January 31, 1924

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News from January 31, 1924

News from January 31, 1924 (The Buffalo News, via Newspapers.com™)

Diverse Locations for 1924 Weddings

On January 31, 1924, newspapers reported on wedding ceremonies across the nation that showcased a blend of traditional and progressive elements. These matrimonial events were hosted in various settings, from simple church sanctuaries to extravagant hotel halls.

One such nuptial in 1924 was between Eleanor L. Elliott and Michael Arbogast. The ceremony took place at the Holy Angel Church on a Wednesday morning in January. The marriage was announced by the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Rowley, and was reported in the Buffalo News.

Meanwhile, in Chicago, another matrimonial event took place that reflected a deviation from tradition. Gilda Gray, a dancer, married Gailard T. Boag, the proprietor of several dance halls in New York City. Rather than a conventional venue, they chose to wed in Gilda Gray’s apartment. The ceremony was officiated by Judge Marcus Cavanaugh of the Circuit Court. The unique nature of this event was reported in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

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