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Unknown [Wedding cake]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.280 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Tallahassee, Florida Type: Photograph Date: circa 1960 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 21.6 x 26.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Wedding cake topped with bride and groom figurines. There are flowers surrounding the cake on a flower printed tablecloth.

People: Twitty, Geraldine Williams, 1930-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and FamilyMarriage

Sub Era: The Sixties

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