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Series 3: Graphic materials (continued)
Color slides (continued)
Various buildings and scenes, New Canada, Fort Kent, and Van Buren, Maine, July 15, 1991 (continued)
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c051
20 35mm color slides
These images document a variety of scenes throughout the study area; 1, Abandoned farm equipment; see MAP-DW-C051, #20; 2, Mailbox set back from the road to avoid damage by snow and snowplow; 3, Typical partially buried potato house; this one is no longer in use, a common occurrence; 4, Many residents have some type of cottage industry in which they operate from their homes; 5, Building with facade; see MAP-DW-C050, #8; 6, Rectangular clothesline, a commonly seen type; 7, Small barn with gambrel roof, a style used on a wide variety of buildings in the study area; 8-9, A variety of trucks parked at homes along State Highway 161; independent trucking, sometimes combined with farming, is an important occupation in the region; 10, Small herds of livestock are only occasionally seen on farms in the study area; 11, Custom sign with MPG (Maine Potato Growers) logo; such sings are seen on many farms; 12, Farmstead on State Highway 161; 13, Another independent trucker (see #8-9); 14, Another custom sign on a potato farm; note that this one specifically mentions trucking (see #8-9); 15, Non-commercial building with facade; see MAP-DW-C050, #8; 16-18, Spraying the potato fields; potato farming is said to be quite input intensive; 19, Another farming/trucking custom sign on a potato farm, this one is south of Van Buren on U.S. Highway 1; 20, Looking east from U.S. 1, south of Van Buren; the peak in the distance is probably in New Brunswick.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C052 Native American Day, Grande Riviere Festival, Van Buren, Maine, July 15, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c052
20 35mm color slides
These images document an event called Native American Day, which was held at the Village Acadien in Van Buren as part of the annual Grande Riviere Festival; 1, Tipi set up as part of the event; 2, Crowd begins to gather prior to the event; the man on the left in the white t-shirt and hat is Guy Frigon, coordinator of the event. Frigon is a Mic-Mac Indian who lives in Frenchville, ME; 3, Frigon discusses plans for the event with other Mic-Mac, who had come from New Brunswick to participate; 4, Syncretic costuming; 5, Tipi; 6-8, The Mic-Mac rehearse songs to be sung for dancing; 10-11, Some type of ceremonial object; 12, Headdress on display; Frigon admits this is a plains Indian style, but says "It's what people associate with Indians"; 13, Frigon and Kenny Cloud don ceremonial shirts; 14-15, Drum and other ceremonial items; 16, Headdress; see #12; 17-19, Paintings done by Mic-Mac Kenny Cloud of the Red Bank Reserve in New Brunswick; Cloud is holding up a painting of a wolf in #17-18; 20, Beadwork, also done by Cloud.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C053 Native American Day, Grande Riviere Festival, Van Buren, Maine, July 15, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c053
20 35mm color slides
These images document an event called Native American Day, held at the Village Acadien in Van Buren as part of the annual Grande Riviere Festival; 1, Beadwork done by Mic-Mac Kenny Cloud of the Red Bank Reserve in New Brunswick; 2-6, Event coordinator Guy Frigon describes various aspects of the ceremonies; 7-11, A braid of sweetgrass is lit to begin a purification ritual; 12-15, All participants and spectators are to be purified by smoke from the braid, fanned with eagle feathers; 16, A dog jumps into a small pond chasing ducks; 17-20, Beginning of a pipe ritual.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C054 Native American Day, Grande Riviere Festival, Van Buren, Maine, July 15, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c054
20 35mm color slides
These images document an event called Native American Day, held at the Village Acadien in Van Buren as part of the Grande Riviere Festival; 1-2, Some spectators tried to fit in via their costumes; 3-4, Pipe ceremony continues; 5-7, Preparation for a dance begins, while event coordinator Guy Frigon demonstrates the steps; 8-15, The dance commences, with participation by spectators; 16-20, The first dance has ended, and preparation for another begins.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C055 Native American Day, Grande Riviere Festival, Van Buren, Maine, July 15, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c055
20 35mm color slides
