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  • Author: Dubé, Normand C.

Date: 1971

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 22407012

Dissertation exploring the resources and methods available for teaching the French language to the Franco American native French speaker. Suggestions for materials, activity, and practice in the Franco American's bilingual education setting,…

  • Author: Shannon, William F.

Date: 2010-12

Institution: Athabasca University

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Critical reading of three Franco American oral history interviews from the Federal Writers' Project of the late 1930s. An exploration of how the participants in each interview constructed identities of self and community through the stories they…

  • Author: Charbonneau, Louise
  • Author: Fox, Cynthia A.

Date: 1994

Book Title: Le français des Amériques

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 31292009

Un étude sur la présence de mots anglais dans le parole français d'un communauté franco-américain dans l'état de New York. Des données et chiffres qui correspondent aux tendances linguistiques dans ce communauté. L'influence de la langue…

  • Author: Bender, Prosper

Date: 1888 November

Publication: Magazine of American History

Volume: 10

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1590082, 7676496

Some comments from an American critic at the time of a visible wave of French Canadian immigration to the United States - especially New England - in the 1880s. Provides a favorable social and political context from the French Canada of this period.…

  • Author: Magner, Thomas F.

Date: 1974 January

Publication: The Journal of General Education

Volume: 25

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1754601

1974 article claiming the impending disappearance of ethnic enclaves in the United States. An attempt to distinguish between "race" and "ethnicity," and to mark assimilation's varying attachment to either. The Americanization of linguistically and…

  • Author: Silvia, Philip T.

Date: 1979-07-01

Publication: The Catholic Historical Review

Volume: 65

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1553555, 45416719

Article on the 1880s Fall River, Massachusetts, dispute between French Canadian immigrant Catholics, Irish American parishioners, and a largely Irish American clergy, commonly known as the "Flint Affair." The prolonged and destructive debate over…

  • Author: Picard, Omer

Date: 1976

Book Title: Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques

Language: English (other essays in both English et français)

Find in a Library: 3732360

Some thoughts on the special features and concerns of "bilingual education" as one of many sorts of language education methods, and with a certain set of goals for an individual's growth. The particular state of the French language relative to the…

  • Author: Guy, Don

Date: 1976 July

Publication: Yankee

Language: English

Find in a Library: 34796734

Article on the plight of Franco American cultural activists in New England. The variety of the troubles confronting them, and their energy in relation to the seeming decline of the historically supportive Franco cultural establishments as seen in…

  • Author: Schwartzwald, Robert

Date: 1994

Book Title: Langue, espace, société : les variétés du français en Amérique du Nord

Language: French

Find in a Library: 34478167

Des pensées sur les défis culturelles, politiques, et scolaires auxquels sont confrontés les études québécoises et les études franco-américaines dans les universités américaines. L'état actuel des cultures francophones comme des sujets…

  • Author: Polenberg, Richard

Date: 1980

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5448039

Find Online: OL4101285M

A history of the United States between 1938 and 1978 that explores the categories and convergences of class, race, and ethnicity. Measures how these three categories factored into World War II, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. Begins with the…

  • Author: Poulin, Norman A.

Date: 1973

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 10462642, 77934929

Find Online: OL7044269W

The study of a linguistic tendency of Franco American French speakers in Manchester, New Hampshire. Comparisons between a local French dialect and what the author terms "Standard French." Calling for an awareness of unique local speech patterns.…

  • Author: McClymer, John

Date: 1992

Book Title: Immigration and Ethnicity : American Society--"Melting Pot" or "Salad Bowl"?

Language: English

Find in a Library: 23016079

Brief essay that examines the focus terms "ethnicity" and "assimilation" through a case study of the Franco American population of Worcester, Massachusetts, before 1914. McClymer tells how the French Canadian immigrant ethnic group negotiated the…

  • Author: Quintin, Robert

Date: 1998

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 40965450

American exploration of the transition and development of French Canadian surnames in the United States, with a particular emphasis on those names now found in various forms in the New England states. The term "dit," translated as "called" or…

  • Author: Unknown

Date: 2010 October 30

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Brief article on a Roman Catholic mass celebrated by Bishop of the Diocese of Portland, Maine, Richard Malone, at St. André Church, Biddeford, Maine. This ceremony was held, in tribute to the parish, two months before the occasion of the church's…

  • Author: Greenman, John

Date: 1981

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: Unknown (viewable at the Franco-American Centre, University of Maine)

Second episode in a public broadcasting documentary series on Franco Americans in Maine at the beginning of the 1980s. Composed of two major segments. In the first segment, a video essay entitled "Bells and Whistles," Eugene Paradis guides viewers…

