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Grandma's Wedding

 Grandma's Wedding

One of the only photographs of my grandmother, who died at the age of 30 in 1930. She was in her teens when she was married. My grandfather, seated on her right, is about 23. Notice the medals on the women. We do not know what they are for, perhaps a Polish custom of the time.

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Grandmother was just 30 years old when she died in 1930, of tuberculosis. My mother, who is now 83, was just 5 when Grandma died. My grandfather, the groom in this photo, died in his 80's in 1976 in Detroit. This photo was probably taken in Pennsylvania. The family name was Cislo.

Thank you I didn't notice

Thank you I didn't notice that it was a watch.
I just got this picture and it was the first time that I had seen it. The original is in a frame in poor shape in my aunt's house in Michigan. This picture came to me by way of a digital camera photo copied to disc and downloaded to my computer.
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Wedding Medals

That's a ladies watch pinned brooch-style to your grandmother's dress. Maybe a wedding present? Those are corsages on the other women's dresses.

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