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Protestant ceremony modernized for today
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated May 31, 1963 partially reads, "The Protestant wedding ceremony, a lifetime contract, lasts only about 15 minutes. But, the ceremony, itself, culminates weeks and sometimes months of planning, organization and pre-wedding festivities... Melody Mills, 20, and Robert McCanne, 21, both of North Hollywood, were married Sunday at the Congregational Church of the Chimes in Van Nuys. They are one of 125 couples, an average of two or three a week, who are married a [sic] the church each year. There were two other weddings there Saturday." Pictured is lovely bride, the new Mrs. Robert McCanne.; See images #00118822 through #00118824 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Congregational Church of the Chimes (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Brides--California--Los Angeles
Wedding clothing & dress
Marriage customs and rites--California--Los Angeles
Marriage service--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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