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Item 81538

Clearing the Debris at St. Dominic's Arena, Lewiston, 1956

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1956 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 78686

St. Dominic Church, Portland, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1913 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

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Item 21040

St. Dominic's Church, Portland, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1913 Location: Portland Media: Postcard


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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.


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.


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.

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Maine Irish Heritage Center

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s - Page 1 of 2

… of the youngsters who would go on to play the dominant basketball of the 1970’s. During the period that John Shaw coached the Rumford Panthers…