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  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1963

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5887038

Auto/biographical novel about Gerard - Jack Kerouac's older brother - whose personality, illness, and death at a young age shaped the early part of Jack's life. An early piece of the "Duluoz Legend."

  • Author: Péloquin-Faré, Louise

Date: 1981

Thesis Type: D.M.L.

Institution: Middlebury College

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 17760529

From the author: "In the first part of the dissertation, we analyze the institutions which traditionally favored bilingualism: the family, the parochial school, the Catholic parish, the social environment, the media and other organisms such as mutual…

  • Author: Tremblay, Remy

Date: 2000

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Géographie

Institution: University of Ottawa

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 50754742

Le résumé de Tremblay: "Dans cette these de doctorat, nous explorons le concept de communauté, lequel appartient à la sociologie mais qui est d'un grand intéret pour les géographes par sa dimension spatiale plutot méconnue. Ce que nous…

  • Author: Therriault, Mary-Carmel

Date: 1945

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Littérature française

Institution: Université Laval

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 77409396

Un oeuvre qui explore le phénomène de la littérature langue française écrit et lit dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre, jusqu'à 1945. Réédité en 1946 par Fides, les Publications de l'Université Laval…

  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 1999

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: Université de Montréal

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46428729

From Takai: "'Migration, Family, and Gender: A Longitudinal Study of French-Canadian Immigrants in Lowell , Massachusetts , 1900-1920,' explores migration from French Canada to a New England urban centre of the textile industry, Lowell,…

  • Author: Stelling, Louis E.

Date: 2008

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Linguistics

Institution: State University of New York at Albany

Language: en

Find in a Library: 291091271

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From the author: "Although the originally French speaking Franco-American communities of Southbridge, Massachusetts, and Woonsocket, Rhode Island, have much in common historically, language shift toward English has advanced to differing degrees in…

  • Author: Silvia, Philip Thomas, Jr.

Date: 1973

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: Fordham University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5661072

The place of Fall River, Massachusetts, in the United States' 19th-century industrial boom, its ensuing period of immigration and cultural diversification, and the birth of the American middle class. A massive and in-depth dissertation that pays…

  • Author: Schulz, Julia

Date: 1985

Thesis Type: M.A., Anthropology

Institution: McGill University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 61546426

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From Schulz: "French-Canadian immigrants to New England, unlike other ethnic groups in the United States, did not show signs of assimilation into American society until the 1950's. This thesis examines the history of one French-Canadian community -…

  • Author: Rowe, Amy E.

Date: 1999

Thesis Type: B.A., Anthropology, Honors

Institution: Colby College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 215

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From Rowe: "This paper traces how hegemonic forces create boundaries through the specific examples of the Lebanese and Franco-Americans in Waterville, Maine. These two immigrant groups entered into Waterville after an English-Scottish Protestant…

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 2001

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: Duke University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48260966

Dissertation from the author of "Loyal but French: The Negotiation of Identity by French-Canadian Descendants in the United States." From the author: "Using Lewiston, Maine, as a community study, this dissertation examines how individuals of…

  • Author: Price, Joseph Edward

Date: 2007

Thesis Type: Ph. D., French

Institution: Indiana University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 256913741

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From Price: "This study examines the status of the French language among young residents of Madawaska, Maine, a US-Canadian border community with a long history of bilingualism and contact with French speakers. This study views language status as…

  • Author: Leloup, Laurent

Date: 1994

Thesis Type: M.A., Géographie

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: Inconnu/Unknown

De l'introduction de cet étudiant de France: "Afin d'approcher le sujet, trois méthodes ont été employées. La lecture de documents écrits retracent l'immigration et l'installation de canadiens français dans le Maine. Afin de mieux percevoir ce…

  • Author: Lane, Brigitte Marie

Date: 1983

Thesis Type: Ph. D.

Institution: Harvard University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21874384

From Lane: "Being Americans of French-Canadian descent, the Franco-Americans of New England possess a rich and original traditional culture which has been little documented up to now, especially in English....As a result, this dissertation, which is…

  • Author: Kanzler, Eileen McAuliffe

Date: 1982

Thesis Type: D. A.

