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Photo, Print, Drawing Various buildings and scenes, Frenchville, Maine, and St. Agatha, Maine

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Title

  • Various buildings and scenes, Frenchville, Maine, and St. Agatha, Maine

Names

  • Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Frenchville, Maine; St. Agatha, Maine, June 27, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- St. Agatha
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Frenchville

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of scenes and buildings in Frenchville and St. Agatha, ME; particular buildings were chosen to photograph as evidence of typical or special decorative or architectural features; 1, House with lawn ornaments on U.S. Highway 1 in Frenchville; 2, Wildflowers, a great many of which grow in the study area; the white flowers are daisies; 3-8, Buildings painted with a red-brown, sometimes called oxblood, shade which is widely used. The building in #7-8 has a facade which, while often associated with commercial buildings, is found on many non-commercial buildings in the study area; 9-11, Several houses painted with bright blue/green shades, a common decorative theme; 13-15, Wagon of the Keystone Kops parked in a driveway in St. Agatha; 15-17, House in St. Agatha which combines the use of green and oxblood colors. Other decorative features often found in the study area are lawn ornaments, particularly the chrome ball, and the eagle; 18-20, Do not exist

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C027
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C027

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:

Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Frenchville, Maine, and St. Agatha, Maine. United States Maine Frenchville St. Agatha Aroostook County, 1991. Frenchville, Maine; St. Agatha, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c027/.

APA citation style:

Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings and scenes, Frenchville, Maine, and St. Agatha, Maine. United States Maine Frenchville St. Agatha Aroostook County, 1991. Frenchville, Maine; St. Agatha, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c027/.

MLA citation style:

Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Frenchville, Maine, and St. Agatha, Maine. Frenchville, Maine; St. Agatha, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c027/>.