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Title
"Fountain of Happiness" float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1930
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1930
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.
The theme of the 1930 forty-first annual Rose Parade was "Festival Days in Flowers"
The "Fountain of Happiness" float features a central heart beneath a rainbow and with 4 pots overflowing with gold at its base. At each corner of the float are models of recently constructed Beverly Hills mansions. A young woman is seen resting against one of the 2 models in front. The float was entered by the city of Beverly Hills.
Text from negative sleeve: Tournament of Roses, 1930. nitrates.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_3484
ark:/21198/zz002cp3b7
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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