Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 20 "Circus Special"

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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 20 being pulled by two brown horses down W Burnside in front of the W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties and the Riverside Hotel and Cafe. The float is a large streetcar decorated with flowers, with a sign above reading "Circus Special." The side of the float reads "Milwaukie," and is driven by a man holding the reins to the horses. The Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made out of flowers and paraded down the streets of Portland.



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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