#9 Polly: Josephine’s wedding

When I was seven, in 1926, my oldest sister, Josephine had a big wedding in a Temple in Detroit.  Josephine, I am told, had beautiful blonde hair and was very pretty and vivacious.  After high school she had attended a business school.  Before the wedding there was a large outdoor party and our front yard was strung with Japanese Lanterns and a chicken dinner was served.  Mother’s parents had emigrated by that time and were living with us.  Grandfather was in charge of making sure the chickens were killed and prepared according to the Kosher rules, since Father’s butcher shop was not Kosher.  My cousin, Lillian Greenhut and I were flower girls at the wedding.  Frieda, Bertha, Gretchen and the groom’s sister were Bridesmaids and each of them were paired off with a tuxedo garbed gentleman Usher.  Popular music was played.  Lillian and I danced the Charleston.  After the wedding, Josephine and her new husband, Sam Kazdan, left for California.

Fritzie is 3rd from the right in the rear.  Polly is the little girl in the front.  I beleive there sister Bertha is the one on the far left in the rear.  Gretchen is 3rd from the left in the rear.  Please anyone, let me know who any of the other people are.

Fritzie is 3rd from the right in the rear. Polly is the little girl in the front. I beleive their sister Bertha is the one on the far left in the rear. Gretchen is 3rd from the left in the rear. Please anyone, let me know who any of the other people are.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Josephine's wedding
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Frieda, Bertha, Gretchen and the groom's sister were Bridesmaids and each of them were paired off with a tuxedo garbed gentleman Usher. Lillian and I danced the Charleston.
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  1. It just occurred to me this Lillian Greenhut is my husband’s Aunt Lillian, not my mother-in-law Lillian. Aunt Lillian grew up in Detroit. She was sister to Fred and Leonard Greenhut. The family attended B’Nai Moshe (some of the children and grandchildren and great grandchildren still do!). Lillian Greenhut passed a number of years ago, after moving from CA to MI. I am sorry for the confusion.

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