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Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse: Teaching French and Francophone Studies

Community Engaged Learning

LEWISTON, Me– It’s been my pleasure to work collaboratively with Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse, at Bates College, through our participation on the Franco-American Collection’s board, at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College (USM LAC). Her expertise about the Franco-American language and culture are helping to inspire students and others to learn more about Maine’s […]

Rebuilding France 1917-1924: Lewiston exhibit

Women Rebuilding France 1917-1924 This historic exhibit is currently featured in the USM LAC Atrium Gallery, on Westminister Street, in Lewiston. It’s a Centennial Exhibition to remember World War I, from the Franco-American Museum Château de Blérancourt, in Picardy, France. An overview about how Anne Morgan, the youngest daughter of financier J.P. Morgan, led a […]

Franco-American veterans honored in Lewiston

Major Adam Cote and Juliana L'Heureux

LEWISTON, Me-  Multiple exhibits and a program honoring veterans representing each generation, from World War I, World War II, Vietnam, the Cold War and including the recent conflicts in the Middle East, were present and accounted for at the May 23,  “Franco-Americans in International Service”, at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College (USM […]

Franco-American distinguished speakers at May 23 Veterans Program

LEWISTON, ME-  Distinguished Franco-American Veterans and diplomats to speak at May 23, 2017 program at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College. It was an honor to present the May 23, 2017 Franco-Americans in International Service program speakers and public exhibits project at the Rotary Club of Lewiston Auburn Maine, with President Monique Roy. Highlights of […]

Franco-American veterans community program

Major Adam Cote

LEWISTON, Me- Franco-American veterans are the focus of a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant with the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College (USM LAC) in Lewiston, at the Franco-American Collection (FAC).  In fact, the project is collecting and archiving the digitization of Franco-American veterans memorabilia, histories (including oral histories) and records.  Originals of […]