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Item 98763

Garde d’Honneur, Association St. Dominique, Lewiston, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Beatrice Gendron Guimond through Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1920

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

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Jean-Baptiste Couture, Lewiston, 1926

Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

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Schooner Viking, ca. 1885

The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Fannie Brackley and doe, ca. 1937

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

… live in Phillips year round, but would return to Saint Anthony's Cottage every summer. In the winter she stayed with friends in Lewiston.