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Historical Items (230)  |  Tax Records (90)  |  Exhibits (24)  |  Sites (9)  | 

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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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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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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Site

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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