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"China Clipper" float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
Snyder, Bill
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.
Float representing the China clipper airplane with 'Los Angeles' and 'China Clipper' written on it viewed by crowd to celebrate Los Angeles Pacific air connections. Riding that float are Mariella Ferguson in Spanish costume at the front, and Virginia Grondahl in Hawaiian costume at the back. The float is passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The theme of the 1936 forty-seventh annual Rose Parade was "History in Flowers."
Text from negative sleeve: 4304, Feb 4-36. Snyder negs on Parade, Floats only.
b&w nitrate negative
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Grondahl, Virginia
Tournament of Roses
Ferguson, Mariella
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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