Elizabeth Parke Firestone, and Harvey Firestone, Jr. at Their 25th Wedding Anniversary Celebration, June 25, 1946

Summary

Elizabeth Parke, daughter of a prosperous Decatur, Illinois businessman, and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., son of the founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, married in June 1921. 25 years later, the couple celebrated their wedding anniversary at New York's Ritz Hotel. Mrs. Firestone, well-known for her refined sense of fashion, wore a sequined and beaded gown by American designer Carrie Munn.

Elizabeth Parke, daughter of a prosperous Decatur, Illinois businessman, and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., son of the founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, married in June 1921. 25 years later, the couple celebrated their wedding anniversary at New York's Ritz Hotel. Mrs. Firestone, well-known for her refined sense of fashion, wore a sequined and beaded gown by American designer Carrie Munn.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

25 June 1946

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Firestone Family Papers 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

89.492.1697.35

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mrs. Harvey Firestone, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8 in

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