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"Pink Shell" float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
View of the Manhattan Beach float with Elnora Record seated in a large, pink shell riding the crest of a wave, with Helene Epperson and Charlotte Havlu costumed as mermaids riding surfboards, and 2 little girls, Barbara Mae Pitzer and Rosemary Dubarry seated on either side. Following behind are Altadena's "Benjamin Franklin" float and Inglewood's "Pioneer" float.
The theme of the 1936 forty-seventh annual Rose Parade was "History in Flowers."
Text from negative sleeve: 4304, 1936 Rose Parade, 1-1-36, [stamped:] Jan 3 1936.
b&w nitrate negative
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Havlu, Barbara B., b. 1918 or 19
Record, Elnora V., b. 1917
Pitzer, Barbara Mae, b. 1927
Dubarry, Rosemary
Tournament of Roses
Epperson, Helene
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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