Alwine-Schneider family wedding, 1934

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Description

A wedding photograph of two couples: on the left, Clarence & Ruth (Wade) Alwine, and on the right, Ben & Dorothy (Alwine) Schneider.

Clarence was married previously to Alice McMillan. They had two children, Marian (b, 1927) and Kenneth (b. 1929), before Alice died in 1930. Ruth Wade, born on November 21, 1912 to Alexis and Edith (Chapman) Wade of Wellman, Iowa, married Clarence on June 12, 1934. They had two children, Daryle (b. 1938) and Donna (b. 1943). Clarence was employed by the Coralville Power Company before retiring in 1964. Clarence died in July of 1978 (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 1978; Iowa City Press-Citizen, 2011; Lovestinsky et al., p. 89).

Benjamin Schneider and Dorothy Alwine, Clarence's younger sister, shared the June 12, 1934 wedding date with Clarence and Ruth. They had three children: Ronald, Edwin, and Renee Ann. Dorothy worked as a self-employed housekeeper, while Ben worked in retail at Sears and Strub-Wareham. He died in May of 1994; Dorothy died two years later on May 7, 1996 (Iowa City Press-Citizen, 1994; Iowa City Press-Citizen, 1996; Lovetinsky et al., p. 89).

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

June 12, 1934

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given.

Format

jpeg

Coverage

Johnson County, Iowa

Files

98.34.132.jpg

Citation

“Alwine-Schneider family wedding, 1934,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed June 13, 2021, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/119.

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