Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 39 "Neptune's Court"
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Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 39 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel.. The float has four female riders sitting with only their torsos exposed. Their legs are covered by green flowers made into a mermaid's tail. In the back of the float stands a man dressed as Neptune. The side of the float reads "Retail Trade Bureau," the front reads "Neptune's Court." Next to Neptune is a small yellow sign with the number 39. 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 May 21, 1955.
Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon
Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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