Madeleine Giguère, Portland, ca.1945

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Madeleine Giguère, Portland, ca.1945

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Madeleine Giguère, a long-time advocate for Franco-Americans and their heritage, worked as a sociologist at the University of Southern Maine in Portland for many years, during which time she conducted essential research on many aspects of Franco-American life.

Giguère was known as the "Marianne" (godmother) by many Franco-Americans. She was also instrumental in establishing USM's Franco-American Collection, the largest resource of its kind in Maine.

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About This Item

  • Title: Madeleine Giguère, Portland, ca.1945
  • Creation Date: circa 1945
  • Subject Date: circa 1945
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 30 cm
  • Local Code: 071101-01-05
  • 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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