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Object ID 1000.105.04
Title 3911 Bradley Lane Exhibit
Object Name Exhibit
Creator Julie Thomas
Description 3911 Bradley Lane Exhibit
Exhibit produced by Julie Thomas for the Chevy Chase Historical Society for 1996 Gala

1958: Debut of Rosemary and Ramona Wire at Wirelawn; afternoon and evening

Photo (1996.03.05):
The receiving line in the front hall at the afternoon reception. The Wires with Col. John Heihel

Clipping (1000.105.04a):
"Wire twins Bow at Joint Debut," Evening Star, Wednesday, June 18, 1958

Photo (1996.03.06):
Guests at an afternoon reception, visiting in the drawing room

Clipping (1000.105.04b):
"Wearing and Carrying Daisies: Twin Debs Bow at 'Wirelawn'" by Frances Rowan

Photo (1996.03.04):
Guests arrive at the evening Debut Ball--gathering in the garden.

Article (1000.105.04f): "Decorators' Show House--October 5-27 [1974]"

Clipping (1000.105.04c, d, e):
"For Free Ideas, It's Decorators' Show House, Weekend Portfolio, Washington Star-News, October 5, 1974

"Reflections" by Rosemary Wire Anderson:
"...Father graduated with honors from W & L. He was a civil engineer, builder and architect. Father was appointed from Texas to Congress from 1923 to 1933. My father died young in 1963. My mother remarried after his death to Mr. Paul Dilwayn Summers." March 6, 1996

Rosemary's Marriage at Wirelawn to Mr. William Wallace Anderson

Rosemary's formal view showing the lovely bride and the beautiful staircase molding.

Rosemary and her father, C. Raymond Wire, walking down th aisle (members of Devereux family in top left)

Clipping (1000.105.04g-h):
"Marian Anderson, a Voice from the Past," by Emily Fisher. Article photo pictures Mrs. Paul A. Summers (formerly Mrs. Raymond Wire).

3911 W. Bradley Lanes has a continuing history of generous community uses.

Photo (1000.105.04i):
A late October garden wedding an reception. Bill and Rosemary after taking their vows in the beautiful garden.