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  • Author: Gagnon, Dawn

Date: 1995 June 24-25

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a French-language forum about cultural heritage and viability in the St. John River Valley, northern Maine. The talk, sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council, was led by advocates for the Acadian and Quebecois heritages prevalent in…

  • Author: Guignard, Michael

Date: 1973-win

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Study of a brief period in the history of the Roman Catholic Church in the state of Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century. A political portrait of the "Corporation Sole" controversy - a drawn-out public dispute between the bishop of the…

  • Author: Johnson, Sally

Date: 1987 Spring

Publication: Vermont Life

Volume: 41

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1773576

Article subtitled, "French-Canadian Life And Culture In Vermont." A profile of French Canadian and Franco American communities in the state of Vermont, through the eyes of some Vermonters and academics. Large emphasis on the roles of family,…

  • Author: Fournier, Melinda

Date: 1987 February

Publication: The World & I

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13486032, 679404854, 423869972

Article subtitled, "Families of French-Canadian descent once regarded French Catholicism and the French language as inseparable keys to their ethnic survival." An overview of the history and culture of Franco Americans in New England, beginning with…

  • Author: Semenak, Susan

Date: 1984 January 9

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

Subtitled, "French in New England fear their language and culture risk being lost forever unless something is done soon." An article presenting the Franco Americans in Vermont as a people at risk of cultural and linguistic assimilation. Focuses on…

  • Author: Kenney, Michael

Date: 1999 October 21

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article describing modern impressions of Franco American culture in New England, including recent and diverse efforts undertaken to preserve certain of its aspects - language, food, music, and others. Presents descriptions of how Franco American…

  • Author: Rooks, Douglas

Date: 1988 December 1

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Review of "What Became of Them and Other Stories from Franco-America" (1988), a book of short stories from Lisbon Falls, Maine, writer, Denis Ledoux.

  • 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: Driedger, Derek

Date: 2007

Publication: Journal of Narrative Theory

Volume: 37

Language: English

Find in a Library: 54663119

Essay on American author Willa Cather's critiques of journalism and realist writing as evidenced in her 1931 novel, "Shadows on the Rock" - a storied portrayal of historical French Canadian resistance to assimilation. How Cather portrays in her…

  • Author: Pao, Angelo Chia-yi

Date: 2004

Publication: Theatre Topics

Volume: 14

Language: en

Find in a Library: 33895791

Exploration of how the dramatic use of accents and dialects in English speech informs and complicates discourse on race and ethnicity. How the function of identity in drama and performance distinguishes between the concepts of race and ethnicity.…

  • Author: Thornton, Kevin

Date: 2005

Book Title: Cultural Change and the Market Revolution in America, 1789-1860

Language: en

Find in a Library: 55518638

A brief socioeconomic history of the town of Charlotte, Vermont, from its inception to the beginning of the Civil War. Charlotte as "cultural frontier," or borderland geographic space of interaction of varying peoples. How the 19th-century American…

  • Author: Schryer, Stephen

Date: 2011 Spring

Publication: Modern Fiction Studies (MFS)

Volume: 57

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645443, 31871426

Essay considering the relationship of middle twentieth-century delinquency and poverty with the explorations of class and culture that take place in the literature of Jack Kerouac. How actors in the Beat Movement, especially Kerouac, interrogated…

  • Author: Létourneau, Jocelyn
  • Author: Moisan, Sabrina

Date: 2004

Book Title: Theorizing Historical Consciousness

Language: en (translation)

Find in a Library: 54929936

Find Online: OL9617324M

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Essay on representations of Québec history among youth. Remembrances, reconstructions, and creations of a collective past among French Canada's student-aged population as influenced by educational settings and social environments. Persistence of…

  • Author: Paige, Abby

Date: 2011

Publication: RHINO Poetry

Volume: 2011

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 39960079

Poem from a Vermont-native writer and performer. An exploration of border, cross-border, and interlingual Canadian-American identity in three moving historical parts.

