Preparation of floats for Rose Parade, 1951
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Richardson. Date: 1951-12-29. Reporter: Swaim. Assignment: Rose floats. K13: Maggie Burnette (left) and Yvonne Pinchott sorting flowers for Rose Parade floats. K14: Danny Royce, son of Huntington Hotel Manager Steve Royce, sitting on the Huntington Hotel float, 'A Boy's Dream,' while workers begin attaching flowers. Danny modeled the dreaming farm boy. K9, 10: George Wandery (with helmet) and Earl Watson welding framework of Southern California Florists Assn. float. K11, 12: William A. Nicholas, vice-president of Tournament of Roses Assn. drops asleep with head on cluttered desk after long days and nights of work in preparation of rose parade while Ted Brodhead, Tournament manager, answers phones and yells at Bill, 'Wakeup, we've still got work to do'. K15: Dorothy Reynolds fixing bow tie of frog on National Orange Show float. K16: Lura June Luts (left) and Carole Farmer prepare to put first flowers on Lutheran Hour float. K1. Irving Yabner wiping rain off Republican elephant which will ride on controversial South Pasadena float. K19: Moe Bear wiping spectacles of elephant, South Pasadena float".