Photos and Documents

The Musée culturel du Mont-Carmel has hundreds of historic regional photographs of domestic architecture, townscapes, churches, people, and farms. Our collection includes vintage glass plate photos of the interior and exterior of the former church in 1910. We also have hundreds of documents in our archives, which may be viewed for reference in person by appointment. Click here for a list of some documents in our collection.

A selection of our photographs and documents includes:

Photographs

Aerial view of Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel, 1970s: Shows rectory and part of barn Tower being painted with scaffolding, mid-1960s Exterior front Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel, 1910: With gold-painted sculpture of Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel above front door Altar, 1978: Front shot of original altar, Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel
Interior Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel, 1910: Nave, apse and side aisles Father Sweron: Portrait of Father Sweron who said mass at Mount Carmel mission, 1858 to 1864. Nun (Fille de la Sagesse) and children, 1940s-early 1950s: At the back of the rectory Main Street of Lille, looking northwest, 1930s-1940s
Main Street of Lille looking southeast, 1930s-1940s Exterior west side Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel, 1948 Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel with convent school, 1950s: The convent was destroyed in the early 1960s  

Documents

Cahier, 1940s: Music notebook of Anne Soucy, Lille, ME. Postcard of Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel, 1910: With note on verso by Léonide Gagné. Note on Postcard, 1910: Note written in Latin by church’s builder, Léonide Gagné, on postcard depicting exterior of Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel. Architectural Plans, 1907-08: Drawing showing structural plans for Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel (possibly as early as 1896).
Architectural Plans, 1907-08: Drawing showing exterior west side of Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel (possibly as early as 1896). Architectural Plans, 1907-08: Drawing showing exterior front of Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel (possibly as early as 1896). Architectural Plans, 1907-08: Drawing showing birds eye view of interior of Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel (possibly as early as 1896).