Franco-American Collection

USM’s Franco-American Collection preserves and promotes the culture and heritage of Maine’s Franco-American population. View our online exhibits, sign up for our email list , or “submit a research request.” Learn more about Franco-American Collection.

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Robert Sylvain, Jr

Robert Sylvain, Jr. Performance and Talk

January 25, 2021, Robert will be playing and singing selections from his Mémère’s notebook of Acadian folksongs
Ida LeClair aka Susan Poulin

Making the Invisible Visible: Bringing a Franco-American Perspective to the Stage & Page

March 8, 2021, Writer and performer Susan Poulin will explore the joys and challenges of giving our traditionally “silent minority” a voice on the stage and page
Albert Beliveau in Law Politics and Love

First Franco: Albert Beliveau in Law Politics and Love

February 17, 2021, Book talk and discussion with author Douglas Rooks, and Severin Beliveau, Esq.

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Franco-American Lewiston Scavenger Hunt

Franco-American Lewiston Scavenger Hunt

Want to go on an adventure? Take a real walk, or a virtual one, through the history of downtown Lewiston, ME.
COVID-19 Experiences in Maine

Franco-American COVID-19 Experiences in Maine Collection

Interested in sharing your experience as Franco-Americans in the state of Maine during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020?




Robert Sylvain, Jr. Performance and Talk

4:00 PM, Lewiston-Auburn Campus