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Photo, Print, Drawing Acadian Mass held during the Acadien Festival week, Saint David, Maine; Various buildings, Madawaska, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Acadian Mass held during the Acadien Festival week, Saint David, Maine; Various buildings, Madawaska, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Saint David, Maine; Madawaska, Maine, June 27, 1991

Headings

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

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document the Acadian Mass held annually at St. David Catholic Church during the Acadian Festival week; 1-15, The congregation is led by reunion families with their banners in a procession from the church to the cross commemorating the Acadian landing site. #2-3, Geraldine Chasse is seen in a costume meant to replicate traditional Acadian garb. #4, small markers and trees represent each of the families having had a reunion in conjunction with the Acadian Festival; each year, a particular family has a large reunion which is a kind of centerpiece for the Festival; 16-17, John's Hardware on Main St. in Madawaska; the bright blue/green color is found on many buildings, primarily houses, in the study area; 18-20, Headquarters of the Acadian Festival on Main St., Madawaska

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C025
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C025

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • 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:

Ornstein, Lisa, and David A Whitman. Acadian Mass held during the Acadien Festival week, Saint David, Maine; Various buildings, Madawaska, Maine. United States Saint David Maine Madawaska Aroostook County, 1991. Saint David, Maine; Madawaska, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c025/.

APA citation style:

Ornstein, L. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Acadian Mass held during the Acadien Festival week, Saint David, Maine; Various buildings, Madawaska, Maine. United States Saint David Maine Madawaska Aroostook County, 1991. Saint David, Maine; Madawaska, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c025/.

MLA citation style:

Ornstein, Lisa, and David A Whitman. Acadian Mass held during the Acadien Festival week, Saint David, Maine; Various buildings, Madawaska, Maine. Saint David, Maine; Madawaska, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c025/>.