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Photo, Print, Drawing Mr. and Mrs. Michael Huminiak, Roselle, Illinois

About this Item


  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Huminiak, Roselle, Illinois


  • Klymasz, Robert Bogdan, 1936- (Collector)
  • Fleischhauer, Carl (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Roselle, Illinois, June 10, 1977


  • -  Ukrainian Americans
  • -  Interior decoration
  • -  Pottery craft
  • -  Pottery
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Illinois -- Roselle


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography


  • -  Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
  • -  Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: 1-3, fieldworker Robert Klymasz, left, interviewing Michael Huminiak. 316 Pinecroft, Roselle, Illinois; 4-6, Kievan style of decoration; 7-8, Hutsulian (Hutsul, Hutsulan) ornamentation style: vegetation, floral motifs; 9-10, Hutsulian (Hutsul, Hutsulan) ornamentation style, geometric motifs; 11-12, Kievan ornamentation style; 13-14, Kievan ornamentation style; 15-16, Poltave ornamentation style; 17-19, Huminiak’s own combination of traditional motifs; 20-21, Trypillian style motifs in ornamentation; 22-23, decorative trinket box, showing traditional burn-and-encrust technique, made by Mr. Ivan Ivaxnjuk (Ivanjuk?), 2227 W.Walton, Chicago - box owned by Mr. Huminiak; 24-29, family dining room of Mr. and Mrs. Huminiak., which has displays of some of Mr. Huminiak's best pieces; 30-32, fieldworker Robert Klymasz and Mr. and Mrs. Huminiak looking at photos; 33-34, Robert Klymasz, left; Mr. Huminiak., right


  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/004: b48718

Source Collection

  • Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)


  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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Credit line: Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Klymasz, Robert Bogdan, and Carl Fleischhauer. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Huminiak, Roselle, Illinois. Roselle Illinois, 1977. Roselle, Illinois. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Klymasz, R. B. & Fleischhauer, C. (1977) Mr. and Mrs. Michael Huminiak, Roselle, Illinois. Roselle Illinois, 1977. Roselle, Illinois. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Klymasz, Robert Bogdan, and Carl Fleischhauer. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Huminiak, Roselle, Illinois. Roselle, Illinois. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.