Title: 1950 Rose Parade float
Original Format: photograph: negative
Description: Palomar Observatory was the subject of the Caltech float in the 1950 Rose Parade. Planned by noted industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss and built by students, the chrysanthemum-covered float had a telescope with an eight-foot-long tube mounted on a turntable with a diameter of nine feet. Historical photographs--Pasadena.
Collection: Photograph Collection
Series/File: Campus and Student Life
Caltech Archives ID: 30.22-4