These images document an event called Native American Day,- held at the Village Acadien in Van Buren as part of the Grande Riviere Festival; 1-3, A Mic Mac dance to drum and song; 4-5, Event coordinator Guy Frigon and a Mic-Mac from New Brunswick, name unknown, provide the drum music; 6-10, A few people try on the headdress, including the mayor of Ste-Ouenne, France (#6-7); 11-12, Field coordinator Ray Brassieur discusses the event with one of the participants. #11, Mic-Mac artist Kenny Cloud displays some of his beadwork; These images document a variety of buildings and scenes in Van Buren; 13, St. Remi Catholic Church; this parish was recently combined with St. Bruno, and this church is not currently in use; 14-15, Shrine in a yard; such shrines are seen at many homes in the study area; 16, St. Remi Catholic Church; see # 13; 17, Commercial building with typical facade; many noncommercial buildings in the study area also have facades. See MAP-DW-C050, #8; 18, This home has two decorative features common in the area, green paint and an eagle; 19-20, The truck of Albert Michaud, who makes and sells birdhouses; he often sets up shop at the Village Acadien in Van Buren.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C056 Various buildings and scenes, Van Buren, Maine, July 15, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c056
20 35mm color slides
These images document a variety of buildings and scenes in Van Buren, ME; 1, Perfect Ponies, a business on U.S. Highway 1 in the village of Keegan; many residences in the study area incorporate some type of commercial activity; 2, Judy's Beauty Salon on U.S. 1, Keegan; such salons are one of the most commonly found types of residence/business combinations; 3, Wrought iron wayside cross, U.S. 1, Keegan; 4, A variety of lawn decoration, including a shrine to the Virgin Mary; such shrines are widespread in the area; 5-6, Al's Neighborhood Store, U.S. 1, Van Buren; the combination of residence with convenience/grocery store is found throughout the study area; 7, House painted a vivid blue/green, a popular color choice; 8, Shed under construction in Van Buren. The gambrel roof is a style used on many different types of buildings in the study area; many small sheds with this roof type appear to be made from kits, but this example is being built from scratch by the carpenter who lives on the property; 9-10, Small wooden handmade boat in Van Buren; this boat was said to have been built by a one-armed carpenter from St. Agatha, ME, who built approximately eight such boats; 11-13, Seagulls on a dock on Long Lake near the Van Buren public beach area; 14-15, Wildflowers in a field in Van Buren; 16-20, Sunset from a hilltop in rural Van Buren.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C057 Various buildings and scenes, Van Buren, Maine, and Hamlin, Maine, July 15, 1991 - July 16, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c057
20 35mm color slides
These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1-2, Sunset from a hilltop in Van Buren; 3-6, Spraying potato fields; local growers describe potato farming as input intensive; 7, Partially buried potato house in Hamlin. This structure combines a construction method long used in building such barns, earth contact, with a relatively modern material, corrugated steel; 8, Trucks on a farm in Hamlin; many area farmers are also shippers of both their own produce and goods produced by others; 9, St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hamlin; 10-11, Barn with old farming machinery; the growth in front of the doorways suggests that this machinery has been idle for some time; 12, House and garage painted bright green; similar colors are widely and often used, especially on houses. The facade on the garage is normally associated with commercial buildings. See MAP-DW-C050, #8; 13, Medical facility in Van Buren called L'Acadie; 14, Banner over U.S. Highway 1 announcing annual Grande Riviere Festival; 15, "Parking to see Indians" sign at Village Acadien in Van Buren; Native American Day was held at the Village on the previous day; 16, Large storage facilities called potato houses, in which the produce would be stored just prior to shipment. Many, like these, are no longer in use; 17-18, Wayside cross near the Village Acadien on U.S. Highway 1 in Keegan; 19, Loading bundles of shakes at a small sawmill in Keegan. Milling, formerly an industry of importance in the area, has declined greatly; few sawmills are still operating; 20, Custom sign on a potato farm; most farms in the study area have such signs. The sign indicates that this enterprise combines growing and shipping; many, though not all, farmers ship their own produce, and some ship other commodities as well.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C058 Various buildings and scenes, Van Buren, Maine, and Grand Isle, Maine, July 16, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c058
20 35mm color slides
