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Item 14367

Title: St. Mary's School Fire

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 67533

Title: St. Mary's School, Lewiston, 1909

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1909

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 72952

Title: Edna St. Vincent Millay and Friends, 1909

Contributed by: Camden Public Library

Date: 1909

Location: Camden

Media: Paper

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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.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.