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Title
"Birth of the American Flag" float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
Contributor
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
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.
"Birth of the American Flag" with Betsy Ross (actress Priscilla Lawson) working on one section of the flag. The float was submitted by the city of North Hollywood. 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.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13424
ark:/21198/zz002hnmk9
Subject
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Parades & processions
Lawson, Priscilla, 1914-1958
Tournament of Roses
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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