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Item 18392

Title: St-Jean-Baptiste Day parade, Auburn, 1962

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1962

Location: Auburn

Media: Photograph

Item 18402

Title: Alfred Auger as St-Jean-Baptiste, 1890

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1890

Location: Lewiston; Auburn

Media: Photograph

Item 18522

Title: St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1890

Location: Lewiston; Auburn; Poland

Media: oil

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St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.