Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 35, "Boyd's Coffee"
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Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 35 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Noon Bag Company, two advertisements are visible on the side of the building. The float is made out of pink flowers and has a large wheel on top that is upside down, but reads "Boyd's Coffee". Writing on front and side of float are partially illegible- but read "Old Coffee" and "Eat out", respectively. Two women sit on top of the float, one holds a pink ribbon. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made out of flowers and paraded down the streets of Portland. According to donor processed on September 12, 1952.
Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon
Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment
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