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Item 67541

Title: St. Louis Parish Boys Choir, Auburn, 1943

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1943

Location: Auburn

Media: Photograph

Item 80332

Title: Congregational Church Choir, Princeton, ca. 1952

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library

Date: circa 1952

Location: Princeton

Media: photograph

Item 26833

Title: Church Junior Choir, Saco, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Date: circa 1930

Location: Saco

Media: black & white photograph

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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.


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.