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Title
"Olympic rowing events" 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.
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
The Long Beach float features rowing events to be held in the forthcoming 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, showing 5 children in a floral racing shell with Miss Long Beach (Margaret Pittrof) and her court (Evelyn Stirdivant, Marjory Forsyth, Lorraint McCling and Dorothy Rossback) looking on from her floral throne. The children are: Roberta Johnson, Virginia Turner, Gloria Progue, Barbara Cordell, and Brownie Dell. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Text from negative sleeve: Tournament of Roses, 1932
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_3580
ark:/21198/zz002cp6tx
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Culture
Entertainment
Arts
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Events
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Tournament of Roses
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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