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Title
"Sirens" float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1935
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 1935 forty-sixth annual Rose Parade was "Golden Legends."
The float entered by the city of Laguna Beach features an artist (Frank Cuprien) working on a large floral canvas as 3 mermaids gaze at the spectators from the front of the float (June Storey, Phyllis Jones and Nevalle Anne Ropp). The float is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Text from negative sleeve: Tournament of Roses, 1935
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_3693
ark:/21198/zz002cpbq9
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Events
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Transportation
Entertainment
Jones, Phyllis
Cuprien, Frank
Tournament of Roses
Storey, June
Ropp, Nevalle Ann
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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