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Image of 1947.068.001 - Letter

1947.068.001 - Letter

A handwritten letter from Lewis Cass to Sarah A. Sibley, written to accompany a wedding gift for Sibley's future sister-in-law, Marie Louise Miller, who married Alexander Hamilton Sibley on September 14, 1865. The letter reads: Mothersday My dear Miss Sibley, With you I am this [?] to present this paid[?] to your future sister-in-law, with my best and warmest wishes for her happiness. And please say to stay[?] that for many a long day nothing has given me half as much pleasure as the announcement of his intended[?] message. Yours Truly Lewis Cass Miss Sibley

Image of 1948.038.015 - Music, Sheet

1948.038.015 - Music, Sheet

Handwritten sheet music booklet containing "Wedding March" by J. H. Hahn, dedicated to Helen Hall Newberry for her wedding to Henry B. Joy on October 12, 1892. The score contains several revisions made in pencil.

Image of 1949.269.006 - Invitation

1949.269.006 - Invitation

Invitation to the 50th wedding anniversary of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth held at the Cranbrook House in Bloomfield Hills on June 1, 1937.

Image of 1956.140.002 - Invitation

1956.140.002 - Invitation

Invitation cards and envelope for the wedding of Frances A. McGraw to J. Gardner Pruden, on Wednesday January 26, 1876, sent by the bride's parents, "Mr. and Mrs. V.W. McGraw" to "Mrs. Dickinson and family." The set contains a half-folded card, a pair of cards fastened with white cord with Frances A. McGraw's name on one and J. Gardner Pruden on the other, and a card with a paneled border and a monogram of the letters P.McG. A note from the donor is handwritten on the envelope, "Moses Field Dickinson, my grandfather, M. Wesson Dickinson."

Image of 1962.255.025c - Placecard

1962.255.025c - Placecard

Hand painted wedding placecard from the 1906 wedding of Ralph H. Booth Booth and Mary Batterman. The card is in the shape of a wine glass with a cherub standing at the rim of the glass. The guest's name is written across the stem area of the glass.

Image of 1965.283.014 - Book

1965.283.014 - Book

Book that was presented to Annette "Nettie" Henry Alger upon her marriage to Russell Alger containing advice for newlyweds written by William M. Thayer, and published by John P. Jewett & Company, of Cleveland, Ohio. The book contains four chapters, "The Pastor's Address," "Duties of Conjugal Relation," "Dedication of Home," "Last Words to Bridal Pair, as well as a section of poetry. A handwritten inscription within reads: Dear Nettie, May your life be bright as the sunshine that ushers in your bridal day. Truly your friend, Sarah B.C, Greeley The book also contains a certificate which has been filled out in pencil: This certifies that Russell A. Alger and Nettie A. Henry were unit

Image of 1965.283.028 - Invitation

1965.283.028 - Invitation

Invitation to the wedding of Caroline Annette Alger to Henry D. Sheldon on Wednesday, December 7, at 150 West Fort Street, Detroit, printed in black script on off-white paper.

Image of 1968.273.001 - Page

1968.273.001 - Page

A page from a scrapbook containing a newspaper clipping from January 24, 1896 edition of The Detroit Tribune--a society page story on the wedding of Miss Marion Jarves and Russell A. Alger, Jr., including illustrations of the bride and groom. A partial list of guests is attached to the verso.

Image of 2013.041.676 - Menu

2013.041.676 - Menu

Half-folded menu for "Bob Rosenbloom's Last Supper," a prison-themed bachelor party prior to his marriage to Ruby Howard, held at the Addison Hotel on February 19, 1925. An illustration of the entrance way to "Sing! Sing! Matrimonial Jail" is on the cover. A list wedding party members as Sing! Sing! staff members, a selection of quotations of members of the groom's party, the night's menu, and a section of faux lines from newspapers and other periodicals about the wedding are contained within. A crossword puzzle with clues referring to the couple is printed on the back of the menu.

Image of 2013.045.222 - Music, Sheet

2013.045.222 - Music, Sheet

Sheet music for "Brides and Butterflies Waltzes", by Neil Moret, published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. Cover illustration by Starmer.

Image of 2013.042.593 - Booklet

2013.042.593 - Booklet

One softcover booklet entitled, "Knowledge for Bridegrooms and Others." The booklet is printed in black and blue text on slightly yellowed paper and briefly describes the wedding planning process. The 15-page booklet was printed by "Hickey's [E. J. Hickey Company], 1430 Washington Blvd., Detroit, Michigan," which was a clothing store for men and boys.

