Pasadena..."Crown of the Valley"
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A pictorial map of Pasadena in1933 by Howard Wookey. 14 vignettes surround the map and show important places and scenes of the area.
“In the 1920 and 1930s, Pasadena was a important winter resort for affluent Easterners. Wookey’s lush portrait of the town includes border vignettes of Orange Groves, the Rose Bowl and Albert Einstein. The route of the Rose parade is shown in red.” (Hornsby,"Picturing America". plate 62)