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  • Author: Frost, Juliana

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., English

Institution: Southern Connecticut State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 29251610

Thesis on late twentieth-century New England Franco American literature and some of its creators - John Dufresne, Dorianne Laux, Steven Riel, Denis Ledoux, Susann Pelletier, Bill Tremblay, David Rivard - couched in a culture-specific analysis of…

  • 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: Laux, Dorianne

Date: 1990

Language: en

Find in a Library: 22299428

Find Online: OL2229816M

Book of poems from Augusta, Maine native and creative writing teacher at North Carolina State University. Contains foreword by Philip Levine. Republished in 2007 by Carnegie Mellon University Press.

  • 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: Sleeper, Frank H.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34053616

Find Online: OL10819418M

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An "Images of America" series, pictorial history of the city of Augusta - Maine's capital - with images and captions from the late nineteenth through the first half of the twentieth century. Augusta's place in Maine state politics; its early…

  • 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: Fecteau, Edward

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1312704

Find Online: OL6484968M

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Historical text on French, French Canadian, and Franco American persons significant to political, social, religious, and artistic life in the United States both before and after 1776 - from the early 17th century to the 1940s. Composed of…

  • Author: Giguère, Madeleine

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26264654

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Current trends in social science research on Franco Americans through an analysis of several selected works (theses, articles, etc.) from the 1980s. Recognition of the turn of research toward analyses of socioeconomic class, perspectives on patterns…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1972 Summer

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Transcript of a presentation to the annual meeting of the Maine Historical Society held at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, on June 24, 1972. An overview of the history of Franco Americans in Maine, and an introduction to what the speaker terms…

  • 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: Lambert, George J.

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Military stories and individual histories of the military duties of six Augusta, Maine brothers - Armand, Laurent, Paul, Jean, William, and Louis Lambert. Written by the family's youngest son, George. Narrative covers enlistment periods and active…

  • Author: Rodrigue, Barry

Date: 1994 Summer

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35278700

Using the example of Bath, Maine's Thomas Plant, a successful nineteenth-century French Canadian immigrant entrepreneur, Rodrigue argues for a new interpretation of the Franco-American ethnic experience. The life and work of Plant in New England…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1994-07

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35278700

Article on theories of assimilation and group identity politics in the United States. Franco Americans in Maine as a cultural case study. Outline of ways in which rethinking cultural identity and cultural difference might give new insight into…

  • Author: House, Robert G.

Date: 1974-06-12

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown

Report of 1973 survey research conducted on the purchasing, consumption, and leisure habits of Franco Americans in Maine. Analyses of shopping patterns - brand selection, store location, and more - based on data from 10 sample communities. Also…

  • Author: Lacourcière, Luc

Date: 1972 May 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1950581

Paper outlining a proposed bibliography of New England French folklore. Describes an inventory of materials on New England French popular tradition - folklore, folk song, legend - being collected and cataloged at the Archives de Folklore,…

  • Author: Van de Bogart, Erik

Date: 1976 July/August

Publication: Public Telecommunications Review

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1791074

Essay on Franco American children's public television programming in Maine in the 1970s. Provides historical context for two such programs - "La Machine Magique" and "La Bonne Aventure." The reasoning and goals of this programming, its conceptual…

  • 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: Bélanger, Albert A.

Date: 1921

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 24363618

Find Online: OL14019254M

Un repertoire des noms, professions, et brèves biographies des principaux citoyens franco-américains dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre, New York, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, et Minnesota. Organisé par état, diocèse…

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  • Author: Bérubé, Georgette

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61458038

Memoirs and selected speeches of a Maine state legislator from the city of Lewiston. Contains commentary on some of the campaigns, issues, actors, and events significant to Bérubé and her career in Maine politics between 1970 and 2000. Some of…

  • Author: Grondin, Joyce

Date: 2008 May 29

Publication: Capital Weekly

Volume: 14

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32437699

Article on an Augusta, Maine family's use of the French language in their daily lives, and their thoughts on local French education and the persistence of Franco American traditions in their city. Part 3 of 3 in "a series about the evolution of the…

  • Author: Hale, John

Date: 2008 May 29

Publication: Capital Weekly

Volume: 14

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32437699

Article describing the specific efforts of four Maine cities - Augusta, Lewiston, Waterville, and Biddeford - to preserve Franco American history and honor their French heritage communities. Includes interviews with locals who describe in detail…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene

Date: 2008 May 29

Publication: Capital Weekly

Volume: 14

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32437699

Article on the retirement of two Sisters of the Presentation of Mary from their school in Augusta, Maine. Describes the early lives and teaching journeys throughout New England of Sister Rachel Boucher and Sister Joan Desmarais, and gathers some of…

  • Author: Levin, Abbe (director)
  • Author: Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
  • Author: Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76810555

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany…

  • Author: Clement, Julie
  • Author: Friel, Diane
  • Author: Martin, Julie
  • Author: Pare, Jane

Date: 1987

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Collection of recipes gathered from the families and parishioners of St. Augustine Roman Catholic Parish in Augusta, Maine. Divided into section by food type, all recipes are printed with the name of their contributor(s). Book contains printed…

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10638841

Find Online: OL5080764M

A history of the Augusta, Maine Franco American social organization, Le Club Calumet, published in honor of its accomplishments and in celebration of the 50th year since its 1922 inception. Presents an introduction to French Canadian immigration to…

  • Author: Paré, Paul

Date: 1972 (reprinted 2003)

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

A condensed history of Franco American journalism - from its birth in 1837, to its downturn and fall in 1972. The emigration of French Canadians to the United States and the correspondingly wide and rapid production of Franco American, French…

  • Author: Maine Times

Date: 1981 March 6-12

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 13

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234

A brief profile of attorney and former Maine legislator, Severin Beliveau, from his youth to the present. Some of his remarks on the general shift of public influence from private entities to state government. Maine independent newspaper article…

  • Author: DeCourcy, Sr. Theresa

Date: 1972 (?)

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Subtitled, "A Unit for Sixth Grade Students in Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Portland." A 9-week elementary school guide for teachers in Maine history, with specific emphasis on cultural content, ethnic groups, and the contributions of the…

  • 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…