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Historical Items

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Item 18420

Banner du Institut Jacques Cartier

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Silk

Item 18419

Jacques Cartier banner, Lewisston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Silk

Item 79938

Institut Jacques Cartier, Lewiston, ca.1880

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1880 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.