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Felicia Garant in nun's habit, Lewiston, 1964

Contributed by Franco-American Collection

Felicia Garant was 4 1/2 years old when she was photographed in Lewiston's "Little Canada" neighborhood, dressed in the habit of the Sisters of Charity, or "Grey Nuns." Her grandmother, Yvonne Bergeron Garant was a talented seamstress, and made the outfit for Felicia, who attended day care and a girls' school managed by the Grey Nuns at the Marcotte Home.

The Marcotte Home, as of 2015, forms part of the St. Marguerite d'Youville Pavillion, a residential care facility. The nearby St. Mary's Hospital was renamed St. Mary's Regional Health Center.

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  • Title: Felicia Garant in nun's habit, Lewiston, 1964
  • Creator: Germain Garant
  • Creation Date: 1964-10-31
  • Subject Date: 1964-10-31
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 16.5 x 11.5
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545

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