Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #92

Couple: Barbara Adams and Robert Branch III

Date of Wedding:  November 23, 1963

Place: Lincoln Memorial Congregational Temple United Church of Christ (Washington, D.C.)

Officiant: Reverend Channing Phillips

Fun facts

The couple's engagement was featured in Jet magazine. 

The bride's gown was by Bianchi of New York.  The elbow-length sleeves were white-mink trimmed and the illusion veil was topped by a pill box of mink.

The bride wore a strand of pearls given to her by the groom and she carried a bouquet of white orchids.

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