Item 375A0281 - 1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Jean Grashorn posing with shoe collectibles

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375A0281

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1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Jean Grashorn posing with shoe collectibles

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  • 1942-05 (Creation)

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Photograph; safety film; 3.125 x 4.125 in

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Half-length portrait of Jean Grashorn, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Roosevelt High School, posing with shoe- and boot-shaped collectibles on a small table. She is facing front, smiling, and holding up one of the collectibles, which appears to be a ceramic or china boot. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “BAREFOOT KID? NAY, NAY! Jean Naomi Grashorn, Roosevelt high school’s ideal of Rose Festival royalty, started collecting miniature china and glass shoes about a year ago and the collection just kept on growing. Here’s Jean with a few of her shoes.” See related image Nos. 375A0282, 375A0283, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0286, 375A0287, 375A0288, and 375A0292, which were published on the same page. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 375; 375A0281

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