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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • THE TOY DEPARTMENT, 1913

White Wedding: 1914

White Wedding: 1914

"Eleanor Wilson, her flower girls. Nancy Lane." At the White House wedding of Woodrow Wilson's daughter Eleanor in May 1914 to Secretary of the Treasury William Gibbs McAdoo. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Strange

I find it passing strange that there have been no comments about this very unusual picture. Is that her wedding dress? The hat on Ms. Lane invites comment!

[The bride isn't in this photo. These are flower girls. - Dave]

 
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