Franco-American Collection

Original Research

From time to time, Collection staff conduct original research on Franco-American topics.  Below you will find examples of these studies.

Please note that unauthorized distribution or publication of these items is prohibited.  Please submit a request if you would like to reprint or -publish any of the research.

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State Task Force on Franco-Americans (2012)

Work conducted for the benefit of the Maine Legislative Task Force on Franco-Americans in 2012.

Maine's Franco-American Population Centers.  From data gathered by the US Census Bureau for its American Community Survey. Click on each pin for details on the Franco-American population of each town.  Powered by Google Maps.

Entrepreneurs.  A showcase of Collection material on Franco-American businesses in Lewiston-Auburn.  Presented to Paul LePage in 2010 on the occasion of his election as Maine's first Franco-American Govenor.


Winter/Spring Open Hours


We have new Tuesday evening hours!  Through the end of May, the Collection will be open on Tuesdays until 7:30 pm.  It will usually be closed between 4 and 5 on Tuesdays.

The Collection is generally open Monday-Thursday, from 10am - 4pm, although it will sometimes be closed to accommodate the Coordinator's schedule, especially in the mornings.  Call (753-6545) or e-mail ( before visiting if you wish to confirm that it will be open.

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