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Photo, Print, Drawing Farm buildings, Fort Kent, Maine; Tintamarre, Grand Riviere Festival, Native American Day at the Village Acadien, Van Buren, Maine; Home of Claude "Blackie" Cyr in Saint David, Maine

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Title

  • Farm buildings, Fort Kent, Maine; Tintamarre, Grand Riviere Festival, Native American Day at the Village Acadien, Van Buren, Maine; Home of Claude "Blackie" Cyr in Saint David, Maine

Names

  • Brassieur, C. Ray (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Fort Kent, Maine; Van Buren, Maine; Saint David, Maine, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Fort Kent
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Saint David
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Van Buren

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: Miscellaneous scenes; 0, Building under construction on a farm on State Highway- 161 (Caribou Rd.) , Fort Kent, ME; we saw a number of farm buildings collapsing or being torn down, but this is one of the few we saw being erected; 1, Farmstead, eastern Fort Kent; 2-3, Collapsing twin barn, Highway 161, Fort Kent; 4-5, Participants in the Tintamarre at the annual Grande Riviere Festival in Van Bur en, ME. Groups from Van Bur en and St-Leonard, New Brunswick, met on the international bridge for a noisemaking. Here, participants gather in parking lots and on street corners in Van Buren prior to marching to the bridge; These images document Native American Day, an event held at the Village Acadien in Van Buren, ME, as part of the Grande Riviere Festival; 7-9, Spectators listen to presentations on various aspects of Native American culture. The tipi was erected especially for the event; 10, The parking lot was full; 11-12, Mic-Mac dancers circle the crowd; 13, Spectators join the dance; Various buildings and scenes; 14-15, Abandoned Frenchville Starch Factory, Frenchville; 16-18, Large produce warehouse called a potato house; these are generally located adjacent to a railroad line, and were used to store produce prior to shipping. Many of these in the study area are still standing but not currently in use; 19, Pickup truck with wooden potato barrels in the bed; these barrels were at one time widely used in the handharvesting of potatoes, but mechanical harvesting has rendered them obsolete. Some have been adapted to other purposes; 20, Gift shop at the Village Acadien These images document a visit to the Long Lake home of Claude "Blackie" Cyr in St. David, ME; 21-25, A collection of wooden figures carved by Cyr; 26-27, Statue of peg-legged sailor carved by Cyr.

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: RB-B005
  • Field project identifier: MAP-RB-B005

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. Farm buildings, Fort Kent, Maine; Tintamarre, Grand Riviere Festival, Native American Day at the Village Acadien, Van Buren, Maine; Home of Claude "Blackie" Cyr in Saint David, Maine. Saint David Maine United States Fort Kent Van Buren Aroostook County, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine; Van Buren, Maine; Saint David, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_rb_b005/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. (1991) Farm buildings, Fort Kent, Maine; Tintamarre, Grand Riviere Festival, Native American Day at the Village Acadien, Van Buren, Maine; Home of Claude "Blackie" Cyr in Saint David, Maine. Saint David Maine United States Fort Kent Van Buren Aroostook County, 1991. Fort Kent, Maine; Van Buren, Maine; Saint David, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_rb_b005/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray. Farm buildings, Fort Kent, Maine; Tintamarre, Grand Riviere Festival, Native American Day at the Village Acadien, Van Buren, Maine; Home of Claude "Blackie" Cyr in Saint David, Maine. Fort Kent, Maine; Van Buren, Maine; Saint David, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_rb_b005/>.