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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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Exhibit

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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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.