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Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 23 "Story Book Hour"

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ddr-one-1-537 (ONLC 3362)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 23 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Blue Eagle Café on the corner of NW Second Ave. The float has three children in white sitting on the float waving at the crowd. One woman in a white dress stands at the back of float holding a blue ribbon. Just below sits a woman in a white shirt and black skirt holding a large book made of white and blue flowers. Another woman sits among the children in a white dress. The front of float reads "The Story Book Hour" just above is a small yellow sign with the number 23 on it. The side of the float reads "Retail Trade Bureau." 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 June 14, 1964.



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Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment