Portland Rose Festival (Portland, Or.)

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Woman on elephant float

Photograph taken at Multnomah Stadium (now Providence Park) showing a young woman in a bathing suit posing on the raised trunk of an elephant parade float during the 1950 Portland Rose Festival. The float is made up of flowers and includes a sign with the number "33." In the background is another float in the shape of a horse and chariot, with "Sears Roebuck and Co." written in flowers. Written on the negative is "50-500." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-501).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float at the 1950 Portland Rose Festival receiving a ribbon prize from a man reaching up from the ground. The woman is wearing a bathing suit and is looking down towards the man. In the background, the seating for Multnomah Stadium can be seen. Written on the negative is "50-501." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500).

Portland Rose Festival float with women in flower dresses

Photograph showing a float at the Portland Rose Festival with four women in large skirts made up of flowers. In the background is a large clown float, and the stands at Multnomah Stadium (now known as Providence Park). Written on the side of the first float is "First P" (second word cut off by the frame). Written on the negative is "51-873."

Portland Rose Festival Float with large ski jump structure

Photograph showing a flower adorned float at the 1951 Portland Rose Festival at Multnomah Stadium, with the large wooden ski jump structure in the background (at 155 feet high, the structure was built to celebrate the upcoming 1952 Oslo Winter Olympic Games). Two women in large flower skirts and a man in a tuxedo can be seen on the float in the center, while another float with a 4-H logo can be seen to the right. Extensive scaffolding can be seen under the ski jump.

Charles Wakefield Cadman on trip to Portland to plan Rose Festival music

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling man, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, facing front. He is outdoors at Union Station in Portland and is wearing an overcoat and scarf. The photograph was taken on January 20, 1927, when Cadman arrived in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N0394, on Page 18 that day, along with a story headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music.” See additional related image Nos. 371N0135 and 371N0136. Image note: The name “Cadman” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Charles Wakefield Cadman on trip to Portland to plan Rose Festival music

Head and shoulders portrait of composer Charles Wakefield Cadman facing right. He is outdoors at Union Station in Portland and is wearing a hat, scarf, and overcoat. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0135, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal on January 20, 1927, the day Cadman arrived in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” See additional related image Nos. 371N0396 and 371N0393. Image note: The name “Cadman” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Vogler Boy III and Oregon Wolf IV racing in Portland Rose Festival regatta

Photograph showing two unidentified men racing a speedboat named Vogler Boy III on the Willamette River in Portland. In the background are a second boat and a bridge, probably the 1905 Morrison Bridge or the 1894 Burnside Bridge. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, June 14, 1917, under the headline “Spectacular Speed Boat Race of Annual Rose Festival Regatta.” The photograph had the following caption: “Vogler Boy III, Pacific Coast speed boat champion, leading the Oregon Wolf IV in the free-for-all race of the Rose Festival regatta.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Vogler Boy III Wins Free-For-All Event Of Carnival Regatta” and the subheading “Vogler's Champion Defeats Oregon Wolf IV by Margin of One Second.” See related image No. 376G0161.

Vogler Boy III and Oregon Wolf IV racing in Portland Rose Festival regatta

Photograph showing two unidentified men racing a speedboat named Vogler Boy III on the Willamette River in Portland. In the background are a second boat and a bridge, probably the 1905 Morrison Bridge or the 1894 Burnside Bridge. A similar photograph, image No. 376G0160, was published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, June 14, 1917, under the headline “Spectacular Speed Boat Race of Annual Rose Festival Regatta.” That photograph had the following caption: “Vogler Boy III, Pacific Coast speed boat champion, leading the Oregon Wolf IV in the free-for-all race of the Rose Festival regatta.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Vogler Boy III Wins Free-For-All Event Of Carnival Regatta” and the subheading “Vogler’s Champion Defeats Oregon Wolf IV by Margin of One Second.”

1932 Rose Festival Queen Frances Kanzler with court

Portrait of the 1932 Rose Festival queen and princesses, all wearing matching dresses. The queen, Frances Kanzler, is sitting on a throne and is holding a bouquet of roses. The princesses are sitting on the dais around and below her. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on June 5, 1932, under the headline “New Festival Queen and Her Royal Princesses.” The photograph had the following caption: “Queen Frances Kanzler, Washington high school senior, and her seven high school princes [sic] who will rule over Portland’s annual fiesta of the rose, June 16-17-18, in their royal robes. Front row, from left: Hazel May Bennett, Lincoln; Leone Hale Baker, Franklin; Florence Marie Kelly, Grant. Back row, from left: Miriam Alice Parsons, Roosevelt; Jeanne Van Dersal, High School of Commerce; Queen Frances; Garlyn Genevieve Morgan, Girls’ Polytechnic, and Ferol Helen Richardson, Jefferson.” A story about Frances Kanzler's selection as queen was published on the front page, and this photograph of the court accompanied the continuation of the story on Page 2.

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1932 Portland Rose Festival Queen Frances Kanzler with court

Portrait of the 1932 Rose Festival queen and princesses, all wearing matching dresses. The queen, Frances Kanzler, is sitting on a throne and is holding a bouquet of roses. The princesses are sitting on the dais around and below her. A similar photograph, image No. 371N2994, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on June 5, 1932, under the headline “New Festival Queen and Her Royal Princesses.” That photograph had the following caption: “Queen Frances Kanzler, Washington high school senior, and her seven high school princes [sic] who will rule over Portland’s annual fiesta of the rose, June 16-17-18, in their royal robes. Front row, from left: Hazel May Bennett, Lincoln; Leone Hale Baker, Franklin; Florence Marie Kelly, Grant. Back row, from left: Miriam Alice Parsons, Roosevelt; Jeanne Van Dersal, High School of Commerce; Queen Frances; Garlyn Genevieve Morgan, Girls’ Polytechnic, and Ferol Helen Richardson, Jefferson.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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Rex Oregonus on Portland Rose Festival parade float

Portrait of a man wearing a robe, sash, and plumed turban. He is standing on a float with six young women in matching gowns and headdresses. The man is holding a key to the city made from radishes, beets, and carrots. The words “Rex Oregonus” are painted along the bottom of the float. This photograph was probably taken at the 1929 Rose Festival, when Tommy Luke was crowned Rex Oregonus, co-regent with the festival queen. The number 8 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. Also see image No. 371N4402.

Procession of Portland Rose Festival court

Photograph of a Royal Rosarian in a suit and cape escorting a woman into a park as spectators look on. She is wearing a gown and carrying a large bouquet. Behind them is a group of women who are also wearing gowns and carrying bouquets. This photograph was likely taken at the Portland Rose Festival on June 10, 1929, as festival queen Lenore Tamiesie (probably the woman at the front of the procession) and her court arrived at Laurelhurst Park for the queen’s crowning.

Rex Oregonus dismounting from elephant

Photograph of Tommy Luke, in the role of Rex Oregonus, sliding off a crouching elephant at Multnomah Civic Stadium during the 1929 Rose Festival. Rex Oregonus was co-regent with the Rose Festival queen. Portland Mayor George L. Baker is walking nearby on the right side of the image. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Also see image No. 371N2998.

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