Tag Archives: #weddings

Nov. 11, 1907: Cad Told the Truth Only Once — He Wasn’t Worthy of Her

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Nov. 11, 1907 Los Angeles On a trip to Topeka, Kans., to visit relatives, Lena River Packard of Los Angeles met Edgar (or Edwin) Campbell Arnold, a wealthy wholesale druggist who quickly … Continue reading

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Aug. 7, 1947: Marriage of Elizabeth Sheedy to Timothy Doheny a Highlight of Social Season

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. BY CHRISTY FOX Outstanding on the summer bridal calendar was the wedding yesterday of Elizabeth Sheedy, daughter of Mrs. Martin Sheedy and Frank Ainsworth Sheedy, to … Continue reading

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June 3, 1907: Runaway Couple, Aided by Minister, Leave Parents at the Altar

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. June 3, 1907 Los Angeles It was to be one of the grandest society weddings of the season: An orchestra was hired, a caterer had been selected after lengthy interviews, gowns for … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

Photograph by Howard Decker [Update: Howard says: The beautiful bride is Kris Harmon, on her way into the church in Brentwood to marry Ricky Nelson on April 20, 1963.] Our good friend Howard Decker (a.k.a. Fibber of the Brain Trust) … Continue reading

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May 23, 1908

Hollywood gets a new church, above.  (At left, Hollywood Presbyterian today.) The northwest corner of 8th Street and Broadway (at right) sells for $234,000 ($5,144, 969.35 USD 2007) … Below left, sake is banned because it’s impure … The auction … Continue reading

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