Image of 2014.114.021 - Note

2014.114.021 - Note

Note written on a half-folded card from the Bridal Gift Secretary in the J.L. Hudson Company's tenth floor China Department addressed to Lois Dishong, with an envelope postmarked April 22, 1952, and a smaller envelope containing a note card listing other members of the Dishong family. The note reads, "Two starter sets have been special ordered for you in pottery. This gift will be sent when our stock is available." The card lists, Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Dishong, Mr. and Mrs. A. Dishong, and Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Dishong. Both the smaller card and its envelope are embossed with the Hudson's Gifts seal.

Image of 2015.070.004 - Film, Motion Picture

2015.070.004 - Film, Motion Picture

Silent color 16mm reel containing an assortment of family movies, presumably relating to the family of John S. and Hazel B. Nawrot, and their daughter Olive. The scenes include a family Christmas, autumn colors around Lake Orion, people gathered after a wedding at First United Presbyterian Church, a trip to Tobemory and Northeastern Manitoulin in Ontario, the MISS CANADA III at a marina, the Hudson's Thanksgiving parade on Second Avenue, and Wayne County Airport. The reel begins with shots from a family Christmas get-together. The members of the family are filmed seated around a table eating Pfeffernüsse cookies, playing with a dog, handing out gifts around the tree, and finally drinking

Image of 1951.032.001 - Dress, Wedding

1951.032.001 - Dress, Wedding

Wedding dress of Mrs. Harriette Anna Warner Bishop. The 3-piece dress is made of gray/green silk and wool. It has a fitted bodice with a small lace collar, long sleeves, buttons down the front, and a bottom edge that ends below the waist. The bottom edges, front, shoulders, back neckline, and cuffs are all trimmed with a decorative band of ruffles and green velvet. The matching full-length skirt has a hook/eye closure and a hidden side pocket. An overskirt is also included. The overskirt is open at the front, has a hemline that ends below the knee, and is finished along the edges with the same style of trim that was used on the bodice.

Image of 1974.061.080 - Print, Photographic

1974.061.080 - Print, Photographic

Sepia-toned portrait photograph of Hazel Pingree Depew (later Hazel Mills) wearing a wedding dress. Dated November 24, 1906. The photographer's name, "Frank Scott Clark," is written in pencil on the bottom right.

Image of 1982.144.639 - Print, Photographic

1982.144.639 - Print, Photographic

Print. Sepia-toned photographic print of an exhibition of wedding reception table settings which include candles and floral arrangements as well as signage to note type and style held in the auditorium at The J.L. Hudson Company Department Store. Large textile draperies are featured on the ceiling and surrounding walls. The photographic sequence number is printed on the bottom of the recto, "14452."

Image of 1982.144.729 - Print, Photographic

1982.144.729 - Print, Photographic

Print. Black and white photographic print of a dining room interior set up for a wedding at The J.L. Hudson Company Department Store. The dining room table is covered in white tulle, and features candles lilies, and two decorated wedding cakes, one for the bride, one for the groom. A small chandelier hangs above the table; adjacent to the table is a large china cabinet. In the adjoining room, floral arrangements are visible on either side of the home furnishings. The photographer's name is printed on the bottom of the recto, "Davis B. Hillmer."

Image of 1985.110.001d - Print, Photographic

1985.110.001d - Print, Photographic

Black and white full-length portrait photograph taken of Delphine Dodge in profile, wearing her wedding dress (1985.110.001) and holding large bouquet of flowers, for her "Million Dollar Wedding" to James H. R. Cromwell of Philadelphia, on June 17, 1920. The photo is signed by the photographer below, "Francis Scott [?] 1920."

Image of 2008.007.569 - Print, Photographic

2008.007.569 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photographic print depicting a Walker & Co. billboard displaying an advertisement for the Enggass Jewelry Co. reading, "Quality Wedding Rings for 63 Years, Enggass Jewelry Co. 223 Monroe Ave." and showing a bride and groom. Dated 8-23-1928.

