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  • Author: Kadetsky, Elizabeth

Date: 2014-01-09

Publication: New England Review : NER Digital

Volume: NER Digital

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46728412

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Short short fiction piece of a Lewiston, Maine grandmother, mother, and daughter; family stories whose narrator captures family maladies and how they extend across time. Published for the web on New England Review, NER Digital.

  • Author: Rivard, Paul E.

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48958482

Find Online: OL8793733M

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General history of the textile industry and its workers in the towns and cities of New England. From early domestic and small-scale manufacturing in the 17th and 18th centuries, to weaving industries of the early 19th, to the massive riverside brick…

  • Author: Dumas, Jacqueline M.

Date: 1975

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1622070

Book of poems on the woods and woodland creatures of Maine and New Hampshire, from a Rumford, Maine native and once-resident of Coburn Gore.

  • Author: Gastonguay, Alberte

Date: 1933

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 7724259

L'histoire de Jeanne, fille de Jean, dans le Petit Canada de la ville de Lewiston, Maine, au debut du XXe siècle. Le mort de sa mère, la fierté de son père, sa foi catholique, et les luttes qu'elle endure avec l'amour dans…

  • Author: Elzas, Sarah (producer)

Date: 2004 August 30

Language: English, with some français

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Radio piece on the transformations of French language and Franco American culture in Lewiston, Maine, in the 21st century. Features Marie Marthe Rivard, a 1922 immigrant from Québec to Lewiston, at her home, at work, and at Catholic mass. Some…

  • Author: Holman, Claire

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Salt

Volume: 10

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Documentary piece on Lewiston, Maine, illustrated in black and white photo. Fluid city descriptions and drawn-out interviews with Lewiston residents spanning three generations enter readers into the life of the early twentieth-century industrial…

  • Author: Larson, Anders

Date: 1993 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 33

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

The case of a 1910 paper industry labor strike - its success among the millworkers of Livermore Falls, Maine, and its relative failure among those of nearby Rumford Falls. Certain observations of attitudes espoused by Franco Americans toward labor…

  • Author: Rioux, Robert N.
  • Author: Smith, Jane S.

Date: 2006

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 65174560

Find Online: OL13421683W

Le titre complet: Enquête Géolinguistique: du vocabulaire, et de la pronunciation de celui-ci, employés dans l’état du Maine pour désigner tout ce qui se rapporte à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur de la maison, d’après le questionnaire…

  • Author: Hagel, Phyllis

Date: 1977

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 10618549

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Le deuxieme texte de la collection "Villes franco-américaines de la Nouvelle Angleterre." Une histoire de la ville de Berlin, New Hampshire - son peuple et son paysage. Introduit par Céline Fortier de Berlin. Ecrit pour les jeunes pour…

  • Author: Leane, John
  • Author: Burns, Elliot E. "Bud"

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 62769140

Comprehensive history of the city of Rumford, Maine. Revised edition of the text that spanned from pre-incorporation to 1972. Updates extend to the year 2000. The Androscoggin River city in western Maine - its people, significant events, the paper…

  • Author: Parker, James Hill

Date: 1983

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9082399

Sociological essay highlighting Franco American assimilation in a case-study of Lewiston, Maine. Includes a brief history of French Canadian immigration to Lewiston coinciding with the city's birth as an industrial center. Part of the preface reads,…

  • Author: Dunwell, Steve

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4443770

Find Online: OL4743753M

A chronicle of centuries of labor in black and white photographs. Historical and modern perspectives on mills, industrial towns, and workers in New England from the earliest industrialization period to the 1970s. From the inside flap: "The full force…

  • Author: Robichaud, Gerard

Date: 1965

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 13791938

Robichaud returns to the Groveton Falls, Maine, town of his most famous novel, "Papa Martel," in the story of an orphaned Michel Dumont - a boy concerned with absolution for a benign theft as he overhears of the coming end of the world. "Apple" is…

  • Author: Bérubé, Allan

Date: 1996

Publication: GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42671765 (full journal)

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Autobiographical essay that attempts to tease out intersections between class, culture, and sexuality. Bérubé recounts his past "in a way that focuses on class, ethnic, and educational migration" out of a homebase in working-class Franco…