Franco-American Collection

Lillie Dumont

Lillie Dumont was born into a mixed British-French Canadian family in Montréal.  She and her husband moved to Lewiston and operated Dubuc's gas station on East Avenue for six years before returning to Montréal.  She discusses similarities and differences between Franco life in Lewiston and Montréal.

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