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  • Repository: st luke lutheran church (and)
  • Relation: MS Like a Mustard Seed The Slavia Settlement
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    • Andrew Duda, Sr. Family in Lakewood, Ohio, c. 1916

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Andrew Duda, Sr. and his family are photographed while living in Lakewood, Ohio, c. 1916. Left to right: 1. John, 2. Mrs. Katarina Duda, 3. Ferdinand, 4. Anna, 5. Andrew, Sr., 6. Andrew, Jr. After a 10 year hiatus in Ohio to earn capital for their...
    • Artesian well, Slavia, ca. 1915

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Two men (George Breha, left and Charles Mc Culley, well driller, shaking hands with a gushing artesian well. Slavia, ca. 1915. Snapshot, scanned from Dinda Family Collection, Courtesy: Robert Dinda, at SLLS in 2001. Image appeared in Like A Mustard...
    • Author, Dr. Paul Wehr.  c. 1980

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    • Dr. Paul Wehr, as he appeared c. 1980. Dr. Wehr was a professor of history at UCF and the author of "Like a Mustard Seed: the Slavia Settlement" (1982 - Mickler Publishing House), a history of the early years of Slavia and St. Luke's history.
    • Bridge over drainage canal

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • A dozen men sit on a bridge over a drainage canal, c. 1920. Most are unidentified, but Andrew Scerba is the 5th from left in group and Andrew Sobek is the third from right. Snapshot (courtesy, Gertrude Lukas) was scanned at SLLS in 2001. The image...
    • Celery field, Slavia, c. 1920s

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Michael Dinda, Sr. is shown standing in the celery field of the Dinda Farm in Slavia, c. 1920s. Snapshot (damaged corners), courtesy: Robert Dinda, was scanned at SLLS, 2001. Image appeared in Like a Mustard Seed: Like a Mustard Seed: The Slavia...
    • Celery seedbeds in Slavia, c. 1920s

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Celery seed beds on one of the farms in Slavia. Boards and cloth or paper coverings were used to shade the young crop. C. 1920s. Snapshot, courtesy: Elizabeth Duda, was scanned at SLLS, 2001. Image appeared in Like a Mustard Seed: Like a Mustard...
    • Confirmation class, February 22, 1931

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • The Confirmation Class of February 22, 1931, gathered outside the original, wood church with visiting pastor, Rev. Joseph Kucharik, who trained the students in the Catechism and officiated at the service. Left to right: 1. Olga Jakubcin, 2. Paul...
    • Covered wagon "schoolbus," Slavia, c. 1915

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Slavia children (13 in this photo), members of the Hruska, Mikler, Dinda, Duda and Ceman families, attended school in Oviedo. But their transportation, c. 1915, was by a horse-drawn covered wagon, which had to traverse the dirt road between Slavia...
    • Dedication to Rev. John Kucharik

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    • Dr. Paul Wehr chose to dedicate the text he had written to record the history of St. Luke's Lutheran Church and the Slavia community to Rev. John Kucharik... for good reason. This pastor held an important KEY to unlocking the community's historical...
    • Dinda celery field. 1930s

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Eight men stand in a Slavia celery field, owned by the Dinda Family. Michael Dinda, Sr. is third from left in the group and his son, Michael, Jr. is farthest right. (Other individuals are unidentified). The rows of young celery plants are enclosed...
    • Dinda Family's artesian well

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Michael Dinda, Sr. (left) and his son, Michael, Jr. are shown with the active artesian well on their homestead in Slavia, FL, ca. 1915. A pine forest can be seen in the background, with indigenous palmettos in the foreground. There appears to be a...
    • Dinda farm: Children and cattle

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Dinda Family children (c. 1915) with several cattle on their homestead in Slavia. Left to right are: Susan Dinda (with young bull and 2 calves); Helen Dinda (behind white heifer); John Dinda (wearing hat, bareback on horse). Image was scanned...
    • Dinda farm: Women feeding chickens, c. 1915

    • Slavia (Fla.) -- History
    • Dinda family women feeding their flock of chickens on the first Dinda farm in Slavia. c. 1915. Mrs. Michael Dinda, Sr., wearing a long skirt and apron, is reaching into a container for chicken feed, while daughter, Helen (barefooted and wearing a...

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