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Franco-American Collection

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Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers

Lausier, Esq. From "The Franco-Americans of the state of Maine" (1915) X Every town and city has their prominent citizens, their town fathers…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

1968: A1. Print. (S) Lawton, R.J. Franco-Americans of the state of Maine, U.S.A., and their achievements: historical, descriptive, and biographical.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford

It was a typical colonial American town, well placed along trade routes and a bustling hub. Lumber was one of the earliest and most successful…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 2 of 3

The Franco community, while shunning assimilation for "la survivance" of the French culture, championed the expansion of educational opportunities…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

… heavily for women workers, both Anglo and Franco. The introduction of daycare centers so that able-bodied mothers could work even part time to…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

"Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club "Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930Biddeford Historical…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 5 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Plan of Lands of Saco Water Power Co.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 17 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Civil War Veterans of Biddeford, 1916McArthur Public Library Reality…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 1 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Biddeford and Saco downtowns, ca. 1870McArthur Public Library By Paige S.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 7 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Laconia Mills, Biddeford, 1875McArthur Public Library The Pepperell Mill…