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  • Author: Ouellette, Susan

Date: 2002-09 (fall)

Publication: New York History : Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association

Volume: 83

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4862461, 605179974

Article discussing cultural and economic factors in the development of immigrant community and identity in Plattsburgh, New York, between 1850 and 1890 among French Canadians - the largest immigrant group of the time period in Plattsburgh. The impact…

  • Author: Gagné, Gilbert

Date: 2003 fall / 2004 winter

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 36

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring cultural policies implemented by Canada and Québec governments to both protect and promote cultural industries and indigenous cultural forms. The function of these policies in shaping national identities. The impact of these…

  • Author: Balthazar, Louis

Date: 2003 fall / 2004 winter

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 36

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the historical and cultural conditions of the North American border between United States and Canada, particularly its shapes between the United States and the province of Québec. The author's argument that the Canada-US border…

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 1998 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing religious institutions and mutual aid societies created by French Canadian immigrant communities in New England around the turn of the century. Their functions for social welfare, economic well-being, and medical necessity among…

  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51178191

Find Online: OL7913297M

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An insider's analysis of Maine politics from World War II to the beginning of the 21st century. Close reading and critical examination of one major election in each of the decades between 1940 and 2000: their historical contexts, their candidates or…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1991 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the emergence of a Franco American petty bourgeoisie class in southern New England at the beginning of the 19th century, and the ability of francophone elites in this region and time period to maintain strong ties with French…

  • Author: Devino, W. Stanley
  • Author: Raphaelson, Arnold H.
  • Author: Storer, James H.

Date: 1966

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 238142

A study of the 1950s closings of selected textile mills from all six New England states, explorations of their local and regional economic impacts, and analyses of community adjustments to economic change. Local recovery measures taken to compensate…

  • Author: Hero, Alfred Olivier, Jr.

Date: 1984

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 2

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing popular American ideas of Québec and Canada in the 1970s and 1980s. The appearance of Québec in USA print and television media; attitudes of the American business community toward Canadian and Québécois economy; American…

  • Author: Sénécal, André

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Brief article placing Honoré Beaugrand and his single novel, Jeanne la fileuse, in the French, French Canadian, and American socioeconomic and political contexts on which the novel clearly comments. An exploration of Beaugrand's ideological…

  • Author: Woolfson, A. Peter

Date: 1983-spr

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

How the Québécois farmer of the 1980s - confronted with urbanization and industrialization - compares with the agricultural traditions and longheld assumptions about Québec "habitant" ways of life. Based on a case study of farm business, farming,…

  • Author: Lord, Kathleen

Date: 2012

Publication: Visual Communication

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49517846

Article analyzing how Montréal, Québec and Lowell, Massachusetts photography provides a means for exploring the relationship between patterns of transportation, public space, and social life through the early twentieth century. The history of North…

  • Author: Blewett, Mary H.

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42772687

Find Online: OL8605279M

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Book-length social history exploring the development of industry, industrial life, and the power of the politics surrounding them in southeastern New England - especially Fall River, Massachusetts - in the nineteenth century. Discussions of gender in…

  • 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: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2012-10-00

Publication: The Believer

Volume: 10

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51678567

Magazine article on the 2012 disappearance of Waterville, Maine toddler, Ayla Reynolds, as local and national news phenomenon. The missing child and her family at the center of 21st century "info-tainment," situated in the author's own hometown.…

  • 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: Stanton, Cathy

Date: 2007 spring

Publication: Radical History Review

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45456839

Article that critically examines the relationship between the historical content of the Lowell National Historic Park (NHP) - built in the 1970s within the former mill architecture of Lowell, Massachusetts - and the ways and contexts in which this…

  • Author: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Date: 1898-06-00

Publication: The Cosmopolitan

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1565217

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Short story that finds a textile mill agent caught between the greed of his directors, the powerlessness and plight of his workers, and the wisdom of a priest around the time of a New England mill's cut-back and shut-down. A New England…

  • Author: Sherman, Sarah Way

Date: 2002 spring

Publication: American Literary Realism

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42711105

Critical and historical reading of Sarah Orne Jewett's 1898 short story, "The Gray Mills of Farley," about textile mill workers, an agent, and mill directors around the time of a New England mill's cut-back and shut-down. Place and character…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1992-1993

Publication: Bulletin de la Société Historique Franco-Américaine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6284609

Un bref essai sur la grande émigration canadienne-française du Québec aux États-Unis au XIXe siècle. Une exploration des raisons économiques pour ce mouvement populaire entre 1840 et 1930; une explication des conditions de vie et de travail…

  • 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: O'Halloran, Ruth Libbey

Date: 1997

Language: English

Find in a Library: 39122231

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The fifth book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine, Historic Lewiston, from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Its Architectural Heritage is a 116-page overview of the architecture of the city: the depth of its history,…

  • Author: Senécal, André

Date: 1983

Book Title: The French in Vermont: Some Current Views

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10565367

A brief annotated bibliography in essay form, with commentary, that focuses on the history of geographic and economic relationships between Vermont and Québec. Included in Occasional Paper Number Six, in a series produced by the Center for Research…

  • Author: Ayotte, Gaston-A.

Date: 1939

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 44890110

Programme-souvenir et petit-livre historique compilé à l'occasion de la Fête Champêtre 1939 de l'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique de Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Quelques biographies et photos des personnalités religieuses dans le diocèse…

  • 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: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1982

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 16057111

Le deuxième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 14 mars 1981. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle," publié…

  • 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: Despres, Leo A.

Date: 1958-sum

Publication: Human Organization

Volume: 17

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4970693

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How kinship, or how certain behaviors within a distinct social group, shape interactions between persons in industrial work settings. A presentation of case study research in applied anthropology on northern New England Franco Americans at work in a…

  • Author: House, Robert G.

Date: 1974-06-12

Language: en; fr

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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: 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…