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Item 18379

Title: St. Louis Chapel School, New Auburn, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1895

Location: Auburn

Media: Ink on paper

Item 6680

Title: Auburn Hall, Auburn

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Auburn

Media: Black and white photograph mounted

Item 15647

Title: Edward Little High School, Auburn, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Durham Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Auburn

Media: Postcard

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Item 32476

Address: Assessor's Record, Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Summit View Park Association

Style: Grandstand

Item 32477

Address: Assessor's Record, Stable, Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Summit View Park Association

Use: Stable

Item 32455

Address: 162 Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emma W Libby

Style: National Folk

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Camp Tekakwitha brochure, Leeds, ca. 1940

From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

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Skating on the Androscoggin River, ca. 1890

Androscoggin Historical Society

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Site

Shepherdess Drill, Lewiston, 1903

Franco-American Collection

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Site

Float in Parade for St. John de Baptist, Lewiston

Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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