Photo, Print, Drawing Old Mill Marina, Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu family reunion, Lavertu Settlement, Maine
About this Item
- Old Mill Marina, Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu family reunion, Lavertu Settlement, Maine
- Brassieur, C. Ray (Research team member)
- Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)
Created / Published
- Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu Settlement, Maine, July 5, 1991
- - Folklore--Maine
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - Documentary photographs
- - United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Eagle Lake
- - United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Lavertu Settlement
- Documentary photographs
- - Index data: A variety of scenes in Eagle Lake; 1-2, Commercial tour boat preparing to leave; 3, A speedboat leaves the dock; 4, Swimming beach at Eagle Lake; 5, Tour boat; 6-7, Old Mill Marina, a former sawmill converted into a motel, restaurant, and marina; 8, Tents set up at Eagle Lake for the annual July 4th parish celebration; 9, A local farmer on his tractor; These images document a reunion of the Lavertu family, held at Lavertu Settlement; there was a barbecue, entertainment, and the unveiling of a monument to the original Lavertu settlers of the area; 10-11, Barn where the barbecue was held, memorabilia was displayed, and souvenirs were sold; the brightly colored t-shirts were made for the reunion; 12-13, The house and a shed on the Lavertu farm; note the gray and red color combination, which is scene on many buildings in the study area; 14-15, Jaguar with Connecticut plates; many people came from out of state to attend the reunion, and most families in the study area have relatives in Connecticut; 16-17, Children in a cart being pulled behind a tractor; Miscellaneous images; 18, A family of loons in Eagle Lake; loons were present on the lake throughout our stay; 19, Knights of Columbus Hall in Fort Kent; 20, Shed with gambrel roof; this roof style is used on many different buildings in the study area, including barns, houses, commercial buildings, and sheds. Some of the sheds appear to have been built from kits, and some from scratch.
- 35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C038
- Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C038
- Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029)
- American Folklife Center
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Chicago citation style:
Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Old Mill Marina, Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu family reunion, Lavertu Settlement, Maine. United States Lavertu Settlement Aroostook County Maine Eagle Lake, 1991. Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu Settlement, Maine, July 5. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c038/.
APA citation style:
Brassieur, C. R. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Old Mill Marina, Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu family reunion, Lavertu Settlement, Maine. United States Lavertu Settlement Aroostook County Maine Eagle Lake, 1991. Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu Settlement, Maine, July 5. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c038/.
MLA citation style:
Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Old Mill Marina, Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu family reunion, Lavertu Settlement, Maine. Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu Settlement, Maine, July 5. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c038/>.