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  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2009

Publication: The New England Journal of Political Science

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 54021556

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Article describing the political method and image of former Maine Republican congresswoman, Margaret Chase Smith. The paradigmatic elements of her political tenure and their subsequent impact on the shapes of later Maine political campaigns and…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 2004/2005

Publication: Archives

Volume: 36

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1639350

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Une brève étude sur les archives au Québec, au Nouveau-Brunswick, et dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre qui abritent des matériaux significatives à l'histoire des Franco-Américains et Acadiens dans le nord-est des États-Unis. Descriptions des…

  • 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: Ploch, Louis A.

Date: 1989 May

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32947634

Brief overview of the general cultural heritage in contemporary New England, with an emphasis on rural communities. The roles of religion and education, economics and immigration, often among communities that can trace their New England origins to…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 12245074

Le quatrième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 11-12 mars 1983. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

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  • Author: Giguère, Madeleine

Date: 1983 April 29

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Explanation of Maine French ancestry data and demographic figures from the 1980 United States census, presented in comparison with similar ancestry and language-use data from federal and other censuses conducted between 1890 and 1970. Discussion of…

  • Author: Rossignol, Matthew Albert

Date: 1996

Language: English

Find in a Library: 40651518

Memories of a childhood summer in the author's hometown of Van Buren, Maine, with one week spent on a vacation in Portland. Focuses on friendship, family, and baseball.

  • 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: Grindle, Roger

Date: 1977

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3047994

Historical portrait of the Upper St. John River Valley, Aroostook County, Maine, through a presentation of the lives of two influential nineteenth-century figures: William Dickey of Fort Kent and Peter Keegan of Van Buren. Particular emphasis on both…

  • Author: Bouchard, Susan

Date: 1998

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Book of recipes for meals and dishes served at the Farrell-Michaud House bed-and-breakfast in Van Buren, Maine. Begins with stories and historical descriptions of the Farrell and Michaud families, as well as of the house itself and the cultures of…

  • Author: Chalou-Ennis, Renée

Date: 2011 November 3

Language: English

Blog post which responds to the question: "Of all the places I’d choose to live, why on earth would I choose to stay in Aroostook County?" The writer's answer includes personal definitions of "culture," descriptions of community and rural life, and…

  • Author: Stewart, Richard H.

Date: 1977 January 9

Publication: Boston Sunday Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3511777, 1536853

Feature article on the towns and people of the St. John River Valley in Aroostook County, Maine. Photos of farm, church, and family, in illustration of the descriptions of rural life along Maine's north and northeastern Canadian border. Interviews…

  • Author: Wheelock, Paul J.

Date: 1988 (Annual)

Publication: Down East

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 1683246, 15021999

Article subtitled, "Maine's northernmost community is a lively world apart." A profile of the northern Maine town of Madawaska, situated in Aroostook County on the St. John River Valley. The Acadian people who predominantly inhabit the town, their…

  • Author: Allen, Scott

Date: 1987 January 9

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Cover article subtitled, "Speaker of the House : To understand John Martin, it helps to know about the Canadian connection." Profile of Maine State Representative, John Martin (D - Eagle Lake), the multifaceted role he has played as an advocate for…

  • Author: Tem, Melanie

Date: 2008

Book Title: Otherworldly Maine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 191898145

Short fiction piece told in the first person. A Maine Woods Guide converses with two hunters on a guided trip as they wait, in the guide's daughter's Aroostook County home, for the October fog to clear. Featured in a collection of Maine writings.

  • Author: Mazzone, Philip C.
  • Author: Costello, Michael

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: English

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on snowmobiling and the environment it helps to create in the border town of Jackman, Maine. The growth of the snowmobile industry and its impact on the people of northern Maine. Some profiles of local residents, their…

  • Author: Kemner, Léon

Date: 1909 janvier

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Les données démographiques sur les Franco-Américains dans l'État du Maine tels que compilés par Odule Laplante sous la direction de la Comité de la Cause Nationale. Les statistiques démographiques divisées par comté, présentées selon le…

  • 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: Mount, Graeme S.
  • Author: Stevenson, Michael D.

Date: 1993-01 (winter, spring)

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 22663768, 607696548

Article discussing the impact of the 1842 Webster-Ashburton Treaty on the remapping of Roman Catholic diocesan boundaries in the New Brunswick and northern Maine border region. How Maine and Canadian political geography figured into the organization…

  • Author: Bayly, Julia

Date: 2010 December 26

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a recent memoir on the life and times of Louis Pelletier in the Allagash, Maine, of the past century. His family, his work in the woods, and his memories of early twentieth-century northern Maine. Co-authored by Louis and his daughter,…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1995

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 1

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 33064369

Une histoire de l'économie de Madawaska entre 1799 et 1850, et un question de l'éxistence d'une vie de subsistance ou d'un dépendance de circuits commerciaux dans cette époche. Du texte: "Les zones de colonisation passent…

  • Author: Kennedy, Kate

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 58051314

Find Online: OL3420598M

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A collection of biographical sketches of Maine women with unique accomplishments, and of those who have made significant contributions to their communities and to the state at large. One of the many books in the "More than Petticoats" series, the…

  • Author: Melvin, Charlotte Maxine Lenentine

Date: 1955

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of New Brunswick

Language: en

Find in a Library: 433902080

History of the Madawaska border region of the Upper Saint John River Valley as a meeting point of New Brunswick and the state of Maine. Madawaska as an area of political negotiation, a borderland infused with geographic and political meaning in the…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice (Chevalier)

Date: 1983

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52377703

From the author: "The Madawaska settlement, on the Upper St. John Valley in Northern Maine and North West New Brunswick was started in 1785 by a group of Acadian and French-Canadian families for New Brunswick, and a group of French Canadians from the…

  • Author: Michaud, Guy Roland

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ed. D.

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51537550, 2580126

Analysis of early education programs and their varying effects on monolingual and French/English bilingual students in the state of Maine. How the effectiveness of educational programs can be measured with regard to anglophone, francophone, and…

  • Author: Jepson, Brenda N. (director)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76891153

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From Crown of Maine Productions: "'Greetings From Aroostook' is a seventeen minute DVD featuring spectacular scenery, people and wildlife of The County set to music. The DVD includes scenes throughout the area from the Million Dollar View south of…

  • Author: Price, Trudy Chambers

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 55659235

From Islandport Press: "Family dairy farms are disappearing in Maine and with them, a way of life. Trudy Chambers Price has captured the daily joys and struggles of the family farm in a way that ensures this Maine way of life will not be…

  • Author: Pelletier, Martine A.

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3047975

A pictorial history of Van Buren, Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century. Most of the book's photos were taken by Joseph Michael Bouchard (b. 1869) and C.C. Caron, reproduced out of their original glass-plate form to be featured in this…

  • Author: Dubay, Guy F.

Date: 1983

Language: fr; en

Find in a Library: 11513772

Find Online: OL3190559M

A book written to accompany a 1982 Maine State Museum exhibit dedicated to history and life in the St. John Valley, Aroostook County, Maine. Author Guy Dubay is a member of the Maine State Franco-American Hall of Fame. From the text: "Guy Dubay's…