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Glendale's "Garden of Memory" 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
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 Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The 1939 Tournament of Roses theme was Golden Jubilee to mark the 50th anniversary of the parade. Shirley Temple served as Grand Marshal.
The theme for Glendale's Rose Parade float was "Garden of Memory."
The float features a ship, penguin, dragon, runner, peacock, rainbows and flags, and trees made out of flowers. In the front are 7-year-old Dorothy Terry and 5-year-old Ronald Strange while young Joanne Muhleman sat on the side dressed as a pilgrim. Riding on the right side is an unidentified man.
Different photographs taken on the same occasion appear with the article, "Romance and Fantasy Feature Spectacle," Los Angeles Times, 03 Jan 1939: 3, 12.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Tournament of Roses
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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