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Item 67544

Title: Santa Claus at the Healey Asylum, Lewiston, c.1950

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1950

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 79376

Title: Centre d'Héritage Franco-Américain, Lewiston, ca. 1977

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1977

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 67730

Title: Felicia Garant in nun's habit, Lewiston, 1964

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1964-10-31

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.