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  • Author: Clemons, Joan

Date: 2010 August 12

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

A WERU FM community radio broadcast of readings by two Maine writers, Rhea Côté Robbins and Trudy Chambers Price. Côté Robbins, who introduces her readings with a short talk on violence at home and in the workplace, shares from a work-in-progress…

  • 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…

  • Author: Rea, Casey

Date: 2006 February 7

Publication: Seven Days

Language: English

Find in a Library: 55494789, 38931753

Brief profile of contemporary St. Albans, Vermont, singer-songwriter and Franco American folk musician, Michèle Choinière. An interview with the artist discussing the musical roots in her family, her unique relationship with tradition, and the…

  • Author: Larouche, Alain H.

Date: 1981-10-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 10099014, 8711246, 726186289

Une étude de la relation entre l'industrie, l'économie, et les formes de l'ethnicité en Louisiane. Utilisant le population et des établissements de la village de Golden Meadow comme étude de cas, ce profil…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1973

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Presentation of findings of a study on Vermont Franco American children. A comparison of cultural values - personal and public - as measured in young Vermont students in parochial school and public school. A report of the involved questionnaire and…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11803013

A comparison of cultural values - personal and public - corresponding to ethnicity, as measured in young Vermont students of French Canadian, Anglo-American, and mixed heritage. A report of the involved questionnaire and study, a presentation of…

  • Author: Johnson, Sally

Date: 1987 Spring

Publication: Vermont Life

Volume: 41

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1773576

Article subtitled, "French-Canadian Life And Culture In Vermont." A profile of French Canadian and Franco American communities in the state of Vermont, through the eyes of some Vermonters and academics. Large emphasis on the roles of family,…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1986 April 27

Publication: The New York Times Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1760221, 11681064

Short essay on the recurring presence of writer Clark Blaise's deceased father - the stories he both took with him and left behind, and the impact of certain memories of this man on Blaise in his adult life.

  • Author: Barry, Debra Verrier

Date: 1988 April 3

Publication: Maine Sunday Telegram

Language: English

Find in a Library: 39226552

Subtitled, "How to make tourtière, creton and ploy, the old-fashioned way." Recipes for four meals traditional to "French American" New England - tourtière, creton, ployes, and chicken stew. Introduced with a brief note on what these recipes mean,…

  • Author: Rooks, Douglas

Date: 1988 December 1

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Review of "What Became of Them and Other Stories from Franco-America" (1988), a book of short stories from Lisbon Falls, Maine, writer, Denis Ledoux.

  • Author: Owen, Joseph

Date: 1985 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Focus article on the linguistic changes evident among French speakers and Franco Americans in the communities of Augusta, Maine. Comments on language frequency within families and schools, as well as differences in French fluency among children and…

  • Author: Owen, Joseph

Date: 1985 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Article on Augusta, Maine's Patenaude's Superette, a family-run market serving people in the northern part of the city for nearly a century. A brief history of the store - its owners, their family, and the services and products offered its largely…

  • Author: Chute, Carolyn

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10996872

The first in a collection of novels set in and about the fictional rural Maine town of Egypt. A series of vignettes inviting us into the world of the sprawling and raucous Bean family, often through the eyes of their neighbor, Earlene Pomerleau.…

  • Author: Bonnie, Fred

Date: 1979

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5765399

A collection of short stories from Maine native and Alabama writer, Fred Bonnie. Back cover reads: "Fred Bonnie traces his family back to Calixte Bonin, a migrant from Quebec who went to Maine a hundred years ago. Ever since then his family has…

  • Author: Indiana, Gary

Date: 1993 May 18

Publication: The Village Voice

Volume: 38

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1696813, 44669040

Personal essay on the class and racial lines of immigrant, industrial New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the twentieth century, as mirrored in the dynamics of the author's family. Explains where the Civil Rights Movement and McCarthyism fit into the…

  • Author: Hartill, Daniel

Date: 2011 September 5

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Profile on Maine engineer and brewer, Michael LaCharite. The founder of Portland, Maine's Casco Bay Brewing company, LaCharite was sought out to help develop the varieties of beer now produced by Lewiston, Maine's Baxter Brewing. LaCharite cites a…

  • Author: Early, Frances H.

