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Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste Archives and Special Collections : a Collection of Franco-American Resources at the Assumption College Library: Miscellaneous Photographs

Miscellaneous Photographs

Title

Description/Notes

Date

Band from St. John the Baptist Conseil in Chicago, Illinois

Boys dressed in white shirts and slacks, with dark tie. Holding band instruments. Drum in front row has "ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST BAND CHICAGO" printed on drum. On back of photograph "Fanfare du conseil St. Jean Baptiste no. 139 de Chicago, Ill."  9.5" x 8"

circa 1920

Aram Pothier

Interior portrait of Aram Pothier sitting at a desk with a man sitting in a chair next to the desk. Both men are dressed in dark suits. 8.25" x 6.25"

circa 1915

Officers of conseil Pére Mignault, Rouses Point, New York

Formal interior portrait of 12 men dressed in dark suits and white shirts. One man shown is a priest. Each man has number written on lapel in photograph which corresponds to list on the back of the photograph. 8" x 6"

8/9/1914

Officers of conseil Pére Mignault, Rouses Point, New York, second photograph

Formal interior portrait of 13 men dressed in dark suits and white shirts. One man shown is a priest. Each man has number written on lapel in photograph which corresponds to list on the back of the photograph. 8" x 6"

1914

Unveiling ceremony of Fr. Marquette statue at Mackinac Island, Michigan

Exterior photograph of dozens of people dressed formally at the unveiling of the Father Jacque Marquette statue on Mackinac Island, Michigan in 1909. Statue is not in view in the photograph. Stamped on front of photograph "Wickman's Photo" but "M.P. Brown" is embossed on the board around the photograph. 6.5" x 4.5"

9/1/1909

Unveiling ceremony of Fr. Marquette statue at Mackinac Island, Michigan

Unveiling of Father Jacque Marquette's statue on Mackinac Island, Michigan. The photograph captures the moment as American flags are drawn back to reveal the statue. The back of the photograph indicates that Felix Gatineau is assisting in the unveiling. A crowd of dozens of men and women formally dressed are standing watching the ceremony. Stamped on front of photograph "Wickman's Photo" but "M.P. Brown" is embossed on the board around the photograph. 6.5" x 4.5"

9/1/1909

Organizing committee for the St. John the Baptiste celebration

Interior portrait of 22 men identified as the organizational committee for the St. John the Baptiste celebration in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on June 24, 1901.  The men are in 3 rows, first row sitting, second and third standing.  They are wearing dark suits.  The portrait is 16" x 16", the bottom 4.5" is made up of a description of the portrait and the names of the men in the photograph. Printed on photograph "Comité  d'Organisation de la Fête St.-Jean-Baptiste, le 24 Juin, 1901,  à Woonsocket, R.I."

1901

Visiting Washington, DC. 1907

Exterior photograph of men and women in open air bus from the early 1900's.  The photograph is identified as Franco-Americans on a trip to Washington, DC.  The photograph is being used as an advertisement for a bus or sight-seeing company.  The top part of the cardboard mounting has been torn off.  The size of the photograph is 7" x 5", however the mounting is larger with the advertising appearing below the photograph.

February, 1907

Exterior portrait of wooden church.

Photograph is of a wooden church surrounded by dozens of people, priests standing on balcony on front of church. Men, women, and children all dressed in formal attire. The English translation of caption reads, Church of the Assumption Ferndale. Wash. Erected by the Rev. J Bte. Boulet in 1889. Writing on photograph "'Souvenir' Silver Jubilee July 19, 1899" Also written on photgraph "Hegg Photo, New Whatcom, Wn."

July 19, 1899

Aram Pothier and D. H. Smith

Exterior portrait of D.H. Smith, captain of the "Success" a floating museum of a convict ship. Also pictured is Aram Pothier and an unidentified sailor. The image is a 3/4 length photograph, not much of the ship is visible in the image. Inscribed on the mounting of the image "Convict Ship 'Success' Providence, R.I. 20/11/12" and "With compliments. D. H. Smith." Embossed on right bottom corner "Wm. Mills & Son, Providence, R.I."      8" x 6"

11/20/1912

Group of priests and others from the Diocese of Ogdensburg

Approximately 45 men, mostly priests, standing in front on steps and porch of brick dwelling.  Dressed in cassocks, some men wearing top hats.  Description on reserves reads that men are gathered for the unveiling of the Champlain Monument on July 4, 1907. 8.25" x 6"

7/4/1907

Le Club National, Chicago Illinois

Exterior photograph of brick dwelling on a street corner.  Identified as "Le Club National, Chicago, Ill, 1908". 8.25" x 6"

1908

Miscellaneous Photographs

Title

Description/Notes

Date

Photos - Fall River, Boston, Amesbury

 

1930's, 1941

Danielson, Conn, photos of flags and commemorative plaque of LaFayette.

