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Item 35392

Title: Biddeford and Saco mills and river from the Main Street Bridge, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1912

Location: Biddeford; Saco

Media: Photograph

Item 67543

Title: Child laborers, Lewiston, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1920

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 82187

Title: New looms arriving at the Hill Mill, Lewiston, October 1961

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1961

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

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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.