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

About this Item

Title

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

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Wallagrass, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Frenchville, Maine, July 30, 1991

Headings

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

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Sign warning of railroad crossing on driveway leaving the camp on Eagle Lake occupied by fieldworkers Ray Brassieur and David Whitman? there was a recent fatality at this crossing; 2, Barn with completed shake shingle repair, Wallagrass, ME; 3, Barn designed and built by Paul Freeman in Wallagrass; 4, Paul Freeman's house; 5, Old schoolhouse being restored, probably to be used as a residence, Wallagrass; 6, Hay under a tarp at a farm on State Highway 11, Wallagrass; 7, House with flock of sheep in small fenced pasture, Wallagrass; 8, Plourde's Catering truck, Fort Kent, ME? the Plourdes run a small grocery store and catering business from their home; 9-10, Abandoned starch factory on the Fish River in Fort Kent, one of two such abandoned facilities in the area; the other is in Frenchville; 11, School bus garage in Fort Kent with a type of facade which is also found on residential property throughout the study area; 12-13, House on Highway 11, Fort Kent; the fresh coat of bright blue paint may indicate that bright greens and blues are enjoying renewed popularity in the area; 14-15, International bridge over the St. John River between Fort Kent, ME, and Clair, New Brunswick; 16, French sign at the DOC service station in Fort Kent; this sign, which changed often (sometimes daily) was in English throughout June and July; this message was posted on or about July 30; 17-18, Phillipe Roy Building, 1820, downtown Fort Kent; 19, First Assembly of God Church, Fort Kent; there seems to have been a recent increase in the number of Protestant churches in the predominantly Catholic study area; 20, Array of lawn ornaments, including penguins and chrome balls, Frenchville, ME

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C083
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C083

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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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, Wallagrass, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; and Frenchville, Maine. Fort Kent Frenchville United States Wallagrass Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Wallagrass, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Frenchville, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c083/.

APA citation style:

Whitman, D. A. (1991) Various buildings and scenes, Wallagrass, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; and Frenchville, Maine. Fort Kent Frenchville United States Wallagrass Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Wallagrass, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Frenchville, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c083/.

MLA citation style:

Whitman, David A. Various buildings and scenes, Wallagrass, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; and Frenchville, Maine. Wallagrass, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Frenchville, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c083/>.