Portland Rose Festival Parade float- "A Garden of Eden"

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Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of a small Rose Festival Parade float with a pink ribbon on a yellow sign 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 has a waterfall that is surrounded by yellow, purple and pink flowers. The side of the waterfall reads "A Garden of Eden, Oregon Soil Clinic." 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 May 21, 1955.



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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