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Wedding scrapbook compiled by Lollaretta Pemberton

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Manufactured by:
C.R. Gibson and Company, American, founded 1870
Subject of:
Lollaretta Pemberton Allen, American, 1895 - 1979
Grover Joseph Allen, American, 1889 - 1984
Medium:
leather, ink on paper, newsprint and pressure-sensitive tape
Dimensions:
Closed: 10 3/4 × 8 1/8 × 3/8 in. (27.3 × 20.6 × 1 cm)
Type:
scrapbooks
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939
Description:
This is a "Wedding Memories" scrapbook made by Lollaretta Pemberton for her wedding to Grover Allen on July 10, 1939. The scrapbook has a white leather cover with stylized gold-leaf leaves and the words "Wedding Memories" embossed across the front. Inside Lollaretta included her wedding invitation, a newspaper clipping of her dream wedding dress, and lists of guests and their gifts.
Topic:
African American
American West
Communities
Families
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rita C. Organ and Pemberton Family
Object number:
2012.30.5
Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture