Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #15

Couple: Auldlyn Higgins and Edgar Thomas Williams, Jr.

Date of Wedding:  May 23, 1964

Place: St. James Episcopal Church (Baltimore, MD)

Officiant: Reverend Donald O. Wilson

Fun facts

The bride wore an empire gown of white silk linen.  Her chapel-length illusion veil was attached to a halo of silk linen trimmed with pearls.

The groom was an Ebony magazine Bachelor of the Year.

The bride graduated from the Westover School in Middlebury, CT and from Fisk University in Nashville, TN.

The groom graduated from Brooklyn College.

The couple's wedding was featured in the New York Times and the New York Amsterdam News.

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