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Photo, Print, Drawing Various buildings and scenes, Saint David, Maine, Madawaska, Maine, and Frenchville, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Various buildings and scenes, Saint David, Maine, Madawaska, Maine, and Frenchville, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Saint David, Maine; Madawaska, Maine; Frenchville, Maine, July 16, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Saint David
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Madawaska
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Frenchville

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Two small buildings with facades on a residential property in St. David, ME; such facades are usually associated with commercial activity; 2-3, St. David Catholic Church; 4, Large elm tree used by former railroad engineer Bob Labonte to mark the approach to Madawaska; 5, Centre universiatire St-Louis-Maillet in Edmunston, New Brunswick, photographed from U.S. Highway 1 in Madawaska, ME; 6, Bob's Neighborhood Store in Madawaska; the type of lawn ornaments sold here, particularly those with a religious theme, are widely popular in the study area; 7, Shrine in a yard in Madawaska; 8-9, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Madawaska; 10, Street sign in Madawaska; Evangeline is the Acadian heroine of the Longfellow poem; 11, Evangeline School in Madawaska; 12-13, Acadia School in Madawaska; 14, Sign in French at a gas station in Madawaska; French signage on businesses, while common in New Brunswick, is not frequently seen in Maine; 15, Custom sign on a potato farm; the use of the term "grower-shipper" and the presence of the semi-trailer exemplify the combination of functions performed by many farmers in the study area; 16, Abandoned starch factory in Frenchville; 17, See #15; 18, A variety of trucks belonging to C.L. Roy and Sons of Frenchville; 19, Custom sign on the Edwin Pelletier & Sons farm in Frenchville; note the truck painted on the sign; 20, Truck belonging to Edwin Pelletier & Sons, parked across the road from #19

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C059
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C059

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, Saint David, Maine, Madawaska, Maine, and Frenchville, Maine. Frenchville United States Madawaska Saint David Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Saint David, Maine; Madawaska, Maine; Frenchville, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c059/.

APA citation style:

Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings and scenes, Saint David, Maine, Madawaska, Maine, and Frenchville, Maine. Frenchville United States Madawaska Saint David Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Saint David, Maine; Madawaska, Maine; Frenchville, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c059/.

MLA citation style:

Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Saint David, Maine, Madawaska, Maine, and Frenchville, Maine. Saint David, Maine; Madawaska, Maine; Frenchville, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c059/>.