Portland Rose Festival

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Portland Rose Festival Parade float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade float- "Sport of Queens" (ddr-one-1-513)
Color slide of a Rose Festival float 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 "Sport of Queens" written on the side in yellow flowers. The float depicts greyhound racing, …
Garden dance (ddr-one-1-529)
img Garden dance (ddr-one-1-529)
Color slide taken from the top of a hill behind a crowd watching what appears to part of an event for the Rose Festival. There are eight girls in colorful gowns, and one girl is leading them in a dance in a short white dress. A military band is seated in the background on the left. …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 32
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 32 "First Prom" (ddr-one-1-530)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 32 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Blue Eagle Café on the corner of NW Second Ave. The float has four women standing inside large oversized prom skirts made of flowers. The front of the float reads "PGE" and has a small yellow sign …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 6
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 6 "Sunday Excursion" (ddr-one-1-547)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 6 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd has gathered outside the Chinese Medicine Co building and Dr. Geo Chan's office. The float is that of a large Paddle Steamer made of pink and red flowers. The paddle wheel reads "Pacific Power" on the side. A man …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float "Retail Trade Bureau" (ddr-one-1-474)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Noon Bag Company building. The side of the float reads "Retail Trade Bureau." Four riders sit inside a carriage made of red and yellow flowers pulled by two horses made of black flowers over snow made …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 9
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 9 "Dist 1" (ddr-one-1-477)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 9 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Grant Hotel and Blue Eagle Cafe. The float is of a pink and red school house with "Dist 1" written above the door in red. A yellow sign sits on the front with the number 9. …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 4
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 4 "Portland Centennial" (ddr-one-1-444)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 4 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside Dr. Geo Chan's office and the Chinese Medicine Company. In the background a sign for a drug store can be seen. The float is of a large birthday cake with the words "Portland Centennial" on the side, on …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 4
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 4 "Now I lay me down to sleep" (ddr-one-1-482)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 4 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside Bekins Storage, a sign for Edwards Furniture is visible in background. The float depicts a young girl praying at the edge of her bed. Along the side of the float reads "Now I lay me down." On …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 33
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 33 "General Petroleum" (ddr-one-1-514)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 33 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 is made of white and blue flowers, with a large red Pegasus flying over top. …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 28
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 28 "Truck 3" (ddr-one-1-160)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 28 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Blue Eagle Cafe on the corner of W Burnside and NW Second Ave. The float is of a large fireman's helmet with "Truck 3 PDF" written in flowers on the front. The Rose Festival Parade is an …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 12
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 12 "Seattle Seafair" (ddr-one-1-497)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 12 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 is made up of two parts, first part of the float has two riders sitting …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 6
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 6 "Robert Bros" (ddr-one-1-502)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 6 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 visible riders, three dressed in purple gowns, one dressed in a white wedding …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Timber Carnival" (ddr-one-1-552)
Color slide of a float in the Rose Festival Parade driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline and Grant Hotels. The float is made of green foliage and has a large log with a lumberjack made of red and blue flowers on top. The sign on the side of the log …
Rose tray (ddr-one-1-526)
img Rose tray (ddr-one-1-526)
Color slide of two young girls in purple costumes kneeling and holding a large tray of pink rose buds with ribbons tied around their stems. The girls are kneeling before 1951 Rose Festival Queen Gloria Krieger who is dressed in a white jacket and hat and sitting in a golden chair. The woman holds a small …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 24
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 24 "Big Top" (ddr-one-1-134)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 24 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties. The float has a circus theme with a clown riding backwards on a donkey made of brown and yellow flowers, with two women dressed in blue sitting on tight ropes, and a …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float (ddr-one-1-460)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float (ddr-one-1-460)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of the Anchor Inn, Sailors Union of the Pacific, and the Grant Hotel. The float is made of orange and cream flowers, a woman in a pink gown stands under an arbor, and a man dressed as a caveman lays on float …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Cowgirl (ddr-one-1-481)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Cowgirl (ddr-one-1-481)
Color slide of a cowgirl on palomino horse. The cowgirl is dressed in a pink riding suit and waving her hat at the camera. Float with a church choir is visible in the background in front of the W.L. Reid Company. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made out …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Cowboy (ddr-one-1-485)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Cowboy (ddr-one-1-485)
Color slide of a Mexican style cowboy riding a black horse down W. Burnside past a crowd gathered on the bridge where NW First Ave runs under the Burnside Bridge. The man is dressed in a black hat and tan and pink suit. Horse looking head on at the camera. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Hopalong Cassidy (ddr-one-1-555)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Hopalong Cassidy (ddr-one-1-555)
Color slide of Hopalong Cassidy in gray pants and a white shirt with red embroidery waves a white cowboy hat at the crowd gathered to watch the Portland Rose Festival Parade. He is riding his large brown horse past Blue Eagle Café on W Burnside and NW Second Ave. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is an …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Old Oregon Trail" (ddr-one-1-519)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float 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 is of a covered wagon and red ox. The covered wagon has "Beaverton or Bust" …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Grandview High School Drill and Marching Band (ddr-one-1-152)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Grandview High School Drill and Marching Band (ddr-one-1-152)
Color slide of Grandview High School's Drill team, in white and gold uniforms, and Marching Band, in red and gray uniforms, marching in Portland's Rose Festival Parade down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties and the Riverside Hotel and Cafe. The Rose Festival Parade is an annual …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 11
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 11 "Foxy" (ddr-one-1-544)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 11 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside Blue Eagle Café on NW 2nd Ave, a sign for the Chinese Medicine Co is visible on the building next-door. The float depicts Paul Bunyan and his ox Babe made out of flowers. A child made of red …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 20
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 20 "Insurance with a heart" (ddr-one-1-470)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 20 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Noon Bag Company building. A woman is riding on the back of the float in front of a large red heart with an arrow through it. A young boy in a bowler hat stands in the …
Garden speech (ddr-one-1-527)
img Garden speech (ddr-one-1-527)
Color slide of 1951 Rose Festival Queen Gloria Krieger dressed in a white skirt, jacket and hat. She stands in front of a man in a white suit and two young girls in purple costumes. Forming an aisle are young women dressed in peach colored dresses, behind them stand men in white suits with various colored …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 39
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 39 "Neptune's Court" (ddr-one-1-511)
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 …
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