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Photo, Print, Drawing Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine; Maison Heritage, Lille, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine; Maison Heritage, Lille, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Lille, Maine, July 3, 1991

Headings

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

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a visit to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and presbytery in Lille, ME; 2-5, Statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the Sanctuary; 6-8, Decorative woodwork on the presbytery; 9, Foundation stone from an earlier church; These images document the Maison Heritage, a house listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house has been disassembled, and is currently stacked under a tarp behind the presbytery at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Lille, ME; 10-15, Various pieces of the house; note the evidence of mortise-and-tenon joinery, the trunnel holes, and the ship's knees, all building techniques used by Acadian builders; 16-21, This protruding triangular piece of iron resembles a glazer's diamond; 22-23, Square cut nail. Back to Don Cyr and the presbytery; 24-26, Don Cyr demonstrates dance steps in his kitchen; 27-29, Corner cupboard; 30-31, Curved porch on house next door to Don Cyr; 32-33, House of Camille DeVost in Lille, just down the street from Don Cyr; 34-36, Rameau (blessed palm) in the garage/workshop of Camille DeVost

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-B027-61423
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-B027-61423

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. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine; Maison Heritage, Lille, Maine. United States Aroostook County Maine Lille, 1991. Lille, Maine, July 3. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b027_61423/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine; Maison Heritage, Lille, Maine. United States Aroostook County Maine Lille, 1991. Lille, Maine, July 3. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b027_61423/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine; Maison Heritage, Lille, Maine. Lille, Maine, July 3. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b027_61423/>.