Contributed by Franco-American Collection
Trustees of the Centre d'Heritage Franco-Americain are, seated from left, Mrs. Grace Marcotte, Mrs. Leclerc Gosselin, Mrs. Dutil, Mrs. Conrad Doucette. Standing, from left, are Raoul Pinette, unidentified, and unidentified.
The Centre d'Héritage Franco-Américain (Franco-American Heritage Center) was founded in Lewiston in 1971-2, with the aim of preserving what was then seen as a disappearing culture. The non-profit group funded arts and cultural performances, and operated a library and museum until 1989, when the group disbanded and the Centre's assets were transferred to the University of Maine. These artifacts are now part of the Franco-American Collection at the University of Southern Maine.
This photograph was probably taken at the Centre's first location, at the Intown Manor, at 81 Ash Street in Lewiston.
About This Item
- Title: Trustees of the Centre d'Héritage Franco-Américain, ca. 1972
- Creation Date: circa 1972
- Subject Date: circa 1972
- Town: Lewiston
- County: Androscoggin
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 18.5 cm x 14.5 cm
- Local Code: 2012.0.21
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
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