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Item 98764

Bert Dutil and Korean Workers, Kunsan (Gusan), South Korea, 1954

Contributed by: Bertrand Dutil through Franco-American Collection Date: 1956-06-06 Location: Gunsan; Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 98866

Postcard, Omer Morin, Bruxelles (Brussels), August 15, 1945

Contributed by: Patricia Morin through Franco-American Collection Date: 1945-08-15 Location: Brussels; Lewiston Media: Postcard

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Item 76526

Madawaska Training School Model School students, Fort Kent, 1909

Contributed by: Blake Library Special Collections Date: 1909 Location: Fort Kent Media: Photographic print


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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."


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.