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Item 9401

Title: Letter of thanks from Female Orphan Asylum, Portland, 1856

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1856-10-15

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 67544

Title: Santa Claus at the Healey Asylum, Lewiston, c.1950

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 20851

Title: St. Elizabeth's Home, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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Item 62752

Address: 28-40 Mellen Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Asylum

Use: Asylum

Item 70374

Address: 139-151 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Female Orphan Asylum

Use: Orphan Asylum

Item 70375

Address: Assessor's Record, 147 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Female Orphan Asylum

Use: Garage used as Playhouse

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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.