Fonds C-126 (PHO Box #2). - Albert and Catherine Schreiber fonds.

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Albert and Catherine Schreiber fonds.

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CMC C-126 (PHO Box #2).

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  • 1899-1954. (Creation)

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5 Black & White Photographs + other material.

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Catherine Mary Schmidt and Albert George Schreiber were married December 13th, 1899 at the Allendorf residence near Sibley, Iowa. The Maid of Honour was the bride's sister, Elizabeth Schmidt and the best man was Ed Schreiber. Catherine and Albert came to Canada in 1905.

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The items described here were donated to the Costume Museum of Canada by Joy Milne, the great-granddaughter of Albert and Catherine, in 1998 along with the wedding dress featured in these images.

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Items consist of 2 black and white photographs of Catherine and Albert on the occasion of the wedding in 1899, 1 black and white photograph of Catherine and Albert on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary in 1949, and 2 black and white photographs of Catherine and Albert on the occasion of their 55th wedding anniversary in 1954. Also, described here is a wedding memory card dating from 1899 with additions noted in 1949.

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No use or reproduction without prior permission.

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