Photos of old Vojvodina: River Tisza and Blackmiths

Some photos of life and people around my paternal granparents, in Vojvodina, Backa (Backo Petrovo Selo, Petereve in Hungarian) mainly from 1930s and '40s.

River Tisza is an important part of life in this area.

Grandmother Manci, my father and uncle Lajos.




Autumn "szuret", harvest party. Grandmother by the gramaphone.

Here for a party in local national costumes, Manci second from the left.

Grandmother as a child (on her mother's lap) and on her first communion.


Grandfather and his blacksmiths.


Village snapshots.


Family life, approximately 1940-45.



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Silvija Seres, April 2008