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  • Author: Biron, Ronald Ernest

Date: 2012

Thesis Type: D.A., Leadership

Institution: Franklin Pierce University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 839538706

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Dissertation describing the historical development of a Franco American cultural identity through oral history interviews conducted by the author with sixteen Franco American people in the Manchester, New Hampshire region. Includes two parts: video…

  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 1991 (1997)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21677261

Find Online: OL2644840W

Collection of short stories from native of Worcester, Massachusetts and professor of creative writing at Florida International University. Author of the novels "Louisiana Power & Light" (1994), "Love Warps the Mind a Little" (1997), "Requiem, Mass."…

  • Author: Tremblay, Rémy

Date: 2006

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 753328626

Une étude sociogéographique sur le Floribec: les communautés touristiques québécois qui avaient habité en masse - ou passé les vacances - à Hollywood, Florida pendant les mois d'hivers depuis les années 1970. Floribec comme éspace,…

  • Author: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1686763

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Coming-of-age novel in lighthearted stories set in and around Ottawa, Ontario, amidst the young narrator Robert's extended family of eccentric men and stern women. Robert's small obsession with a much older boarding woman, and other various crushes;…

  • Author: At, Jean Antoine

Date: 1905

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 49099459

Une histoire et une critique de l'église Catholique romain aux États-Unis, écrit par un scolaire français.

  • Author: Skinner, Ralph B.

Date: 1965

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1425699

Historical overview of the churches and religious communities spread throughout the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine, from the 18th century to the 1960s. Discussions on the various growths of local buildings and congregations - divided by…

  • 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: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2009 Spring

Publication: The Paris Review

Volume: 188

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1641889

Interview with novelist and short story writer, Annie Proulx, about her life, her craft, and her thoughts on writing. Reflections on some of her past works, including the novels "Postcards" and "The Shipping News," as well as the story, "Brokeback…

  • 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: Gagnon, Richard L.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35172722

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History of the Roman Catholic parish of Notre-Dame-des-Canadiens (what became "Notre Dame/St. Joseph Parish") in Worcester, Massachusetts, from 1869 to 1995. Presented chronologically according to the lives and service of parish pastors and the…

  • 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: Dumas, Emma

Date: 1979 (1910)

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 7913042

Un roman sur la vie immigrante et catholique d'une actrice dans la ville de Holyoke, Massachusetts; sa communauté et paroisse canadienne-française.

Un roman feuilleton publié en dix fascicules entre 1910 et 1912 par "La Justice" à Holyoke,…

  • Author: Sleeper, Frank H.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34053616

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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: Poulin, Susan

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 778426192

Maine humor self-help guide in the voice of Ida LeClair, the character creation of Maine writer and performer, Susan Poulin. "Commonsensical" wisdoms from the western Maine town of Mahoosuc Mills, drawn from Ida's life experiences; her husband,…

  • Author: Bonnie, Fred

Date: 1994-04-00

Publication: Portland: Maine's City Magazine

Volume: 9

Language: en

Find in a Library: 29353487

Short story that finds Norman Malloy sitting in a kitchen alone. He segregates himself from his wife, Colette, their infant daughter, and Colette's large extended family as they celebrate in two languages a grandmother's birthday in the living room…

  • Author: Wood, Monica

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 719673406

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Memoir from Mexico, Maine native and author of fiction, Monica Wood. Recalls the period of the author's youth around the time of the sudden death of her father. Her family's experience of the loss of its breadwinner in the 1960s. The shape of her…

  • Author: Barry, Dan

Date: 1988 June 5

Publication: Providence Sunday Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9440205

Report on famed Woonsocket, Rhode Island woman of Catholic piety, Marie Rose Ferron, and the faith community that developed around her during her short life and after her death in 1936. The alleged stigmatist whose shrines continue to exist; whose…

  • Author: Senier, Siobhan

Date: 2010 Fall

Publication: Studies in American Indian Literatures

Volume: 22

Language: English

Find in a Library: 759351046

Article critically describing and exploring the work of poet and visual artist Cheryl Savageau through the contexts of other 20th and 21st century Abenaki historical and literary writings. Savageau is the author of the collections "Home Country,"…

  • 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: Beaupré, Normand

Date: 2012-00-00

Language: Français

Roman composé d'histoires de vie et de la famille à Manchester New Hampshire, tel que racontées par le personnage-titre et son épouse : Marie Solfège Desruisseaux Brindamour et Athanase T. Brindamour. Les voix, personnalités, et communautés de…

  • Author: Hudson, Katharine B.

Date: 1988 Winter

Publication: Bowdoin Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 16529966

Historical essay marking the links between the Franco American community of Brunswick, Maine, and the city's historic liberal arts institution, Bowdoin College. Details of Brunswick's French history alaongside notes on Bowdoin's Franco American…

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1991

Language: English

Find in a Library: 22239995

Book-length collection of 85 selected newspaper columns and magazine pieces written by famed author Robert Cormier of Leominster, Massachusetts, published between 1951 and 1980. Writings featured in this text were printed in the "Fitchburg Sentinel…

  • Author: Barrows, Gridley
  • Author: Kirk, Geneva
  • Author: Penley, Clarence E.

Date: 1989

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21366711

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The fourth book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine, Historic Lewiston, from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Its Fire Department is an 87-page overview of firefighters, firefighting, and its infrastructure in Lewiston…

  • 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: Littlefield, Susan

Date: 1982

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: 9985339

The story of a young buy from Québec - Jean-Pierre - who pays a visit to the sister city of his own Thetford Mines: Somersworth, New Hampshire. A day exploring with his new friend, Laurie, takes them to Grandpa's house, through stories of old,…

  • Author: DePaul, Tony

Date: 1988 June 5

Publication: Providence Sunday Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9440205

Newspaper feature on the changing cultural landscape of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Comments on the city's once-predominant French Canadian population centered around its Social District. French heritage in Woonsocket as repositioned after WWII by…

  • 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: 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: Fuller, Jacquie Giasson

Date: 1993 Winter

Publication: Puckerbrush Review

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10990654

Short fiction set in the author's Bateston, Maine. A man narrates a brief trip to Cecile's Market. His thoughts while limping home with a bag of groceries. Part I of The Façade, a novel in progress.