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    • 1929 Parade Float, Richfield Oil Company

    • Automobiles; Buildings; Children; Events; Floats (Parades); Flowers; Men; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • This float displays the beacon stations of the Richfield Oil Company. Also on the float is a Richfield racing car made of carnations (a replica similar to the car used in the company's road advertising) as well as a miniature service station...
    • 1929 Decorated vehicle

    • Automobiles; Buildings; Children; Events; Men; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • It is unknown if this car was entered by an organization. The car is sparsely decorated with a banner of what appears to be bells with bows at the top. There are two children standing on the outside of the car hanging off the sides. The driver is...
    • 1929 Parade Float, Salinas Chamber of Commerce

    • Banners; Buildings; Children; Cowboys; Events; Floats (Parades); Flowers; Horses; Men; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • This float represented the Salinas Rodeo from July 17 to July 21 and featured a grassy plain with two horses, covered with gladioli and leaves standing on each side of an original stuffed ox head. A man dressed as a cowboy sits on one of the horses...
    • 1929 Parade Float, Lions Club

    • Banners; Buildings; Children; Events; Floats (Parades); Flowers; Horses; Men; Organizations; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • Lions Club float based on "Ben Hur." Featured is a chariot decorated in red and white roses and led by four white horses. There is a man in the chariot holding the reins Another man walks beside the float holding a banner that says "Lions Club"...
    • 1929 Marching band, Boy Scouts

    • Banners; Buildings; Children; Events; Men; Organizations; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • A total of nine Boy Scouts are marching in the parade. Six of the Boy Scouts are holding a banner that reads "La Fiesta de las Rosas San Jose." Three other Boy Scouts are marching underneath the middle of the banner. Crowds of people are watching....
    • 1929 Parade Float, Kiwanis Club

    • Boats; Buildings; Children; Events; Floats (Parades); Flowers; Men; Organizations; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • This float, shaped like an Egyptian barge, was based on "Antony and Cleopatra." It was made from marigolds, corn-flowers, and delphinium. The people on the barge are dressed in period costumes. There is a house and crowds of people in the...
    • 1929 Parade riders

    • Buildings; Children; Cowboys; Cowgirls; Events; Flowers; Horses; Men; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • Three Mexican vaqueros on horseback marching in the parade. Two are cowgirls and one is a cowboy. The horses are decorated with flowers. Crowds of people are watching them. There are houses in the background.
    • 1929 Parade Float, City of San Jose

    • Buildings; Children; Events; Ficticious characters; Floats (Parades); Flowers; Men; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • This float's theme was "Alice in Wonderland." Featuring thousands of roses and marigolds intertwined under the direction of Lloyd C. Maynard, City Superintendent of Parks at the time. There are also characters from Alice in Wonderland, including...
    • 1929 Parade Float, Kappa Alpha Pi

    • Buildings; Children; Events; Floats (Parades); Flowers; Fraternal organizations; Men; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • San Jose chapter of Kappa Alpha Pi float displays the shield of the fraternity. The frame of the shield was made of green huckleberry and fern. The body of the emblem is a mass of marigolds, while in the center of the shield black gallex was used...
    • 1929 Parade Float, A. M. Mortensen, Inc.

    • Buildings; Children; Events; Floats (Parades); Flowers; Guitars; Men; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Women
    • This float, called "Queen Violet Ray," has a huge circle in which green, white and violet flowers in the rear form the throne for Queen Violet Ray and her two attendents. Two female attendents in shorts are on either side of the the queen. In front...
    • 1929 Parade Float, San Jose State Teachers College

    • Buildings; Children; Events; Floats (Parades); Flowers; Horses; Men; Parades & processions; Spectators; Streets; Universities & colleges; Women
    • This float, enterted by San Jose State Teachers College's associated students, and called "The Horse of Troy," symbolized the courage and spirit of Sparta. The horse, which stood 14 feet high, was amassed with white roses and stood on a sled banked...

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