Jean and Mercedes Gastonguay Interview

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Jean and Mercedes Gastonguay Interview

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Description

Jean and Mercedes Gastonguay are retired school teachers who live in Lewiston. In this interview, they discuss their differing childhoods, the importance of the French language to their lives, and various Christmas traditions. Jean served as the final editor of the French-language newspaper in Lewiston, Le Messager, and Mercedes was an art teacher who organized jurored shows of her pupils for many years.

Duration

00:33:56

Document Type

Audio Recording

Identifier

2019.14.25

Publication Date

12-12-2010

City

Lewiston, Maine

Keywords

Oral History, Franco-American Collection, University of Southern Maine

Comments

The Franco-American Collection is one of the largest repositories of its kind in the North-East. The Collection contains tens of thousands of printed books, photographs, newspaper clippings and audio-visual recordings. Please review the Collection's Terms and Conditions regarding use of its material.

Jean and Mercedes Gastonguay Interview


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