Sailor marriage license, 1952
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1952-06-23. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Sailor marriage license. 11/12: Sailor Lynn Kerr Marsden, 22, naval aviation electrician, 'phoning' in effort to obtain proof of age for marriage license. With him is his fiance, Elaine Patino, 18, of Venice. Couple were scheduled to be wed here at noon today, but plans so far have gone awry because Marsden unable to produce birth certificate or other necessary proof. 41/42: One pix shows the couple, Lynn Kerr Marsden, 22, and Elaine Patino, 18, happily holding up marriage certificate and navy affidavit which made issuance of marriage license possible, after 6 hour wait, other shows them leaving Santa Monica branch marriage license bureau. 34: After marriage, Elaine Patino Marsden wipes tears of happiness from eye. With her is husband, Lynn Marsden, of San Diego Naval Air Station. Wedding is over and groom Lynn Kerr Marsden lifts veil of his bride, Elaine Patino, to bestow wedding kiss after 4-hour late ceremony, wedding party, minister, 13 guests, flowers and wedding cake waited".