|The California Nursery Company float |
in the 1929 Fiesta de las Rosas parade.
Photographer - Frank Steiner, May 18, 1929
From OCLC WorldCat
You can watch a movie of the 1929 parade, which does not show this particular float, but is otherwise fun to watch.
More fun stuff:
- Read more about the parade in the Fiesta de las Rosas collection in the San Jose Public Library.
- The Rose White and Blue website rosewhiteblue.org has some history. However, the best history is in the 2010 program.
- A version of Ramona, a silent movie, Ramona, came out the year before this float. The movie starred Dolores del Rio as Ramona, Warner Baxter as Alessandro, and Roland Drew as Felipe. Also see wikipedia article.
- Read Ramona online from Google books. This is a 1912 copy of the 1884 book with illustrations.
- Read Ramona online from Project Gutenberg (no illustrations).