1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Madelyn Devaney posing with bicycle

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1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Madelyn Devaney posing with bicycle


  • 1942-05 (Creation)


Photograph; safety film; 3.125 x 4.125 in

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Full-length portrait of Madelyn Devaney, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Jefferson High School. She is holding the handlebars of a bicycle and is standing outside the door to a brick building. She is smiling and facing slightly left. 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: “CIRCLES TO CYCLE—From the mad whirl of getting ready for the Rose Festival, Princess Mary Madelyn Devaney, Jefferson high school, turns briefly to her favorite sport, bicycling—just for relaxation.” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 375A0283, 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; 375A0284

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1.3 MiB


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