 

 

Rev. Armand Desautels standing in front of Maison with others.

 

1969

Photo of 3 rows of men seated and standing. Most in uniform

names on back

unknown

Photocopy of photo  of men and women seated and standing in 4 rows. All in uniform.

names on front

unknown

Photocopy of photo of men seated and standing in 3 rows. Dressed in suites

names on front.

unknown

Photo of the architects renditions of the USJB building that was build from 1926-1927

 

circa 1927

Edouard Cadieux, President and founder of the USJBA

 

circa 1900

Lionel J. Frappier in Knoxville with 2 other people

slide

1981

Conseil 120, Biddeford ME, Jubile d'Or

Label on mounting: Golden Anniversary Conseil Chagnon, No. 120

1955

4th USJB Convention Parade, Woonsocket, RI

 

Sept. 25, 1906

Fete St. Jean Baptiste, Central Fall, Parade on High Street

5 photos

1902

Group of USJB conseil members in Kanakee and Bourbonnais, Ill. Posed in front of parochial school in Kankakee on occasion of a visit by Felix Gatineau

see back of photo for more details

May 17,1908

Tricentenial parade to celebrate the discovery of Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT

 

July 4,1909

Drill Team, Conseil Rochambeau, No. 12, Southbridge, Mass

"Organized in 1903"

 

Dignitaries from Conseil Pere Magnan, no. 146, Muskegon, Michigan

 

1908

Drill Team Conseil Villa Maria, no. 140, Waterbury, Conn

 

January 1931

Instillation of Officers of Conseil Laurier, No. 132 of Winchendon, MA

All in photo are named

1907

Double Celebration: 75th Anniversary of Conseil Sainte Therese, no. 160 and Chagnon, no. 120, Biddeford Maine

All in photo are named

1980

Drill Team, Conseil St. Cecile, No. 296, Leominster, MA

 

1941 Convention

Drill Team Conseil Gagnon, no. 183, Woonsocket, RI

 

circa 1910

Drill Team Conseil Jeanne d'Arc, no. 251, Augusta, Maine

 

 

August 1923

First USJB Home Office building from 1901-1927, Unity Building, Woonsocket, RI

 

Sept. 26 1906

Portrait of Judge Raoul Bedreau Marlboro Mass

black and white

 

Portrait of Judge Alberic A. Archambault, West Warwick, RI

black and white

 

Portrait of Alma Forcier, Goodyear, CT

black and white

 

Portrait of Ernest Brisson, Hartford, CT

black and white

 

Portrait of Judge Albert S. Beiveau, Rumford, ME

black and white

 

Portrait of Andre de Laboulaye, Ambassador

black and white

 

Portrait of Prime Robichard, Gardner, MA

 

 

Portrait of Dr. Raoul Lafond, Lewiston, ME

black and white

 

Portrait of Judge Henri A. Burque, Nashua, NH

black and white

 

Portrait of Elie Vezina, Woonsocket, RI

black and white

 

Portrait Rev. Nap Leclerk, Woonsocket, RI

black and white

 

Portrait of MGR. Charles Dauray, Woonsocket, RI

black and white

 

Portrait of Dr. C.L. LeClaire, Danielson, CT

black and white

 

Portrait of Dr. A.C. Baribault, New Haven, CT

black and white

 

Portrait of Hon. Felix Hebert, West Warwick, RI

black and white. 1928 under name (year of death) signed amon ami M. Elie Vezina on Mar. 16, 1929

 

Portrait of Judge Leonidas Pouliot, West Warwick, RI

black and white

 

Portrait of Rev. F.X. Chagnon, Champlain, NY

black and white

 

Portrait of Fabian Bachrach

black and white.

 

Portrait of Judge H.A. Dubuque, Fall River, MA

black and white

 

Portrait of men dressed in uniforms, seems to be a fraternal organization

black and white

 

Portrait of same men in item no. 182, but now sitting with a cardinal or bishop

black and white

 

Portrait of Hon. Aram J. Pothier, Governor of Rhode Island

Died in 1928, date on portrait.  Signed by D.N. Cadoret.

