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  • Author: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Date: 1895 November

Publication: The Pocket Magazine

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1762497

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Short story about a French Canadian family newly arrived to Dulham, in New England, and its six-year-old daughter, Mary, who captures the hearts of Dulham's old men. First published in The Pocket Magazine in 1895. Reprinted in The Life of Nancy…

  • 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: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

Find Online: OL18568303M

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • Author: Grenier, Ross L.

Date: 2010

Language: en

Memoir compiled from early twentieth-century stories of the author's youth, growing up in a large Canadian immigrant family in the townships of Brassua and Holeb, Somerset County, Maine. Rural family life in northwestern Maine - sporting, housing,…

  • Author: Gaddas, Aya L.

Date: 2011

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621717

Article exploring the Providence, Rhode Island Francoeur family featured in David Plante's novels. The significance that the Canadian-American border plays for this family in shaping the cultural identities of its provincial characters, as well as…

  • Author: Gagnon, Richard L.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35172722

Find Online: OL1029502M

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: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1983-03 (spring)

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the logics and methods of Québec repatriation from the United States around the turn of the century. The establishment of the Eastern Townships as a Québec repatriation colony, active solicitation of Franco Americans in the…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the demographic shifts of the Upper St. John River Valley - Maine and New Brunswick - through the first fifty years of the Madwaska settlement, beginning in 1785. The author uses parish records and genealogical sources - what she…

  • Author: van Lent, Peter C.

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Critical analysis of Louis Hémon's novel, Maria Chapdelaine, sparked by the recent centennial of Hémon's birth (1880). Some descriptions of the novel's main character, Maria, and her choice between two suitors - one to remain in Canada, or one to…

  • Author: Victor, Stephen

Date: 1982-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article on Lewis Hine's photographic work for the National Child Labor Committee, its ties with the National Consumers' League, and the photographer's place among progressive and humanitarian labor reform in early twentieth-century Rhode Island. The…

  • Author: Buhle, Paul (editor)
  • Author: Staub, Michael (editor)

Date: 1987-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 46

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article featuring selections of oral history interviews conducted with Rhode Island working people in the 1980s. Reflections on childhood in urban, industrial Rhode Island in the wake of industrial closures, changing demographic landscapes, and their…

  • Author: Aubé, Mary Elizabeth

Date: 1997

Publication: Francophonies d'Amérique

Volume: 7

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 55667210

Une étude sur le roman feuilleton "Canuck," par Camille Lessard-Bissonnette, comme example de la continuité des thèmes littéraires - et d'une imagination - canadiens-français dans la littérature aux États-Unis. Des transformations subtiles de…

  • Author: Schick, Constance Gosselin

Date: 2002-12-00

Publication: French Review

Volume: 76

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1238339

Article on Québec emigrant writer, Rémi Tremblay, and the serialized novel based on his time as a Union soldier in the United States Civil War, "Un Revenant: épisode de la guerre de Sécession." Textual interpretations of Tremblay's perceptions of…

  • Author: Lambert, Adélard

Date: 1927-00-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6156497

Témoignage autobiographique d'un homme à Manchester, New Hampshire et sa relation avec les livres. Son accumulation à vie de milles de livres de "Canadiana" et "Franco-Americana," et les histoires qui l'accompagnent, vers leur lieu de repos à…

  • Author: Kegley, Alice

Date: 2006-12-18

Language: en

Find in a Library: 314398691

Historical novel introducing the author's great-great-grandparents' from Montréal, Québec, and their family's new life after immigrating to Rapid City in the Black Hills area of South Dakota, USA. Begins with the mother - Alphonsine - and her…

  • 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: Lees, Cynthia

Date: 2010-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 49

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the French language novel, "Mirbah," written by Emma Dumas in Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1910. How the words and actions of the novel's characters can be read as various performances of Franco-American identity. A portrait of…

  • 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: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 23238088

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • 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: Wood, Pamela

Date: 1984-07-00

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 6

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Article profiling Antoinette Bernier, 79, and her family in Epping, New Hampshire. Her young life in a New Hampshire town shaped by the brick yards there and the French Canadians - her relatives and husband included - who immigrated to work in them.…

  • 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: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

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Essay exploring the author's personal genealogical quest in Québec. A characterization of the author's French Canadian migrant father in New England and Canada, using many themes and sentiments from Mexican author Juan Rulfo's famous novel,…

  • Author: Sadowski-Smith, Claudia

Date: 2008

Book Title: Border Fictions : Globalization, Empire, and Writing at the Boundaries of the United States

Language: English

Find in a Library: 166317572

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Book section exploring how the Canada/US border is used by some Canadian and American fiction writers to examine personal, ethnic, and national identities in comparative or dual contexts. Examines the work of Clark Blaise, Guillermo Verdecchia,…

  • Author: Shanahan, Brendan

Date: 2011

Publication: Journal of Transnational American Studies

Volume: 3

Language: English

Find in a Library: 173021502

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Critical and historical analysis of of Honoré Beaugrand's 1877-1878 serialized novel, Jeanne la fileuse. Speculation on the author's political, social, and artistic motives for writing about nineteenth-century French Canadian emigration to New…

  • 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…