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  • 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: 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: 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: Clement, Julie
  • Author: Friel, Diane
  • Author: Martin, Julie
  • Author: Pare, Jane

Date: 1987

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Collection of recipes gathered from the families and parishioners of St. Augustine Roman Catholic Parish in Augusta, Maine. Divided into section by food type, all recipes are printed with the name of their contributor(s). Book contains printed…

  • 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

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

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: Lanoue, Margaret A.

Date: 1984

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579887

Master's thesis proposing a restaurant whose design and theme aim toward public education about Franco American culture. How this project is situated in a larger, national discussion about "the value of ethnic identity" (1). A demographic background…

  • Author: Helfrich, G.W.

Date: 1988 October

Publication: Down East

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 1683246, 15021999

Article focusing on Brunswick, Maine, native, Bowdoin College director of dining services, and chef extraordinaire, Laurent C. "Larry" Pinette. How he has achieved success in the college kitchen among the great menu of transitions that have taken…

  • Author: Kenney, Michael

Date: 1999 October 21

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article describing modern impressions of Franco American culture in New England, including recent and diverse efforts undertaken to preserve certain of its aspects - language, food, music, and others. Presents descriptions of how Franco American…

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Robert, Hermanita
  • Author: Moore, Roseline

Date: 1983

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Une collection de recettes pour le pain, les viandes, le poisson, les gâteaux, les tartes, et des plats d'autres aliments. Partage certains des remèdes "folk" aux divers maux, aussi qu'une recette de savon. Compilée à partir de de recettes…

  • Author: Soucy, Camille

Date: 1988

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 24218575

Un petit historique de la ploye telle que racontée par lui-même. Une description de ses ingrédients, sa recette, comment c'est faite, et son importance pour la culture acadienne.

  • Author: Currier, Anne B.

Date: Unknown (ca. 1960)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 11455298

Remembrances of a French Canadian family in New Hampshire, or the biography of a Canadian immigrant mother as written by her American daughter. Family life, work, and prayer in rural New England. Presented as if in flashback, with the story beginning…

  • Author: Dilling, Audrey

Date: 2009 Fall

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Find Online: Unknown

Documentary radio piece on the cooks and servers - the "lunch ladies" - in the kitchen at Biddeford High School in Biddeford, Maine. How their work often transcends food service and their relationships with students become compassionate and somewhat…

  • Author: Dilling, Audrey
  • Author: Lovell, Catherine (photography)

Date: 2010 February

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Read: Watch: SLIDESHOW w/ AUDIO

Audio recording of kitchen and cafeteria workers of Biddeford High School in Biddeford, Maine, accompanied by a video photo montage. Brief interviews during the workday and short profiles of the kitchen staff.

  • Author: Associated Press

Date: 2010 November 11

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Brief article on a Manchester, New Hampshire, self-guided Franco-American Heritage Tour that introduces city visitors to certain aspects of the history and culture of that industrial New Hampshire city.

  • Author: DuLong, John

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45830070

Find Online: OL3937234M

Overview of the French Canadian presence in the Great Lakes Region - from the forests of the seventeenth century to the industrial landscapes of the nineteenth and twentieth. Migration waves and community developments in this region, particularly in…

  • Author: Lothian, Mona

Date: 2009 November 12

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Oral interview with a woman recalling her youth and family in Lewiston, Maine. Her memories of the pervasiveness of French language and culture in the first half of the twentieth century, and her thoughts on the decline of French language and…

  • Author: Corbin, Michael
  • Author: Rosenthal, Rob

Date: 2009 March 5

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: Unknown

Oral interview with the owner of Café de le Place in Madawaska, Maine. The role of food in his family life and historically in the lives of the Acadians of the St. John River Valley. Some descriptions of famous Acadian dishes. Recorded in the Story…

  • Author: Green, Susan

Date: 2011 April 3

Publication: Burlington Free Press

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9390458, 661313450

Article in recognition of Burlington, Vermont's 2011 French Friendship Day - a gathering together of local and international francophiles and francophones to celebrate the presence of French Canadian and Franco American culture in Vermont. Contains…

  • Author: Charette, Theresa

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: None (can be viewed at the Franco-American Centre, Orono, Maine)

Find Online: None

A cookbook both traditional and modern. A collection of recipes from three generations of French Canadian and Acadian cooks. Includes an introduction by the author. Written in Madawaska, Maine, and shared with the Upper St. John Valley. Printed by…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1986

Language: en

Find in a Library: 12665191

Find Online: OL2541215M

Read: Preview

Comprehensive history of French Canadians and Franco Americans in New England, with an emphasis on the early 20th century. Introduced with a summary of early North American exploration and colonization. Spans in specific an historical period that…

  • Author: Pelletier, Fran

Date: 2003

Language: English

Find in a Library: 52819582

Memoirs of Fran Pelletier. His family and his youth in rural Maine. Growing up in small town America. From the back cover: "Fran Pelletier is a rare and wonderful storyteller. He Grew up in Milford, Maine, in the 1930s....Pelletier remembers all the…

  • Author: Lindsay, Betty A. Lausier

Date: 1981

Language: en/fr

Find in a Library: 9759931

Find Online: OL11399849M

Collection of recipes and folk remedies from the Lausier family of Grand Isle, Maine. Introduced with a brief history of the family and its kitchen habits. Illustrated in black and white photograph. Published in English and French versions. Revised…