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San Gabriel Mission depicted on a float at La Fiesta de Los Angeles parade, Los Angeles, 1931
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa September 4, 1931]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph was likely taken on September 4, 1931, during the Parade of Four Flags. 200,000 spectators gathered to watch the Parade on opening day of la Fiesta de Los Angeles. The parade route was along Figueroa St, between Olympic Blvd and Washington Blvd.
A replica of the San Gabriel Mission sits atop a platform featuring a mural painted along its sides. Four horses drive the float with four men in costume walking alongside them.
This photograph is likely related to the article, "Throngs View Gala Pageant," Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep 1931: A1.
Handwritten on negative: San Gabriel Mission, La Fiesta
Text from negative sleeve: La Fiesta Parade Date unknown
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Floats (Parades)--California--Los Angeles
Parades & processions--California--Los Angeles
Parade floats--California--Los Angeles
Fiesta de Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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