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Historical Items

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Item 67532

Schoolyard sports, St. Peter's School, Lewiston, 1925

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1925 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 74893

St Peter's School, Lewiston, Class of 1910

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1910-06-16 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 67530

St. Peter's School, Lewiston, 1937

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1937 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

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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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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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