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Photo, Print, Drawing Paul Freeman home, Wallagrass, Maine; Herman Deprey and Mac Deprey home, New Canada, Maine; Various scenes, Fort Kent, Maine; Various scenes, Daigle, Maine

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Title

  • Paul Freeman home, Wallagrass, Maine; Herman Deprey and Mac Deprey home, New Canada, Maine; Various scenes, Fort Kent, Maine; Various scenes, Daigle, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Wallagrass, Maine; New Canada, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Daigle, Maine, June 12, 1991 - June 15, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Fort Kent
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- New Canada
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Wallagrass
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Daigle

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a visit to the home of retired potato farmer Paul Freeman in Wallagrass, ME; 1-3, Field coordinator Ray Brassieur and potato grower Herman Deprey of New Canada listen to Freeman discuss the construction of this barn in the basement of the barn; 5-7, Freeman's house; 8, House and barn; 9-12, Left to right: Paul Freeman's wife Florine, Paul Freeman, their daughter Angela, in the living room; 13-15, Woodburning stove in the Freeman's kitchen, still used for cooking; A visit to the home of retired potato grower Mac Deprey of New Canada, whose son Herman has taken over the farm; 16, Brassieur interviews Mac Deprey; 17, Mac and his wife Blanche; Various scenes in Fort Kent, ME; 18-21, A house near downtown Fort Kent; 22-25, House near downtown; the small structure for firewood storage is a type seen frequently in the area.; 26, House with canoe; 27, Rear view of buildings on Main St.; These images document a stop in the village of Daigle, ME, during a trip to Van Buren, ME; 28-29, House with two decorative eagles, which are found on many homes in the study area. In addition to being the name of this village, Daigle is the family name of one of the original Acadian families to settle the upper St. John River Valley. (French d'aigle translates as of the eagle); 30-33, Marker at the cemetery in Daigle; 34, Fieldworker David Whitman takes a photograph (photographed by Ray Brassieur); 35-36a, Catholic church in Daigle

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-B006-61293
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-B006-61293

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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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, and David A Whitman. Paul Freeman home, Wallagrass, Maine; Herman Deprey and Mac Deprey home, New Canada, Maine; Various scenes, Fort Kent, Maine; Various scenes, Daigle, Maine. Daigle Fort Kent United States Wallagrass Maine New Canada Aroostook County, 1991. Wallagrass, Maine; New Canada, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Daigle, Maine, - June 15, 1991. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b006_61293/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Paul Freeman home, Wallagrass, Maine; Herman Deprey and Mac Deprey home, New Canada, Maine; Various scenes, Fort Kent, Maine; Various scenes, Daigle, Maine. Daigle Fort Kent United States Wallagrass Maine New Canada Aroostook County, 1991. Wallagrass, Maine; New Canada, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Daigle, Maine, - June 15, 1991. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b006_61293/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Paul Freeman home, Wallagrass, Maine; Herman Deprey and Mac Deprey home, New Canada, Maine; Various scenes, Fort Kent, Maine; Various scenes, Daigle, Maine. Wallagrass, Maine; New Canada, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Daigle, Maine, - June 15, 1991. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b006_61293/>.