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Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine Ardeer, Victoria

Ukrainian Hall

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83-87 Suspension Street Ardeer Victoria (map)
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Photo - Olya Jursa

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Coloured photo, with date typed under photo. Photo is attached to cardboard backing, is also framed with light blue patterned border. Mrs Jursa is wearing a red top and large framed black glasses.

Historical information

Mrs Olya Jursa was principal of Ukrainian Saturday school, 'Ivan Franko' Sunshine from 1984 to 1989.

Photo, Members of Ukrainian Association Sunshine

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo.

Historical information

Back row: Michael Toczynski, Dmytro Jarka, Iwan Jaworskyj, Slavko Chudyk, Tadej Pajda, Peter Muc, Slavko Hluczko, Steven Hryciw, Iwan Kosodij, Dmytro Krywinskyj, Steven Muc Middle row: Fedir Wowk, Ignatious Kurshnir, Wasyl Pidwysozkyj, Wasyl Javemiak, Steven Neilczuk, Steven Soltys, Joseph Suitryk, Peter Koniuk, Mykola Jurczyszyn, Anton Kug, Wasyl Tymczenko, Peter Powarczuk. Front row (seated): Michael Soroka, Leon Tomyn, Michael Andryjishyn, Oleksa Jarka, Dmytro Jakubiak, Michael Jurczyszyn, Wasyl Lewinski, engineer I. Slynko, Wasylyna Lewinski, Iwan Derkacz, Juchim Bezkorowajnyj, Gregory Rewega.

Photo - Maria Tsikoya

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Coloured photo , with date typed under photo. Photo is attached to cardboard backing, is also framed with light blue patterned border. M/s Tsikoya is wearing a light violet top and is standing in front of a green hedge.

Historical information

M/s Maria Tsikoya was principal of Ukrainian Saturday school 'Ivan Franko' Sunshine from 1990 to 1998

Photo - Dmitro Nosiara

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and White photo, with dates typed under photo. Photo is attached to cardboard backing,is also framed with a light blue patterned border. Photo has be laminated.

Historical information

Mr Dmitro Nosiara was the first principal of Ukrainian Saturday School 'Ivan Franko in Sunshine. Mr. Nosiara was principal from 1953 to 1960, and again from 1963 to 1964.

Document - Initiative Committee Members of Ukrainian Association

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Mosaic boarder 3cm wide. Black tiny tiles - 2 straight lines. D.ark green and light green tiles form the ivy pattern

Photo - First home of Jarka family, 1950's in West Sunshine

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo.

Historical information

Example of type of first homes built in the area, in the 1950's

Photo - Celebrating 25 years of Ukrainian Schools in Victoria. Sunshine students

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Colour photo

Photo - Concert at First Community Hall 1950's

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Children in Ukrainian traditional costumes take part in a concert at the ukrainina's first community hall in Langley Street, Ardeer, early 1950's

Photo - Natalie Sakowskyj

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Coloured photo , with date typed under photo. Photo is attached to cardboard backing, is also framed with light blue patterned border. M/s Sakowskyj is wearing and orange top in the photo. Photo has been laminated.

Historical information

M/s Natalie Sakowskyj was principal of Ukrainian Saturday school 'Ivan Franko' during 1999.

Photo, - Maria Kowshek

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo, with date typed under photo. Photo is attached to cardboard backing, is also framed with light blue patterned border. Photo has been laminated.

Historical information

Mrs. Maria Kowshek was principal of Ukrainian Saturday school 'Ivan Franko' Sunshine from 1968 to 1976.

Document - First Elected Committee members of Ukrainian Association.

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Mosaic edge boarder 3cm wide. Black tiny tiles - 2 straight lines. Dark green and light green tiles form ivy pattern.

Historical information

First elected committee from 30th March 1952 to 29th March 1953.

Photo - Gregory Vyshnevij

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo, with dates typed under photo. Photo is attached to cardboard backing,is also framed with light blue patterned border. Photo has been laminated.

Historical information

Mr. Gregory Vyshnevij was principal of Ukrainian Saturday school 'Ivan Franko' in Sunshine from 1961 to 1962.

Photo - Ukrainian Dance Group, Sonasnyj Promin

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo

Historical information

Ukrainian Dance Group, Sonasnyj Promin performing at the concert in Ardeer hall during the opening ceremony 1957

Photo - Ukrainian children preparing to go carolling at Christmas time.

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Ukrainian children in traditional costume at the old hall in Langley Street, Ardeer, preparing to go carolling at Christmas time, They would visit the homes of all local Ukrainian families.

Photo - Stephen Lysenko

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo, with date typed under photo. Photo is attached to cardboard backing, is also framed with a light blue patterned border. photo has been laminated.

Historical information

Mr. Stephen Lysenko was principal of Ukrainian Saturday School 'Ivan Franko' Sunshine during 1967.

Photo - Ivan Franko School Choir 1957

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo

Historical information

Student choir take part in a concert in their new hall.

