Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 36 "Cinderella"

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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 36driving 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 part of the story of Cinderella as she is leaving the Prince's ball at midnight. A woman stands in the middle of the float in a lavender gown waving at the crowd. On the castle at the back of the float is a fake clock set to just before midnight. The side of the float reads "Portland Realty Board." On the front of the float is a small yellow sign with the number 36 below the word "Cinderella" written in red flowers. 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