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Photo, Print, Drawing Poor, Poor Woodsman Band, Fort Kent Hotel, Fort Kent, Maine; Sam Oakes' music party, Fort Kent, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Poor, Poor Woodsman Band, Fort Kent Hotel, Fort Kent, Maine; Sam Oakes' music party, Fort Kent, Maine

Names

  • Brassieur, C. Ray (Research team member)
  • Ornstein, Lisa (Research team member)
  • Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Fort Kent, Maine, June 8, 1991 - June 9, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Fort Kent

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a visit to the Fort Kent Hotel to hear the Poor, Poor Woodsman Band; 2-4, The Fort Kent Hotel on Main Street, Fort Kent, ME; 5-6, Fieldworker Ray Brassieur discusses the possibility of recording some of the evening's performance with Sam Oakes, fiddler and steel guitar player in the Poor, Poor Woodsman Band, in the Brass Lantern dining room of the Fort Kent Hotel. Left to right, frame # 5: Brassieur, Oakes, Oakes'sister-in-law Rina Deprey, Oakes' wife Maria (back to camera), and Rina's husband Herman Deprey, a potato grower in New Canada, ME; 7-8, Discussion continues; fieldworker Lisa Ornstein (far right) joins the group; 9, Brassieur and Oakes; 10, Band on stage just prior to starting; 11-13, Band begins to play; Brassieur sets up recording gear; 14-18, People begin to dance; 19-22, Side views of band on stage; 23, Sam Oakes on pedal steel; The following images document a music party at the home of Sam Oakes on North Perley Brook Rd. in Fort Kent, ME; 24, Brassieur sets up the microphone to tape; 25, Sam Oakes on fiddle, his brother Merrill on guitar; 26, Sam and Merrill, with John Connors in the foreground; 27-29, Sam and Merrill; 30-35, Sam; 36-???, Merrill

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-B002-61141
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-B002-61141

Source Collection

  • Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Credit line: Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Poor, Poor Woodsman Band, Fort Kent Hotel, Fort Kent, Maine; Sam Oakes' music party, Fort Kent, Maine. United States Maine Fort Kent Aroostook County, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine, June 8, - June 9. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b002_61141/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R., Ornstein, L. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Poor, Poor Woodsman Band, Fort Kent Hotel, Fort Kent, Maine; Sam Oakes' music party, Fort Kent, Maine. United States Maine Fort Kent Aroostook County, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine, June 8, - June 9. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b002_61141/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Poor, Poor Woodsman Band, Fort Kent Hotel, Fort Kent, Maine; Sam Oakes' music party, Fort Kent, Maine. Fort Kent, Maine, June 8, - June 9. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b002_61141/>.