Date: 1982 June

Publication: Journal of Family History

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2514766, 40810113

Essay on the adaptation of French Canadian farm life to the environments and economies of urban, industrialized Lowell, Massachusetts in the late 19th century. The meanings of this adaptation for living conditions, child labor, and overall family…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2004

Book Title: Mother Knows: 24 Tales of Motherhood

Language: English

Find in a Library: 54685384, 607202903, 607814761

Short story featured in a collection of writings about mothers and motherhood. A man, the narrator, recalls caring for and conversing with his dying mother. Written by the Waterville, Maine author of "God is Dead" (2007) and "Everything Matters!"…

  • Author: Schryer, Stephen

Date: 2011 Spring

Publication: Modern Fiction Studies (MFS)

Volume: 57

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645443, 31871426

Essay considering the relationship of middle twentieth-century delinquency and poverty with the explorations of class and culture that take place in the literature of Jack Kerouac. How actors in the Beat Movement, especially Kerouac, interrogated…

  • Author: Tem, Melanie

Date: 2008

Book Title: Otherworldly Maine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 191898145

Short fiction piece told in the first person. A Maine Woods Guide converses with two hunters on a guided trip as they wait, in the guide's daughter's Aroostook County home, for the October fog to clear. Featured in a collection of Maine writings.

  • Author: Paige, Abby

Date: 2011

Publication: RHINO Poetry

Volume: 2011

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 39960079

Poem from a Vermont-native writer and performer. An exploration of border, cross-border, and interlingual Canadian-American identity in three moving historical parts.

  • Author: Sanders, Michael S.

Date: 2007 October

Publication: Down East

Volume: 54

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 16832466, 15021999

Article on Franco American foods and their relative invisibility, inspired by this food writer's engagement with some of the customs and cuisine to be found in the homes of Brunswick, Maine. Contains brief interviews on Franco American culture with…

  • Author: Bishop, Jim

Date: 1984

Publication: Puckerbrush Review

Volume: 6

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10990654

Short fiction piece on a Franco American man - his name, his puzzles, his teeth, his temper, and how they were lost - as characterized in the narrations of his son.

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1975 spring

Publication: Labor History

Volume: 16

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1755402, 49560241

An essay on how Manchester, New Hampshire, mill workers "[adapted] to industrial conditions" in the early twentieth century, taking special consideration for the relationships between work, ethnicity, family, and their influences upon one another…

  • Author: Nichols, Jim

Date: 2002

Language: English

Find in a Library: 51044695

A collection of short stories largely set in Maine with local characters, written by Maine native and author of the 2011 novel, "Hull Creek."

Features the following stories, in order of appearance:
Magic
The Dilly
C'est La Vie (originally…

  • Author: Julien, Barbara
  • Author: Coyne, Nona

Date: 1980 Summer

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Transcription of a Biddeford, Maine, woman's life as told by her in brief stories to interviewers. Her youth in Quebec - being the oldest child of a large family - and her community there. Her marriage and snippets of her later life in Maine. Some…

  • Author: Gillian, Dana Frederic
  • Author: Bouthot, Toots

Date: 1985 November

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 7

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Journalistic piece on Franco American musician from Biddeford, Maine, Toots Bouthot. The author's exploration of a local music icon and his community. Transcription of Bouthot's talk of music, religion, and vocation - who plays, for whom he plays,…

  • Author: Dowding, Erin

Date: 2003-2004

Publication: Salt

Volume: 57/58

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Photo essay on Somali immigrant community in Lewiston, Maine

  • Author: Williams, Robert S.
  • Author: Riley, Kathleen C.

Date: 2001

Book Title: Language Ideologies: Critical Perspectives on the Official English Movement

Volume: 2: History, Theory, and Policy

Language: en

Find in a Library: 425299626, 44461946

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Third chapter in a collection of essays on language ideology as related to issues surrounding the political movement in favor of codifying English the official language of the United States. This essay presents a case-study in the processes and…

  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1986 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Essay on the extra-cultural forces that helped to shape the French Canadian immigrant community of Lewiston, Maine. Class and ethnicity among the peoples of urban Lewiston in the second half of the 19th century. The impact of the industrial…