Full-length portrait, taken from the side, of Jean Hart, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Jane Addams High School, sitting on a bench, facing to the right, and looking toward the front. She is wearing a softball mitt on her left hand and is holding a softball in the mitt. 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: “NO SOFTY, but a sucker for softball is Princess Jean Catherine Hart, royalty from Jane Addams high school. Jean played on the school team last year, helping her girls win second place in the women’s B league.” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 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.
Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)