Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 27 "Motor Show 1907"

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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 27 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Noon Bag Company and White Stag Manufacturing. The side of the float reads "Portland Auto Dealers." Written on the front is "Motor Show 1907." A small yellow sign is placed on the front of the float that has the number 27 on it. The float has an early 20th century style car covered in flowers with a female driver and a man in driving gear standing next to the car. 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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Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment