Franco-American Collection

Overview

The mission of the Franco-American Collection is to preserve and promote the culture and heritage of Maine’s Franco-American population.  Items in the Collection relate to local history, government, religion, language, education, industry, sports and the arts.  The Collection focuses on Lewiston-Auburn and other areas of Maine, with additional regional materials providing a link to the wider contexts of French North America

 

 Marie-Oglore, Laurette, François and Dolorèse

Image: Defosses family, 1925. First row, left to right: Donalda, Florianne, Joseph, Delia, Patricia, and Yvonne. Second row, left to right: Marie-Oglore, Laurette, François and Dolorèse

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Members of Club Jacques Cartier outside of their clubhouse

Image: Members of Club Jacques Cartier outside of their clubhouse, c. 1920s. 

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