 

Portrait of Ferdinand Gagnon

black and white

 

Portrait of Rev. George Rainville, Salem, Massachusetts

black and white

 

Portrait of Dr. Louis J. Martel, Lewiston, Maine

black and white

 

Portrait of Rev. Roch Magnan, Muskegon, Michigan

black and white

 

Claudel, Paul W., 1868-1955

French ambassador to the United States 1927; French Poet, playwright and essayist

April 16,1929

Delegates of the 3rd Congress of the USJB

Posed outside the Windham Courthouse

 

Civic dinner: Chamber of Commerce, Franco-American Chamber of Commerce, Lions club and Kiwanis Club

 

May 27, 1930

French Canadian National Holiday Dinner, Chicago, Illinois

 

June 23, 1926

Dinner organized by the Central Committee of the French companies and French language of in honor of victors of the  Atlantic

Hotel Pennsylvania, New York

Sept. 13, 1930

Banquet of  Saint Jean Baptiste Association Patriotic of French Canadians

Hotel Sherman, Illinois. Possibly in Chicago

June 24, 1923

Banquet of the 50th anniversary of French Fraternal Societies

Chicago, Illinois

April 1909

Large group of people (delegates?)

Southbridge, Massachusetts

1902

MGR J.-Alfred Laliberte Cure of St. Matthew Parish, Central Falls, Rhode Island.

Spiritual Director of the USJB

 

L'Abbe D.D. Villandre Cure- Founder of Sacred Heart Parish in North Attleboro,MA. Under Spiritual Director of the USJB

 

circa 1921

Congress of  French Canadians of New England and Eastern New York

Springfield  (state?)

Oct.1-2 1901

Delegates of the 2nd Congress of the USJBA

Southbridge, Massachusetts

July 22 - 23, 1902

Two unidentified men. One pinning a medal on the other.

Photo was in folder labeled Meyers Studio, Springfield, Massachusetts

no date

Celebration for President Henri T. Ledoux.

5 men around table

no date

14th Congress of the USJB, Salem Mass.  Exterior portrait

Can recognize board members by the medals they are wearing. Panoramic photo, 32" L x 8" H

October 11-13, 1937

Banquet of the USJB at the Hotel Hilton Statler, Hartford, Connecticut

some people identified on back of photo

May 3, 1958

Grand dinner and entertainment on the occasion of the 16th Congress of the USJBA, in Worcester, Massachusetts

 

May 13, 1946

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

October 20, 1952

J.B.E Chevrier in his yard.

Winooski, Vermont

1923

Comite de vie franco-americaine, Congres

Dozens of photos from the 1974 congress.  Held in Bedford, New Hampshire.  Photographs taken by Amour Landry from Montreal, Canada

1974

J.B.E. Chevrier in his yard in Winooski, Vermont

Exterior shot of what seems to be a rural construction area, 11 men standing throughout the photograph, large rocks and boulders in piles, car, houses and shed and construction tools. Identified as Winooski, Vermont. 9.75" x 7.75"

1923

Arche des Franco-Americain

Exterior portrait of the Franco-American arch in Montreal, Quebec on St. Hubert Street. Taken on the occasion of the Eucharistic Congress in September of 1910. Photograph includes horse and buggy carriages, buildings and people on sidewalks. 4.25" x 6.25"

September 1910

Congress of the French-Canadians of New England and The State of New York (Springfield, Mass, 1901)

Exterior of 100's of men comprising the delegation of the Congress of the French Canadians of New England and New York State. Held in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1902. 13.5" x 5.5 "

January 1901

St. John the Baptiste Celebrate in Central Falls, Rhode Island

Street view in Central Falls, Rhode Island. Buildings are decorated with bunting and American flags. People on sidewalks lining a parade route, horse and buggy carriages in street. Large decorative archway across the street in background. 9.5" x 7 3/8"

June 1902

Felix Gatineau with soldier St. Ignace, Michigan 1909

Felix Gatineau posed with soldier on guard at the unveiling of the Fr. Marquette Memorial in St. Ignace, Michigan. 3" x 4 "

September 1909

Unveiling ceremony of Champlain monument in Champlain New York

Event in Champlain, New York. Large crowd of men and women in front of church, monument covered for unveiling with a large American flag. Camile Hogue of New York is standing addressing the crowd. 9.5" x 7.5"

