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"Seeing Nellie Home," Sierra Madre 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.
Sierra Madre's Rose Parade entry was called "Seeing Nellie Home." It featured a replica of a buggy shipped to E. J. (Lucky) Baldwin in 1886. Daphne Alley and Leslie B. Wynne Jr. rode in the buggy while Kathleen McLellan and Anna Sue Adwell rode in the back.
Different photographs taken on the same occasion appear with the article, "Romance and Fantasy Feature Spectacle," Los Angeles Times, 03 Jan 1939: 3, 12.
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 Rose Parade 1939
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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