Institution: Illinois State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 13624046

Find Online: OL12362366W

From Kanzler: "The Black History movement of the 1960s, the White Ethnic awareness of the 1970s and current developments in the Hispanic and Asian communities throughout the United States emphasize the significance of ethnicity as a major factor in…

  • Author: Huggins, Lucinda

Date: 1998

Thesis Type: M.A., Humanities

Institution: California State University, Dominguez Hills

Language: en

Find in a Library: 41928569

From Huggins: "This thesis traces the history of two immigrant families from the mid-1800's through the mid-1900's. The social and economic factors of Germany and French Québec are studied to determine reasons for the movement of people from these…

  • Author: Gauvin, Marie Anne

Date: 1965

Thesis Type: M.S., Modern Languages

Institution: Central Connecticut State College

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 7520406

Find Online: OL12363344W

Historical observations of language usage in the St. John River Valley in Maine and New Brunswick, focusing on the social, cultural, and linguistic traits maintained by the area's Acadian population. From the author: "This thesis proposes to show how…

  • Author: Fluet, Gregoire J.

Date: 2002

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: Clark University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 56843683

From Fluet: "This dissertation...focuses on the immigrant French Canadians who maintained their cultural identity and embraced American nationality in the Connecticut Yankee town of Putnam in the period of 1855-1895. Few community studies exist for…

  • Author: Fliss, Susan

Date: 2007

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of Maine

Language: en

Find in a Library: 222290783

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From Fliss: "Motivated to ensure 'la survivance,' the survival of their religion, language, and culture, French-Canadian immigrants established an extensive private Catholic education system ranging from parish elementary and high schools to boarding…

  • Author: Fecteau, Albert

Date: 1952

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6965308

From the text: "While there have been a number of books and articles on the French Canadians in New England, very little has been written about the French Canadians in Maine. This thesis presents a study of a typical Maine French Canadian community,…

  • Author: Fahey, Christine

Date: 1974

Thesis Type: B.A., History, Honors

Institution: Kenyon College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 17787221

Printed in 1987, Fahey's 1974 undergraduate thesis focuses on the history of Franco Americans in Manchester, New Hampshire, their development as a distinctly knit ethnic community, and the eventual softening of the heritage-centered communal bonds…

  • Author: Early, Frances H.

Date: 1979

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: Concordia University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9903408

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Ph. D. thesis on nineteenth-century immigration and the early development of the French-Canadian community of Lowell, Massachusetts - a significant city in post-bellum, industrial northeastern America.

  • Author: Doane, Ashley W., Jr

Date: 1983

Thesis Type: M.A., Sociology

Institution: University of New Hampshire

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10353021

Exploration of the relationship between Franco-American ethnicity and socioeconomic status in the state of New Hampshire. Doane's research revolves around questions of class characteristics and ethnic group interests.

  • Author: Desjardins, Lise A.

Date: 1995

Thesis Type: M.S., Nursing

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34127818

From the author: "The purpose of this thesis was to explore and describe the health and illness beliefs of a Franco-American community in Northern Maine. A major assumption of this study was that culture impacts all aspects of life and therefore…

  • Author: Dauphinais, Paul Raymond

Date: 1991

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of Maine

Language: en

Find in a Library: 27298873

Fitchburg and Worcester, Massachusetts, as cities atypical of Franco American communities in the 19th century. Focuses on the specific industries, demography, and institutional developments in these cities that serve to break the better-known pattern…

  • Author: Cumbler, John Taylor, Jr.

Date: 1974

Thesis Type: Ph. D.

Institution: University of Michigan

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3420030

From a review of by Donald H. Stewart, SUNY Cortland, on the later text based on this dissertation's research: "Cumbler concentrates on two Massachusetts cities - Lynn, a late-nineteenth century shoe manufacturing center, and Fall River, a leading…

  • Author: Creveling, Harold Franklin

Date: 1951

Thesis Type: Ph. D.

Institution: Clark University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31005518

Local geographic landscapes and social conditions of various ethnic groups in Worcester, Massachusetts. Author's 1955 article in the journal Economic Geography, "Mapping Cultural Groups in an American Industrial City," is based on the research…

  • Author: Brown, Michael Serizawa

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 27201223

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From the author: "In 1970 a group of Franco-Americans at the University of Maine, Orono, began meeting to discuss the creation of a new Franco-American ethnic identity. By the end of 1972, the succeeded in establishing a formal Franco-American…