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  • Author: Bottigheimer, Ruth B.

Date: 1993-sum

Publication: The Journal of American Folklore

Volume: 106

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1782260, 51205291

Article on narrative motifs and patterns of historical development in the folkloric story of "The Lazy Boy" : a "male tale" traced internationally over nearly five hundred years of oral and written storytelling, through various iterations of…

  • Author: Parent, Michael

Date: 1991

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24283905

Find Online: OL16468567W

Short story about sandlot baseball in Lewiston, Maine in the summer of the narrator's thirteenth year, and the "Phantom Kid," Charlie, who stands up to Billy Boudreau's legendary fastball. Featured in a printed collection of stories told at the…

  • Author: Paradis, Roger

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on Henriette Blier Pelletier and her lifelong commitment to midwifery. A Québec-born transplant to the Madawaska Territory and the St. Luce Parish - later to be called Frenchville, Maine. Pelletier helped to deliver the children of rural…

  • Author: Hutchinson, Gloria

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13210635

A collection of student writings in celebration of the 200th year of the Acadian settlement at St. David, Maine, in the northern St. John River Valley. Created during a 1985 Madawaska, Maine summer program for gifted and talented students - MEGA…

  • Author: Boucher, Norman

Date: 1980

Language: English

Find in a Library: 27191804

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A teacher's guide to accompany 10 half-hour episodes of the children's television program, "The Franco File," produced by the Eastern Educational Television Network and New Hampshire Public Television. This program, designed to improve the…

  • 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: 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: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

Conference presentation outlining the major contributions of geographers to Franco-American studies in the 1980s and early 1990s. Critical comments on efforts in Canadian, American, and francophone cartography; local-level demographic studies;…

  • Author: Barry, Phillips

Date: 1914-01-00

Publication: The Journal of American Folklore

Volume: 27

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1782260

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Short article imploring American folklorists to begin recording the non-English songs and stories of immigrant communities in the United States. Contains music excerpts from three French Canadian songs recorded in New England: "La belle Canadienne"…

  • Author: Gartenberg, Max

Date: 1949-10-00

Publication: The Journal of American Folklore

Volume: 62

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1782260, 51205291

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Article on the geographic origins of French Canadian and American folklore lumberjack, Paul Bunyan. Traces research that relates the character to one "Tit Jean" or "Bon Jean" of French Canadian lore, and to his predominant occurrence in tales around…

  • 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: Lacourcière, Luc

Date: 1972 May 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1950581

Paper outlining a proposed bibliography of New England French folklore. Describes an inventory of materials on New England French popular tradition - folklore, folk song, legend - being collected and cataloged at the Archives de Folklore,…

  • 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: Roy, Suzanne R.

Date: 1974

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 3404725

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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: Levin, Abbe (director)
  • Author: Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
  • Author: Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76810555

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany…

  • Author: The Maine I. D.E.A.

Date: 1980

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: 191091577

A collection of lesson plans in the subjects of language and social studies, pre-school through high school, with content fitting to the history and languages of Franco American students in York County, Maine. Lessons and suggested materials for use…

  • Author: Clément, Antoine (rédacteur)

Date: 1948

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 301493649

Find Online: OL11745244W

Une publication de conférences - historiques, artistiques, académiques, culturels - faites par divers intervenants américains et internationaux au Cercle de Lowell, une branche de la Fédération de l'Alliance…

  • Author: Viau, Eusèbe (rédacteur)
  • Author: Philie, J. Ernest (rédacteur)

Date: 1929

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 59732376, 29086410, 221940175

Un recueil des chansons langue française (de France, Canada, et les Etats-Unis) publié par un société fraternelle franco-américain pour les Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Un hommage à la…

  • 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: Sink, Susan

Date: 1983

Language: English

Find in a Library: 12555335

Bibliography of published writings and guides on crafts, handiwork, folk art, and their practice in the United States. Indexed by location, medium, and theme, each source appended with a Library of Congress catalog number.

  • 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: Labbé, Yvon A. (editor)

Date: 1978 janvier

Publication: Le F.A.R.O.G. Forum

Volume: 5

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 6881976, b2728209

January 1978 issue of the bilingual periodical publication of the Franco-American Centre (formerly the Franco-American Office), University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Contains art and articles on Franco American life. This issue also contains a four-page…

  • Author: Sorrell, Richard S.

Date: 1972-11

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 31

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 1696593

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The place of sport in the Franco American communities of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, around the beginning of the twentieth century. The complex identification of sport with both a means of French Canadian cultural preservation and a site of American…

  • Author: Massey, Lucy Alice

Date: 1961

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: New York University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6634706, 58668868

Historiography of Acadia up to 1755. Analysis of writings on the Acadian people as they were thought to have lived in Atlantic Canada before their 18th-century expulsion. Presentation of pre-expulsion Acadian customs, behaviors, and social life as…

  • Author: Miller, John M.

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 47965924

Combination photo book and short fiction collection. A storytelling that is both pictorial and literary: black and white scenic photographs and character portraits from the 1970s, written out with intermittent segments of Vermont regional prose set…

  • Author: Rivard, Adjutor

Date: 1924 (1914)

Language: en (trans.)

Find in a Library: 1962661

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A series of graphic and sentimental depictions of different elements significant to home and community in rural Quebec. 21 chapters for as many subjects - some of simple descriptions with warmth in detail, others related as narrative in the manner of…