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  • Author: Préfontaine, Marielle

Date: 1969

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: Cornell University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 63919394, 10602109

Find Online: OL13199193W

Qualitative analysis of self-concepts of college women and their varying attitudes toward gender roles. Based on data collected through questionnaires to women in different types of French Canadian schools - "classical colleges," "normal schools,"…

  • 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: Muro, Mark

Date: 1987 February 2

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article part 1 of 2 on the recent Lowell, Massachusetts, city council vote to commemorate author Jack Kerouac with a park bearing his name. Full article title includes the line: "Moves under way to rehabilitate a not-so-favorite son." Introduces us…

  • Author: Muro, Mark

Date: 1987 February 3

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article part 2 of 2 on the recent Lowell, Massachusetts, city council vote to commemorate author Jack Kerouac with a park bearing his name. Full article title includes the line: "After years of indifference, Lowell votes to build a park." Charts…

  • Author: Pelletier, Louis

Date: 2010

Language: English

Find in a Library: 694172904

Stories from the Allagash, Maine, of old. Told in 26 parts - one part for a salient word corresponding to each letter of the alphabet. Written from the recollections of a longtime Allagash resident. Interlocked portraits of his family and life there,…

  • Author: Belisle, Alexandre

Date: 1920

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 2757700

L'histoire d'un siècle des Franco-Américains à Worcester, Massachusetts, de 1820 a 1920. Un profil de la communauté franco-américaine: ses églises et écoles, ses religieux(-ses), ses organisations, ses chefs publiques, et ses citoyens…

  • Author: Miller, John M.

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 47965924

Combination photo book and short fiction collection. A storytelling that is both pictorial and literary: black and white scenic photographs and character portraits from the 1970s, written out with intermittent segments of Vermont regional prose set…

  • Author: Conforti, Joseph A.

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45909198

Find Online: OL7972726M

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The shape of regional identity in New England, from its Puritan origins, to its Yankee iterations, to its immigrant diversity. How popular conceptions of the New England region were created, established, and communicated, and how these conceptions…

  • 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: Péloquin-Faré, Louise

Date: 1990

Book Title: Langue et identité : le français et les francophones d'Amérique du Nord

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 23869515

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Essai sur changements dans les rélations entre les Franco-Américains et la langue francaise, des débuts des enclaves francos et la survivance en Nouvelle-Angleterre jusqu'aux années 1980. Divisé en partie par les sujets qui suivent: écarts…

  • Author: Dugas, Donald G.

Date: 1976 (date of publication)

Book Title: Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3732360

Essay describing the sociology and psychology of Franco Americans in New England as conditions tied to their history in North America. How French language maintenance efforts are involved in articulating and uncomplicating these conditions. The state…

  • Author: Maillet, Marguerite A.

Date: 1976

Thesis Type: M. Ed.

Institution: University of Maine Portland-Gorham

Language: en

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

Historical origins of Franco American community in the city of Lewiston, Maine. Cultural heritage as related to the establishment of textile mills and shoe shops, the influence of church parishes and schools, and the concerns of local Roman Catholic…

  • 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: 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: Savard Bonin, Jeanne

Date: 1988

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 166317572

An impassioned tribute to Marie-Rose Ferron, or "Little Rose," of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Little Rose is revered in local Catholic mysticism for her experience of the stigmata - the miraculous appearance of the wounds of Christ on her body - and…

  • Author: Péloquin-Faré, Louise

Date: 1983

Institution: École Normale Supérieure de Saint-Cloud (Centre de recherche et d'étude pour la diffusion du français)

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 11599243

Find Online: OL5382031W

Une description des moeurs et de la vie franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Une exploration de la survivance dans le contexte d'une histoire précise et d'un avenir imprévisible pour un peuple francophone aux Etats-Unis. Etude…

  • 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: Chartier, Armand
  • Author: Chartier, Catherine Rivard

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 16000329

The life of Father Armand Morissette - better known as Father Spike - Catholic priest of Lowell, Massachusetts. Father Spike was widely known for his compassion and ease of friendship, as well as for his community activism and ahead-of-the-curve…

  • Author: Alpert, Jessica

Date: 2008 Spring

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Radio documentary piece on the violent invasion of the Waterville, Maine, convent of the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament in 1996. The death of two nuns, the recollections of surviving sisters, and how their community has chosen to live and express…

  • Author: Dilling, Audrey

Date: 2009 Fall

Language: English

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Documentary radio piece on the cooks and servers - the "lunch ladies" - in the kitchen at Biddeford High School in Biddeford, Maine. How their work often transcends food service and their relationships with students become compassionate and somewhat…

  • Author: Dilling, Audrey
  • Author: Lovell, Catherine (photography)

Date: 2010 February

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Audio recording of kitchen and cafeteria workers of Biddeford High School in Biddeford, Maine, accompanied by a video photo montage. Brief interviews during the workday and short profiles of the kitchen staff.

  • 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: Heller, Monica

Date: 1992

Publication: Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development

Volume: 13

Language: en

Find in a Library: 43413712

From the author: "Using data from ethnographic studies of the use of French and English in Ontario and Quebec (Canada) in a variety of settings (hospital, factory, school, etc.) over the period 1978-1990, I discuss language choice as a political…

  • Author: Rivard, Adjutor

Date: 1924 (1914)

Language: en (trans.)

Find in a Library: 1962661

Find Online: OL202049W and others

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A series of graphic and sentimental depictions of different elements significant to home and community in rural Quebec. 21 chapters for as many subjects - some of simple descriptions with warmth in detail, others related as narrative in the manner of…

  • Author: Unknown

Date: 1994 November 17

Publication: Portland Press Herald

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9341113

Article on new research undertakings at the UMaine Franco-American Centre, including Professor C. Stewart Doty's historical timeline of events significant in the history of Franco American people.

  • Author: Saucier, Roxanne Moore

Date: 2000 October 26

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article about fiction writer Denis Ledoux of Lewiston, Maine, who has turned to helping others write their own personal histories. Ledoux's workshop, "Turning Memories into Memoirs," has sparked international interest from writers, genealogists,…

  • Author: Sun Journal Staff

Date: 2010 November 20

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Article advertising the upcoming Christmas performances of Maine actress, writer, and humorist, Susan Poulin. Brief introduction to Poulin and a short summary of her show, "A Very Ida Christmas," set in a fictional Maine mill town.

  • Author: DuLong, John

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45830070

Find Online: OL3937234M

Overview of the French Canadian presence in the Great Lakes Region - from the forests of the seventeenth century to the industrial landscapes of the nineteenth and twentieth. Migration waves and community developments in this region, particularly in…

  • 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…