Chandler-Watson wedding invitation
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Chandler-Watson wedding invitation

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Chandler, Beth Imogene
Creator: Watson, Theodore John, Jr.
Title: Chandler-Watson wedding invitation
Dates: 1964
Quantity: 1.0 Item(s)
Identification: ahc.MSS55f

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an invitation for the wedding between Beth Imogene Chandler, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone Lewis Chandler, and Reverend Theodore John Watson, Jr. on August 29, 1964. The couple married in the Cathedral of St. Phillip. Ms. Chandler was the first African American woman married in a predominantly white church in Atlanta, Georgia.


Index Terms

African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta
Cathedral of St. Philip (Atlanta, Ga.).
Segregation--Georgia--Atlanta
Weddings--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Chandler-Watson wedding invitation, MSS 55f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1980.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


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11Wedding invitation, 1964