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Photo, Print, Drawing Abandoned farmhouse, Madawaska, Maine; Musical spoons in collection of Nicolo Gagne, Clair, New Brunswick; Acadian Festival parade, Madawaska, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Abandoned farmhouse, Madawaska, Maine; Musical spoons in collection of Nicolo Gagne, Clair, New Brunswick; Acadian Festival parade, Madawaska, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Madawaska, Maine, June 28, 1991 - June 29, 1991

Headings

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

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: A couple of miscellaneous images; 1, Abandoned house converted to storage on a farm on Beaulieu Rd. in Madawaska; the smaller section was probably an addition; 2, A collection of musical spoons belonging to Clair, New Brunswick resident Nicolo Gagne; the wooden spoons were purchased from other makers in Quebec and New Brunswick, while the metal spoons were made by M. Gagne; These images document the annual Acadian Festival parade; 3-20, Scenes from the annual Acadian Festival parade in Madawaska, which proceeds down Main St. and ends at the Madawaska High School. The parade is very well attended, and many organizations and businesses in Madawaska and throughout the study area are represented.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C030
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C030

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:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Abandoned farmhouse, Madawaska, Maine; Musical spoons in collection of Nicolo Gagne, Clair, New Brunswick; Acadian Festival parade, Madawaska, Maine. Maine Aroostook County Madawaska United States, 1991. Madawaska, Maine, - June 29, 1991. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c030/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Abandoned farmhouse, Madawaska, Maine; Musical spoons in collection of Nicolo Gagne, Clair, New Brunswick; Acadian Festival parade, Madawaska, Maine. Maine Aroostook County Madawaska United States, 1991. Madawaska, Maine, - June 29, 1991. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c030/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Abandoned farmhouse, Madawaska, Maine; Musical spoons in collection of Nicolo Gagne, Clair, New Brunswick; Acadian Festival parade, Madawaska, Maine. Madawaska, Maine, - June 29, 1991. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c030/>.