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From the Archives: Weddings in 1968

It Makes the World Go Round

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

Guests shower Vincent and Lynn—the newly pronounced Mr. and Mrs. Marrapodi—as they exit the church.

Photograph: Courtesy of Lynn Marrapodi

En Route to Marble Collegiate Church

President Richard Nixon escorts his daughter, Julie, to marry Dwight David Eisenhower II. The 500-person reception took place in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel. Guests danced to rock and roll, at the groom’s request.

Photograph: Frank Hurley/New York Daily News

Huntington Townhouse, East Northport, N.Y.

Joy and Jonathan Santlofer strike a “Victorian mod” pose for a photographer friend. A reception of 100 guests followed.

Photograph: Courtesy of Joy and Jonathan Santlofer

Huntington Townhouse

George and Barbara McVetty cut the cake; she flaunts long sleeves and an oversize rosette headpiece.

Photograph: Courtesy of George and Barbara McVetty

St. Clement’s Episcopal Church

Joan Baez and David Harris, a leading Vietnam draft resister, exchange vows in Manhattan.

Photograph: Associated Press

Audubon Park, Jersey City, N.J.

“Dirty Dog” places a helmet on his new bride.

Photograph: by Leonard Detrick/New York Daily News

Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Jodi Luciano feigns jealousy as her new husband, Daniel, pretends to make out with the maid of honor.

Photograph: Courtesy of Jodi Luciano

Fayerweather Hall, Columbia University

During a student takeover, which denounced segregation and Vietnam, a Protestant chaplain declares Richard Egan and Andrea Burrow “children of the New Age.”

Photograph: Ann Douglas

Leonard’s, Great Neck, N.Y

Phyllis Grossman and Robert Jules Siegel, summer-camp sweethearts, discuss last-minute details with their rabbi.

Photograph: Courtesy of Phyllis and Robert Siegel