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  • Author: Gastonguay, Alberte

Date: 1933

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 7724259

L'histoire de Jeanne, fille de Jean, dans le Petit Canada de la ville de Lewiston, Maine, au debut du XXe siècle. Le mort de sa mère, la fierté de son père, sa foi catholique, et les luttes qu'elle endure avec l'amour dans…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 18136947

Le cinquième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 16-17 mars 1984. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

  • Author: McQuillan, D. Aidan

Date: 1979 avril

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 23

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60627975

Article on French Canadian immigrant and worker communities in the states of Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois in the nineteenth century. How farming, lumbering, and mining communities of this era differed from the fur-trading, French…

  • Author: Poulin, A., Jr.

Date: 1987

Language: Section: English

Find in a Library: 18323269

Short autobiographical essay on the elements of cultural heritage evident in the author's family history and youth; the persistence of a French Canadian "communal sensuous self," the impact of one's environments, and recognizing one's heritage…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1982

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 16057111

Le deuxième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 14 mars 1981. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle," publié…

  • Author: Rodrigue, Barry

Date: 1994 Summer

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35278700

Using the example of Bath, Maine's Thomas Plant, a successful nineteenth-century French Canadian immigrant entrepreneur, Rodrigue argues for a new interpretation of the Franco-American ethnic experience. The life and work of Plant in New England…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1994-07

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35278700

Article on theories of assimilation and group identity politics in the United States. Franco Americans in Maine as a cultural case study. Outline of ways in which rethinking cultural identity and cultural difference might give new insight into…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

Conference presentation outlining the major contributions of geographers to Franco-American studies in the 1980s and early 1990s. Critical comments on efforts in Canadian, American, and francophone cartography; local-level demographic studies;…

  • Author: Charlebois, Joseph

Date: 1911

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 53660030

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Sous-titrée, "Dédié aux Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle Angleterre." Une collection de dessins politiques qui soulèvent des questions sur le traitement des Franco-Américaines par leur clergé…

  • Author: Elzas, Sarah (producer)

Date: 2004 August 30

Language: English, with some français

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Radio piece on the transformations of French language and Franco American culture in Lewiston, Maine, in the 21st century. Features Marie Marthe Rivard, a 1922 immigrant from Québec to Lewiston, at her home, at work, and at Catholic mass. Some…

  • Author: Fort, Marron C.

Date: 1973

Publication: Revue de Louisiane / Louisiana Review

Volume: 2

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1886710

Presentation of conference lectures in support of the creation of CODOFINE - Council for the Development of French in New England - as modeled after Louisiana's CODOFIL. CODOFINE and its organizers' competing orientations toward Franco Americans in…

  • Author: Rudolph, John

Date: 1997 May 4

Publication: Boston Globe Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 18840841

Article on past prohibitions against French language usage in the schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley, the lasting impacts of these prohibitions, and recent unique efforts to nurture and strengthen bilingualism in that region. Emphasis…

  • Author: Landry, Rodrigue
  • Author: Allard, Réal

Date: 1992

Publication: Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development

Volume: 13

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6286264

Presentation of research on "ethnolinguistic vitality" among French-English bilingual students in the schools of Maine's St. John River Valley. Data supporting the trend there toward "subtractive bilingualism," where the use of one language is…

  • Author: Schilcher, Elisabeth

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., French

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27257499

Étude sur l'identité ethnique et sa transformation dans les Acadiens de la vallée de la rivière Saint-Jean au nord de l'état du Maine dans les années 1990; analyse basée sur des recherches historiques et des données locales et…

  • Author: Walkowitz, Daniel

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4003426

Find Online: OL4730176M

A history of the growth of nineteenth-century labor movements in the neighboring industrial cities of Troy and Cohoes, New York, on the banks of the Hudson River. The labor and market conditions, social contexts, and events specific to each city that…

  • Author: Waldron, FlorenceMae

Date: 2009-07

Publication: The Catholic Historical Review

Volume: 95

Language: en

Find in a Library: 424657740, 704153188, 4637918870

 

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Some perspectives on North American, French Canadian Catholic female religious at the beginning of the 20th century. How studying these nuns in New England adds to an understanding about French Canadian ethnic identity and its real function among New…

  • Author: Levin, Abbe (director)
  • Author: Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
  • Author: Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76810555

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany…

  • Author: Gauvin, Aimé

Date: 1976 December

Publication: Le FAROG Forum; Franco American Resources in Education

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

Short personal essay written by a journalist from Maine. Reflections on leaving Maine early in life, eventually for New York City, and returning for his retirement. His early commitment to mastering English in spite of his home French, and both the…

  • Author: Bernard, Irène Mailhot

Date: 1982

Thesis Type: Ph.D., French

Institution: The Pennsylvania State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 10419315

Dissertation on the relationship between the French language and Franco American culture in Lewiston, Maine in the twentieth century. Historical background of Maine French speakers. Theories and methods in the study of French in New England as…

  • Author: Senier, Siobhan

Date: 2002

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 75

Language: en

Find in a Library: 480610151, 1759778, 50709799, 11168654

Essay exploring the 1930s Federal Writers' Project interview of Indian Island, Maine, resident and canoe maker, Henry Mitchell, transcribed by Old Town native, Robert Grady. Arguments favoring the particularly modern quality of the dually-authored…

  • Author: Sénécal, André

Date: 1981-03-00

Publication: Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française

Volume: 34

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1764125

Un bref essai sur la persistance de la religion, l'ethnocentrisme, et le nationalisme dans l'attitude des dirigeants du Québec (prêtres, les penseurs du public, et autres), comme dirigés vers les émigrants aux États-Unis au 19ème et début du…

  • Author: Barry, Ellen

Date: 2001 February 12

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Brief profile of a Waterville, Maine, group of adults intent on reclaiming the French language that permeated their earlier lives but that - for reasons personal, political, and otherwise historical - was replaced or repressed by communication in…

  • Author: Paiste, Denis

Date: 1986 November 30

Publication: New Hampshire Sunday News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8597236, 24564250

Feature article on the cultural changes occurring among former French Canadian immigrant communities, now Franco American descendant ones, in the cities of New Hampshire. How the occurrence of the French language among New Hampshire Franco Americans…

  • Author: Tetreault, Barbara

Date: 1986 November 30

Publication: New Hampshire Sunday News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8597236, 24564250

Brief article outlining the history of the French Canadian and Franco American presence in Berlin, New Hampshire, and the cultural changes the city has undergone from 1890 onward. The rise and fall of the influence of historically French Canadian…

  • Author: Larouche, Alain H.

Date: 1981-10-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 10099014, 8711246, 726186289

Une étude de la relation entre l'industrie, l'économie, et les formes de l'ethnicité en Louisiane. Utilisant le population et des établissements de la village de Golden Meadow comme étude de cas, ce profil…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1973

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Presentation of findings of a study on Vermont Franco American children. A comparison of cultural values - personal and public - as measured in young Vermont students in parochial school and public school. A report of the involved questionnaire and…

  • Author: Stewart, Richard H.

Date: 1977 January 9

Publication: Boston Sunday Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3511777, 1536853

Feature article on the towns and people of the St. John River Valley in Aroostook County, Maine. Photos of farm, church, and family, in illustration of the descriptions of rural life along Maine's north and northeastern Canadian border. Interviews…

  • Author: Chartier, Armand B.

Date: 1979-06-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

A brief history, unpublished, of the French presence in the Rhode Island area - from France's exploration in the 16th century, to the Huguenot communities of the 17th century, French soldiers of the late 18th in the American Revolution, and the…