Dana & Emma (Tofting) White, 1972

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Description

Dana H. White and Emma (Tofting) White sit on a wooden church pew in between two white vases of flowers. He wears a suit and a white boutonniere, while she dons a striped dress, white gloves, and a corsage. This photograph was taken at their 54th wedding anniversary.

Dana H. White was born on October 29, 1897 in Jearoldstown, Tennessee to George H. and Dora Belle (Staten) White. Emma Tofting was born June 27, 1900 in Iowa to Christian Pederson and Sidsel Marie (Skriver) Tofting. They married on November 18, 1918 and had four children: Dorothy (b. 1919), Leo (b. 1921), Dana Ardell (b. 1922), and George (b. 1925).

In 1927, the family moved to Coralville, where they operated a dairy farm. Dana also worked for the River Products Company and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Ancestry Library; Lovetinsky et al., p. 127).

Emma died on August 26, 1977. Dana followed her in death on January 26, 1986 (Ancestry Library).

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

1972

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given.

Format

jpeg

Coverage

Johnson County, Iowa

Files

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Citation

“Dana & Emma (Tofting) White, 1972,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed September 22, 2021, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/183.

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