||Wedding of Mary Zwarka and Andrew Babyak
|DATE OF ORIGINAL
|DATE OF DIGITAL
||CEMENT CITY, MO - Although this wedding
took place in Cement City, Mo. near Kansas City, many of these people
eventually transferred to the Atlas Portland Cement Company town of
Ilasco. The newlyweds, Mary Zwarka and Andrew Babyak would have one
child that died at birth and later divorce, but on this day the occasion
is a happy one. The participants are identified, from left to right,
as follows : row 1 (seated) - Mary Zwarka (bride and Andrew Babyak (groom)
row 2 - Martin Zwarka (married to Anna Hlasnik), Anna Perusiek, Steve
Juricak, Mary Balko Zivicky, John Salva, Anna Zivicky Polc, John Kacik,
||P.H. Grinter (Independence, Mo.)
||Hannibal Free Public Library (Hannibal,
||Immigrants, Slovak -- Missouri -- Ilasco
||Weddings -- Missouri -- Ilasco.
||Babyak, Mary Zwarka.
||Black and white photograph, 10" by
8", excellent condition ; inside dark grey decorative frame, 13"
by 11", name of studio embossed lower right quadrant.