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Photo, Print, Drawing Tardiff sawmill, Fort Kent, Maine; Dinner for Elderhostelers with visitors from Ste-Ouenne, France, Fort Kent, Maine; Anita Albert, weaver, Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick

About this Item

Title

  • Tardiff sawmill, Fort Kent, Maine; Dinner for Elderhostelers with visitors from Ste-Ouenne, France, Fort Kent, Maine; Anita Albert, weaver, Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick

Names

  • Brassieur, C. Ray (Research team member)
  • Ornstein, Lisa (Research team member)
  • Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Fort Kent, Maine; Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick, July 18, 1991 - July 20, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Folklore--New Brunswick
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Fort Kent
  • -  Canada -- New Brunswick -- Madawaska County -- Saint-Jacques

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document the sawmill owned and operated by Danny Tardiff in Fort Kent, ME; 1-2, Danny Tardiff saws boards from the planks cut from logs; 3, Raoul Tardiff and John Plourde position logs; 4-5, Log clamping device called a dog; 6, Succession of mill ownership written in concrete at door to mill office; 7, Sawdust generated by mill piles up outside; 8-9, Logs pile up in the mill yard; 10-11, Tardiff sawmill; 12, Sawdust outside the mill; 13, Sawn boards are loaded onto a truck; These images document a dinner held on the campus of the University of Maine-Fort Kent for a group of Elderhostelers; 14, Welcoming remarks; speaker unknown; 15, Acadian singer Ida Roy sings a traditional song to the Elderhostelers and other guests, including a group from Ste-Ouenne, France; 16, Fieldworker and Director of the Acadian Archive Lisa Ornstein leads the audience in song, while local historian and folklorist Don Cyr (far left) of Lille, ME, looks on; 17, Visitors from Ste-Ouenne sing a song written especially for the occasion; These images document a visit to the home of Anita Albert, a weaver who lives in St-Jacques, New Brunswick. 18-20, Mm. Albert describes the operation of her loom to field coordinator Ray Brassieur. Mm. Albert's husband Gilbert developed and taught her a technique which enables her to weave two sides on one pass.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C063
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C063

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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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:

Brassieur, C. Ray, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Tardiff sawmill, Fort Kent, Maine; Dinner for Elderhostelers with visitors from Ste-Ouenne, France, Fort Kent, Maine; Anita Albert, weaver, Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick. Canada Fort Kent Madawaska County New Brunswick United States Saint Aroostook County Maine Jacques, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine; Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick, - July 20, 1991. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c063/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R., Ornstein, L. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Tardiff sawmill, Fort Kent, Maine; Dinner for Elderhostelers with visitors from Ste-Ouenne, France, Fort Kent, Maine; Anita Albert, weaver, Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick. Canada Fort Kent Madawaska County New Brunswick United States Saint Aroostook County Maine Jacques, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine; Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick, - July 20, 1991. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c063/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Tardiff sawmill, Fort Kent, Maine; Dinner for Elderhostelers with visitors from Ste-Ouenne, France, Fort Kent, Maine; Anita Albert, weaver, Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick. Fort Kent, Maine; Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick, - July 20, 1991. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c063/>.