Photo, Print, Drawing Image 24 of Visit to home or Adrien Morin, potato grower and barrel maker, Saint David, Maine

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About this Item

Title
Visit to home or Adrien Morin, potato grower and barrel maker, Saint David, Maine
Contributor Names
Brassieur, C. Ray (Research team member)
Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Saint David, Maine, July 27, 1991
Subject Headings
-  Folklore--Maine
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  Documentary photographs
-  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Saint David
Genre
Photographs
Ethnography
Documentary photographs
Notes
-  Index data: These images document a visit to Adrien Morin, a potato grower and barrel maker in St. David, ME. Wooden potato barrels were once commonly used in the study area when potatoes were harvested by hand, but the advent of mechanical harvesting has rendered them nearly obsolete. Some are still used on area farms for storage; 2-10, Morin shows field coordinator Ray Brassieur how staves are made; 11-12, Adrien's son Ray, who has worked in the barrel making operation, joins the conversation; 13-16, Stave-making equipment; 17-18, The Morins show Brassieur how hoops are made; 19, Material for making wooden hoops; 20-24, Demonstration of hoop-making; 25, Adrien Morin shows how he cuts the bottom of a barrel; 26, Barrel-making equipment; 27, Stacks of barrel bottoms; 29-30, Various parts for the barrel-making equipment; 31-32, One of the buildings which houses part of the barrelmaking operation; 34-36, Ray Morin demonstrates the final assembly process.; 37, Finished potato barrels
Medium
35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-B058
Field project identifier: MAP-DW-B058
Source Collection
Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1991029.afc1991029_dw_b058
Language
English
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:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Visit to home or Adrien Morin, potato grower and barrel maker, Saint David, Maine. Aroostook County Maine Saint David United States, 1991. Saint David, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b058/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Visit to home or Adrien Morin, potato grower and barrel maker, Saint David, Maine. Aroostook County Maine Saint David United States, 1991. Saint David, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b058/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray, and David A Whitman. Visit to home or Adrien Morin, potato grower and barrel maker, Saint David, Maine. Saint David, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_b058/>.

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