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Photo, Print, Drawing Acadian Festival Parade, Madawaska, Maine; Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Acadian Festival Parade, Madawaska, Maine; Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Madawaska, Maine; Lille, Maine, June 29, 1991 - July 3, 1991

Headings

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

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document the annual parade held as a part of the Acadian Festival. See MAP-DW-C031 for more information; 1, Antique fire engine; 2-3, Remote control fire hydrant run by Madawaska fireman; 4, Unknown float; possibly 4-H club; 5, Marcher clad in potato costume; potatoes are the single most important crop in the study area; 6-9, The Keystone Kops, a local organization which participates in a variety of events; 10, Float sponsored by local snowmobile club; 11, Unknown float; 12, Truck carrying advertisement for local business, quite popular with the kids because they were giving away candy; 13-14, Truck carrying Santa Claus (in June!!) who threw candy to the crowd; 15, A nun converses with members of the Sirois/Duplessis family inside the Multi-Purpose Building, which is where the post-parade awards and Festival closing ceremonies took place; The following images document Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Lille, ME. The church is not part of a currently active parish, and is in the process of being restored by Don Cyr of Lille; 16-18, Hand made tapestry; 19-20, View of an altar; this is not in the main sanctuary.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C035
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C035

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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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. Acadian Festival Parade, Madawaska, Maine; Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine. Aroostook County Lille Madawaska Maine United States, 1991. Madawaska, Maine; Lille, Maine, - July 3, 1991. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c035/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Acadian Festival Parade, Madawaska, Maine; Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine. Aroostook County Lille Madawaska Maine United States, 1991. Madawaska, Maine; Lille, Maine, - July 3, 1991. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c035/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Acadian Festival Parade, Madawaska, Maine; Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Lille, Maine. Madawaska, Maine; Lille, Maine, - July 3, 1991. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c035/>.