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Photo, Print, Drawing Acadian Landing Site and Albert house, Saint David Village, Madawaska, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Acadian Landing Site and Albert house, Saint David Village, Madawaska, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Madawaska, Maine, June 10, 1991

Headings

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

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a visit to the Acadian Landing Site and the Albert house, both of which are located on property owned by the Madawaska Historical Society in St. David Village in the town of Madawaska, ME; 1-2, Looking away from the Saint John River from the cross commemorating the Acadian Landing; the hedgerow to the right may have marked a property division of the original land grants of the late 18th century; 3, Front view of the Albert house, constructed about 1850, which has been moved to its present location by the Madawaska Historical Society; the house is a typical mid-to-late 18th century type; 4-5, Balustrade on the front porch, probably a later addition to the house; somewhat nautical in style; 6-8, Front door of Albert house; 9, Claude "Blackie" Cyr and Bernette Albert of the Madawaska Historical Society examine article inside the house with fieldworkers Ray Brassieur and Lisa Ornstein (far right); 10, Some of the furniture in the Albert house; 11, Cyr and Brassieur examine a typical Acadian cabinet; 12, Furniture and other artifacts, including a churn; 13-14, St. David Catholic Church as seen from the Albert house; 15, Front view of the Tante Blanche Museum, operated by the Madawaska Historical Society; 16, Sign at a small store in St. David Village; eshalots, a type of onion, are harvested, put up in jars with salt (and sometimes water) and sold throughout the St. John Valley; 17-20, Lawn statuary is very popular in the study area; religious statuary, such as that in frames #19-20, is especially popular

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C006
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C006

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. Acadian Landing Site and Albert house, Saint David Village, Madawaska, Maine. Aroostook County Maine Madawaska United States, 1991. Madawaska, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c006/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R., Ornstein, L. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Acadian Landing Site and Albert house, Saint David Village, Madawaska, Maine. Aroostook County Maine Madawaska United States, 1991. Madawaska, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c006/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Acadian Landing Site and Albert house, Saint David Village, Madawaska, Maine. Madawaska, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c006/>.