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MMP 9.B3.F16.6 | by State Archives of North Carolina
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MMP 9.B3.F16.6

Photograph from the military wedding ceremony of U.S. Army soldier Grover Jordan Robinson and Judith Lee Buyan at Fort Lewis, Washington, in July 1955. The wedding was officiated by Army Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Elmer P. Gibson, the division chaplain for the 2nd Infantry Division. In this picture, groom (second from right) Grover Jordan Robinson and bride Judith Lee Buyan (third from right) are pictured facing away from the camera towards Chaplain Gibson during the wedding ceremony, with their bridesmaids and groomsmen standing next to them. Two cushions are seen on the floor in front of the bride and groom for the part of the ceremony where they knelt before the chaplain. Gibson’s son Elmer H. Gibson (far left) is pictured standing next to a flower arrangement during the ceremony (July 1955) [Photograph by: Richards Studio, Tacoma, Washington].

 

From Elmer P. Gibson Papers, MMP 9, Miscellaneous Military Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.

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Uploaded on July 25, 2019