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Category: Recreation & Leisure, Sports, Ice hockey

Historical Items

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Item 79535

Twin City Cyclones, Lewiston, 1929

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1929 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 67542

Hockey game, Hill Mill, Lewiston, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1940 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 81538

Clearing the Debris at St. Dominic's Arena, Lewiston, 1956

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1956 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.