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Item 82153

Title: Little Canada School, Lewiston, ca.1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 82154

Title: Little Canada School, Lewiston, ca.1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 82156

Title: Little Canada School, Lewiston, 1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1900

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.