Franco-American Collection

Franco-American Collection Grand Opening

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 5, 2013, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
USM Lewiston-Auburn College, Franco-American Collection (Room 171)
Contact Name: 
James Myall
Contact Phone: 
207-753-6545
Contact Email: 
franco@usm.maine.edu

The Franco-American Collection will be unveiliing its new space for the first time in a grand opening reception October 5th at 2pm.  The Collection will be officially opened by the Hon. Michael H. Michaud, U.S. Congressman.  

The ribbon-cutting will be followed by a reception with live music, food, and a book sale, with the opportunity for visitors to tour the Collection.

At 3pm, Professor Kristin Langellier of the University of Maine will be holding a public lecture, entitled "Mémère's Stories" on the importance of family narratives in the Franco-American community.

The event is free and everyone is welcome.  A flyer is available here.

Giving to the Collection

Researchers working at the Franco-American Collection.

The operation of the Franco-American Collection, its educational programs and the preservation of its materials are dependent on your generosity. 

Find out more about giving to the Collection through the University of Southern Maine. 

Under "Gift Details," click on "Gifts to specific...".  In the pop-up box, click the first box "Other..." then "Continue." That will take you back to the main form but now you will be able to write in "Franco-American Collection" to direct your donation correctly.

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