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FOLLOWING A MARRIAGE IN FRANKLINVILLE, NEW YORK,
FRIENDS AND RELATIVES OF THE COUPLE FORM A PARADE
BEHIND THE WEDDING CAR. THIS PARADE WEAVES THROUGH
THE TOWN TOOTING CAR HORNS.

Where learned: NEW YORK ; FRANKLINVILLE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.082

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IT IS CUSTOMARY, WHEN A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY GETS
MARRIED, TO TIE A HOUSEHOLD ROLLING PIN ON THE
NEWLYWEDS CAR OR IN THEIR BELONGINGS. THE ROLLING
PIN IS SUPPOSED TO SIGNIFY THE DOMESTICITY THE
WIFE IS GOING TO FORCE ON HER HUSBAND.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT PERSONALLY WITNESSED THIS EVENT.

Where learned: WISCONSIN ; APPLETON

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.082

Date learned: 10-16-1967

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OLD SHOES ARE ALWAYS PUT ON THE BACK OF THE CAR TO
BRING GOOD LUCK TO THE NEW COUPLE.

Where learned: LIBRARY

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.082

Date learned: 11-15-1968

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WHEN MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY GET MARRIED, IT IS A COMMON
PRACTICE TO TIE TIN CANS AND/OR OLD SHOES ON THE
NEWLYWEDS CAR.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT PERSONALLY WITNESSED THIS EVENT.

Where learned: WISCONSIN ; APPLETON

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.082

Date learned: 10-16-1967

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IT IS VERY OFTEN A PRACTICE IN APPLETON, WISCONSIN
TO STUFF THE CAR OF THE NEWLY MARRIED COUPLE WHILE
THEY ARE IN THE CHURCH. THE STUFFING IS USUALLY
DONE WITH NEWSPAPERS AND MAKES IT NECESSARY FOR THE
NEWLYWEDS TO REMOVE THE PAPERS FROM THE CAR BEFORE
LEAVING.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT PERSONALLY WITNESSED THIS EVENT.

Where learned: WISCONSIN ; APPLETON

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.082

Date learned: 10-16-1967

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WHEN A COUPLE IS MARRIED, THEIR FRIENDS MESS UP THEIR
CAR. THEY PUT WATERMELONS UNDER THE WHEELS AND PUT
WHIP(PED)CREAM AND EGGS ON THE CAR. THEY ALSO
FILL THE INSIDE OF THE CAR WITH RICE AND NEWSPAPER.
THIS IS TO TEASE THEM BECAUSE THE COUPLE "FINALLY
GOT CAUGHT."

Submitter comment: THIS IS DONE IN KANSAS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; KANSAS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.082

Date learned: 11-00-1970

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