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Title
Pasadena Water Department parade float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1939
Date Created and/or Issued
January 2, 1939
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 Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
An elephant walking along a runway of waves appears before a two-dimensional floral illustration of the Taj Mahal. Princess Betty Mae Allin sits atop the elephant with her "attendants," Helen Jennerich and Bertiel Clark.
Different photographs taken on the same occasion appears with the article, "Rose Parade Awes 1,250,000," Los Angeles Times, 03 Jan 1939: 1.
The Pasadena Water Department's float was called "Song of India."
The 1939 Tournament of Roses theme was Golden Jubilee to mark the 50th anniversary of the parade. Shirley Temple served as Grand Marshal.
Text from negative sleeve: 15283 New Year’s Parade Jan 2, 1939 (Rose Parade)
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_14669
ark:/21198/zz002j89cb
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Spectators--California--Pasadena
Tournament of Roses
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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