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Item 67732

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

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1963-07-02

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 67731

Christmas at St Joseph's Orphanage, Lewiston, 1946

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1946

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

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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.

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G.A.R. Post No. 134, Strong, ca. 1890

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… homes were established in 16 states, and orphanages in 17 states. The third and final ideal is loyalty.

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Dixfield House and Tuscan Opera House, Dixfield, ca. 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Tuscan Opera House

Moving pictures were shown on Friday nights. St. Joseph's Catholic Church held early Masses there before its move to upper Weld Street.