Tag Archives: Lorraine Masure

Why they came: Franco-American immigration

Why they came

A presentation on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College Franco-American Collection, highlighted important histories about Maine’s immigrants. French-Canadian, Franco-American and recently the French-Africans are now part of the history of French immigration into Maine. Lorraine Masure chronicled her Franco-American family’s immigration in “Growing Up Franco-American With No Patent […]

Joyeuse Action de Grâce! Thanksgiving memoirs

My Familes My life by Ruth Grondin

Many “merci beaucoup” to Maureen Perry, She taught me how to say “Happy Thanksgiving” en francais!  Perry is the librarian at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College (USM LAC) and a colleague on the Board of the Franco-American Collection. Over the years, I’ve heard a few variations about how to say “Happy Thanksgiving” […]