Feb. 1929: A costume ball for grownups. Lily is second from the right mit monocle, tie und snapbrim cap.
Lily with friends in Sterkrade, Germany, March 1929.
1929: Lily and Kurt back together, shortly before their wedding in Hannover. Can't you tell by the smile on her face?
Lily, Kurt and Elsbeth, just before the wedding.
June, 1929: Kurt has returned to Hannover temporarily to marry Lily.
A lovely portrait of Lily Reifisch.
A Kurt and Lily wedding portrait, July11, 1929.
July 25, 1929, after their honeymoon in the Hartz Mtns., Kurt and Lily are sailing to New York, and on to their new home in Los Angeles, CA.
Lily stands next to the Chevy they bought to drive from NY to LA. This is outside of their new apartment on St. Andrews Pl. in Hollywood.
As a new arrival to America, Lily sent this photo of the Colorado St. Bridge in Pasadena to her mother back in Germany.
The Biltmore Hotel in LA was another photo Lily sent home to Berthe.
Another photo she sent to Bertha, Santa Monica Beach 1929.
A photo of the Santa Barbara Biltmore that Lily sent home to her mother.
The palm tree lined streets of Beverly Hills, another photo Lily sent home to her mother.
Meanwhile, back in Hannover, Willi Weinlaub with little daughter, Edith in the park.
The families get together for bridge Circa 1931. L-R Louis Rehfisch, Gertrude Weinlaub, Adolph Weinlaub, and Berthe Rehfisch.
Feb. 1930, Gert and Adolph in the village of Bad Toltz.
Adolph W. with his new Chrysler. Taken between Oct. 1930 and Jan. 1931.
The Sterns, family friends of the parents of Lily. I love the look, the wardrobe and their dog in the center. This is in the huge park behind Hannover "Neue Rathaus" or new City Hall.
Winter 1930-1931. Edith and Willie Weinlaub in the city park in Hannover. This was a family outing during the solo trip home that Lily took.
Same family outing, Edith and mother, Liesel.
Again the same family outing. This time young Edith stands in front of Gertrude and Adolph Weinlaub.
A more formal shot of Gertrude, Adolph and granddaughter, Edith, during their Hannover Park outing while Lily was visiting.
Lily and Liesel during their Hannover Park outing. Lily is carrying her new 16m Kodak movie camera. Much of the footage appears in For the Life of Me.
Liesel and Lily just prior to Lily departing from the port of Bremen and her return to Kurt in America, Jan. 1931. Paul Rehfisch (brother of Lily) took this photo.