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[Tournament of the Roses parade floats, Pasadena, California, January 1, 1971]

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[Tournament of the Roses parade floats, Pasadena, California, January 1, 1971]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Pasadena, Calif., January 1, 1971

(96.267.1194)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

4 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Tournament of the Roses parade floats with "Thru the eyes of a child" theme in Pasadena, California, January 1, 1971. Includes floats made of flowers and plants sponsored by state of Georgia and Kodak on street past grandstands filled with people.
1N: San Francisco dragon float with four people walking under undulating body on street. Dragon has bulging eyes.
2N: Marching band in white uniforms.
3N: Georgia float with two women full skirted gowns sitting in swings hanging from tree with split trunk and white layers covering branches, and a woman standing next to "Georgia" sign. Won the Sweepstakes award.
4N: Kodak float of giant insects with an African American boy and Caucasian girl waving at crowd. Includes butterfly, snail, caterpillar, grasshopper, bee and hummingbird.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Pasadena Rose Bowl Parade.

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