Download Item (77.1 MB)


In the 1960’s, church services experimented with folk masses. As part of her responsibilities as music teacher at Our Lady of the Rosary School in Sabattus, Marie Jeanne Laurendeau (center) organized folk masses. She learned guitar chords along with her other students. Eddie LaGrange was the instructor. Two other adults, Roger Cadrin and Sister Rita Pelletier, studied with the class.

Publication Date



Lewiston, Maine


Franco-American Collection, music, music traditions


Arts and Humanities | History | Music | Public History

Media Type

Photographic Reprint


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 of Collection Material regarding use of its material.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

The Guitar Class Photograph



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.