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  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 September 12

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Augusta, Maine's Le Club Calumet canceled its 1991 anniversary celebration. The Club cited a lack of participation.

  • Author: Fongemie, Pauly

Date: 1991 September 30

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor rebuffing a previous letter written by Peg Ricker (6 September 1991), and supporting the all-male membership of Augusta, Maine, social club, Le Club Calumet, for the sake of "gender bonding," among other reasons.

  • Author: Charon, Michelle

Date: 1991 October 5-6

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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A commentary on the headline article of this issue, "Women in the Clubs," that elaborates a discussion of Nancy Albert Ellis. In 1988, Ellis was refused membership to the all-male Franco American social club, Le Club Calumet, of Augusta, Maine, and…

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1991 October 9

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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A lengthy open letter concerning the potential effects of Kennebec County Superior Court's ruling against Le Club Calumet, charging it to begin admitting women into the membership ranks of its historically all-male establishment in Augusta, Maine.…

  • Author: Michaud, Gerald P.

Date: 1991 October 14

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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A letter to the editor in response to Maurice Violette's "An Open Letter..." (9 October 1991), contesting Violette's fixation on the matter of "public vs. private" as the keystone of the debate surrounding Le Club Calumet's recent Kennebec County,…

  • Author: Brack, Ken

Date: 1991 October 16

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Kennebec County (Maine) Superior Court judge rejects Nancy Ellis' bid to attach a lien to Calumet Club property in the case that, if her lawsuit against the club is victorious, the club disbands, sells land, and refuses coverage of her legal fees.

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1992 March 5

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Le Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine, appealed to the Maine Supreme Court to overturn a superior court decision forcing it to change its organizational bylaws and admit women as members.

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1992 March 7

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Le Club Calumet, a Franco American men's social club in Augusta, Maine, appealed to the Maine Supreme Court a decision made by the superior court that would have forced the club to admit women as members. This article covers the beginning of the…

  • Author: Goodman, Denise

Date: 1992 March 22

Publication: The Boston Globe

Language: English

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A Boston Globe update on the Maine Supreme Court case of the Maine Human Rights Commission and Nancy Ellis vs. Le Club Calumet, regarding the issue of a private accommodation limiting its membership based on ethnic and sex discriminations and if, as…

  • Author: Betit, Elizabeth

Date: 1992 May 29

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor opposed to the Maine Supreme Court's decision in favor of Le Club Calumet barring women from membership in its Augusta, Maine, organization.

  • Author: Dill, Thomas

Date: 1992 May 29

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor questioning the motives of Nancy Albert Ellis in her filing suit against Le Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine, for refusing her a membership based on her sex - a suit she eventually lost in the Maine Supreme Court.

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1992 May 23-24

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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In May, 1992, the Maine State Supreme Court ruled that Le Club Calumet, a Franco-American men's club in Augusta, Maine, can exclude women as members from its organization. This decision was based on the court's finding that the Club was, in fact, a…

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1992 May 28

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor berating Augusta, Maine's Kennebec Journal for its selective coverage of the controversy involving Le Club Calumet and Nancy Ellis - a battle over gender and club membership that landed both parties in the Maine Supreme Court.

  • Author: St. Hilaire, Eleanor

Date: 1992 May 28

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor questioning the meaning of the phrase "equal rights" as it has been used in the conversation between Nancy Albert Ellis and the all-male Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: Huff, Phil

Date: 1992 May 28

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor calling upon "all women of French ancestry" to unite in response to the Maine Supreme Court's decision to allow the Calumet Club of Augusta, Maine, to refuse membership to women.

  • Author: Stevens, Deane S.

Date: 1992 May 28

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor that claims to be in support of the Maine Supreme Court decision to protect the all-male Le Club Calumet's freedom of association.

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1992 October 22

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Nancy Albert Ellis' father and uncle, Demetrius and Henry Albert, were suspended by Le Club Calumet after refusing to appear before their executive board to discuss their public support of Ellis' controversial bid for membership in the all-male,…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1992 July 16

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Nancy Albert Ellis, a woman whose membership application to Le Club Calumet in Augusta, Maine, was denied based on her sex, and who lost a legal battle with the Club that was taken all the way to the Maine Supreme Court, does not appeal the decision…

  • Author: Cline, Claire

Date: 1992 November 5

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor calling for gender equality in cutural organizations. This comes in support of Nancy Albert Ellis, whose bid to join the Calumet Club in Augusta, Maine, was rejected, and ultimately denied in a decision by the Maine Supreme…

  • Author: Bickerman, Karen L.

Date: 1992 November 5

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor berating Le Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine, for its refusal of Nancy Albert Ellis' membership bid on account of her sex. The author seeks a peaceful resolution to what became a controversial issue surrounding the inclusion of…

  • Author: Kunitz, Howard

Date: 1992 June 2

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Short letter to the editor written against Maurice Violette's letter of May 28, 1992, coming in the wake of Le Calumet Club's rejection of a woman vying for membership in the Augusta, Maine, all-male organization.

  • Author: Morin-Scribner, Nicole

Date: 1992 June 9

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Letter to the editor calling upon Franco Americans and Le Club Calumet to look past the controversial 1992 Maine Supreme Court case regarding club identity and gender, and to consider the best way of using all available resources for cultural…

  • Author: Le Club Calumet

Date: 1986 July 11

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English, with some français

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A supplement to the daily newspaper that includes a history of the Central Maine celebration, statements of prominent club members, advertisements, a song, as well as a 1986 schedule of events, the parade route, and pieces on popular performers to…

  • Author: Le Club Calumet

Date: 1987 July 10

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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A supplement to the daily newspaper that includes a history of the Augusta, Maine, celebration, statements of prominent club members, advertisements, as well as a 1987 schedule of events, the parade route, and pieces on popular performers to appear.

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 December 7-8

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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On the fiftieth year following the 1941 Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Lucien Poulin of Augusta, Maine, tells of his experience of the surprise bombing and his subsequent involvement in World War II.

  • Author: Phelan, Joe

Date: 1989 February 2

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Captioned photo of Adelard Labbe cutting ice on Sand Hill in Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: Phelan, Joe

Date: 199?

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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Photo of Pete Caron shoveling snow from a tenement building on Sand Hill in Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1992 May 21

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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John McAuley recalls his experience of racism while growing up in Augusta, Maine, in the 1930s.

  • Author: Kennebec Journal

Date: 2007 June 26

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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A special supplement to the daily newspaper on the merging of previously separate Roman Catholic parishes in the central Maine region. Includes brief histories of the parishes, letters from clergy, pictures, and a preview of the new unified Catholic…

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 2007 June 15

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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St. Augustine School, the historically Franco Catholic school on Sand Hill in Augusta, Maine, closes at the end of the 2007 school year. It is to be merged with St. Mary's School of Western Avenue, Augusta, and housed at that location, taking the new…