LP Vinyl Record - Songs of the heart

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Vinyl record housed in record cover

Significance

Representative of Ukrainian folk music in the 1960s

Photo - Opening of new Ukrainian Hall in Suspension Street

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

black and white photo

Historical information

Nadia Kosodij and Michael Jaremiak cut the ribbon at the official opening of the new Ukrainian hall in Suspension Street, Ardeer. march 1957. Mykola Dawydiuk, Secretary of the Ukrainian Association (left) and Leon Tomyn (right) both heavily involved with the project, take part in the opening ceremony.

Photo - Jarka family

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Historical information

The Jarka family, one of the first Ukrainian families to settle in Ardeer: Oleska Jarka (holding baby), Mrs Jarka (standing)

Significance

Showing how Ardeer looked when first settlers arrived.

Photo - Vlodymir Muc

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo, with date typed under photo. Photo is attached to cardboard backing, is also framed with a light blue patterned border. Photo has been laminated

Historical information

Mr. Vlodymir Muc was principal of Ukrainian Saturday school 'Ivan Franko' Sunshine from 1977 to 1983.

Photo - School concert, Ivan Franko School

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and White photo

photo - School photo of Students and Teachers of Ivan Franko school 1970's

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

black and white photo

Document - 2nd & 3rd terms of office Committee Members

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Mosaic outer boarder 3cm wide. black tiny tiles - 2 straight lines. Dark green and light green tiles form ivy pattern.

Photo - First, Grade 7 graduating class 1960

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo on thick cardboard paper

Historical information

Graduating students were the first to complete 7 grades of Ukrainian school of our first settlers' familes to Australia.

Photo - Mayor of the City of Sunshine

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo

Historical information

Cr. Joe Parsons, Mayor of the City of Sunshine, speaks at rthe opening of the new Ukrainian hall, 1957. among the guests were Crs Chaplin and Ainsworth, Father Glover, Roman Catholic priest (on left) and Father Mykola Iwanco, Ukrainian Catholic priest (on the right side).

Poster - Presidents of School Committees

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Rectangular poster with tan coloured paper panels with Ukrainian writing, glued onto a white background. There is also tan and black diamond pattern cut outs, on both top corners. A black and white photo is glued on the right side of the poster.

Historical information

Top centre panel: In Ukrainian as follows. (Top line) Presidents of School Committees. (Next line) School Ivan Franko Sunshine. Left side panel contents. Names of presidents and their terms of office: 1953 Mikola Lipkevyh, 1954 Leon Tomyn, 1955-56 Basil Levinsky, 1957 Basil Chudiak, 1958 Peter Powachuk, 1959 Victor Tkacz, 1960-63 Joseph Potocznyj, 1964-67 Theodore Wowk, 1968 Ivan Hawryliuk, 1969 Ilko Masendycz, 1970 Julie Soltys, 1971-73 Bohdan Lech, 1974 Basil Levinsky, 1975 Peter Powarchuk, 1976 Valia Fedor, 1977-78 Mikola Fedor, 1979-82 Hryhrik Anolak, 1983-85 Volodymur Luciw, 1985 Roman Hawryliuk, Roman Cymbalak, Slavko Bokjczuk. Caption under photo. (Standing from left to right) Basil Levinsky, Peter Powarchuk, Ivan Hawryliuk, Basil Chugiak, Mikola Lipkevyh. (Sitting from left to right)Theodore Wowk, Ilko Masendycz, Bohdan Lech, Julie Soltys, Joseph Potocznyj, Leon Tomyn.

Photo - School photo of Students and Teachers of Ivan Franko school 1970's

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo

Photo - Ukrainian Sunshine Drama Group in 50's

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

black and white photo

Historical information

Cast of the Ukrainian drama group puts on a show, Retelling old stories in new setting at Ardeer's Ukrainian hall.

Photo - Ivan Franko School end of year 1960's

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black & white photograph, with a border of traditional Ukrainian needlework pattern

Historical information

Students and staff of Ivan Franko Ukrainian Saturday school

Photo - Ivan Brozntskyy

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo, with date typed under photo. photo is attached to cardboard backing, is also framed with light blue patterned border. photo has been laminated.

Historical information

Mr. Ivan Brozntskyy was principal of Ukrainian Saturday school 'Ivan Franko' Sunshine from 1965 to 1966.

Photo - Last day of school year

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Coloured

Historical information

To celebrate the end of school year, students attended church service at Dormition of Mother of God, Ardeer 10/12/1988

Photo - End of school year concert in early 1950's

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Black and white photo

Book - Photo Album

Ukrainian Historical Society Sunshine, Ardeer

Book is black.Back page is coloured straw design.

Historical information

The geometric pattern mimic Ukrainian embroidery design,using straw marquetry technique (which is similar to that of wood marquetry). The wheat straw was soaked in different pigments to achieve the required shades,dried,split and ironed flat. Then cut into various sizes and shapes to create this pattern. The pieces where then glued onto a backing board.The backing board was then glued on the back of the photo album. This album was received as a birthday gift in early1960's.

Significance

This form of straw art is very rarely seen today.

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photographs