Tag Archives: Weddings

1961: Lovely Wedding Dress

 

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1961: Preserve this Cherished Day Eternally

Preserve this Cherished Day Eternally, urged Rickers Photos in 1961. Also a bit melancholy if you think about it.

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1985: Ace and Quality Auto Body

Two 1985 side-by-side ads, one from Ace Home and Gift Center congratulating those who had used Ace’s bridal registry, and one from Quality Auto Body, advertising collision repair and glass replacements.

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1960: Beautiful Glassware for a Beautiful Bride

The bridal gown in this 1960 advertisement is gorgeous, or at least, the half we can see is. The ad from Davidson Johnson Variety Gifts touts Fostoria Glassware.

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1960: Preserve the Day with a Distinctive Portrait

Preserve that day of days forever with a distinctive portrait from Rickers Photos, stated this 1960 advertisement, featuring a gorgeous bride.

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1960: She’s a Man, Man!

Out of context comic award winner Abbie n’Slats in 1960. Divorced from its plotline this is just weird. Next post at 6 p.m.

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1960: You Can’t Get Married In White

In 1960, Dear Abby told a girl who had "made a mistake only once with a man" that she couldn’t wear white at her wedding and suggested she wear pink. So that everyone there would know? Next post at 6 … Continue reading

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1960: The Elaine Bridal and Formal Shop

The Elaine Bridal and Formal Shop in Tracy advertised in the Daily Globe in 1960, with a lovely illustration of a very full-skirted bridal gown. Next post at 5 p.m.

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1935: Shotgun Wedding

A New York woman sued for annulment in 1935, claiming that her husband forced her to marry him at gunpoint. Note to men: This is not romantic.

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1960: Wedding Party Attacked by Giant Forks

In the Great Fork Attack of 1960, a bride and groom were surrounded, outgunned, menaced on every side by the sharp and deadly tines, and still, the silverware kept raining down from the heavens, a relentless shower of cruel, pronged … Continue reading

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