Wartime Wedding

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Wartime Wedding
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My Mums schoolfriend married her French Canadian in a very Make do and mend WWII ceremony you can tell its a wedding because someone gave Doris a silver paper horseshoe for luck,they emmigrated to Montreal and had a very happy family.

What a great photo! I was unfamiliar with this tradition, but as submitter Diddleymaz pointed out, it was a Canadian custom for wartime brides to carry silver horseshoes made of paper. You can read more about Canadian War Brides at the Canadian Veteran's Affairs website.

Get Some Sun!

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Get Some Sun!
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My Aunt's wedding in the early 80's...gotta love the hats.

Ride Fast, Doll Face

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Ride Fast, Doll Face
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I wonder if they got those done together or if it just happened to work out all hipsteretro like that?

They Sure Looked Thrilled

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They Sure Looked Thrilled
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This is my great-grandfather (Piotr) and great-grandmother's (Magdelena) wedding. They were married in 1907, less 4 years after they immigrated to America from Poland.