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Queen Barbara Dougall rides her float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1939
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1939
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.
Barbara waves from the center of a large decorative rose fashioned as a throne where she sits. Two other women in white gowns can be seen sitting directly on the float on the outside of the throne.
Photograph appears with the article, "Rose Parade Awes 1,250,000," Los Angeles Times, 03 Jan 1939: 1, 13.
17-year-old Barbara Dougall was given thunderous applause from her legion of subjects at the Tournament of the Roses, the Crown City's New Year's gift since 1888.
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 newspaper caption: Here is a close-up of Rose Tournament Queen, Barbara Dougall, seated in her floral throne on the queen's float.
Text from negative sleeve: 15283 Rose Parade 1939
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Ward, Barbara Virginia Dougall, 1921-1996
Tournament of Roses
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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