Substance. Life. That's what I saw in these images when my
mother first showed them to me. I was
inspired to design a web site devoted to this nostalgic
and captivating portrayal of prairie faces as seen through the
eyes of Steve Huziak.
Also, we are thrilled to feature two pictures of Steve (this
page and the previous page) taken in the mid 1920s with his
My mother and I hope that you share in the delight of these images.
Can you help?
Only some of the names of the
people in the photographs are known. These people retrieved from
oblivion look at us knowingly; they send us time-immobilized
gestures, the sign of existence ... maybe someone will
My mother and I are eager to communicate with anyone who can
identify the people in any of the images. They are likely from
the Zelaney, Martyniuk (Martiniuk), Fyck, Podollan, Bebyck, Tymchuk, Schab,
Lozinski, Angielsky, Yasinkski, Derworiz, Eftoda, Kawula (Kowela), Antochow,
Medwid, Wandy, Nowicky
families and others.
Help us preserve the history and heritage of the Wroxton and
Calder farmers by sharing your knowledge and