1968 Tavern Ladies

On Thursday evening, April 25, 1968, a group of women from Riegel's first shift Spinning Department honored one of their own with a pre-wedding dinner at the Tavern in Trion.

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The honoree, Mabel Broome (center), is shown with several coworkers and friends including Sarah Hood, Jewel Studdard, Gracie Broome, Louise Tripp, Katherine Landers, Annie H. Swope, Venice Hughes, Margaret Williams, Martha Wells, Wanda Gill, Gertrude Pledger, Frances Saylors, Mary Ellen Tripp, and Faye Nell McDowell.

The honoree was wed to John M. Shockley of LaFayette the following weekend.

Photograph by T. Emmett Nunn. Courtesy of Chattooga County Library.
Information from the Trion Facts.

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