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Queen Barbara Dougall rides her float in 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.
A different photograph taken on the same occasion 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.
Queen Barbara Virginia Dougall is seated at the top center, joined by members of her court on either side. The float is made of sweet pea blossoms.
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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