Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 14 "To the Ball Game"

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Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 14 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Blue Eagle Café on the corner of NW Second Ave. The float is of a streetcar decorated in white, yellow and purple flowers. A conductor drives the streetcar while passengers sit inside the streetcar. The front of the car says "To the Ball Game" and "PTCo." A small yellow sign is visible just above with the number 14. Along the side of the roof of the street car reads "Portland Traction Co." 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 June 14, 1964.



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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