A weekly-ish blog sharing my series of collages about growing up in the South during the 1950s.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Brides were very young, marrying during or right after high school. If parents didn't give their consent, elopement was considered. Youthful marriages were romantic until babies began arriving. Young moms were overwhelmed, and dads didn't always have means to support his growing family.