Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Tight rope or bridge, Portland to Camas"

Free to use This object is offered under a Creative Commons license. You are free to use it for any non-commercial purpose as long as you properly cite it, and if you share what you have created.

Learn more...

Japanese American Museum of Oregon
Visit partner

ddr-one-1-151 (ONLC 2975)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel and Anchor Inn. Float depicts the crossing from Portland, Oregon to Camas, Washington with a tightrope walker standing on the Portland side holding a white parasol. Sign above float reads "Tight rope or bridge, Portland to Camas." The side of the float reads "Portland" "Upper Sandy" and "Camas." The Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made out of flowers and paraded down the streets of Portland.



Still Image

Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon