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Wedding costume

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Army Dress Uniform, 1942

Identifier: B367.02.0005.00002

2-piece WWII Army dress uniform (tan jacket and matching pants) for summer, worn by Hank Marsarky at his wedding to Bobbe Oberfelder on August 30, 1944 in the Oberfedler's Denver home. Tag inside jacket "Quality by Kuppenheimer." Another tag identifies the jacket as being originally tailored for Mr. Lt. L. S. Mayers Jr., 6/24/1942. Hank was friend with the tailor who originally made the suit for his son who was killed early in the war.

Dates: 1942

Bessie Wedgle Wedding Dress

Identifier: B124

Ellis and Bessie Ruttman Wedgle were married in Denver in 1914 after a brief courtship.The two arrived in the United States around 1912, Ellis emigrating from Poland and Bessie from Russia. In Denver, Ellis worked as a pawnbroker, and Bessie was a seamstress. They lived in Denver's west-side immigrant community and raised four children there. The collection consists of one item, the wedding dress worn by Bessie Wedgle in 1914.

Dates: between 1911-1914

Box 1, circa 1900-1905

 File — Box B106.01.0001: Series B106.01 [Barcode: U186020736223]
Identifier: B106.01.0001

Contains Flora Anfenger Hornbein (maiden name Flora Anfenger)'s wedding dress and corset.

Dates: circa 1900-1905

Box 66: Square Dance Wedding Dress

 File — Box D096.0066: Series D096.01 [Barcode: U186023288944]
Identifier: D096.01.0066

This box contains (1) white wedding dress made in the square dance style. It also includes the undergarments for the dress, including a full slip, bloomers, and shorts.

Dates: 1850-2007

Dorothy Katz Loeb - Wedding Portraits, August 1948

Identifier: B407.01.0001.0008.00002

Two wedding portraits of Dorothy Katz Loeb. Both have been colorized.

Dates: August 1948

Hornbein Family Papers

Identifier: B167

The Hornbein family of Denver, Colorado, was actively involved in the Colorado Jewish and larger community. Philip L. Hornbein (1879-1962) married Flora Anfenger (1888-1964) in 1905, and they had three children: Louis (1907-1912), Marjorie (1913-2006) and Philip (1915-1987). The collections consists of material objects, photographs, and documents that belonged to the Hornbein family.

Dates: 1902-1988

Leah Eisen's Wedding Dress

Identifier: B417

Collection consists of wedding dress worn by Leah Silverberg Eisen on her marriage to Samuel Eisen, Jr. January 23, 1921. The were married in Denver by Rabbi Kauvar.

Dates: 1921

Leah Silverberg Eisen's Wedding Dress, 1921 January 23

 Item — Box B417.01.0001: Series B417.01 [Barcode: U186023292317]
Identifier: B417.01.0001.00001

Cream-colored silk satin wedding dress with, cummerbund waistline, short ruched lace sleeves and ankle length skirt. Skirt has two tiers of lace on front lower portion. Bodice has deep-V cut front backed with lace panels; left side of bodice is covered in lace while right side is silk satin. Clear and pewter/bronze beading along V-neck, cuffs and back of bodice.

Dates: Event: 1921 January 23

Oberfelder Concert Series and Family Papers

Identifier: B367

Pioneer impresario Arthur M. Oberfelder came to Denver in 1913 and by 1917 had started his own concert management company. He started the Concert Under the Stars at Red Rocks and was responsible for bringing many entertainment groups to Denver. Collection contains invitations, programs, news clippings, portraits, certificates, photographs, scrapbooks, and autograph books related to the Oberfelder family and the Oberfelder Concert series from 1924 through 1978.

Dates: Other: 1911-circa 1980