Tag Archives: Weddings

For They Say When you Marry in June . . .

“For they say when you marry in June, You will always be a bride . . .”  We can’t be sure whether this rhyme held true for Clara Louise Hass,* who married Walter Kruse on June 2, 1917, but judging … Continue reading

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The Colorful Wedding Announcement of Miss Helen Watts

Included in our Hostetler Photograph Collections is a set of glass negatives  showing the former Miss Helen Kelsey Watts in her wedding gown, in which she married Mr. Homer Brown Payne. While researching these images, we located a wedding announcement, … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago: Vollstedt – De Beaulieu wedding

Alma Caroline De Beaulieu married Dr. William C. Vollstedt on September 26, 1912. The wedding took place at 7:30 am, at Holy Cross (Kreuz Kirche) German Lutheran Church, located at 626 Belle Avenue in Davenport.  The Rev. Henry P. Greif … Continue reading

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Have You Seen: Mrs. Millie Berger?

Every so often, we’re going to post the image (and available information) of a person, place, or thing  about which we would like to know more.  We would like to invite you to take a good look, and if you … Continue reading

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St. Valentine’s Day and Marriage — a Shot in the Dark?

Valentine’s Day is a time of romance.  We think about flowers, candy, and cards non-stop for weeks in advance (probably thanks to the many commercials and ads we see).  The legacy of Valentine’s Day was already well-known in the United … Continue reading

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