Text from original nitrate sleeve: Tournament of Roses Parade Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: 12584, 27 A tribute to Will Rogers, following his death the previous year, at the 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade, surrounded by an unknown number of spectators. A tribute by the Union Oil Company, the float depicts a riderless horse in front of a large star to represent Rogers's career. The float won the grand prize award for the parade. Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. The theme for the forty-seventh Rose Parade was "History in Flowers"