Image of 2010.019.164 - Photograph, Cabinet

2010.019.164 - Photograph, Cabinet

Large cabinet card bearing a sepia-toned group portrait photograph of Florine Tefft Barbour and her bridesmaids for her wedding with Dr. William Henry. The bridesmaids are are wearing floral-pattern dresses with full sleeves and are holding bouquets. The bride is in white dress to the left of center. "From left to right standing: Irene Swift, Clara Dyer, Lucy Griggs, Maggie Smith, Jessie Cortel; sitting: Mildred Frazer, Grou[?] Barbour, Lillian Kent, Mimi[?] Chittenden." is handwritten on the verso. Arthur & Philbric, Paris Panel, Detroit, Mich., Grand Rapids, Mich,. Toledo, Ohio" is embossed along the left edge of the card.

Image of 2010.074.002 - Print, Photographic

2010.074.002 - Print, Photographic

Sepia-toned full-length portrait photograph of Edith Mildred Fromm in her wedding dress, on the occasion of her wedding to Richard Parker Beaubien on May 31, 1941, at St. Dunstan's Chapel, Christ Church, Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. A grey D.D. Shellman Studios display frame folder is included with the photo.

Image of 2013.095.323 - Print, Photographic

2013.095.323 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a bride, three bridesmaids, a ring bearer, and a flower girl standing to the side of a Packard Motor Car Co. automobile inside of a building.

Image of 2014.064.021 - Print, Photographic

2014.064.021 - Print, Photographic

Sepia-toned photograph showing Lieutenant Chester J. Sypniewski (Selden) and his bride, Frances Wille. He is wearing a U. S. Army dress uniform and is seated in a chair. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a corsage and is seated on the arm of the chair. A small fireplace with a brick surround and a wood mantle can be seen in the background. Handwritten text on the verso shows "Chet and Fran, Wedding Day, Jan. 21, 1943."

Image of 2014.064.022 - Print, Photographic

2014.064.022 - Print, Photographic

Sepia-toned photograph showing Lieutenant Chester J. Sypniewski (Selden) and his bride, Frances Wille. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a corsage and is seated on a chair. He is wearing a U. S. Army dress uniform and is standing beside her. A small fireplace with a brick surround and a wood mantle can be seen in the background. Handwritten text on the verso shows "Chet and Fran, Wedding Day, Jan. 21, 1943."

Image of 2014.064.023 - Print, Photographic

2014.064.023 - Print, Photographic

Sepia-toned photograph showing Lieutenant Chester J. Sypniewski (Selden) and his bride, Frances Wille. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a corsage and is seated on a chair. He is wearing a U. S. Army dress uniform and is standing beside her. A small fireplace with a brick surround and a wood mantle can be seen in the background. Handwritten text on the verso shows "Chet and Fran on their wedding day, Jan. 21, 1943."

Image of 2014.064.024 - Print, Photographic

2014.064.024 - Print, Photographic

Sepia-toned photograph showing Lieutenant Chester J. Sypniewski (Selden) and his bride, Frances Wille. He is wearing a U. S. Army dress uniform and she is wearing a light-colored dress with a corsage. Both of them are seated in front of a small fireplace that has a brick surround and a wood mantle. Handwritten text on the verso shows "Here's something for our Best man. Made on Jan. 21, 1943."

Image of 2014.064.025 - Print, Photographic

2014.064.025 - Print, Photographic

Sepia-toned photograph showing Lieutenant Chester J. Sypniewski (Selden) and his bride, Frances Wille. He is wearing a U. S. Army dress uniform and she is wearing a light-colored dress with a corsage. Both of them are seated in front of a small fireplace that has a brick surround and a wood mantle. Handwritten text on the verso shows "Chet and Fran, Wedding Day, Jan. 21, 1943."

Image of 2014.064.026 - Print, Photographic

2014.064.026 - Print, Photographic

Sepia-toned photograph showing Lieutenant Chester J. Sypniewski (Selden) and his bride, Frances Wille. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a corsage and is seated on a chair. He is wearing a U. S. Army dress uniform and is seated on the arm of the chair. A small fireplace with a brick surround and a wood mantle can be seen in the background. Handwritten text on the verso shows "Chet and Fran on their wedding day, Jan. 21, 1943."

Image of 2017.027.001 - Print, Photographic

2017.027.001 - Print, Photographic

One framed, sepia-toned photographic portrait of Alberta Marie Ternes in her wedding dress. She is standing in front of a large marble and wood fireplace in her parents' home located at 7435 LaSalle Blvd. in Detroit. The long-sleeve dress is made of ivory silk/satin fabric and has a long train and veil. She is wearing a gold and diamond pin at the lower edge of the neckline and is holding a large bouquet of flowers. She married James A. Bent at St. Agnes Church in Detroit on February 15, 1944.