Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 13 "Buried Treasure"

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ddr-one-1-496 (ONLC 3320)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 13 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float is made of yellow flowers, with an open treasure chest. Three women ride on the float dress as pirates, one holds a pink ribbon that she is showing to the crowd. The side of float reads "Pacific Power;" the front "Buried Treasure." On the far right of the float is a small yellow sign with the number 13 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 the donor processed on June 16, 1954.



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Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment