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Photo, Print, Drawing Houses near Eagle Lake, Maine; Home of Frances Gendreau, Madawaska, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Houses near Eagle Lake, Maine; Home of Frances Gendreau, Madawaska, Maine

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Eagle Lake, Maine; Madawaska, Maine, July 26, 1991 - July 27, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Eagle Lake
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Madawaska

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: A variety of scenes near Eagle Lake, ME; 1, House next to the home of Katherine Brown on State Highway 11; the red/brown trim is a color commonly used in the area; 2, Gray and red house on Eagle Lake; this color combination is frequently seen; 3, Typical partially buried potato house; this one, like many, is no longer used. The "Welcome to Beautiful Eagle Lake" sign stands in contrast to the abandoned barn; These images document a visit to the home of Frances Gendreau in Madawaska, ME; 4-5, Living room wall; the scene was painted by Ms. Gendreau's mother, Julie Albert. Stuffed owls were seen in several homes in the study area; 6-13, Stone tool which Ms. Gendreau said had been given to her by her uncle Fred Albert; he purportedly dug it up while plowing on his farm; 14-16, Small metal box, also given to Ms. Gendreau by Fred Albert; 17, Clay pipe from Fred Albert; Ms. Gendreau associated this pipe with a story her uncle told about smoking it with Indians; 18-20, Hand carved wooden book

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C075
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C075

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:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Houses near Eagle Lake, Maine; Home of Frances Gendreau, Madawaska, Maine. United States Aroostook County Madawaska Maine Eagle Lake, 1991. Eagle Lake, Maine; Madawaska, Maine, - July 27, 1991. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c075/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Houses near Eagle Lake, Maine; Home of Frances Gendreau, Madawaska, Maine. United States Aroostook County Madawaska Maine Eagle Lake, 1991. Eagle Lake, Maine; Madawaska, Maine, - July 27, 1991. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c075/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Houses near Eagle Lake, Maine; Home of Frances Gendreau, Madawaska, Maine. Eagle Lake, Maine; Madawaska, Maine, - July 27, 1991. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c075/>.