain standing back to back while holding hands. Elise Amidon, left, in veiled headress, dress, and bracelets, Juanita Chamberlain, right, standing in veiled headress with flowers, necklace, dress, and bracelets. Elsie Amidon was a member of Los Fiesteros de Los Angeles, a group dedicated to the perpetuation of the traditional Spanish fiesta in California. She was also a member of the Native Daughters of the Golden West, a group dedicated to the preservation of California's history.
Woman in culottes and blouse with buttons, patterned scarf, and dark straw hat, carrying wrap or overskirt of same fabric as outfit, descending stairs from stage, with seated audience left and right. The show took place in the Los Angeles Times building on 202 West 1st Street, most likely inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
The "May Day" float features 2 groups of large floral butterflies projecting from 2 arms out in front of the float, with a maypole group in the center (with Muriel cannon, Doris Hall, Eleanor Flech, Marie E. Cates, Rosalie Meub, Francis Chapman, Dorothy Justice and Eleanor Bothell) and the Queen of the May (Lydette Everard) enthroned beneath an arbor at the back. The float was entered by the Huntington Hotel and is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
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' 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.