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Photo, Print, Drawing Acadian Mass, Saint David, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Acadian Mass, Saint David, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Saint David, Maine, June 27, 1991

Headings

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

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document the Acadian Mass, held annually at St. David Catholic Church in St. David, ME, during the Acadian Festival week; 1, Part of the congregation; 2-3, A priest performs a part of the Mass; 4-7, Various readings were done by lay people during the Mass. the woman in #6-7 is wearing clothes meant to replicate traditional Acadian garb; 9-12, Various parts of the Mass; 13-14, People receiving communion; 15-18, The recessional; as in the processional, families walk behind their respective banners; 19-20, A house in Madawaska, ME; the use of vivid greens and blues to paint houses is quite prevalent in the study area.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C022
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C022

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:

Ornstein, Lisa, and David A Whitman. Acadian Mass, Saint David, Maine. Saint David Aroostook County Maine United States, 1991. Saint David, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c022/.

APA citation style:

Ornstein, L. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Acadian Mass, Saint David, Maine. Saint David Aroostook County Maine United States, 1991. Saint David, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c022/.

MLA citation style:

Ornstein, Lisa, and David A Whitman. Acadian Mass, Saint David, Maine. Saint David, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c022/>.