Keywords: Bates Manufacturing
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Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Location: Biddeford; Saco
Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
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.