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Bride Bingo

board game

An Ohio manufacturer produced a series of games for use at bridal showers in the late 1950s, just as the famed postwar baby boom was drawing to a close. Shower attendees could match bingo squares marked with traditional wedding customs, such as "matron of honor," and "wedding ceremony." Bridal showers are traditional times for giving gifts, this game probably made for a useful shower gift or an impulse buy during the planning stages.

  • Manufacturer: The Leister Game Co.
  • Material: printed paper | cardstock
  • Origin: Toledo, OH
  • Style: matching
  • Object ID: 116.1799
  • Credit Line: Gift of Ron and Grace Dechant
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