Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 33 "General Petroleum"

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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 33 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 white and blue flowers, with a large red Pegasus flying over top. Three women sit on the float, in blue dresses waving at the crowd, one on the back and two in front with one is holding a red ribbon. On the side of the float is written "General Petroleum," next to it is a small yellow sign with the number 33 visible. 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