  • Author: Wessel, Bessie Bloom

Date: 1931

Language: English

Find in a Library: 70341526

Find Online: OL5077644M

A case study and scientific report on ethnic make-up in Woonsocket, Rhode Island around 1930. Demographic figures on school populations, families, and communities in Woonsocket with regard to ethnicity and culture, compiled from survey data. Takes…

  • Author: Brown, Becky

Date: 1993-03

Publication: Language in Society

Volume: 22

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 484389948

The status of French language in Louisiana over time - diversity, amalgamation, decay, revival, and current modes of expression. How the written French word in the context of Louisiana French language revival has taken on special political and social…

  • Author: Henry, Jacques

Date: 1998 July

Publication: Journal of American Ethnic History

Volume: 17

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 478200962, 209676066

An essay on the origins and historical transformation of the term "Cajun" in the context of French Louisiana. An historical etymology of "Cajun" and an analysis of its usage from its 17th century iterations to those of the present day. An attempt at…

  • Author: Lothian, Mona

Date: 2009 November 12

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Oral interview with a woman recalling her youth and family in Lewiston, Maine. Her memories of the pervasiveness of French language and culture in the first half of the twentieth century, and her thoughts on the decline of French language and…

  • Author: Green, Susan

Date: 2011 April 3

Publication: Burlington Free Press

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9390458, 661313450

Article in recognition of Burlington, Vermont's 2011 French Friendship Day - a gathering together of local and international francophiles and francophones to celebrate the presence of French Canadian and Franco American culture in Vermont. Contains…

  • Author: Dugas, Rene L., Sr.

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51287773

Find Online: OL11733717M

A 125-year history of a Connecticut town fundamentally shaped by the New England textile industry. French Canadian community surrounding the Ponemah Cotton Mills on the Shetucket River in Taftville, Connecticut. Images of the mill and its workers,…

  • Author: Bélanger, Damien-Claude

Date: 2001

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48900085

Find Online: OL3618685M

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French Canadians and Franco Americans in the context of the American Civil War. Includes enlistment figures in relation to immigration, as well as population figures around 1860. Considers the short history surrounding the complicated reality of new…

  • Author: Gauthier, Joseph Delphis

Date: 1948

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Littérature américaine

Institution: Université Laval

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 7962637, 299563561, 77405512

Les rélations culturelles entre le Québec, les canadiens français, et la littérature américaine tel qu'ils apparaissent dans le roman américain. Les impressions américaines populaires de ces romans sur des perceptions du Canada…

  • Author: Bernard, Shane

Date: 2003

Language: English

Find in a Library: 49618900

Find Online: OL2988647W

A history of twentieth-century Southern Louisiana by way of an exploration of the processes of assimilation experienced its people of French and Acadian heritage. Descripions of the transformations of Louisiana Cajuns and Cajun culture, as well as…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1993 Spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 33

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Biographical sketch of Hubert Prior Vallée - a.k.a., Rudy Vallée - from a young man in Westbrook and Orono, Maine, to the iconic Hollywood crooner of American film and radio, consistently true to the origins to which he ultimately returned. Also…

  • Author: Blanchard, Dorothy A.

Date: 1993 Spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 33

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

The history of French Canadian immigration and Franco American community building in the town of Dexter, Maine. Illustrated with photos and quotes from oral interviews. From the text: "The study of French-Canadian immigration is generally centered…

  • Author: Santos, Luis Claudio Villafane G.

Date: 2005

Publication: AmeriQuests

Volume: 2

Language: en

Find in a Library: 56906981

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One of two articles in the "From the Culture of Borders to Border Cultures" issue of AmeriQuests journal. From AmeriQuests: "The text discusses the use of the word 'American' when referring to people from, or citizens of, the United States of…

  • Author: Arceneaux, Jean

Date: 1994

Language: English and Cajun French

Find in a Library: 30610563

Poem under pseudonym from Louisiana writer Barry Ancelet. A history of the Cajun, from Acadia to the American South, in book-length verse. Cajun French text side-by-side with an English translation. The second chapbook in a series featuring Cajun…

  • Author: Plumer, Chris

Date: 1977 November

Publication: Maine Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 25733085

Feature article on the present (1977) cultural situation of Franco Americans in Maine. Discussion of their minority demographics, as well as local, academic, and federal intiatives to bolster bilingual educational support, community solidarity, and…

  • Author: Krupa, Grazyna

Date: 2004

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 62329002

Documentary on the birth, development, demise, and renovation of Acadia - from France, to Nova Scotia, to Louisiana, and back again. Includes interviews with historians, archaeologists, and genealogists, as well as dramatic reenactments of 17th…