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Item 67731

Title: Christmas at St Joseph's Orphanage, Lewiston, 1946

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1946

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 67732

Title: Swimming pool, St. Joseph's Orphanage, Lewiston, 1963

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1963-07-02

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 67730

Title: Girl in nun's habit, Lewiston, 1964

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1964-10-31

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Good Will Farm roundel, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Exhibit

Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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.