View of the "Rainbow Fleet" float with three floral sailboats guided by Shirley Bloomfield, Virginia Shreiber and Jean Carroll Christian next to a tall light house. The float was entered by the Hotel Coronado and is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
View of the Italian "Gondola" float, its gondolier and youth singing to his sweetheart driven away by the rain, entered by Newport Bay. 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.
Caption on sleeve of negative reads:Calif. Centennial at Jonathan ClubFrom Left to right:Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz, Sylvester Weaver (as Gen. Fremont), Leo Carrillo, Gov. Earl Warren, Los Angeles Mayor Fletcher Bowron, Louis J. Canepa (Pres. of Jonathan Club)
"Blue Boy" float, inspired by the painting by Gainsborough, with a typical 18th century English garden inhabited by Blue Boy, his mother and two attendants. The float was entered by T. Edwards, F.R.G.S., on behalf of Gainsborough Heath.
University of Southern California vice president Frank C. Touton awarding diploma to his daughter, Harriet Louise Touton, both in caps and gowns, under edge of decorated pavilion, with other faculty members looking on and Coliseum seats and American flag in background
National Orange Show exhibit at the Southern California Fair consisting of classicizing caryatid statues beneath a floral dome, with a sign reading "National Orange Show" around the ring base, supported by 4 columns. The base is formed by oranges and flowers. A sign at the base reads: "20th National Orange Show, San Bernardino, February 13th to 23rd 1930, California's Greatest Midwinter Event." Another sign at the base reads: "This is a complimentary Exhibit not entered in competition." The exhibit is in a tent with a slope of orange-filled crates in the background.
Float depicting an Indian legend about an arrowhead, with a wigwam in a valley and Linda Martin as an Indian princess, Edward Scott as an evil spirit and David Scott as the Indian chief who shot the arrow to save the princess. Only one float rider (evil spirit or Indian chief) is visible in this photograph. The float was entered by the city of San Bernardino and the National Orange Show. The float was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. with the Goodhue Flagpole on the far right.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, June 6, 1925, “California the Golden” Notable Achievement, Spectacle of Schools Depicting History of State Acclaimed by Visiting Shriners. The public schools’ contribution to the Shrine entertainment, “California the Golden” … "Caravel of Cabrillo," Selma-avenue school ...
View of an agricultural exhibit composed of a 2-tiered fountain overflowing with artificial grapes and with grape vine branches supporting light bulbs at the top. A sign at the base reads: "Perris Valley Chamber..." The exhibit is in a large tent. Beyond the exhibit are 4 women and 2 children in front of a sloped display of agricultural crates that extends along the length of the tent. Signs for the crates read: "A. L. Colby, Yucaipa," and "...Cedar Rest Ranch, A. L. Colby."
Pan (Adrian Massa) seated on a hill with a foliate wilderness behind him and a field and a shepherd seated on a rock at the front. A little boy is perched at the top of the wilderness area at the back. The float was entered by the city of Monrovia and is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Treasure Ship" float with a Spanish galleon bearing golden gifts; the intended inhabitants of the float were driven away by the rain. 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 Hotel Vista del Arroyo.
A similar photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, May 19, 1934, Film Star Frolic Seen By 10,000, Ann Harding and Cantor Shine in Screen Guild Show First Performance. …Ann Harding, in a white satin costume studded with pearls … Eddie Cantor … attired in a Roman toga, was master of ceremonies. …
View of the "A Midsummer Night's Dream" float with Titalnia, Queen of the Fairies, portrayed by Ailene Lytle, standing in the center of a large flower with a fairy seated on a petal on the left, and Puck, portrayed by Jack Harris, riding on a butterfly at the front of the float. Four outwalkers in elf costumes with big-eared masks and shoes with curled-up toes, accompany the float. The float was entered by the city of South Pasadena. The float is shown heading east on Colorado Blvd. on the first block east of Orange Grove Blvd. at the start of the parade route.
Article by Marylouise Gates entitled “A Festive Crowd at the Bowl’s 60th Opening” appeared in the July 19, 1981 issue of the Los Angeles Times. This photo dates from the coverage of that event but does not appear in print.
A woman in colonial costume representing Betsy Ross sits next to a United States flag rendered in flowers; a man, probably representing George Washington, stands behind her. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
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."
The "Fountain of Youth" features a central fountain formed of a delicate spray of blossoms with a youth in the center (Dick Osborn), in the center of a gathering of little girls riding herons (Nancy Noll, Marian Marshall, Barbara May Fields, Harriet Rich and Donna Jean Daggett) with one young outwalker in view.