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Title
"Aphrodite" float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1932
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.
On the city of Monrovia float a woman dressed as the goddess Aphrodite holding the reins of a floral outboard motorboat driven by Loretta Trumbull, an outboard motor champion. Another young woman sits next to Aphrodite and ten outwalkers, young boys in costume, are also visible. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The theme of the 1932 forty-third annual Rose Parade was "Nations & Games in Flowers," looking forward to the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles
Text from negative sleeve: Tournament of Roses, 1932
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_3556
ark:/21198/zz002cp5zh
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Entertainment
Culture
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Arts
Events
Tournament of Roses
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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