agosto 15, 2018

August Minarik graduation

All of the Amrican-born children of Josef and Aloise Minarik appear to have attended 8 years of grammar school in the Pilsen a

noviembre 16, 2017

Pilsen playground

Grandmother with my mother and uncle

noviembre 16, 2017

Pilsen neighborhood

My mother as little girl in Pilsen neighborhood. Hoping to identify exact location by identifying building in background..

noviembre 16, 2017

Old Pilsen 18th St.Restaurant

Younger girl is my mother and young boy is my uncle. They are standing in front of the restaurant run by my grandmother on 18t

noviembre 16, 2017

NW View of 17th Street

This is the only photo that I have showing the NW view of 17th Street from1743, showing Stas candy store. My cousin, Margery S

noviembre 16, 2017

1920’s Restaurant on 18th Street

Picture of my grandmother, my mother (little girl), uncle and others in front of storefront “people’s restaurant a

noviembre 1, 2017

Pastorek family

My grandmother, Cecila Moniak Pastorek, with her daughters, Emily & Celia, about 1918. This is their address at that time:

noviembre 1, 2017


Celia Pastorek and John Solkowski (my maternal aunt & uncle) married at St. Vitus in the late 1930’s. The sanctuary

noviembre 1, 2017

Center Aisle/St. Vitus

My parents, Sophie Pastorek and August Minarik were married at St. Vitus on November 17, 1945. This photo shows the magnificen

noviembre 1, 2017

An Alley in Pilsen

My mom, Sophie Pastorek Minarik, center, her sister, Celia Pastorek Solkowski, far right with Celia’s friends (unknown),

noviembre 1, 2017

1743 W. 17th St.

Cecilia Moniak Pastorek and her daughter, Celia Pastorek Solkowski on the front steps of 1743. Celia and John Solkowski lived

noviembre 1, 2017

17th Street Scenes

My maternal grandfather, Jan Pastorek, right, and his friend, Vince, in front of 1743 W. 17th Street showing the north side of