Franco-American Collection

Victoria Fournier LeClair

Victoria Fournier LeClair was born in St. Mathieu, Rimouski, Québec in 1881, one of nine children born on the family farm.  With her parents, she immigrated to the United States via New Hampshire, Augusta and Brunswick, Maine, before arriving in Lewiston.  In this interview she talks about her work in Lewiston's manufacturing industry and social life among the Franco-Ameican community.

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