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Title
"Chinese Empress" float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Daily News
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Chinese Empress Wan Qua Fei float in a staging area, probably on S. Orange Grove Blvc. The float features a carriage lead by dragons with Lili Arikawa seated on a throne as the empress, hanging baskets and lanterns, and with 'Long Beach' written on top.
The theme for the forty-seventh Rose Parade was "History in Flowers"
Text from original nitrate sleeve: Tournament of Roses Parade
Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: 12584
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
12584
uclamss_1387_12584-21
ark:/21198/zz0025547z
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Culture
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Arts
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Events
Arikawa, Lili
Tournament of Roses
Source
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

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