Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 40 "Mother Goose"

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Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 40 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Shoreline Hotel and Anchor Inn. In the background the sign for the Blue Eagle Cafe is visible. The float depicts the story "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe." Children are on the front of the float outside a giant red shoe. Written on the side of the float is "Beaverton." On the front of the float is a small yellow sign with number 40, and written below is "Mother Goose." 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