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Title
"Columbia, Gem of the Ocean" float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1927
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1927
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
1927 was the first year the the Rose Parade had a theme, "Songs in Flowers," with each float typifying a song
"Columbia, Gem of the Ocean" float with the Statue of Liberty and the frigate Constitution, called "Old Ironsides" accompanied by small boys in army and navy uniforms. The float was designed by L. W. Chobe and entered by the city of Glendale.
Text from negative sleeve: Tournament of Roses, 1927. nitrates.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_3369
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Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Culture
Entertainment
Arts
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Events
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Tournament of Roses
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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