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Photo, Print, Drawing Various buildings and scenes, Van Buren, Maine, and Grand Isle, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Various buildings and scenes, Van Buren, Maine, and Grand Isle, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Van Buren, Maine; Grand Isle, Maine, July 16, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Van Buren
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Grand Isle

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Large L-shaped house, a type found throughout the study area. There are usually at least one or two examples of this type or a similar type in each town; one is often the presbytery at the Catholic church; 2, Cattle in a field in Van Buren; small herds of livestock are occasionally seen in the study area; 3, House with a lateral addition; this type of addition is a widely used method of enlarging houses; 4, Catholic church in Ste-Anne-du-Madawaska, New Brunswick, photographed from U.S. 1 in Maine; 5, Barn with double gambrel roof in Grand Isle; 6, House with lateral addition; see #3; 7, L-shaped house; see #1; 8, The Gun Hospital, Grand Isle, an example of the incorporation of business into residence; a wide variety of such businesses are found in the study area; 9, House with lateral addition; see #3; 10-11, St. Gerard Catholic Church in Grand Isle; 12, House with lateral addition; see #3; 13, Shrine in a yard in Grand Isle; these shrines are a common sight throughout the study area; 14, Recently constructed shed with an unusual variation on the frequently seen gambrel roof; 15, L-shaped house; see #1; 16, House with lateral addition; see #3; 17, Variation on the L-shaped house, this one with a gabledminstead of hipped roof; 18-20, L-shaped houses; see #3. The facade on the garage in #19-20 is also interesting, as such facades are often associated with commercial buildings.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C058
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C058

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:

Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Van Buren, Maine, and Grand Isle, Maine. United States Grand Isle Van Buren Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Van Buren, Maine; Grand Isle, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c058/.

APA citation style:

Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings and scenes, Van Buren, Maine, and Grand Isle, Maine. United States Grand Isle Van Buren Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Van Buren, Maine; Grand Isle, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c058/.

MLA citation style:

Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Van Buren, Maine, and Grand Isle, Maine. Van Buren, Maine; Grand Isle, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c058/>.