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Float celebrating Olympiad bicycling events with a floral bicyclist on the front of the float. Floral signs read: "Pasadena Chamber of Commerce" and "Rose Bowl." The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Winner of the Rose Parade sweepstakes, the float was inspired after a lyre and designed by Mrs. D. R. Coleman. A floral peacock leads the float, 3 young women are seated beneath a canopy at the end of the float and 2 costumed outwalkers are visible. The float was entered by the city of San Marino.
Rider in embroidered Spanish horseman's costume and ornate sombrero-type hat on horse with ornate tooled saddle at the Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara. The rider probably participated in the fiesta parade.
A handful of spectators on Broadway watch a truck in the Loyalty Day Parade with 12 boys riding on a stepped platform on the truck bed. Signs on the truck read "Steps to Better Manhood Through Church Clubs," "Pioneers, Comrades, Young Mens Division," and "Weekly Club Meetings." Signs on commercial buildings read "Security Title Company, Titles Searched in 3 to 5 Days ...row Here For Quick Service," "T..... [Gara]ge; 107, Storage, Gas, Oil; Parking, Storage, Washing, Polishing $2.50."
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.