WORLD WAR II
Accessory, Wedding

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Description Wedding Cake Top: cast ceramic of wedding couple; male figure on left in army uniform; female figure on right in white wedding dress; paper American flag and faux flowers.

This wedding cake top was used at Lester M. Thiele and Josephine M. Kohnke Thiele's wedding on September 7, 1942. See photograph, OPM Negative #21332, of bride and groom; and photograph of the Thieles and an Army training center in California.
Dimensions H-4.5 W-4 D-3 inches
Year Range from 1942
Event World War II
Year range to 1942
Material Ceramic/Cloth/Paper
Object ID 1999.47.1
Object Name Accessory, Wedding
People Thiele, Lester M.
Thiele, Josephine M. Kohnke
Related Publications Oshkosh Public Museum Newsletter, Summer 2005.
Larson, Bradley G. "Voices of History 1941-1945". Oshkosh Public Museum, 2003.
Wedding Bells Ring, OPM staff, September 6, 2000, Antique Trader.
Used Thiele, Lester M./Thiele, Josephine M. Kohnke
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