These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Large L-shaped house, a type found throughout the study area. There are usually at least one or two examples of this type or a similar type in each town; one is often the presbytery at the Catholic church; 2, Cattle in a field in Van Buren; small herds of livestock are occasionally seen in the study area; 3, House with a lateral addition; this type of addition is a widely used method of enlarging houses; 4, Catholic church in Ste-Anne-du-Madawaska, New Brunswick, photographed from U.S. 1 in Maine; 5, Barn with double gambrel roof in Grand Isle; 6, House with lateral addition; see #3; 7, L-shaped house; see #1; 8, The Gun Hospital, Grand Isle, an example of the incorporation of business into residence; a wide variety of such businesses are found in the study area; 9, House with lateral addition; see #3; 10-11, St. Gerard Catholic Church in Grand Isle; 12, House with lateral addition; see #3; 13, Shrine in a yard in Grand Isle; these shrines are a common sight throughout the study area; 14, Recently constructed shed with an unusual variation on the frequently seen gambrel roof; 15, L-shaped house; see #1; 16, House with lateral addition; see #3; 17, Variation on the L-shaped house, this one with a gabledminstead of hipped roof; 18-20, L-shaped houses; see #3. The facade on the garage in #19-20 is also interesting, as such facades are often associated with commercial buildings.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C059 Various buildings and scenes, Saint David, Maine, Madawaska, Maine, and Frenchville, Maine, July 16, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c059
20 35mm color slides
These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Two small buildings with facades on a residential property in St. David, ME; such facades are usually associated with commercial activity; 2-3, St. David Catholic Church; 4, Large elm tree used by former railroad engineer Bob Labonte to mark the approach to Madawaska; 5, Centre universiatire St-Louis-Maillet in Edmunston, New Brunswick, photographed from U.S. Highway 1 in Madawaska, ME; 6, Bob's Neighborhood Store in Madawaska; the type of lawn ornaments sold here, particularly those with a religious theme, are widely popular in the study area; 7, Shrine in a yard in Madawaska; 8-9, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Madawaska; 10, Street sign in Madawaska; Evangeline is the Acadian heroine of the Longfellow poem; 11, Evangeline School in Madawaska; 12-13, Acadia School in Madawaska; 14, Sign in French at a gas station in Madawaska; French signage on businesses, while common in New Brunswick, is not frequently seen in Maine; 15, Custom sign on a potato farm; the use of the term "grower-shipper" and the presence of the semi-trailer exemplify the combination of functions performed by many farmers in the study area; 16, Abandoned starch factory in Frenchville; 17, See #15; 18, A variety of trucks belonging to C.L. Roy and Sons of Frenchville; 19, Custom sign on the Edwin Pelletier & Sons farm in Frenchville; note the truck painted on the sign; 20, Truck belonging to Edwin Pelletier & Sons, parked across the road from #19.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C060 Various buildings and scenes, Frenchville, Maine, and Fort Kent, Maine, July 15, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c060
20 35mm color slides
These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1, Custom sign on a potato farm in Frenchville; 2, Tractor-trailer on the C & P Morin farm in Frenchville; the presence of this truck and the use of the term "grower-shipper" (sign, #1) are evidence of the combined activity performed by many farmers in the study area; 3, Classic Casuals, a clothing store in a home on U.S. Highway 1 in Frenchville; the combination of residence and business is common, although a clothing store is unusual in this context; 4-5, St. Luce Catholic Church in Frenchville; 6-10, Various views of downtown Fort Kent; 11, Rock's Motel, Main St., Fort Kent; 12-14, Sign proclaiming Fort Kent as northern terminus of U.S. Route 1; the Maine end of the international bridge between Fort Kent and Clair, New Brunswick is visible in; 12-13, and the white building behind the sign in #14 is a duty-free store; 15-16, A beauty salon in a home in Fort Kent; one of the most common types of residential/commercial combinations, the number of beauty salons in the area seems out of proportion to the population; 17-18, Gene's Electronics, a new business in downtown Fort Kent; bright blue is a popular color on a variety of buildings in the study area; 19-20, A train car being loaded with logs in Fort Kent; while large-scale logging has diminished in importance, a number of small logging operations still exist.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C061 Log loading and Tardif sawmill, Fort Kent, Maine, July 18, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c061
20 35mm color slides
These images document the loading of logs onto a railroad car in Fort Kent; 1-3, Logs are transferred from a log truck to a train car for shipment; These images document the sawmill owned by Danny Tardiff in Fort Kent; 6-8, Employee John Plourde of Fort Kent moves logs into position using a peavey; 9-11, Sawn boards are loaded onto a truck; 12-19, Logs are first squared off using a large circular saw. #12, Danny Tardiff uses a chainsaw to remove small pieces partially sawn off by the circular saw. Danny's father Raoul, former owner of the mill, operates the circular saw; 20, Logs positioned to be brought into the mill.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C062 Tardiff sawmill, Fort Kent, Maine, July 18, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c062
