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The Legacy of French Canadian Immigrants in New England

draws on life histories and 19th century periodicals to help students develop their own answers to these questions: Why did French Canadian immigrants settle in New England in such large numbers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries? What was life like for them? What impact did they have on the region? (Library of Congress)

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The children and mother of Mr. Patrick Dummond, French-Canadian potato farmer in Lille, Maine.

The Dummonds

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