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  • Author: Gastonguay, Alberte

Date: 1933

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 7724259

L'histoire de Jeanne, fille de Jean, dans le Petit Canada de la ville de Lewiston, Maine, au debut du XXe siècle. Le mort de sa mère, la fierté de son père, sa foi catholique, et les luttes qu'elle endure avec l'amour dans…

  • Author: Poulin, A., Jr.

Date: 1987

Language: Section: English

Find in a Library: 18323269

Short autobiographical essay on the elements of cultural heritage evident in the author's family history and youth; the persistence of a French Canadian "communal sensuous self," the impact of one's environments, and recognizing one's heritage…

  • 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: 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. Madame Simone Lavoie narrates suppertime at home with her family - daughter, son-in-law, and grandson. Mémère's illness and some of the changes it has forced on her routine. Dinner conversation.…

  • Author: Peloquin, Marthe Biron (coéditrice)
  • Author: Ducharme, Sr. Marie-Jeanne (coéditrice)

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 49677769

Les actes du 16e congrès biennal de la Fédération Féminine Franco-Américaine de la Nouvelle-Angleterre tenu au College Rivier, Nashua, New Hampshire les 27, 28 et 29 avril 1984. Constituent égalemente le Bulletin de la Fédération…

  • 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: Langellier, Kristin M.
  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 2006-12-00

Publication: Communication Monographs

Volume: 73

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2313630, 423741589

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Article in performance studies exploring the ways in which "family storytelling" performs, addresses, and complicates cultural markers among and between family members. How ideas of race, class, gender, and sexuality appear in family storytelling,…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1976 Summer

Publication: Louisiana Review

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 42960124

Critical essay exploring some of the cultural values and worldviews perceived in the contexts and characters of Jack Kerouac's autobiographical fiction. Considers concepts of work, sin, individualism, and time, in particular, as supported in cultural…

  • Author: Elzas, Sarah (producer)

Date: 2004 August 30

Language: English, with some français

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Radio piece on the transformations of French language and Franco American culture in Lewiston, Maine, in the 21st century. Features Marie Marthe Rivard, a 1922 immigrant from Québec to Lewiston, at her home, at work, and at Catholic mass. Some…

  • Author: Lanctot, Gustave

Date: 1923-07-00

Publication: The Journal of American Folklore

Volume: 36

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1782260

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Une sélection de contes populaires (24) issus de la collection d'un folkloriste canadiens-français en Nouvelle-Angleterre au 19e siècle: Adélard Lambert. Des contes tels qu'ils ont été racontés par M.…

  • Author: Vallée, Rudy

Date: 1930

Language: en

Find in a Library: 910206

Find Online: OL7089588W

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Original autobiography of twentieth-century singer and musician, Rudy Vallée, who was born in Island Pond, Vermont and spent his youth in Westbrook, Maine. His early life, time at the University of Maine and Yale University, and his early music…

  • Author: Michaud, Charlotte

Date: 1979 May

Publication: Maine Life

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4049793

Short article describing the origins of "petits choux" as a term of endearment among francophones, and of certain myths used by Franco Americans in New England cities like Lewiston, Maine to explain to young children how new babies are brought into…

  • Author: Tirone Smith, Mary-Ann

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61151630


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Memoir of a woman growing up in the immigrant city of Hartford, Connecticut in the 1950s. Her French Canadian and Italian relatives, her childhood, early adulthood, and the processes of recollecting them. Divided into five parts: Mortality; Brain…

  • Author: Shane, Rita

Date: 1980

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10548303

Collection of marriage records from Precious Blood Church - a Roman Catholic national parish in Holyoke, Massachusetts - between the years of 1869 and 1889. Where parish records are missing, substitutions are included from the records of the city of…

  • Author: Mikulski, Barbara

Date: 1976

Book Title: Dialogue on Diversity: A New Agenda for American Women

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2232368

Essay describing the cultural, religious, and political outlooks of Catholic women in the northeastern and midwestern United States within the women's rights framework of the Women's Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Thoughts on women workers and…

  • Author: Hébert, Richard

Date: 1984

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10866546

Novel told in parallel stories of a father and son. An American artist's eventual return to Canada in search of an identity in the place of his father's birth and death; the father's youthful departure from Quebec to New England many years before.…

  • 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: Maher, Paul, Jr.

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 52347737

Recent historical biography of Lowell, Massachusetts writer, Jack Kerouac. Based largely on primary sources. Written by an independent scholar whose childhood and later life was also spent in Lowell.

  • Author: Schilcher, Elisabeth

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., French

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27257499

Étude sur l'identité ethnique et sa transformation dans les Acadiens de la vallée de la rivière Saint-Jean au nord de l'état du Maine dans les années 1990; analyse basée sur des recherches historiques et des données locales et…

  • Author: Roy, Suzanne R.

Date: 1974

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 3404725


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: Bérubé, Allan
  • Author: Bérubé, Florence (contributor)

Date: 1997

Book Title: White Trash : Race and Class in America

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35025850

Essay and stories of childhood, family life, class, and community in a New Jersey trailer park in the 1970s. Contains a mother's and son's thoughts on their lives in that time and place, their understandings of some of the outside perceptions of…

  • Author: Pacini, Peggy

Date: 2011 March 28

Publication: E-rea

Volume: 8

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu


Critical reading of Jack Kerouac's most famous novel, "On the Road," through the lens of French mobility in America and Kerouac's Franco American cultural identity. How Kerouac's traveling characters signify and explore the "homelessness" that the…

  • Author: Beauchemin, Raymond

Date: 2011 November 18

Language: English

Find in a Library: 712851483

From Guernica Editions: "Songwriter Michel Laflamme is stuck in traffic on Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge. While waiting for police to try to talk down a potential suicide, Michel turns on the radio and hears his wife, Bijou, founding member 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: Walkowitz, Daniel

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4003426

Find Online: OL4730176M

A history of the growth of nineteenth-century labor movements in the neighboring industrial cities of Troy and Cohoes, New York, on the banks of the Hudson River. The labor and market conditions, social contexts, and events specific to each city that…

  • Author: Bibeau, Gilles

Date: 2004

Publication: Anthropologie et Sociétés

Volume: 28

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 613061578

Essai qui explore l'écriture de Kerouac à travers son auto-identification ethnique, et en tant que participant à la production d'un mythe création franco-américaine. Comment cette lecture de Kerouac se compare à sa renommée comme une figure…

  • Author: Chassé, Géraldine Pelletier

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: 27163203

Collection of recipes shared by families who celebrated reunions in Madawaska, Maine between 1980 and 1992. The reunion banquet being a keystone event, the Madawaska Historical Society collected a book's worth of family foods from the following clans…

  • Author: DeFarges, Rachelle Chassé

Date: 2000

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Collection of recipes shared by families who celebrated reunions in Madawaska, Maine between 1993 and 2000. The reunion banquet being a keystone event, a book's worth of family foods were compiled from the following clans whose gatherings took place…

  • Author: Bouchard, Susan

Date: 1998

Language: English et français

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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: Gauvin, Aimé

Date: 1976 December

Publication: Le FAROG Forum; Franco American Resources in Education

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

Short personal essay written by a journalist from Maine. Reflections on leaving Maine early in life, eventually for New York City, and returning for his retirement. His early commitment to mastering English in spite of his home French, and both the…