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  • Vladimir Linder
    Apr 9, 2008
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      I have detailed photographs of the ICONS of most Orthodox wooden
      churches in SLOVAKIA
      Contact me for details and pricing.

      At 03:36 PM 4/9/2008, you wrote:

      >How fascinating, June. There are several Orthodox churches in
      >Oregon, mostly between Eugene and Portland. I hope you can find one
      >for a visit. It would be great if you could photograph your
      >grandmother's icons and share them. I knew a Russian lady about
      >thirty years ago, whose family had fled through Harbin, China.
      >Perhaps that is the route your family took.
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: June McKee
      >To: <mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS%40yahoogroups.com>SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 12:23 PM
      >Subject: Re: [S-R] Re: Need Icon pictures!
      >I find this subject also interesting, my mother is Russian and was
      >raised in the Orthodox church in San Francisco. Her mother fled from
      >Russia with herr mother and a brother during the wars in 1904 or
      >there abouts. There are some horrible stories my grandmother told of
      >their journey to either China or Japan and then Hawiai and finally
      >Oakland California. My mother had an uncle which was a Bishop in the
      >Russian Orthadox church in Russia but searching information for that
      >area is not possible so I cant find out much more. There is a Very
      >small church here in Oregon which is about two hours away from me
      >and the only one I have seen in this area. I stoped to go in when
      >passing and there was nowone around but was able to get on their
      >mailing list and recieve information from time to time from the
      >Carpatho-Rusyn Research Center. My mother has three very old Icons
      >which my grandmother brought with her from Russia when she left at
      >the age of 5, I am still holding my b! reath to get one of them. My
      >mom isnt ready to let them go yet. My father is my Slovak side.
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: vchromoho
      >To: <mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS%40yahoogroups.com>SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Monday, April 07, 2008 4:52 PM
      >Subject: [S-R] Re: Need Icon pictures!
      >Hello Linda,
      >Thanks for the very interesting information from Slovaktown. I
      >collect information about out-of-the-way Carpatho-Rusyn immigrant
      >communities in the U.S. I have some sketchy information about an
      >Orthodox church in Slovaktown (the only other Orthodox church
      >anywhere nearby was in Hartshorne, Oklahoma, not exactly close at
      >325 miles away!), but would love to obtain any photographs. I have
      >an old article in Russian about an Orthodox bishop's visitation of
      >both places circa 1910. The Hartshorne church was also founded by
      >Carpatho-Rusyns, and still exists today.
      >Is it possible for you to scan these photographs and either post
      >them in the files section here or email them to me?
      >Thank you!
      >Rich Custer
      >--- In
      >"Linda Uhiren"
      ><lindauhiren@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello from Arkansas -
      > > I am new to the Slovak Roots Group and have not yet had time to
      >introduce myself. I am researching the history of the 1894
      >settlement of our farming community, Slovak, Arkansas (formerly
      >called Slovaktown).
      > > Your request for icons interests me because there was a Russian
      >Orthodox Church here at that time, but little is known of it's
      >history. I have been loaned a picture of the church exterior and
      >an interior group photo.
      > > Behind the group, is an archway to the altar area with a door on
      >either side. Across the wall area and above the doors are what I
      >would call icons. On the wall above the altar crucifix is a single
      >icon. There are 12 small icons in all. Through the open door to my
      >left is a larger picture of Christ praying with the light of God
      >shining on him. Most of the icons are not clear but are
      >recognizable. This is a good clear picture otherwise. Some
      >tapestries are shown also. The church and cemetery are known as
      >St. Marys Russian Orthodox . That Church building burned and a
      >second one was later built. When the congregation dwindled, the
      >building was moved to Stuttgart and still stands as a Hall building
      >for the Episcopalian Church.
      > > Another church of that time remains. It is Saints Cyril and
      >Methodius Catholic Church and cemetery. A former resident has sent
      >an icon type picture of Sts. Cyril and Methodius which is displayed
      >there. This information may not be of any use to you but I hope
      >some of the readers find it interesting . I would like to know
      >where to find information to better inform me of this religion.
      > >
      > > If any of you have ties to the Slovak community here, I would love
      >to hear from you.
      > > Thank you,
      > > Linda Uhiren
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Paw1776
      > > To:
      > <mailto:rusynheritage%40yahoogroups.com>rusynheritage@yahoogroups.com;<mailto:rusyns%40yahoogroups.com>rusyns@yahoogroups.com;slovak-
      > > Sent: 4/5/2008 5:44:18 PM
      > > Subject: [SPAM][S-R] Need Icon pictures!
      > >
      > >
      > > Our MN Rusin Association is exhibiting once again at the Festival
      >of Nations the first weekend in May. This year's theme is Art and
      >Architecture and we are featuring the architecture of the wooden
      >churches. We have a "mini iconostas" with which we need to furnish
      >five icons plus one for behind the "altar table." I am trying to
      >find pictures of icons from the same church so that the iconography
      >is the same style and preferably a more simple, folk style. The
      >pictures must be sharp enough to be blown up so that they fit the
      >iconostas. Obviously we will need one of Christ and one of the
      >Theotokos and Christ Child. We will have two additional panels and
      >would like to have Sts. Cyril and Methodius and St. Nicholas but I
      >am not going to be choosy...I will take whatever I can find. Also we
      >need the Last Supper and something appropriate to hang behind the
      >altar, perhaps the Ascension.
      > >
      > > If you have taken photos inside one of the wooden churches and are
      >willing to share these with us we would greatly appreciate it. I
      >have scoured several books and unfortunately most of the pictures
      >were either taken from a distance, at an angle or have a lampada
      >hanging in front of them.
      > >
      > > Thank you!
      > >
      > > Polly Russinik Walker
      > >
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