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  • Author: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 30

Publication: Providence Journal-Bulletin

Language: English

Find in a Library: 232119114, 32602766

Reprinted segment of Los Angeles Times feature article ("French in Maine Bear Bias Quietly") attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and…

  • Author: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 28

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3638237, 192107378, 11200117

Feature article attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and commentators in Bangor, Lewiston, Van Buren, and Orono. Abridged version of the…

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1998 May 14

Publication: Maine Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Interview with Maine language teacher, Charlie Hicks, on his passion for the French language and the benefits of teaching it to young people.

  • Author: Curran, Jeanne

Date: 1993 August 26

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Subtitled, "Judge says TDC didn't discriminate." Article relating the results of a U.S. District Court case in which a Franco American man filed suit against his former Bangor, Maine employer for unlawful hiring practices and discrimination based on…

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1993 January 15

Publication: Morning Sentinel

Language: English

Find in a Library: 38243806, 232119454, 38243825

Article on certain reactions to Portland, Maine, radio station, WBLM's morning broadcast featuring humor based on "a slow-witted Franco-American" character. Differing public attitudes toward the station's program, including complaints issued by the…

  • Author: Owen, Joseph

Date: 1985 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Focus article on the linguistic changes evident among French speakers and Franco Americans in the communities of Augusta, Maine. Comments on language frequency within families and schools, as well as differences in French fluency among children and…

  • Author: Owen, Joseph

Date: 1985 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Article on Augusta, Maine's Patenaude's Superette, a family-run market serving people in the northern part of the city for nearly a century. A brief history of the store - its owners, their family, and the services and products offered its largely…

  • Author: Indiana, Gary

Date: 1993 May 18

Publication: The Village Voice

Volume: 38

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1696813, 44669040

Personal essay on the class and racial lines of immigrant, industrial New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the twentieth century, as mirrored in the dynamics of the author's family. Explains where the Civil Rights Movement and McCarthyism fit into the…

  • Author: Schulz, Julia (photographs)

Date: 1984 October

Language: N/A

Find in a Library: 1663, 61546426 (thesis)

Five photographs of the former Edwards Manufacturing Company cotton mill complex at the base of Sand Hill on the north side of Augusta, Maine. St. Augustine Roman Catholic church visible in the background of four of the images. Photographs taken…

  • Author: Mazzone, Philip C.
  • Author: Costello, Michael

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: English

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on snowmobiling and the environment it helps to create in the border town of Jackman, Maine. The growth of the snowmobile industry and its impact on the people of northern Maine. Some profiles of local residents, their…

  • Author: Stewart, Alice R.

Date: 1987 Winter

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 26

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Brief essay characterizing the historical writings on Franco Americans in Maine, the evolution of the historical scope of these writings, and the transformation of their concerns from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. A call for new…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A. (editor)

Date: 1978 janvier

Publication: Le F.A.R.O.G. Forum

Volume: 5

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 6881976, b2728209

January 1978 issue of the bilingual periodical publication of the Franco-American Centre (formerly the Franco-American Office), University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Contains art and articles on Franco American life. This issue also contains a four-page…

  • Author: Sun Journal Staff

Date: 2003 March 14

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Article on Quebec's donation of nearly 10,000 books in the French language to the Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine, to be distributed into the state's Franco-American communities.

  • Author: L'Italien, Rosaire

Date: 2011 janvier 5

Language: Français

Find in a Library: Inconnu

Une vidéo des nouvelles sur le début de l'administration du gouverneur Paul Lepage dans l'État du Maine, et certains de ses visions pour l'avenir de l'Etat.

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2009 Spring

Publication: Bosphorus Art Project Quarterly

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 74460731

Read: Listen: AUDIO

Online feature entitled "What happens when the world finds out that God is dead?: Ron Currie, Jr. reads from his novel." The feature is a link to the author's reading of the chapter "My Brother the Murderer" from his novel titled "God is Dead"…

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 1980

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6627420

Find Online: OL4117174M

Historical overview of Franco Americans in New England. 27 interviews that lend personality, locality, and intimacy to the author's history. Hendrickson's work has led to his being quoted as a commentator on immigrant labor history in an exhibit of…

  • Author: Pelletier, Fran

Date: 2003

Language: English

Find in a Library: 52819582

Memoirs of Fran Pelletier. His family and his youth in rural Maine. Growing up in small town America. From the back cover: "Fran Pelletier is a rare and wonderful storyteller. He Grew up in Milford, Maine, in the 1930s....Pelletier remembers all the…

  • Author: Levine, Ben (director)

Date: 2003

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 64637065

Documentary film about Franco American culture and language in New England. Press release from Watching Place Productions: "Explores the struggle for cultural survival among the French-Canadian, Franco-American communities of New England. It reveals…

  • Author: Fuller, Robert G., Jr.

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: 466715527

A crime novel set in a small fictional Maine town. Written by local attorney and resident of Central Maine. From the author's website: "Why would anyone want to kill Harvey Coburn? This question perplexes Maine state police detective Martin Counihan.…

  • Author: Swails, J.

Date: 2010 August 14

Language: English

Read: Watch: VIDEO

Music video set in the Sand Hill neighborhood of Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: Religieuse de la Présentation de Marie, La (Hudson, New Hampshire)

Date: 1945

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 22844640, 34711965

La biographie de Monseigneur Arthur Décary, dit le Révérend Père Zénon Décary: un prêtre qui a servi les églises catholique romain du Maine. Écrite comme hagiographie moderne, avec…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 October 21

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Part 1 of 4 of the October, 1991, series entitled, "Against all odds: Life on the 'Hill'" - a close look into Augusta, Maine's Sand Hill (Sandhill) neighborhood. Part 1 gives the cultural background of the Hill and looks to a few of its community…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 October 22

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Part 2 of 4 of the October, 1991, series entitled, "Against all odds: Life on the 'Hill'" - a close look into Augusta, Maine's Sand Hill (Sandhill) neighborhood. Part 2 focuses on St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, the unifying center for many in…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 October 23

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Part 3 of 4 of the October, 1991, series entitled, "Against all odds: Life on the 'Hill'" - a close look into Augusta, Maine's Sand Hill (Sandhill) neighborhood. Part 3 is a brief look into St. Augustine School, the educational foundation - alongside…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 October 24

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Part 4 of 4 of the October, 1991, series entitled, "Against all odds: Life on the 'Hill'" - a close look into Augusta, Maine's Sand Hill (Sandhill) neighborhood. Part 4 includes two pieces: one acknowledging the vast changes that have taken place in…

  • Author: Kennebec Journal Editorial Staff

Date: 1997 June 3

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

A captioned image from within Pomerleau's Bakery that sat on Franklin Street in Augusta, Maine, in the 1940s. The Kennebec Journal celebrated Augusta, Maine's bicentennial (1797-1997) throughout that year by regularly featuring city images from days…

  • Author: Kennebec Journal Editorial Staff

Date: 1972 September 23

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

A supplement to the Daily Kennebec Journal in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Le Club Calumet, a (then) men's-only Franco American social club in Augusta, Maine. Includes many advertisement congratulations from local businesses, pictures of…

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1989 October 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

A Readfield, Maine, woman who was denied membership at Le Club Calumet - a men's Franco-American social club in Augusta, Maine - appealed to the Maine Human Rights Commission on account of discrimination.