July 4, 1907

Seventh Congress of the Union St. John Bapiste d'Amerique

Exterior portrait of dozens of men standing on steps in front of church in Fall River Massachusetts. Photo includes women and children standing to the side. Caption reads "Septieme Congrès de L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique, les 3 et 4 sept. 1912 à Fall River, Mass." 10" x 8.25"

September 3, 1912

Union Saint John Baptiste Conseil no. 82 Tascherau

Exterior portrait of men, women and children who are members of the Tascherau Conseil of the Union Saint John Baptiste from Norwood, Massachusetts. Standing and sitting on and around a stone wall. Young boy in front holding an American flag. 9.25" x 7.5"

circa 1912

Mystic Theater in Lewiston, Maine

Exterior shot of building containing the Mystic Theater in Lewiston, Maine. Signs and advertising of other businesses in building can be seen. Large sign in center of building reads "The Mystic Lewiston's original home of POLITE VAUDEVILLE musical and vocal features" The back of the photograph has label describing the photograph as the Mystic Theater in 1911 when William P. Gray took over. 7" x 5" 1/1/1911
Convict or prisoner ship "Success" Three men standing on deck of convict ship "Success". Naval man, and 2 men in bowler hats and top coats. One man is identified as Aram Pothier on the back on the photograph. Pothier was the 51st and 55th governor of Rhode Island. Inscribed on front of frame "Convict Ship 'Success'. Providence, R.I. 20/11/12 With Compliments D.H. Smith". In 1912 this ship was used as a traveling museum on the tortures of a convict ship. 8" x 6" 11/20/1912
City Hall Holyoke, Massachusetts Exterior photograph of City Hall in Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1908. Photograph was taken when the 1908 Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amerique convention was held in Holyoke. Women and men on sidewalk outside building. "Photo by Lea '08" written on the photograph in ink. 7.5" x 9.25" 1908
President McKinley and Admiral Dewey Exterior portrait of the United States Capital on the occasion of honoring Admiral Dewey for his victory at the Battle of Manila. President William McKinley and Admiral George Dewey on platform stage at front of the capital steps. Senator and representatives on either side of McKinley and Dewey. Crowds of people in foreground of photograph and in balconies of the Capital building. Inscribed on the back of the photograph "Oct. 2 1899 President McKinley, Admiral Dewey & Cardinal Gibbons on the stand in front of the Capital of the U.S. Senators & Representatives on either side. C.M.S." 8" x 6" October 2, 1899
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts Exterior portrait of female drill team from the Conseil Victoire of Lynn Massachusetts. All standing, dressed in white drill team uniforms. Standing in front of building that looks like a church. "Equipe Victoire de Lynn, Mass - U.S.J.B.d'A au concours des Equipe. Manchester, N.H., 3 Sept. 1934"  and "Harry W. Brock 66 Main Street Medford, Mass." written on front of photograph. 8" x 10" 9/3/1934
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts Exterior photograph of female drill team from Lynn, Massachusetts. Standing in front of wooden stadium seating, dressed in white, one woman holding banner for their Council Victoire of the USJBd'A. Observers standing in seating in background. "Conseil Victoire Degre Team, Lynn, Mass. Mai 30, 1938." written on front of photograph. 8" x 10" 5/30/1938
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts Exterior portrait of female drill team from Lynn, Massachusetts. Standing in two rows, dressed in white uniforms and hats. "Equipe du Conseil Victoire No 310 U.S.J.Bte d'A de Lynn, Mass, au concours des Equipes, Lewiston, Me, le 4 sept., 1939" written on the front of the photograph. Also written on front of the photograph "H.W. Brock 29 Daniels St., Medford, Mass." 8" x 10" 9/4/1939
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts  Exterior portrait of female drill team from Lynn, Massachusetts. Standing in two rows, wearing white uniforms and hats. Holding banner for "CONSEIL VICTOIRE No. 310 LYNN, MASS" 8" x 10" circa 1935
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts Exterior portrait of female drill team from Lynn, Massachusetts. Standing in 3 rows, wearing white uniforms and hats. "Equipe du Conseil Victoire de Lynn, Mass, - U.S. JBte d'A au Concours des Equipes, Holyoke, Mass, le 5 sept., 1938" and "H.W. Brock 39 Daniels St. Medford, Mass." written on front of photograph. 8" x 10" 4/19/1913
Conseil Hévey Manchester New Hampshire Interior portrait of 5 rows of men dressed in dark suits.  Identified as members of Council Hévey, no. 109 of Manchester, New Hampshire. 8.25" x 6 " 3/30/1905
Officers of the Lasalle Council of Cohoes, New York Interior portrait of 15 men, one being a priest, dressed in black suits. Sitting and standing in 3 rows. Identified on back of photograph as "Officiers du conseil Lasalle, Cohoes, N.Y." 9.5" x 7.75" circa 1920
Wilcox & Son Boats for Hire, Plattsburgh, New York

