Portland Rose Festival Parade float- Chamber of Commerce

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ddr-one-1-565 (ONLC 3329)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of the side of the Chamber of Commerce 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 in the Portland Rose Festival Parade. Eight women in pink gowns sit on the float, seven in front and one on top in the back with a large white cape- the Rose Festival Queen, Jan Markstaller. Four Royal Rosarians escort the float. 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 16, 1954. Back view ONLC 3328



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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