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  • Author: Labine, Mark
  • Author: Labine, Judy

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 840842060

Historical novel driven by a love story, with a search for treasures extending from the 11th-century Crusades and the Knights of Templar, to the Acadians and Mi'kmaq of 17th-century Atlantic Canada, to colonial Boston. Includes illustrations, maps,…

  • Author: Faux, Tom

Date: 2009

Publication: World of Music

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642050

Profile of the life, training, and works of expert Maine-based fiddler, Don Roy. The musical traditions in which he seats himself, and the attention he has brought to contemporary fiddle playing through public performance. The author's critique of…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 689858563

Find Online: OL25075223M

Novel set in Keene, New Hampshire between the 1950s and early 2000s. Young baseball prospect Jack Landry comes of age with the Catholic sensibility and working-class ethos of his upbringing. Landry confronts stereotype, forbidden love's trials, and…

  • Author: Surette, David R.

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 56930452

Find Online: OL11802178M

Book of poems from a Malden, Massachusetts native, containing new poems alongside work from three of his earlier chapbooks. From the author of the more recent, "Easy to Keep, Hard to Keep In" (2007) and "The Immaculate Conception Mothers' Club"…

  • Author: Barnes, Thomas Garden

Date: 1988

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Historiographical exploration of the Acadians' expulsion from their homeland region in Atlantic Canada in 1755. The roles and functions of oral and written histories on and of this time period. Description, assessment, reasoning, and judgment of the…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the demographic shifts of the Upper St. John River Valley - Maine and New Brunswick - through the first fifty years of the Madwaska settlement, beginning in 1785. The author uses parish records and genealogical sources - what she…

  • Author: Trottier, Maurice

Date: 1983-2-10

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 12245676

Un ensemble de brèves présentations littéraires et d'études sur les vies et les ouevres de plusieurs écrivain(e)s - locales et internationales, anglophones et francohpones - qui ont eu un influence sur l'auteur. Des…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 23238088

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • Author: Stratton, Richard E.

Date: 1991-00-00

Language: English

Find in a Library: 48621796

A history of the Morin family of Island Falls, Maine, situated in an historical account of the lifespan of Acadia - from the prehistoric, to French colonization and expulsion, to the twentieth century. Book one describes prehistory in the…

  • Author: Scully, Robert Guy

Date: 1975-10-00

Publication: Canadian Forum

Volume: 55

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1553097

Critical article exploring the author's notion of a "fundamental unity" among French heritage peoples in North America: a consciousness unified in historical defeat and nostalgic glorification. The ways in which North American political, artistic,…

  • Author: Hamilton, Catherine

Date: 1988 May

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 8

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Article describing the town of Madawaska, Maine, in the St. John River Valley, through the perspectives of three generations of the Hébert family. Introduction to Acadian history in the St. John Valley, the twentieth-century industrialization of…

  • Author: Belliveau, J.E.

Date: 1977

Publication: Canadian Geographical Journal

Volume: 95

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1553099

Article on the Acadian people of the Canadian Maritimes and the persistence of their French vernacular. The Acadian presence in North America from the 17th century; to various settlements in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; to the 18th century…

  • Author: Hutchinson, Gloria

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13210635

A collection of student writings in celebration of the 200th year of the Acadian settlement at St. David, Maine, in the northern St. John River Valley. Created during a 1985 Madawaska, Maine summer program for gifted and talented students - MEGA…

  • Author: Paradis, Roger

Date: 1974

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Paper on the folklore of the Acadian and Malecite people of the St. John River Valley in New Brunswick and northern Maine. Types of Franco American folklore, processes of its retrieval and study, and what it teaches about the history of the…

  • Author: Cantara, Michael
  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.
  • Author: Lévesque, Jean-Pierre
  • Author: Paradis, Judy
  • Author: Pelletier, Raymond
  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1996

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentations par des représentatives de l'état et l'Université du Maine sur leurs perceptions de l'identité et l'experience franco-américaine aux États-Unis. Présentée en anglais et français. Un bref historique collectif de la…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 18136947

Le cinquième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 16-17 mars 1984. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

  • Author: Albert, Renaud S. (editor)

Date: 1978

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 9985485

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Music and lyrics for 31 French-language songs of French, French-Canadian, and Acadian origins. Designed for the language-learning classroom. Text is divided into three sections for appropriate audiences: children 5-7 years old; 8-9 years old; 10 and…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

Conference presentation outlining the major contributions of geographers to Franco-American studies in the 1980s and early 1990s. Critical comments on efforts in Canadian, American, and francophone cartography; local-level demographic studies;…

  • Author: Rudolph, John

Date: 1997 May 4

Publication: Boston Globe Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 18840841

Article on past prohibitions against French language usage in the schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley, the lasting impacts of these prohibitions, and recent unique efforts to nurture and strengthen bilingualism in that region. Emphasis…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26264654

Paper describing some of Doty's scholarship on Franco Americans in the state of Maine, with a handful of specific suggestions for how material variety on Maine Franco Americans and the richness of certain historical archives could form the basis for…

  • Author: Pullen, Clarence

Date: 1902

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6640470

Find Online: OL14014732M

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Subtitled, "Where Acadia and Scandinavia's Subtle Touch Turned a Wilderness into a Land of Plenty." Travel writings of a journalist's visit to Aroostook County in northern Maine at the beginning of the 20th century. The writer's impressions of…

  • Author: Schilcher, Elisabeth

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., French

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27257499

Étude sur l'identité ethnique et sa transformation dans les Acadiens de la vallée de la rivière Saint-Jean au nord de l'état du Maine dans les années 1990; analyse basée sur des recherches historiques et des données locales et…

  • Author: Roy, Suzanne R.

Date: 1974

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 3404725

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French-English bilingual educational television series for children. Designed "to expose the Franco American child to simple elements of his/her culture" (MPBN). Created in 1974 by Project FACTS (Franco-American Children's Television Series);…

  • Author: Levesque, Don

Date: 2007

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Dictionary of French terms and their English translations, compiled from the "patois, metaphors, and dictions" of the towns of the St. John River Valley in northern Maine. Contains common French words and phrases that persist locally in both French…

  • Author: Defoy, Henri

Date: 1912

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 25438821

Écrits théologiques et philosophiques sur "l'homme" et "le citoyen" en soi, et ses relations à la société, la patrie et son Dieu, dans la perspective d'un prêtre aux États-Unis au début du XXe…

  • Author: Chassé, Géraldine Pelletier

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: 27163203

Collection of recipes shared by families who celebrated reunions in Madawaska, Maine between 1980 and 1992. The reunion banquet being a keystone event, the Madawaska Historical Society collected a book's worth of family foods from the following clans…

  • Author: DeFarges, Rachelle Chassé

Date: 2000

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Collection of recipes shared by families who celebrated reunions in Madawaska, Maine between 1993 and 2000. The reunion banquet being a keystone event, a book's worth of family foods were compiled from the following clans whose gatherings took place…

  • Author: Lanoue, Margaret A.

Date: 1984

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579887

Master's thesis proposing a restaurant whose design and theme aim toward public education about Franco American culture. How this project is situated in a larger, national discussion about "the value of ethnic identity" (1). A demographic background…