The color shots are Kodachrome slides which were taken by an Army sergeant, perhaps a hometown boy home on leave. He photographed the preparations for the Rose Parade and also photographed the festivities at the Rose Bowl football game. The stadium shots were taken with b/w film.
These are old scans, I'll probably take another crack at them down the road. I have a photo of the sergeant but can't seem to find him at this time.
Looks right out of a movie, doesn't he?
Umm...sir...I don't think that's a regulation hat.
Filling in for Jimmy Stewart...
Roundabouts: Part of our past and part of our future, it seems.
Lockheed float with a Constellation over the globe.
I do not know the make of this car but I think I might have seen it in a movie.
A closer look.
Happy New Year 2013!