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.


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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