[No place]: [Circa 1940s].
Hardcover. Oblong folio measuring 14 “x 11". Black boards with gilt decorations. Contains 57 gelatin silver black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 2” x 1” and 5” x 4” with captions and some negatives. Edgewear, a small indent on the front board, and bumped corners, thus very good album with near fine photographs.
A young couple’s photo album featuring photographs of their wedding and life together. Beverly Keister and Loren Robert Holland were married in the 1940s during a Twelfth Night Ceremony, which is celebrated on the 5th of January 12 days after Christmas. Pictures of the event are in the first part of the album showing Keister receiving gifts and spending times with friend and family. Holland flew jets for the United States Air Force in World War II and many photographs show the air crafts as well as pictures of the landscape from within the cockpit. One picture shows the full interior of the jet that Holland was piloting as well as shots of other planes flying next to Holland’s. There are also pictures of Holland while he was at the aviation base playing on both the boxing and basketball team. A few of the photographs show young children, presumably the couple’s children greeting Holland, who is wearing a Groucho Marks mask. Another funny photo shows Holland holding and caring for his peculiar pets, a raccoon and a monkey.
An interesting photo album of a young couple marrying before the husband went off to fight in World War II.