Photo, Print, Drawing Les Violons d'Acadie, Madawaska, Maine
About this Item
- Les Violons d'Acadie, Madawaska, Maine
- Brassieur, C. Ray (Research team member)
- Ornstein, Lisa (Research team member)
- Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)
Created / Published
- Madawaska, Maine, June 28, 1991
- - Folklore--Maine
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - Documentary photographs
- - United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Madawaska
- Documentary photographs
- - Index data: These images document Les Violons d'Acadie, a concert/dance held as part of the annual Acadian Festival in Madawaska, ME. The event was held in a large hall known as the Multi-purpose Building. A number of local musicians, as well as a group of Acadian musicians from New Brunswick who now live in Massachusetts, performed; 2-5, Fiddle and guitar music; musicians unknown; 6-8, People danced a variety of styles, mostly couples dances; there were a few line dances in the course of the evening; 9, Sign-up table for the Canard Race, a toy duck race that is also part of the Acadian Festival; 10-12, Field coordinator Ray Brassieur talks with Arcady Richard, a carpenter by trade who also performs traditional step-dance. Mr. Richard is a native of New Brunswick who now resides in Massachusetts; 13-17, ???????, a band which provided back-up for many of the fiddlers, and also performed some songs themselves; 18-24, Dancers; 25, Fieldworkers Howard Marshall and Lisa Ornstein at the table with recording gear; 26-29, Musicians jam in the lobby outside the main hall; 30-31, The event drew a good crowd32 Event organizer Paul LeBlanc has a word with the folks on stage; 33-34, Another fiddler; 35-36, Audience; note the members of the Keystone Kops, a local volunteer organization, in the center of the frame (dark uniforms and helmets); 36a, Selling souvenirs
- 35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-B021-61427
- Field project identifier: MAP-DW-B021-61427
- Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029)
- American Folklife Center
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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. Les Violons d'Acadie, Madawaska, Maine. United States Aroostook County Maine Madawaska, 1991. Madawaska, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b021_61427/.
APA citation style:
Brassieur, C. R., Ornstein, L. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Les Violons d'Acadie, Madawaska, Maine. United States Aroostook County Maine Madawaska, 1991. Madawaska, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b021_61427/.
MLA citation style:
Brassieur, C. Ray, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Les Violons d'Acadie, Madawaska, Maine. Madawaska, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b021_61427/>.