Beige satin wedding dress with tan lace trim, pearls with accompanying bridal cap, bridal cap veil, and lace pieces. Straight chemise style over-dress with under-dress with fitted sleeves attached. Combination of hand-sewing and machine-sewing…
Cream satin wedding dress with train. The dress has a dropped waist, full circle skirt, long fitted sleeves, and scoop neck. The train attaches to the shoulders with hooks and eyes and snaps. The train has the same cream satin fabric and layered…
Creator: Emily Goddard
A video with highlights from oral history interviews and a slideshow of images from the Vassar community, from the exhibition "For Better and For Worse: Sixteen Decades of Wedding Wear at Vassar" in May-June 2013 at Vassar College.
A photograph of Isabel Miller Board Foshee (VC class of 1931) and Clyde Hobson Foshee, MD, at their wedding on June 6, 1936. Isabel was the mother of Isabel Plambeck (VC class of 1962) and Mary Agnes Norman (VC class of 1959).
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A photograph of Isabel Miller Board, grandmother of Isabel Plambeck (VC class of 1962) and Mary Agnes Norman (VC class of 1959) and mother of Isabel Board Foshee (VC class of 1931), with her husband Dr. Milton Board. They were married in Hardinsburg,…
Creator: Jim Ruff
Date: May 15th, 2013, 2:00 PM;2013-05-15T14:00:00-05:00
An interview with Jim Ruff on May 15th, 2013 about the outfits he and his husband, Drew Minter (Vassar Lecturer of Music), wore during their wedding on May 12th, 2012, as well as their relationship, and his views on marriage.
Creator: Jessie Tucker
Date: March 31st, 2013, 6:30 PM;2013-03-31T18:30:00-05:00
An interview with Jessie Tucker, mother of Vassar Assistant Professor of Drama Shona Tucker, on March 31st, 2013 about the suit jacket she wore for her wedding, which took place on her lunch hour on January 29, 1953, in Chicago, Illinois. She also…
Creator: Willa McCarthy
Date: May 3rd, 2013, 11:00 AM;2013-05-03T11:00:00-05:00
An interview with Willa McCarthy, Vassar Class of 1992, on May 3rd, 2013 about the dress she wore to her wedding on December 29th, 1997, her later divorce, and her views on marriage.
Creator: Anna Langdell
Date: May 10th, 2013, 8:30 AM/2:30 PM;2013-05-10T08:30:00-05:00
An interview with Anna Langdell, Vassar Class of 2006, on May 10th, 2013 about the dress she wore to her wedding to her Vassar sweetheart on June 30th, 2012.
Creator: Leontine Hartzell
Date: May 16th 2013, 5:00 PM;2013-05-16T17:00:00-05:00
An interview with Leontine Hartzell, Vassar Class of 1979, on May 16th, 2013 about the dress she wore to her wedding, as well as her marriage and subsequent divorce.
Creator: Ellen Baumann
Date: May 5th, 2013,11:00 AM ;2013-05-05T11:00:00-05:00
An interview with Ellen Baumann, Vassar Class of 1963, on May 5th, 2013 about the mini dress she wore for her wedding in November of 1968 and her relationship to Vassar College.
Creator: MaryLee Hartzell
Date: April 25, 2013, 6:00 PM;2013-04-25T18:00:00-05:00
An interview with MaryLee Hartzell, Vassar Class of 1953, on April 25th, 2013 about the dress she wore for her wedding on July 31st, 1954 in Forest Hills, as well as her life since with her husband of 59 years.