  • Author: Chaput, Donald

Date: 1968

Publication: Canadian Historical Review

Volume: 49

Language: en

Find in a Library: 54828861, 1553108

Article on the idea of repatriation as integral to the history of French Canadian community building in the United States. Certain struggles and losses accompanying Canadian repatriation from the United States in the late 19th century, after extended…

  • Author: Montpetit, Caroline

Date: 2011 juillet 23

Publication: Le Devoir

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 1566553, 4724131

Sur la présence franco-américaine au Vermont - son histoire, ses changements linguistiques, et la grande possibilité de sa disparition. Commentaires sur la discrimination raciale et linguistique, aussi que l'éducation et la télévision, comme…

  • Author: Williams, Robert S.
  • Author: Riley, Kathleen C.

Date: 2001

Book Title: Language Ideologies: Critical Perspectives on the Official English Movement

Volume: 2: History, Theory, and Policy

Language: en

Find in a Library: 425299626, 44461946

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Third chapter in a collection of essays on language ideology as related to issues surrounding the political movement in favor of codifying English the official language of the United States. This essay presents a case-study in the processes and…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1987 Winter

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 26

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Historiographical analysis of writings on Franco Americans and an attempt to explain the different circumstances of these writings' publication. Observations on literature concerning the period of French Canadian migration to the United States…

  • 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: LaFlamme, J.L.K.

Date: 1908 novembre

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Sur Aram J. Pothier, candidat républicain au poste de gouverneur du Rhode Island, comme il a été décrit par New England Magazine. Un dirigeant local - culturellement, politiquement, économiquement. Aussi quelques mots sur l'homme comme écrit…

  • Author: LaFlamme, J.L.K.

Date: 1909 février

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Certains critiques de l'avis de M. l'abbé Magnan sur les concepts d'assimilation et le nationalisme où ils concernent les catholiques franco-américaines dans une langue minoritaire. Arguments de Magnan en faveur de la préservation de la…

  • Author: D'Andrea, Vaneeta-Marie

Date: 1986

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: University of Connecticut

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16137683, 707101694, 295684257

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Thesis in sociology highlighting Franco American women in the preservation of ethnic heritage and language. Based on a variety of case studies conducted by the author in 1980s New England. From the author: "The primary purpose of this dissertation…

  • Author: Gordon, Milton M.

Date: 1964

Language: en

Find in a Library: 217632, 133168206

Find Online: OL22184809M

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1960s study of social life in the United States with regard to ethnic and religious characteristics and their significance to processes of assimilation. Social group observation as a means of understanding cultural conflicts based on incommensurate…

  • Author: Santerre, Richard

Date: 1978

Publication: Forces

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 1081651, 61523125

Un aperçu général d'une histoire des Canadiens français aux États-Unis - les Franco-Américains - et les changements qui ont eu lieu dans leurs communautés au fil du temps. De leurs débuts migratoires, à la fin de leurs enclaves ethniques, à…

  • Author: Sorrell, Richard S.

Date: 1972-11

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 31

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 1696593

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The place of sport in the Franco American communities of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, around the beginning of the twentieth century. The complex identification of sport with both a means of French Canadian cultural preservation and a site of American…

  • Author: Kennedy, Ambrose

Date: 1948

Language: English

Find in a Library: 414871

Biography of a priest who emigrated to New England from Quebec and became an instrumental figure in the Providence, Rhode Island, Roman Catholic diocese. His early life in Canada, his movement to the United States on account of illness, and his…

  • Author: Haebler, Peter

Date: 1976

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of New Hampshire

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3231008, 5519977

Descriptions of turn-of-the-century transitions among the Franco Americans in Holyoke, Massachusetts, from a lower-class immigrant enclave to a more largely socially integrated, participatory American community with greater public influence. Argues a…

  • Author: Iutcovich, Mark

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: Case Western Reserve University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53732110, 612908973, 77321099

Dissertation analyzing the social dynamics of an Ontario "pulp and paper town" with significant French- and English-heritage populations. A comparative sociological study in how ethnicity impacts community structures and interrelations in Canada. How…

  • Author: Bonier, Marie-Louise

Date: 1920

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 6206154

Un portrait riche et approfondie de la naissance d'un des plus grandes communautés franco-américaines du Rhode Island. Présenté en trois parties: "Histoire de l'ancien Woonsocket et de ses environs," "L'émigration des Canadiens français aux…