A collection of photographs during the life of Elizabeth Vass Manning.
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|2a||Photograph taken when she was about 5 years old|
|2b||Photograph taken when she was a young woman|
|2c||Photograph taken about 1918|
|2d||Photograph taken in 1920's|
|2e||Photograph taken in 1950's|
|2f||Photograph taken in 1970 with a bouquet of 80 roses on her 80th birthday|
|3a||Photograph taken about 1895 with brothers, George and Andrew|
|3b||Photograph of Cord and Elizabeth Manning in backyard|
|3c||Photograph taken at their forty-fifth anniversary|
|3d||Newspaper clipping for 50th anniversary in 1959|
|3e||Newspaper clipping for 50th anniversary in 1959 with couple who stood with them at their wedding|
|4a||Cord and Lizzie Manning's home in Cheyenne, Wyoming|
Left to right: Cord Manning, Ruth Manning (rear), Helen Manning (front), and Elizabeth Manning.
Mr. and Mrs. Cord Manning pose with their children and grandchildren at their 45th wedding anniversary celebration Sunday afternoon. Pictured left to right are: grandson, Donald Engstrom, their daughter, Mrs. Warren Doolittle, Elizabeth Manning, Mrs. Manning and grandson, Pat Doolittle, Mr. Manning, and their other daughter, Mrs. Darwin Engstrom and her daughter Linda. (Photo by Brammar)
Mr. and Mrs. Cord Manning Observe 45th Anniversary
More than 150 friends of Mr. and Mrs. Cord Manning called during open house Sunday afternoon to extend congratulations and best wishes to the couple on the 4th wedding anniversary. The reception was held at the home of the Manning's daughter, Mrs. Darwin Engstrom, who was assisted as hostess by her sister, Mrs. Warren Doolittle.
Linda Engstrom, granddaughter of the Mannings, presided at the guest book.
The beautifully appointed refreshment table was centered with an anniversary cake decorated with pink and white roses. Pouring were Mrs. Wilbur Fisher, Mrs. Jacob Ziegler and Mrs. Irene Vass.
The anniversary cake was baked by Mrs. Sam Faes, who also assisted in making the Mannings' wedding cake 45 years ago, using the same tins to bake the anniversary cake. Mrs. Faes also assisted in serving at the reception yesterday.
Other appointments carried out the pink and white color scheme.
Following their marriage in the little Harmony church near Laramie 45 years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Manning came to Cheyenne to establish their home. Mrs. Manning is the former Elizabeth Vass of Laramie.
The couple has two daughters, Mrs. Engstrom and Mrs. Doolittle and three grandchildren, Donald and Linda Engstrom and Pat Doolittle.
Published in the Wyoming state Tribune, Cheyenne, Wyoming on May 3, 1954.
A reception Sunday, May 3, in Fellowship hall at the Calvary Baptist church will honor Mr. and Mrs. Cord Manning on their golden wedding anniversary. All friends of the family are invited to attend from 2 until 5 o'clock. No invitations are being issued except through the press.
Mr. and Mrs. John Pearson of Laramie, who were attendants at the wedding 50 years ago, will be present at the reception.
Lizzie and Cord Manning were married May 2, 1909 at Harmony Community church which was 50 miles out of Laramie towards Woods Landing. The church was moved last year into Laramie and is now known as Grace Chapel.
The couple moved to Cheyenne four months after their marriage and Manning went to work for Joe Wasserman in the shoe store, where he worked until his retirement in 1957.
The Mannings had three daughters. Ruth, who died in 1929, Mrs. Warren Doolittle and Mrs. Darwin Engstrom, both of Cheyenne. There are three grandchildren, Donald Engstrom, who is residing in Tucson, Ariz., Linda Engstrom and Patrick Doolittle.
The anniversary celbration is being planned by the Manning's daughters and their families.
A RECEPTION in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Cord Manning, on their golden wedding anniversary, was given on Sunday, May 3, at the Calvary Baptist church. Their attendants of 50 years ago, Mr. and Mrs. John Pearson, were at the reception. Standing behind the beautifully appointed reception table are from left to right, Mrs. Pearson, Mrs. Manning, Manning and Pearson. (Photo by Brammar)
Helen's family moved into this house in June 1929. It was built on the outskirts of town at that time. The address is 106 West 2nd Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming. After they were married, they lived in the basement. Darwin did the carpentry and other work to build the kitchen in the basement. The aprtment only had one bedroom downstairs.