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Item 17477

Lewiston High School, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1931

Location: Lewiston

Media: Postcard

Item 67530

St. Peter's School, Lewiston, 1937

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1937

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 82153

Little Canada School, Lewiston, ca.1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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Blue Hill Academy graduates, 1894

Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."