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Object ID 1000.125.01
Title A 1949 Wedding at 8 West Irving Street
Object Name Exhibit
Date 2001
Creator Susan Elwell
Description A 1949 Wedding at 8 West Irving Street
Exhibit for the 2001 Chevy Chase Historical Society Gala
by Susan Elwell

The receiving line, center, the mother of the bride, Mrs. Abbot Paige Mills [2008.118.05]

The reception table was set up in the sunroom [2008.118.06]

Photo of bride and groom leaving the reception [2008.118.09]

The bride and groom, Benair Mills TItus and Elijah Titus II [2008.118.03]

Cutting the cake [2008.118.08]

(left to right) Jeannie McBride Sterrit, Virginia Mills Wood (sister of the bride), Clara Mills Chester (sister of the bride), the bride and groom, Grove Smith, Randolph Titus, Frank Addison, Ashmead Fuller, (seated) Eleanor Ong Chatfield-Taylor, Mimi Griffin Crowell, Terry O'Brien and Buddy Block

Tossing the bouquet in the front hall. The "telephone room" is visible on the right where the only telephone in the house was kept. Decorator Ethel Pillsen Warren had applied a Williamsburg fox grape pattern in soft porcelain blue in the front hall. On the upper landing plants filled the space under the window. [2008.118.01]

Admiring the ring. (left to right) Virginia Mills Wood (sister of the bride), Mimi Griffin Crowell, Eleanor Ong Chatfield-Taylor, the bride Benair Mills Titus, Mrs. Douglas Rollow (founder of the Ice Club at the Ice Rink which was located at Connecticut Avenue and Albermarle Street NW) and Jeannie McBride Sterrit [2008.118.02]

Bridesmaid Mimi Griffin Crowell and some of the younger celebrants at the wedding [2008.118.07]

Off they go with Grove Smith driving [2008.118.10]