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Photo, Print, Drawing Various buildings and scenes, Fort Kent, Maine, and Wallagrass, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Various buildings and scenes, Fort Kent, Maine, and Wallagrass, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Fort Kent, Maine; Wallagrass, Maine, July 12, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Fort Kent
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Wallagrass

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Decorative eagle on house; 2, Abandoned and collapsing barn; many farmers in the area have quit farming, and abandoned agricultural buildings are found throughout the study area; 3-4, Decorative butterflies; see #18; 5, Decorative eagle; 6, The Saucier Store on State Highway 11. The combination of house and store common; there are three such stores along the twelve mile stretch of Highway 11 between Eagle Lake and Fort Kent; 7, Mailbox set back from road to avoid snow and snowplow damage; 8, Rectangular clothesline, a type common in the area; 9-11, Collapsing farm buildings; 12-13, Eagle Lake as seen from a hill on State Highway 11; much of the land now forested was at one time agricultural; 14, House incorporating gambrel roofline as a decorative element; 15, Wildflowers; 16, Farm buildings no longer in use; 17, Another rectangular clothesline; most are made with wooden posts, but these are metal; 18, Decorative butterflies, made from a wide variety of scrap wood (including leftover paneling) and hand-painted are seen on houses throughout the study area; a maker of the butterflies (name unknown) lives in this house; 19, A beauty salon in a residence; a number of these can be found in the study area; 20, Logging truck parked at a house on State Highway 11; independent trucking is an occupation of importance in the study area.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C044
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C044

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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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, and Wallagrass, Maine. Maine United States Wallagrass Fort Kent Aroostook County, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine; Wallagrass, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c044/.

APA citation style:

Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings and scenes, Fort Kent, Maine, and Wallagrass, Maine. Maine United States Wallagrass Fort Kent Aroostook County, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine; Wallagrass, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c044/.

MLA citation style:

Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Fort Kent, Maine, and Wallagrass, Maine. Fort Kent, Maine; Wallagrass, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c044/>.