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Title
Will Rogers Commemorative float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
Contributor
Tournament of Roses (subject)
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
copyrighted
Copyright is owned by the UC Regents
Description
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"
Type
image
Format
1 photograph
Identifier
edu.ucla.library.specialCollections.losAngelesDailyNews:1815
12584
uclamss_1379_12584-01
ark:/21198/zz002553j4
Subject
Spectators -- California -- Pasadena
Floats (Parades) -- California -- Pasadena
Parades & processions -- California -- Pasadena
Events
Culture
Arts
Place
Pasadena (Calif.)
Relation
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

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