Float with 2 floral oxen pulling a cart in front of arches reminiscent of California missions. The float was entered by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Saint Patrick's Day" float with St. Patrick chasing serpents up a mountain. The float was entered by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce the California Valencia Orange Show and it is shown at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
This photograph is related to the article, "Mass Sung in Memory of St. John Bosco Here," with a photo caption reading: "Catholic Hierarchy Observing Saint's Anniversary: Solemn high mass in St. Patrick's Church yesterday with Bishop Cantwell presiding, commemorated canonization of St. John Bosco on the forty-seventh anniversary of his death...," Los Angeles Times, February 1, 1935.
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."
Birdseye view of the dedication ceremony for the Santa Barbara County Courthouse with the dedication participants on the left, performers on the lawn in the center and spectators seated on the lawn in the background.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, February 25, 1936, Style Show Preview Draws Society and Film Leaders. … three costumes designed by Vera West: … a negligee of “Sutter’s Gold” satin worn by Priscilla Lawson …
American Green Cross tree conservation monument, figure of standing woman with arms outstretched in front of cross, on broken trees, on pedestal reading, in part, Help Save Our Trees, with model Verlyn Sumner seated on statue waving, American Green Cross president George Barnes and sculptor Frederick Willard Potter standing at base, with crowd in foreground and at left
American Green Cross tree conservation monument with a statue of a standing woman with arms outstretched in front of a cross, on broken trees, on pedestal reading, in part, Help Save Our Trees, with model Verlyn Sumner, American Green Cross president George Barnes, and sculptor Frederick Willard Potter standing at base, surrounded by crowd, with buildings in background
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.
Spectators watch Rose Parade Grand Marshal James Rolph, Mayor of San Francisco on the parade route in a flower-covered automobile. The car is passing commercial buildings at 245 W. Colorado Blvd. (later a freeway underpass area). Signs on the buildings read: "Used Car Dept., Graham-Paige, 245 W. Colorado, Sales Service, " "Coal & Wood," "H. R. Slayde.. Co. Accesso..."
The automobile, completely blanketed in flowers and greenery with "Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors" in flowers on the side. There are no riders visible in the car. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the car in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard.
"Birds of Paradise" float with Helen Waters seated between the floral birds at the end of the float and 3 floral cranes at the front in a bed of Easter lilies, roses and maidenhair fern. The float was entered by the city of Los Angeles and was photographed on Orange Grove Blvd. before the start of the parade.
Spectators next to the float of the Rose Parade Queen, Muriel Cowan, featuring a large Russian Firebird composed of yellow chrysanthemums and lavender sweet peas at the front and three Russian mosques with domes covered in yellow pompoms at the back, behind the queen's throne. The float was photographed on Orange Grove Blvd., probably before the start of the parade.
The "Japan" float features a torii gate at the front, followed by a bridge spanning a pond with water lilies, a pagoda and a nagare-zukuri style shrine. Three riders in Japanese dress are visible. The float was entered by East Pasadena and the Pasadena Japanese Community and is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Atlantis" float renders a rowboat approaching the castle of the queen of the lost land. 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 Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.
Long Beach's "Queen of the Beaches" float, at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove with the Goodhue Flagpole on the right. Queen Leona John sits beneath a canopy of jellyfish pulled by three giant seahorses. Floatwalkers hold chains of lilies that trail from the float's canopy. Long Beach's float and its Beach maidens took the grand sweepstakes prize for floats.