Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 29 "Paul Bunyan and Babe"

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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 29 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 a large flower depiction of Paul Bunyan and his ox Babe. Three women dressed as lumberjacks sit up front. The side of the float reads "First National Bank" and the front reads "Paul Bunyan and Babe." On the front of the float is a small yellow sign with the number 29. 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.



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Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment