Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library in San Jose is hosting the War Brides Past & Present Exhibit.

The exhibit features pictures, wedding gowns and war brides who will share their own personal history.

This year marks the 67th year the War Brides Act was signed by Congress, which opened U.S. immigration for the first time to women, men and their children who left their countries for the love of U.S. Servicemen or U.S. Servicewomen. They emigrated from more than 50 countries throughout Europe, United Kingdom and South Pacific.

You can view their wedding love stories, and 1940's artifacts, every Saturday in January and February between noon and 3:00 p.m., except Jan 12 and February 9. You can also visit with a WWII war bride and see her wedding dress and vintage clothing on display.

On Saturday, WWII War Bride, Francesca Stewart, will be there to tell her story of war torn Italy and how she and her family survived.

The exhibit will be on the fourth floor of the library at 150 E. San Fernando St.



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