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Title
"Chinese Empress" float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
Contributor
Arikawa, Lili (subject)
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
Chinese Epmress Wan Qua Fei float, 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 seen by crowd at 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade. The float is seen at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
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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:1836
12584
uclamss_1379_12584-22
ark:/21198/zz0025548g
Subject
Spectators -- California -- Pasadena
Parades & processions -- California -- Pasadena
Floats (Parades) -- California -- Pasadena
Culture
Arts
Events
Place
Pasadena (Calif.)
Relation
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

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