First interracial marriage licence

Description

A marriage license from July 30, 1952, for E. Joe Smith and Adrienne Bankert. This is the earliest license issued to an interracial couple after the law was repealed in 1951. Smith and Bankert were married in Portland, but list Seattle as their respective residences. For more information contact https://multco.us/records/county-archives

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  • 6 pages

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In copyright. Used by permission of the copyright holder, who retains publication rights thereto. Use of resources from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Images may be used freely with attribution.

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  • PUtxt_000461

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July 30, 1952

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