A collection of photographs during the life of Emmett McCord "Cord" Manning.
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|2a||Photograph taken when he was a young adult about 1918|
|2b||Photograph taken when he was a young adult about 1920 at work in Mr. Wasserman's shoe store|
|2c||Photograph taken in the 1920's|
|2d||Photograph taken about 1950|
|2e||Photograph taken about 1950 with Shriner Fez|
|3a||Photograph taken in about 1889 with Sister Clara|
|3b||Photograph of Cord and Elizabeth Manning with Daughters, Ruth and Helen|
|3c||Photograph at the shoe store with Mr. Wasserman and Mr. Henderson|
|3d||Photograph or Cord and Elizabeth Manning in backyard|
|3e||Photograph taken at their forty-fifth anniversary|
|3f||Newspaper clipping for 50th anniversary in 1959|
|3g||Newspaper clipping for 50th anniversary in 1959 with couple who stood with them at their wedding|
|4a||Cord Manning's home in Cheyenne, Wyoming|
|4b||Newspaper clipping for his obituary|
Cord Manning on the left was probably 2 or 3 years old and his sister is a year and half younger.
Left to right: Cord Manning, Ruth Manning (rear), Helen Manning (front), and Elizabeth Manning.
Pictured left to right: Mr. Roy Henderson, Mr. Cord Manning and Mr. Joe Wasserman, store owner. These three men worked in this store together for 45 years. Notice all of shoes stacked on the walls. A ladder was needed to reach the upper shoes. At the back of the store was a flouroscope where you could see how the shoes fit on your feet.
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.
Cord Manning Dies at 79
Cord Manning, of 106 W. 2nd Ave., died today at Memorial Hospital after and extended illness. He was 79.
Manning had lived in Cheyenne for 57 years. For 48 years, he was associated with the Wasserman Shoe Store.
He was born July 26, 1886, at Oskaloosa, Iowa. Manning and the former elizabeth Vass were married May 2, 1909, at Laramie. They observed their 57th wedding anniversary this year.
Manning was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, AF and AM Lodge No. 40 and Wyoming Consistory No. 1. He was a past president of the Cheyenne Shrine Club.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Darwin Engstrom and Mrs. Warren Doolittle, both of Cheyenne; three grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Clara James of Yuma, Ariz.; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. R. C. Anderson of Cheyenne.
Funer services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday at the Calvary Baptist Church, with interment at Lakeview. The rev. Walter Scherbaum will officiate.
Friends who prefer may contribute to the Memorial Fund of the Calvary Baptist Church.
The Schrader Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.