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Snowshoe convention, Montreal, ca. 1947

Contributed by Franco-American Collection

A snowshoe convention in Montreal, Canada. Second from left is Rosaire Halle, mayor of Auburn. Third from right is Charlotte Michaud, a Lewiston reporter.

To the right of the drum, the man with the fur collar and black hat is longtime Montreal mayor Camillien Houde. He was mayor from 1934-1936, 1938-1940, and 1947-1954.

Houde was jailed for sedition during World War II for advocating that Quebec citizens should resist the draft. He was re-elected mayor after the war.

Other Information


  • Title: Snowshoe convention, Montreal, ca. 1947
  • Creator: Photo Gerard Enrg., Montreal
  • Creation Date: circa 1947
  • Subject Date: circa 1947
  • Town: Montreal
  • State: PQ
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 19 x 24.3
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545
http://www.usm.maine.edu/lac/franco/

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