Little Canada (Me.) -- Lewiston
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
1676 Berthe Roger, interviewed by Mark Silber and Steffan Duplessis, January 29, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Roger talks about her mother’s motivation for moving the family to Lewiston during the Great Depression; living as a Franco-American outside “Little Canada”; working in a shoe shop; and childhood family gatherings. Text: 12 pp. partial transcript. Recording: T 1797 CD 2515 1-1/2 hours.
1671 Jeanne d’Arc Turgeon, interviewed by Raymond Pelletier and Mark Silber, May 13, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Turgeon talks about her life as a Franco-American; exclusive use of French in daily life as a child; working in the shoe shop and mill during the 1940s; movement of Franco-Americans out of Lewiston’s “Little Canada”; social activities; and the value of sacrifice. Partially in French. Text: 13 pp., partial transcript (excludes French portion). Recording: T 1790, CD 2091 1 hour.