Portland Rose Festival Parade float- "PGE"

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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 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 depicts a knight with a shield that has PGE written on it, riding on a horse made of yellow flowers toward a large green dragon to save a maiden. A woman in a white dress is standing next to a replica dragon made of green flowers is waving at the camera. 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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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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