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Photo, Print, Drawing Franco-American Day School, Lowell, Massachusetts

About this Item


  • Franco-American Day School, Lowell, Massachusetts


  • Rankin, Tom (Research team member)
  • DeNatale, Douglas (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • February 10, 1988


  • -  Folklore--Massachusetts
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Massachusetts -- Lowell


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs


  • -  Index data: FRANCO-AMERICAN DAY SCHOOL. 1, Chaimaidi Belanger, a multi-cultural consultant for the city's Catholic schools, teaching in Sr. Jane Holland's class; 2, Boy sitting in desk in this class, with Franco-American School book bag; 3, Two girls working at Apple computer, rear view; 4, Same as 3, front view; 5, Two other girls working at another computer; 6, Computer printouts with Valentine designs tacked to wall; 7, Tom Rankin with photo gear, standing in computer classroom; 8, White and black boys in first-grade art class; 9, Boys getting scraps of construction paper from box in first-grade art class; 10, Boy standing at side of table in art class, cutting up construction paper; 11-12, Sr. Lorraine, principal of Franco-American school, sitting at table in art class and working with boy at construction paper montage; 13, Girl in art class working on montage; 14, Girl with plaid jumper posing for camera behind table in art class; 15, Girl leaning over table in art class; 16, Same girl cutting piece of construction paper; 17, Two boys clowning in art class; 18, William Dion working at Valentine construction paper montage, he is looking over shoulder at camera; 19, Teacher leaning over table in math class; 20, Boy reading textbook in math class.


  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1987/042: LFP-DD-C034

Source Collection

  • Lowell Folklife Project collection (AFC 1987/042)


  • American Folklife Center

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line: Lowell Folklife Project collection (AFC 1987/042), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Rankin, Tom, and Douglas Denatale. Franco-American Day School, Lowell, Massachusetts. United States Lowell Massachusetts, 1988. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Rankin, T. & Denatale, D. (1988) Franco-American Day School, Lowell, Massachusetts. United States Lowell Massachusetts, 1988. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Rankin, Tom, and Douglas Denatale. Franco-American Day School, Lowell, Massachusetts. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.