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Photo, Print, Drawing Fred Albert House, Saint David, Maine

About this Item


  • Fred Albert House, Saint David, Maine


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

Created / Published

  • Saint David, Maine, June 25, 1991


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


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs


  • -  Index data: Except for #1-2, these images document the Fred Albert house, located on the property of the Madawaska Historical Society in St.David, ME; 1-2, Welcoming signs at the western edge of Madawaska on U.S. Highway 1; the larger sign in the foreground is permanent, while the smaller sign for the Acadian Festival is temporary; 3-7, Various views of the exterior of the house; the size, shape, and proportion of this house (excluding the porch, a later addition) are representative of a particular style of mid-nineteenth century houses in the study area, many of which are still in use. Typically, these houses have been enlarged and often moved from their original location; this particular house has been moved more than once; 8-15, Details of the porch and railings; it is probable that the porch was a later addition, most likely added when the house was moved and enlarged. Field coordinator Ray Brassieur suggests that the posts and railings are stylistically quite nautical; 16-17, Rear door, with chamfered panels typical of Acadian woodwork; 18, Wildflowers on the grounds outside the house; 19-20, Artifacts in the house; the cupboard and chairs are typical Acadian furniture.


  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C017
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C017

Source Collection

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


  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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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. Fred Albert House, Saint David, Maine. United States Saint David Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Saint David, Maine. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Fred Albert House, Saint David, Maine. United States Saint David Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Saint David, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Fred Albert House, Saint David, Maine. Saint David, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.