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Ralph C. Monroe and Catherine McCormick Monroe on their wedding day

Ralph C. Monroe and Catherine McCormick Monroe on their wedding day

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Title:
Ralph C. Monroe and Catherine McCormick Monroe on their wedding day
Description:
Ralph C. Monroe, M.D. and his bride Catherine Monroe (née) McCormick on their wedding day in New York state. Ralph Monroe was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and attended Brown University, Rhode Island and the University of Rochester, New York. The groom is wearing a dark suit with vest, shirt and tie. There is a boutonniere in his label with a white handkerchief in his breast pocket. Both the bride and groom are wearing spectacles. Catherine McCormick was born in Batavia, New York. The couple met in Rochester. The bride is wearing a knee-length dress with cap sleeves and a pleated skirt. On her head she has a floral headband. She is holding a bouquet of flowers with ribbon streamers. Dr. Monroe worked in the Rip Van Winkle clinic with Dr. Van Vooren in Hudson, New York. In 1962, Monroe followed Van Vooren to Southbridge, Massachusetts to work in the Harrington Memorial Hospital. Optometrist Charles Eugene Monroe, (1868-1931) was Ralph C. Monroe's paternal grandfather. Ida Elise Cook Monroe (1873-1966) his grandmother on the paternal side. His father was Ralph Augustus Monroe (1898-1982) who was depicted in a flyer used to promote Charles E. Monroe's practice.
Date:
[ca. 1880–1940]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Barbara Monroe Paglierani Family Archive
Subjects:
Monroe family
Weddings--United States
Wedding costume
New England--Genealogy
Optometry--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
Extent:
1 photograph
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Notes:
Barbara Monroe Paglierani Family Archive
Barcode:
38136000330173