Portland Rose Festival Parade- "Mixer Mobile"

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Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Shoreline Hotel, Anchor Inn and Sailors Union of the Pacific. The float has a large white sign above reading "Mixer Mobile" red and blue flowers. Sitting on the float are unidentified people under flower umbrellas, one of which has a red ribbon hanging from it. A tractor pulls the float and is decorated in yellow flowers. Between the tractor and float is a large flower globe made out of white and orange flowers with a white ring around the equator. 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 September 12, 1952.



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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