The wedding party for Charles Day and Lura Bancroft, taken on the porch of Lura's
parents' house, at 46 Hopedale Street. (The house next to the Bancroft Library.) The
wedding took place on September 11, 1897.The photo is from the Bancroft Library
Hopedale history collection.
and her brother,Eben Draper Bancroft all also in the front row. Lura's sister, Anna
Bancroft is in the dark dress in the middle of the back row. The man behind her is
probably Howard Bracken, husband of Lilla Bancroft Bracken. The groom, Charles
Day, is behind Lura. Thanks to Dr. Robert Smith for help with identifications and also
for the clipping below. Articles from the Milford Daily Journal and Milford Daily News
are from the Bancroft Library.
The Days' home, Bellecrest, at 49 Hopedale Street.
Here the name is given as Laura, but
everywhere else that I've seen it, it's Lura.