Image of several boats on waterway near Plattsburgh and Rouses Point New York, and Isle La Motte, Vermont. American flag flying on one boat.  See back of photograph for detailed description in French. "Felix Gatineau" is stamped on back of photograph. 9.75" x 4.5"

 

1908
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts Exterior portrait of female drill team from Lynn, Massachusetts. Standing in two rows, on steps wearing white uniforms and hats. "Equipe du Conseil Victoire No 310 de Lynn, Mass au 10e concours des equipes d'Initiation de l"u.St J.Bte. d'Am, le 2 sept, 1940 à  Worcester, Mass." written on the front of the photograph. Also, "H.W. Brock 29 Daniels St. Medford, Mass." 8" x 10" 1940
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts Interior portrait of female drill team from Lynn Massachusetts.  In two rows, dressed in white uniforms and hats, except for  woman in center of back row in a black hat. "Equipe du Conseil Victoire, No 310, de Lynn, Mass. Capitaine: Mlle Alma Bernier. Hartford, september 1933" written on back of photograph. 8" x 10" 1933
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts Exterior portrait of female drill team from Lynn, Massachusetts. Standing in two rows, dressed in white uniforms and hats. Holding American and French flags, also holding banner for their Council Victoire of the USJBd'A. "Equipe Victoire- U.S.J.B d'A. de Lynn, Mass. du concours des Equipes Providence, R.I. 7 sept. 1936" written on the front, also"H.W. Brock 29 Daniels St. Medford, Mass." 8" x 10 " 1936
Drill team from Lynn Massachusetts Exterior portrait of female drill team from Lynn, Massachusetts. Standing in two rows, dressed in white uniforms and hats. No information given on location of the picture. 8"x10" circa 1930
Delegates to the Congress of Waterville, Maine

Exterior portrait of approximately 50 men.  Back of photograph identifies these men as delegates of the Congress of Waterville, Maine in 1907.  Men wearing suits, standing in several rows on steps outside of building.  

 Sign on building "ARMORY.CO.H.2ND INF..N.C.S.M."   Signed in ink on bottom right "W.A. Judge Waterville, Maine"

1907
Group of Franco American youth at Congress in Woonsocket Exterior portrait of approximately 50 men standing in several rows in front of brick building. Two large flags on either side. Men dressed in suits. 9.5" x 7.5" 1909
Union Saint John Baptiste Officers 1937-1941 Interior portrait of 28 men sitting and standing in two rows. Identified as "Bureau Général de 1937-1941" on back of photograph. Back of photograph includes names and information on men in portrait. Photograph most likely taken at the USJB Home Office in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. 10" x 8" circa 1941
Rochambeau Building, Southbridge Massachusetts Exterior portrait of four story brick building with several store fronts. Several men and one boy can be seen standing in doorways and on street. Building identified as Rochambeau Building in Southbridge, Massachusetts. 7.5" x 9.75" circa 1910
Franco American Massachusetts Legislature Interior portrait of 8 men sitting and standing in two rows. Identified as Franco Americans in the Massachusetts legislature in 1906. 5.25" x 4" 1906
Officers of the Saint Jean Baptiste Society of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin Interior portrait of 13 men dressed in dark suits, sitting and standing in two rows. Back of photograph identifies men as officers of the Saint Jean Baptiste Society of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. 7.5" x 9.75" 1909
Union Saint John Baptiste Convention Boston, Massachusetts 1941 Interior portrait of men and women in formal dress at dinner at Copley Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts. 10" X 8" October, 13 1941
Church, convent and rectory in Redford, New York View including church, convent and rectory on street in Redford, New York. Fencing in front of buildings and across the street. Two priests standing on steps of the rectory. Possibly Assumption of Mary Church also know as Church of the Assumption. 9.5"x7.5" circa 1910
Church in Redford, New York Exterior image of a stone church with white steeple. Men and women standing on stop step of the church. Possibly Assumption of Mary Church also know as Church of the Assumption. 9.5" x 8"