Photo, Print, Drawing Various buildings and scenes, Fort Kent, Maine
About this Item
- Various buildings and scenes, Fort Kent, Maine
- Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)
Created / Published
- Fort Kent, Maine, July 12, 1991
- - Folklore--Maine
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - Documentary photographs
- - United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Fort Kent
- Documentary photographs
- - Index data: These images document a variety of buildings and scenes in Fort Kent, ME; 1-2, Alberie Pelletier works in some of his potato fields; 3-4, A potato house of the type located near the railroad tracks which served to store potatoes prior to shipment; this particular example, located on Market St., has been converted to retail shops; 5, A beauty salon in a house; combining business and home is a common occurrence, and beauty salons are particularly well represented in this category; 6, Shrine in the yard; many houses in the study area have such shrines; 7, Decorative eagle on a house, a motif seen throughout the study area; 8, Mailboxes are often buried by snow or hit by snowplows; residents have tried to solve the problem by setting the boxes back off the road; 9-10, A type of rectangular clothesline seen throughout the study area; 11, House painted a bright blue/green; similar colors are seen on many houses; 12, Another set-back mailbox; the supporting structure, according to fieldworker Ray Brassieur, resembles a type of trap called a figure 4; 13-14, Wildflowers, which were plentiful in the study area in June and July; 15-16, Alberie Pelletier in his potato field; 17-18, House and shed painted bright blue; the gambrel roof on the shed is a style used on a variety of buildings; 19-20, Farmland in eastern Fort Kent, on North Perley Brook Rd.; small herds of cattle are found occasionally on farms in the study area.
- 35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C041
- Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C041
- Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029)
- American Folklife Center
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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, Fort Kent, Maine. United States Maine Fort Kent Aroostook County, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c041/.
APA citation style:
Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings and scenes, Fort Kent, Maine. United States Maine Fort Kent Aroostook County, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c041/.
MLA citation style:
Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Fort Kent, Maine. Fort Kent, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c041/>.