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MARRIAGE CUSTOM

IT IS BAD LUCK FOR A GROOM TO SEE THE BRIDE BEFORE THE
CEREMONY, ON THE DAY OF THE WEDDING

Submitter comment: HEARD THIS AS A KID. THIS BELIEF JUST WENT AROUND IN A JEWISH HOM

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Custom
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 00-00-1974

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THE DAY THE GIRL MARRIES SHE IS NOT SUPPOSED TO SEE HER HUSBAND TO
BE, BEFORE THE CEREMONY, THIS WOULD BE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

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BELIEF LUCK

IT IS BAD LUCK FOR A GROOM TO SEE HIS BRIDE IN HER WEDDING DRESS
BEFORE THE CEREMONY

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 06-00-1972

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WEDDING SUPERSTITION

IT WAS BAD LUCK FOR THE GROOM TO SEE THE BRIDE IN HER WEDDING DRESS
OR EVEN THE DRESS ALONE AT ANYTIME BEFORE THE WEDDING.

Submitter comment: THIS IS A GERMAN CUSTOM.

Where learned: OHIO ; MOGADORE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Separation before wedding
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Dress Overall body coverUpper body and arms
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance

Date learned: 10-00-1976

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MARRIAGE CUSTOM

THE GROOM IS NOT SUPPOSED TO SEE THE BRIDE ON THE WEDDING
DAY UNTIL SHE IS GIVEN AWAY OR BAD LUCK WILL OCCUR.

Submitter comment: LEARNED IN CHILDHOOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; SHIPLE HALL ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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WEDDING CURSE

IF THE GROOM SEES THE BRIDE BEFORE THE CEREMONY, THE MARRIAGE
ENDS IN DIVORCE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: 03-21-1968

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WEDDING BELIEF

THE BRIDE MUST NOT SEE THE GROOM BEFORE THE WEDDING ON THE
WEDDING DAY OR SHE WILL HAVE BAD LUCK IN HER MARRIAGE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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WEDDING CUSTOM

"BRIDES CANNOT LET THE HUSBAND-TO-BE SEE THEM OR THE
WEDDING DRESS BEFORE THE WEDDING CEREMONY."

Submitter comment: HE DID NOT GO WITH HIS BRIDE WHEN SHE PICKED THE DRESS. ON THE
WEDDING DAY HE WAS MADE TO STAY IN THE ALLEY UNTIL THE BRIDE CAME
IN THE CHURCH, OUT OF HIS SIGHT. THEN HE WAS ALLOWED TO COME IN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: 01-23-1971

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MARRIAGE CUSTOM

IN MOST FAMILIES IT IS BAD LUCK FOR THE BRIDE AND GROOM TO SEE
EACH OTHER BEFORE THE CEREMONY. IN OUR FAMILY, BEFORE THE CEREMONY,
THE BRIDE AND GROOM, TOGETHER KNEEL BEFORE THE BRIDE'S FATHER AND
RECEIVE A BLESSING FOR A LONG, HAPPY MARRIAGE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: 02-19-1972

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WEDDING CUSTOM

ON THE DAY OF THE WEDDING, THE BRIDE AND GROOM ARE NOT SUPPOSED
TO SEE EACH OTHER AT THE ALTAR.

Submitter comment: I LEARNED THIS AT HIS (THE INFORMANT'S) WEDDING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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BRIDE AND GROOM CUSTOM

TO PREVENT BAD LUCK DURING THE MARRIAGE, THE GROOM SHOULDN'T
SEE THE BRIDE BEFORE THE CEREMONY.

Where learned: OHIO ; DAYTON

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: 00001950S

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FESTIVAL CUSTOM

IN THE UKRAINE, THE GROOM SHOULD NOT SEE HIS BRIDE UNTIL THE
MOMENT (TIME) THEY ARE ACTUALLY WED.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM RELATIVES IN THE UKRAINE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: 10-07-1967

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IT'S BAD LUCK FOR A BRIDE TO SEE THE GROOM ON THE DAY
OF THE WEDDING, BEFORE THE CEREMONY.

Submitter comment: COMMON BELIEF

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.545

Date learned: 12-04-1967

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THE GROOM IS NOT SUPPOSED TO SEE THE BRIDE IN HER
WEDDING DRESS BEFORE THE CEREMONY BEGINS OR IT
WILL BRING BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.545

Date learned: 03-04-1968

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IT IS BAD LUCK FOR THE GROOM TO SEE HIS FUTURE
BRIDE ON THEIR WEDDING DAY BEFORE THE CEREMONY.

Where learned: FLORIDA ; FORT LAUDERDALE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 08-00-1971

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