Photo, Print, Drawing Various buildings and scenes, Hamlin, Maine and St. John River area, New Brunswick

About this Item

Title

  • Various buildings and scenes, Hamlin, Maine and St. John River area, New Brunswick

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Hamlin, Maine; Edmunston, New Brunswick; Saint-Basile, New Brunswick, June 17, 1991 - June 19, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Folklore--New Brunswick
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Hamlin
  • -  Canada -- New Brunswick -- Madawaska County -- Saint-Basile
  • -  Canada -- New Brunswick -- Madawaska County -- Edmunston

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of scenes photographed on a tour of the area with Julie Bayly and Patrick Ouellette; 2-6, Greek revival cornices on abandoned house across the road from the Hamlin twin barn; 7-11, Cemetery in St-Basile, New Brunswick; 12-13, Birdhouses in St-Basile; 14, Ornate wrought iron cross grave marker (front) and simple white wooden cross, cemetery in St-Basile; there was a row of the white crosses, which symbolized the founding families of St-Basile; 15, Row of wrought iron crosses, with founding family commemorative crosses behind them; 16-17, Grave marker, St Basile; 18-21, Cemetery and St-Basile Catholic Church; 22-23, 3 Feathers Craft Shop on Malecite Reserve just east of Edmunston, New Brunswick; 24-25, Madawaska, ME, looking across the St. John River from New Brunswick; the tall stacks are at the Fraser Paper facility; 26-27, Supporting structure for tipi at 3 Feathers Craft Shop; These images document a variety of scenes photographed while on a trip to Edmunston, New Brunswick; 28-30, Grocery store in Clair, New Brunswick; French and bilingual (French/English) signs are common in New Brunswick; 31-32, Bilingual traffic sign on Highway 120 east of Clair; 33-34, French street signs are the norm on the New Brunswick side of the St. John River; 35-36, New Brunswick has a bilingual school system with separate facilities for Anglophones and Francophones; these school buses are used by the French schools; 36a, Maine, photographed from New Brunswick

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-B010-61302
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-B010-61302

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, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Various buildings and scenes, Hamlin, Maine and St. John River area, New Brunswick. Canada Madawaska County New Brunswick United States Hamlin Edmunston Basile Saint Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Hamlin, Maine; Edmunston, New Brunswick; Saint-Basile, New Brunswick, - June 19, 1991. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b010_61302/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R., Ornstein, L. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings and scenes, Hamlin, Maine and St. John River area, New Brunswick. Canada Madawaska County New Brunswick United States Hamlin Edmunston Basile Saint Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Hamlin, Maine; Edmunston, New Brunswick; Saint-Basile, New Brunswick, - June 19, 1991. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b010_61302/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Various buildings and scenes, Hamlin, Maine and St. John River area, New Brunswick. Hamlin, Maine; Edmunston, New Brunswick; Saint-Basile, New Brunswick, - June 19, 1991. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b010_61302/>.