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

About this Item

Title

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

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Frenchville, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine, July 15, 1991 - July 17, 1991

Headings

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

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Custom sign on a potato farm in Frenchville; 2, Tractor-trailer on the C & P Morin farm in Frenchville; the presence of this truck and the use of the term "grower-shipper" (sign, #1) are evidence of the combined activity performed by many farmers in the study area; 3, Classic Casuals, a clothing store in a home on U.S. Highway 1 in Frenchville; the combination of residence and business is common, although a clothing store is unusual in this context; 4-5, St. Luce Catholic Church in Frenchville; 6-10, Various views of downtown Fort Kent; 11, Rock's Motel, Main St., Fort Kent; 12-14, Sign proclaiming Fort Kent as northern terminus of U.S. Route 1; the Maine end of the international bridgebetween Fort Kent and Clair, New Brunswick is visible in; 12-13, and the white building behind the sign in #14 is a duty-free store; 15-16, A beauty salon in a home in Fort Kent; one of the most common types of residential/commercial combinations, the number of beauty salons in the area seems out of proportion to the population; 17-18, Gene's Electronics, a new business in downtown Fort Kent; bright blue is a popular color on a variety of buildings in the study area; 19-20, A train car being loaded with logs in Fort Kent; while large-scale logging has diminished in importance, a number of small logging operations still exist.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C060
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C060

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, Frenchville, Maine, and Fort Kent, Maine. United States Aroostook County Maine Fort Kent Frenchville, 1991. Frenchville, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine, - July 17, 1991. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c060/.

APA citation style:

Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings and scenes, Frenchville, Maine, and Fort Kent, Maine. United States Aroostook County Maine Fort Kent Frenchville, 1991. Frenchville, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine, - July 17, 1991. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c060/.

MLA citation style:

Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Frenchville, Maine, and Fort Kent, Maine. Frenchville, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine, - July 17, 1991. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c060/>.