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Something Old, Something New: Ethnic Weddings in America: A Traveling Exhib Co-Sponsored by Modern Bride Mag. & the Balch Inst. for Ethnic Studies
by Gail F. Stern (ed); Cele Goldsmith Lalli (fr); Pamela B. Nelson (ed); Katrina Thomas (ed).
Catalogue of an exhibition developed by The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, June 15-Nov. 28, 1987, featuring photographs by Katrina Thomas. Whether the match is between two persons who share a particular community of faith &/or national origin, or those who seem to have little history in common, each one brings to the union certain personally meaningful traditions. Many are portrayed in the photographs & artifacts that have been collected for this exhibition. The special wedding rituals presented are evidence of how much influence ethnic practices have on wedding celebrations to this very day. Bibliography. Over 25 black & white photos.
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