Gentlemen, Your Wedding Photos Are Ready After 62 Years, Part 6

1957 Gay Wedding, Philadelphia

If you just tuned in, I’m digging into the 1957 photos of a wedding of two men in Philadelphia. The film was left at a photo shop and the manager refused to return the pictures, which were saved by a store employee and later sold on EBay. Copies of the images were given to the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, which is trying to identify the men in the photos.

Previously:

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

1957 Gay Wedding, Philadelphia
The first man on the left appears by himself in another photo in the set.

1957 Gay Wedding

This fellow’s presence on the roll of film suggests some sort of relationship with the unidentified photographer. The furnishings look like the photo was taken in another home, but items in the background are worth mentioning. We have a carton of milk, and Lustroware salt and pepper shakers (so mid-century!) to the man’s left.

1957 Gay Wedding sealtest
1957 Gay Wedding lustroware_salt

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to Gentlemen, Your Wedding Photos Are Ready After 62 Years, Part 6

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