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Item 67732

Title: Swimming pool, St. Joseph's Orphanage, Lewiston, 1963

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1963-07-02

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 67731

Title: Christmas at St Joseph's Orphanage, Lewiston, 1946

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1946

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 67730

Title: Girl 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.