Floats on Parade!

Holidays on Display

Floats on Parade!

“I Love a Western” float by Walter Gabbert, Tournament of Roses, 1956

 

San Diego City–County float by Isabella Coleman, Tournament of Roses, 1965, courtesy Tournament of Roses Archive

Rendering, “Live and Play in Miami” float, Vaughn Displays, King Orange Festival Parade, about 1960, courtesy Orange Bowl Committee

 

First National Bank of Miami float, King Orange Festival Parade, about 1960, courtesy Orange Bowl Committee
Charlie Farrell's 7th Heaven float by Matt Offen, Desert Circus Parade, Palm Springs, California, 1952

“Call Carl” float by Earl Hargrove, Washington Monument Centennial Celebration, Washington, D.C., 1948, courtesy Earl C. Hargrove Collection

 

Adlai – Ike float by Earl Hargrove, President’s Cup Regatta Aqua-Pageant, Washington, D.C., 1952, courtesy Earl C. Hargrove Collection
“Food Out of This World” float by William T. Tracy, Miss America Pageant, Atlantic City, New Jersey, about 1964, courtesy Earl C. Hargrove Collection