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Photo, Print, Drawing Various buildings, scenes, and aerial photos, Upper St. John River Valley area, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Various buildings, scenes, and aerial photos, Upper St. John River Valley area, Maine

Names

  • Bayley, Julie (Research team member)
  • Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • St. John River Valley, Maine, July 24, 1991 - July 25, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- St. John River Valley

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Pelican lawn ornament, St, John; 2, St. John Catholic Church; there is no resident priest here, but weekly services are held by a priest who also services other parishes; 3-4, Presbytery across the road from St. John Church; note the real estate agent's sign. The building is unoccupied; 5-6, Northern Maine Tree Farm in a typical partially buried potato house; many of these have been abandoned but only a few have been adapted to new uses like this one; 7, Catholic church in Wallagrass; 8, Beaver pond west of State Highway 11 in Wallagrass; These images are aerial photographs of various parts of the study area. The flight began at the airport in Frenchville, ME, headed east to Van Buren, proceeded north and west along the St. John River to Fort Kent, then south to Soldier Pond, and finally east over St. Agatha and back to the Frenchville airport; 9-10, Farmland and forest near Long Lake; much of what is now forest was once farm; 11-12, A small settlement in the town of Madawaska known as Lavertu Settlement; 13-20, Looking north toward and across the St. John River as the flight heads east to Van Buren; the pattern of roads and fields shows evidence of the original long lot pattern of land grants.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C068
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C068

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:

Bayley, Julie, and David A Whitman. Various buildings, scenes, and aerial photos, Upper St. John River Valley area, Maine. United States Maine St. John River Valley, 1991. St. John River Valley, Maine, - July 25, 1991. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c068/.

APA citation style:

Bayley, J. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings, scenes, and aerial photos, Upper St. John River Valley area, Maine. United States Maine St. John River Valley, 1991. St. John River Valley, Maine, - July 25, 1991. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c068/.

MLA citation style:

Bayley, Julie, and David A Whitman. Various buildings, scenes, and aerial photos, Upper St. John River Valley area, Maine. St. John River Valley, Maine, - July 25, 1991. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c068/>.