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"Benjamin Franklin" and "Pioneer Memorial" floats 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 Altadena float submission showing Benjamin Franklin (Howard J. Stevenson) and a young assistant (Mickey McCarty) working at a hand press. Close behind is Inglewood's "Pioneer Memorial" float with a scout on a prancing floral steed with pioneer women and scouts seated below (Helen Robbins, Jean Teel, Alice Carmichael, Betty Ann Earl and Barbara Ziegler).
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--Los Angeles
Stevenson, Howard J., 1913-1971
McCarty, Mickey
Carmichael, Alice Viola, 1923-2006
Ziegler, Barbara
Teel, Jean
Robbins, Helen Laverne, 1923-1991
Tournament of Roses
Earl, Betty Ann, b. 1922 or 23
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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