20 35mm color slides
These images document the sawmill owned and operated by Danny Tardiff in Fort Kent, ME; 1-5, Logs are squared off by a large circular saw operated by Raoul Tardiff, Danny's father and former owner of the mill; 6-8, Danny Tardiff cuts boards of different widths from larger pieces sawn from the logs; 9, Saw sharpening device fabricated by Raoul Tardiff; 10, Circular saw; 11-13, Raoul Tardiff checks some of the mill equipment during a break; 14-16, John Plourde positions more logs; 17-18, Danny Tardiff removes planks with a chainsaw; 19-20, Danny Tardiff and Ben Michaud pull off planks sawn from a log by the circular saw.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C063 Tardiff sawmill, Fort Kent, Maine; Dinner for Elderhostelers with visitors from Ste-Ouenne, France, Fort Kent, Maine; Anita Albert, weaver, Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick, July 18, 1991 - July 20, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c063
20 35mm color slides
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.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C064 Anita Albert, weaver, St.-Jacques, New Brunswick; Various scenes, Frenchville, Maine; Maps at Registry of Deeds, Fort Kent, Maine, July 20, 1991 - July 21, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c064
20 35mm color slides
These images document a visit to weaver Anita Albert at her home in St-Jacques, New Brunswick; 1-2, Samples of Mm. Albert's work; 3, Mm. Albert's loom; 4, Coverlet woven by Mm. Albert; Miscellaneous scenes in Frenchville, ME; 5-6, The hills of New Brunswick, looking north from Church Rd. in Frenchville. The spire of St. Luce Church is visible on the left; 7-8, St. Luce Catholic Church; 9-10, St. Luce Catholic Church and presbytery; 11-12, Logging trucks in Frenchville; 13, Custom sign on a potato farm in Frenchville; most farms in the study area have such signs; These images document a variety of maps in the collection at the Registry of Deeds in Fort Kent, ME; 14-15, Original lots, Grand Isle, from a survey c. 1843 by Philip Eastman, John W. Dana, Henry M. Cunningham. Includes original site of Morneault house now at Village Acadien. Clearly shows long lots; 16, Madawaska, survey data as #14-15; includes original site of Fred Albert house, now on grounds of Madawaska Historical Society in St. David. Three tiers (rang) of long lots can be seen; 17-18, Van Buren; a composite map made in 1933 by Henry J. Pelletier from 1846 and 1860 maps. Note how the French long lots meet the square tracts granted later by the United States in the area known as the concession. 1920 Township 18, Range 6, survey data unknown, long lots.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C065 Maps and deeds, Registry of Deeds, Fort Kent, Maine, July 21, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c065
20 35mm color slides
These images document maps from The Atlas of Aroostook County. Maine. from an 1877 survey by F. B. Roe and N. Geo. Colby. The photographs were taken at the Registry of Deeds in Fort Kent, ME; 1-2, Van Buren and surrounding area, including Hamlin and Cyr Plantation; note how the French long lots meet the later square grants in the area known as the concession; 3-8, Close-ups of Van Buren map; #6-8 show the original settlement area known as Violette settlement, and includes the site of Belonie Violette's house, now occupied by Val Violette; 9-14, Madawaska/Frenchville area; These images document handwritten deeds, photographed at the Registry of Deeds in Fort Kent, ME; 15-16, Deed between Luc Albert and his father Anselme, dated June 15, 1852; 17-20, Deed of Belonie Violette.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C066 Various buildings and scenes, Eagle Lake, Maine; Fort Kent, Maine; Allagash, Maine, July 23, 1991 - July 24, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c066
20 35mm color slides
These images document a variety of buildings and scenes; 1-12, Scenes from the deck of the camp on Eagle Lake occupied by fieldworkers Ray Brassieur and David Whitman; 13, Farmland and forest, State Highway 11, Fort Kent; 14-15, Sign for Acadia Builders in Fort Kent; the owner of this business is not Acadian and recently moved to the area from Massachusetts. He chose the name for its regional identity value; 16-17, A house on State Highway 161 in St. John, ME, which has two decorative features common in the study area— bright blue paint and an eagle over the door; 18, A house in St. Francis, this one is also painted with a popular bright green color; also note the decorative butterflies just below the gable, another popular decorative item; 19-20, The Allagash River, a short distance south of its confluence with the St. John.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C067 Various buildings and scenes, Allagash, Maine, and St. Francis, Maine, July 24, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c067
