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Grand marshal checks route
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Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated January 1, 1957 reads, "Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, left, famed World War I air ace and grand marshal of Rose Parade, goes over parade route with John Davidson, president of Tournament of Roses, just before parade begins. Air ace and wife rode in convertible decorated with 5,000 red roses. He was latest in long line of nation's leaders who have headed parade."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Rickenbacker, Eddie,--1890-1973
Tournament of Roses
Air pilots
Pasadena (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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