Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 39

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Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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ddr-one-1-462 (ONLC 3286)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 39 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Shoreline Hotel and Anchor Inn. In the background a sign for the Blue Eagle Cafe is visible. The float is of a large rainbow with women dressed in each color sitting around the top of the rainbow, two women dressed in white sit in the back of the float. On the front of the float a small yellow sign is visible that has the number 39 on it. 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