In celebration of Mother’s Day, here is a pictorial view of my maternal ancestry.
My Great-Grandmother and Grandmother
This is my great-grandmother Wacława (known as Laura) Zawodny and three of her four daughters. From left to right, Zofia (known as Dorothy, born 1916), their mother Wacława (born 1885), my grandmother Marianna (known as Mae, born 1907), and either Helen (born 1905) or Janina (known as Jen, born 1904). Approximate date of photo: 1924-1927.
My Grandmother and Mother
This is my grandmother Mae and my mother, Anita. Date of photo: July 4, 1937. My grandmother is one month away from 30 and my mother is 18 months old.
My Mother and Me
This is my mother and me at Christmas, 1968. My mom is 33 years old and I am almost 22 months old.
[This post was written for the 1st Smile for the Camera: A Carnival of Images.]