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Item 67544

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

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1950

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 67730

Felicia Garant in nun's habit, Lewiston, 1964

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1964-10-31

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 16977

Knoxx Fluter, c. 1866

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1866

Location: Houlton; New York

Media: steel

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Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

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.


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.


Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

The house was renovated, and three Sisters of Mercy were brought here to oversee the education of Catholic children.

Site Page

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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