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Original church; Wood church; Early congregation; First church; Cemetery


Narrative written by Ferdinand Duda, Sr. to describe this photo in 50 Years of Grace and Mercy (1962): "St. Luke's Congregation after a Church Service in August, 1936, by our old church located in the new cemetery. From left to right: Row one: Donald Mikler, Mike Mikler, Jr., Ruth Mikler. Row two: Daniel Lukas, George Buidosik, Andy Mertan, Milan Jakubcin, George Duda, Jr., George Mertan, Dusan Lukas, Mildred Mertan, Betty Mikler, Joey Mertan, Lillian Jakubcin, Blanche Duda, Ella Buidosik, Emily Jakubcin, Johnnie Duda, Edward Duda. Row Three: Ferdinand Jakubcin, Andrew Duda, Jr., Ferdinand Duda, Paul Mikler, Charles Blake, John Jakubcin, Pastor S. M. Tuhy, Mrs. Olga Tuhy, Andrew Jakubcin, Olga Jakubcin, Mary Mikler, Anna Jakubcin, Vera Duda, Olga Duda, Elizabeth Mikler, Julia Jakubcin, George Jakubcin, Jr. Row four: Anna Mikler, Susie Mikler, Joe L. Mikler, Mrs. Paul Lukas, Mrs. Buidosik, Joe B. Mikler, Mrs. George Duda, Mrs. Martin Stanko, Mrs. George Mertan, Mrs. Michael Mikler, Mrs. Joseph Mikler, Sr., Mrs. Barbara Jakubcin, Mrs. John Duda, Baby Walter Duda, Andrew Mikler, Paul Lukas, Johnny Mikler. Row five: Stephen Mikler, Milton Lukas, Paul Lukas, Sr., Julius Buidosik, Strycko John Duda, George Duda, Martin Stanko, George Mertan, Michael Mikler, Sr., Joseph Mikler, Sr., Andrew Jakubcin, Sr., John Duda, Andrew Duda, Sr., Mike Mikler." Snapshot (courtesy: Elaine Lavender) was scanned at SLLS, 2001 for the church's 90th anniversary display. Image also appears in Like a Mustard Seed (1982) and 50 Years of Grace and Goodness (1962).




Slavia (Fla.) -- History

Subject-Personal Names

Duda, Ferdinand, Sr.; Mikler, Donald; Mikler, Michael, Jr.; Mikler, Ruth; Lukas, Daniel; Buidosik, George; Mertan, Andy; Jakubcin, Milan; Duda, George, Jr.; Mertan, George; Lukas, Dusan; Mertan, Mildred; Mikler, Betty; Mertan, Joe; Jakubcin, Lillian; Duda, Blanche; Buidosik, Ella; Duda, John L.; Duda, Edward; Jakubcin, Ferdinand; Duda, Andrew, Jr.; Blake, Charles; Jakubcin, John; Tuhy, Stephen, Rev.; Tuhy, Olga; Jakubcin, Andrew; Jakubcin, Olga; Mikler, Mary; Jakubcin, Anna; Duda, Vera; Duda, Olga; Mikler, Elizabeth; Jakubcin, Julia; Jakubcin, George, Jr.; Mikler, Anna; Mikler, Susan; Lukas, Paul; Mrs. Buidosik; Mikler, Joe B.; Duda, George; Stanko, Martin; Mertan, George; Mikler, Michael, ST; Mikler, Katarina; Jakubcin, Barbara; Mikler Duda, Katherine (Katie); Mikler, Andrew; Lukas, Paul, Jr.; Mikler, Johnny; Mikler, Stephen; Lukas, Milton; Lukas, Paul, Sr.; Buidosik, Julius; Duda, "Strycko" (Uncle) John; Duda, John, Sr.; Duda, George; Stanko, Martin; Mertan, George; Mikler, Michael, ST; Mikler, Joseph, ST; Duda, John; Duda, Andrew, Sr.; Mikler, Michael (Mike), ML; Mikler, Paul; Mikler, Joe L.; Jakubcin, Andrew, Sr.


Seminole County, Fla.; Slavia (Fla.)



Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Front of Postcard


St. Luke's Lutheran Church and School; DSpace at St. Luke's

Repository Collection

St. Luke's Lutheran Church: Original church 1912-1938

CFM Storyline

People; Places; Social Life



Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact St. Luke's Lutheran Church at 2021 W SR 426, Oviedo, FL 32765 or (407) 365-3408.

Digital Publisher

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Oviedo, Fla.

Digital Reproduction Specifications

This image was derived from an uncompressed TIFF image scanned at a minimum of 400 dpi.

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Original church; Wood church; Early congregation; First church; Cemetery