20 35mm color slides
These images document a variety of buildings and scenes in the St. John Valley west of Fort Kent; 1-2, Temporary bridge over the St. John River in Allagash; the original bridge was destroyed by flood in the spring of 1991; 3-4, Scum in small pools formed by the St. John River? this looks like some byproduct of the logging in the area; 5, Temporary bridge across the St. John; 6-7, Catholic church in Allagash; 8-9, House in Allagash painted gray and red, a popular combination of colors; 10-11, Allagash Pentecostal Church; 12, Gray and red house; 13-14, Farmstead on State Highway 161, St. Francis; the house has a large enclosed second-floor gallery; 15-16, St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis; built in 1980, this is one of the newest Catholic churches in the area; 17-18, St. Paul Congregational Church in St. Francis; built in the late nineteenth century, this is one of the earliest Protestant churches in the area; 19, St. John Bible Church; several fundamentalist Christian churches have come into existence in the primarily Catholic study area over the last couple of decades; 20, School building converted to a part-time residence in St. John; there were apparently a number of school buildings like this in the area at one time, but only two remain.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C068 Various buildings and scenes and aerial photos, Upper St. John River Valley area, Maine, July 24, 1991 - July 25, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c068
20 35mm color slides
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.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C069 Aerial photographs, St. John River Valley, Maine, July 25, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c069
20 35mm color slides
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; 1-4, Farmland and forest on both the Maine (near) and New Brunswick sides of the St. John River; 5-6, Van Buren, ME, on the near side of the St. John River, and St-Leonard, New Brunswick; 7, Van Buren (left) and St-Leonard; looking northwest up the river valley; 8-9, Part of Van Buren; 10-15, The Val Violette house in Van Buren; originally built by Belonie Violette, this was one of the original houses of Violette Settlement. The house is a two-story house with a light gray gabled roof, set back from the main street (U.S. Highway 1), near the center of each frame; 16-20, Upriver from Van Buren; note the railroad tracks paralleling the river, and the large commercial buildings along the tracks. The railroad has been replaced by the highway as the prime mover of goods, and many of these buildings have fallen into disuse.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C070 Aerial photographs, St. John River Valley, Maine, July 25, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c070
20 35mm color slides
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; 1, Village Acadien; the buildings are said to be arranged in the shape of the letter A; 2, Farmland in New Brunswick; note the long lot pattern of the fields; 3, Village Acadien; 4-5, Forest and farmland in Maine, between Van Buren and Lille; 6-16, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and presbytery in Lille; 17-18, Grand Isle, ME; 19, Settlements on both the Maine (left) side and New Brunswick side of the river show typically French line settlement patterns; 20, St. David Catholic Church, St. David, ME.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C071 Aerial photographs, St. John River Valley, Maine, July 25, 1991
Photographer: David A. Whitman
Digital content available: afc1991029_dw_c071
20 35mm color slides
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; 1, St. David Catholic Church, St. David, ME; 2-3, Fred Albert house (just left of center) and Geraldine and Ernie Chasse house (red brick, green roof, just right of center); the Acadian Cross Historic Shrine is barely visible at the top; 4-8, Albert house, Chasse house, St. David Catholic Church; 9-12, Acadian Cross Historic Shrine, commemorating the Acadian landing site; 13-14, Edmunston, New Brunswick; the large industrial facility is Fraser Paper; 15, Madawaska, ME, looking south from over Edmunston; the Maine plant of Fraser Paper is in the center of the frame. The bridge to the left supports a pipeline connecting the Maine and New Brunswick Fraser facilities; 16-17, Edmunston; the confluence of the Madawaska and St. John Rivers can be seen on the left; 18, Settlement on both sides of the St. John just upriver from Madawaska and Edmunston; 19, A lake in New Brunswick, possibly Lac Baker; 20, Commercial buildings along the railroad tracks; most or perhaps even all of these are not in use.
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C072 Aerial photographs, St. John River Valley, Maine, July 25, 1991
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