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  • Author: East, Elyssa Cleo

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on the country music culture of bottle clubs in Maine, with a focus on Harmony Hall in North Yarmouth. Features photos and story of a Maine country music band, as well as some profiles and interviews with other Mainers who…

  • Author: Dowding, Erin

Date: 2003-2004

Publication: Salt

Volume: 57/58

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Photo essay on Somali immigrant community in Lewiston, Maine

  • Author: Santerre, Richard

Date: 1967

Language: en ; fr

Find in a Library: 22768279, 49158575, 46426423

Yearbook in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Marist Order of Catholic Brothers, and the 75th year of this order in Lowell, Massachusetts. Contains profiles of leading brothers during the year of publication (1967) alongside…

  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1986 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Essay on the extra-cultural forces that helped to shape the French Canadian immigrant community of Lewiston, Maine. Class and ethnicity among the peoples of urban Lewiston in the second half of the 19th century. The impact of the industrial…

  • Author: Unknown/Inconnu

Date: 1908 novembre

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Quelques arguments en faveur d'élire un prêtre franco-américain à l'évêché de Fall River, au Massachusetts. Considérations de l'utilisation des langues dans le diocèse, la démographie de la paroisse, et certaines autres facteurs culturels…

  • Author: Dillingham, Russ

Date: 2011 July 7

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

News article on social clubs in Lewiston, Maine - what they offer, who they cater to, how they have changed over time, and the value they still provide to many in the city.

  • Author: Vaillant, P.U.

Date: 1909-02

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Troisième partie d'une pièce biographique sur un prêtre canadien-français aux Etats-Unis. Les communications avec son évêque, et ses efforts à développer une paroisse nationale à Fall River, au Massachusetts. Quelques commentaires sur les…

  • 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: 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: Farfan, Matthew

Date: 2009

Language: en

Find in a Library: 299713643, 677923836

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"Images of America" series pictorial history of the people and places surrounding the border that separates the province of Québec and the state of Vermont, slightly above the 45th parallel. How the international communities in this area have built…

  • Author: St. Joseph Church

Date: 1974

Language: en ; fr

Find in a Library: 549415259

History book honoring the founders, pastors, and parishioners of Springfield, Massachusetts' St. Joseph Church in its centennial year. An overview of major construction projects, church business, community efforts, social groups, and singular priests…

  • 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: Robert, Hermanita
  • Author: Moore, Roseline

Date: 1983

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Une collection de recettes pour le pain, les viandes, le poisson, les gâteaux, les tartes, et des plats d'autres aliments. Partage certains des remèdes "folk" aux divers maux, aussi qu'une recette de savon. Compilée à partir de de recettes…

  • 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: Garfinkel, Perry

Date: 1980 September

Publication: National Geographic

Volume: 158

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6451257, 2255097

Expository, journalistic piece on the people of the Upper St. John River Valley, cradle of the political border between northeastern Maine and New Brunswick. The predominance of French Acadian culture there and an integrative overview of its elements…

  • 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: Thomas, Dr. Alton P.

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2968303

Find Online: OL4907329M

Full title also reads: "A Bicentennial Project for the City of Woonsocket." A collection of historical essays on Woonsocket, Rhode Island, earlier featured in an historical column of the city's newspaper, the Woonsocket Call. Nearly two centuries of…

  • Author: Parent, Michael (vocals)
  • Author: Boardman, Greg (fiddle)

Date: 1999

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 671673224

Audio recording of 14 French songs performed in both French and English and accompanied by fiddle. Partnered with a song book containing sheet music, lyrics, lyric translations, and storied introductions to each song. Book concludes with some…

  • Author: Soucy, Camille

Date: 1988

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 24218575

Un petit historique de la ploye telle que racontée par lui-même. Une description de ses ingrédients, sa recette, comment c'est faite, et son importance pour la culture acadienne.

  • 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: Stadig, Rita

Date: 1987

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20939292, 4491152

Find Online: OL6824949W

Third volume in a series of books dedicated to the history of Maine. Focuses on the northern Maine culture of ski and local developments made for the sport at the beginning of the twentieth century. Profiles prominent Maine skiers of the 1930s and…

  • 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: Théroux, Bernard G. (editor/rédacteur)

Date: 1976

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 34020438

A collection of papers from a 1974 New Hampshire conference on Franco American life in the twentieth century. Published as a bilingual text, a dual collection, with papers printed in both English and French. Full English title reads: "A translation…

  • Author: Locke, William N.

Date: 1949

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 315848

Find Online: OL6800754W

Republication of a 1941 doctoral thesis in linguistics, presented with historical introduction from a University of Virginia scholar. Observations and analyses of the linguistic characteristics of vernacular French in the French Canadian and Franco…

  • 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…

  • Author: Currier, Anne B.

Date: Unknown (ca. 1960)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 11455298

Remembrances of a French Canadian family in New Hampshire, or the biography of a Canadian immigrant mother as written by her American daughter. Family life, work, and prayer in rural New England. Presented as if in flashback, with the story beginning…

  • Author: Kistler, Ruth Barthold

Date: 1947

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: New York University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53768425

Dissertation on the cultural life of French Canada, from the 16th century until the middle 20th, and the specific roles that religion, education, and language have played in its minority preservation in and outside of Quebec. Historical background of…

  • Author: Adrian, Patricia Wood

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: Catholic University of America

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61751321, 6635333

Dissertation comparing the ways in which working- and lower-class Franco American and Italian American women deal with social and psychological stresses. Comparisons of the interpersonal behaviors of "housewives" within each social group, measured in…

  • Author: Massey, Lucy Alice

Date: 1961

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: New York University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6634706, 58668868

Historiography of Acadia up to 1755. Analysis of writings on the Acadian people as they were thought to have lived in Atlantic Canada before their 18th-century expulsion. Presentation of pre-expulsion Acadian customs, behaviors, and social life as…