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ITALIAN

IT IS A CUSTOM AMONG ITALIAN-AMERICANS CELEBRATING
A WEDDING TO SALUTE THE NEWLYWEDS WITH A GLASS OF
WINE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT PERSONALLY WITNESSED THIS CUSTOM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Dinner

Date learned: 10-04-1967

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IT IS A POLISH CUSTOM TO PASS A BOWL AROUND AT A
WEDDING. THIS BRINGS THE NEWLYWEDS GOOD FORTUNE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT SAID THIS WAS ORIGINALLY MEANT FOR
GOOD LUCK AND NOW IT IS DONE TO TAKE UP A
COLLECTION FOR THE BAND.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Dinner

Date learned: 04-18-1965

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SLOVAK WEDDING TRADITION

AT WEDDINGS AFTER THE DINNER, A DIRTY, EMPTY DISH
IS PASSED AROUND AMONG THE GUESTS TO COLLECT MONEY
FOR THE NEWLY WEDS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Dinner

Date learned: 11-05-1968

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RUSSIAN WEDDING CUSTOM

IT IS CUSTOMARY FOR THE BRIDE AND GROOM TO MAKE A
A TOAST WITH EVERY MALE GUEST AT THE RECEPTION.
SINCE THIS WOULD MEAN TOTAL DISTRUCTION FOR THE GROOM
AND BRIDE, THEY ONLY HAVE ONE DRINK AS A TOKEN, THEN
THE BEST MAN TAKES THE NEWLYWEDS PLACE AND HE HAS
THE DRINKS WITH EVERY MALE GUEST.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Dinner

Date learned: 11-29-1969

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TRADITIONAL ITALIAN WEDDING DAY DINNER:
PREPARED BY BRIDE'S MOTHER, WITH HELP OF RELATIVES.
ANTIPASTO
SOUP AND GREENS
SPAGHETTI (WITH SHORT NOODLES FOR EASIER EATING)
AND GREENS
VEAL WITH PEAS AND MUSHROOMS
ROAST CHICKEN AND SALADS
WEDDING CAKE
INFORMANT SAID THAT AT HER WEDDING HER MOTHER WORKED
SO HARD PREPARING THE FOODS THAT HER FEET BOTHERED
HER THE REST OF HER LIFE AND WERE NEVER AS THEY
WERE BEFORE.

Where learned: DAUGHTERS HOME

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Dinner

Date learned: 10-26-1969

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AT A WEDDING, ALL THE GUESTS ARE GIVEN HARD CANDIES
AND SERVED SWEET SOFT DRINKS AND IT IS BELIEVED THAT
THESE WILL BRING SWEETNESS AND HAPPINESS INTO THE
LIVES OF THE NEWLYWEDS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; BAGHDAD ; IRAQ

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Dinner

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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