Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 20 "Concert in the Park"
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Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 20 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside Blue Eagle Café on NW Second Ave. On the float is a large gazebo made of yellow, red and white flowers; inside sits a band in red uniforms, the conductor wears yellow. Two women sit outside the gazebo listening to the band, one holds a red ribbon. Two Royal Rosarians escort the float. The side of the gazebo reads "Concert today First National Band." The front of the float reads "Concert in the park." 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.
Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon
Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment
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