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  • Author: Arsenault, Philip

Date: 1976-09-00

Publication: The Modern Language Journal

Volume: 60

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642244, 41157033

Summary description of the twenty-third annual meeting of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, held in New York City. The conference's theme relating to the origins and endurance of languages other than English among…

  • Author: Fecteau, Edward

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1312704

Find Online: OL6484968M

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Historical text on French, French Canadian, and Franco American persons significant to political, social, religious, and artistic life in the United States both before and after 1776 - from the early 17th century to the 1940s. Composed of…

  • Author: Hamilton, Catherine

Date: 1988 May

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 8

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Article describing the town of Madawaska, Maine, in the St. John River Valley, through the perspectives of three generations of the Hébert family. Introduction to Acadian history in the St. John Valley, the twentieth-century industrialization of…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1972 Summer

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Transcript of a presentation to the annual meeting of the Maine Historical Society held at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, on June 24, 1972. An overview of the history of Franco Americans in Maine, and an introduction to what the speaker terms…

  • 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: 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: Smith, James Brian

Date: 1993

Thesis Type: Ed. D.

Institution: Boston College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31951945

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Education study of the cultural validity of standardized testing in Maine. Based on test performances in 1988 and 1989 from samplings of students in St. Agatha, Madawaska, Lewiston, Fort Kent, Van Buren, and Caribou. Analyzes scoring in the areas of…

  • Author: Pullen, Clarence

Date: 1902

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6640470

Find Online: OL14014732M

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Subtitled, "Where Acadia and Scandinavia's Subtle Touch Turned a Wilderness into a Land of Plenty." Travel writings of a journalist's visit to Aroostook County in northern Maine at the beginning of the 20th century. The writer's impressions of…

  • Author: Grindle, Roger

Date: 1977

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3047994

Historical portrait of the Upper St. John River Valley, Aroostook County, Maine, through a presentation of the lives of two influential nineteenth-century figures: William Dickey of Fort Kent and Peter Keegan of Van Buren. Particular emphasis on both…

  • 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: Bélanger, Albert A.

Date: 1921

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 24363618

Find Online: OL14019254M

Un repertoire des noms, professions, et brèves biographies des principaux citoyens franco-américains dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre, New York, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, et Minnesota. Organisé par état, diocèse…

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  • Author: Levesque, Don

Date: 2007

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Dictionary of French terms and their English translations, compiled from the "patois, metaphors, and dictions" of the towns of the St. John River Valley in northern Maine. Contains common French words and phrases that persist locally in both French…

  • 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: DeCourcy, Sr. Theresa

Date: 1972 (?)

Language: English

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Subtitled, "A Unit for Sixth Grade Students in Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Portland." A 9-week elementary school guide for teachers in Maine history, with specific emphasis on cultural content, ethnic groups, and the contributions of the…

  • Author: Barry, Ellen

Date: 2001 February 12

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Brief profile of a Waterville, Maine, group of adults intent on reclaiming the French language that permeated their earlier lives but that - for reasons personal, political, and otherwise historical - was replaced or repressed by communication in…

  • Author: Stewart, Richard H.

Date: 1977 January 9

Publication: Boston Sunday Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3511777, 1536853

Feature article on the towns and people of the St. John River Valley in Aroostook County, Maine. Photos of farm, church, and family, in illustration of the descriptions of rural life along Maine's north and northeastern Canadian border. Interviews…

  • Author: Gagnon, Dawn

Date: 1995 June 24-25

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a French-language forum about cultural heritage and viability in the St. John River Valley, northern Maine. The talk, sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council, was led by advocates for the Acadian and Quebecois heritages prevalent in…

  • Author: Gagnon, Dawn

Date: 2003 July 19-20

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Profile of Lisa Ornstein - recording violinist, fiddler, and director of the Acadian Archives at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Some thoughts on music and culture through her reflections on musical experiences in both Quebec and Maine.

  • Author: Wheelock, Paul J.

Date: 1988 (Annual)

Publication: Down East

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 1683246, 15021999

Article subtitled, "Maine's northernmost community is a lively world apart." A profile of the northern Maine town of Madawaska, situated in Aroostook County on the St. John River Valley. The Acadian people who predominantly inhabit the town, their…

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1998 May 14

Publication: Maine Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Interview with Maine language teacher, Charlie Hicks, on his passion for the French language and the benefits of teaching it to young people.

  • Author: Allen, Scott

Date: 1987 January 9

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Cover article subtitled, "Speaker of the House : To understand John Martin, it helps to know about the Canadian connection." Profile of Maine State Representative, John Martin (D - Eagle Lake), the multifaceted role he has played as an advocate for…

  • Author: Mazzone, Philip C.
  • Author: Costello, Michael

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: English

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on snowmobiling and the environment it helps to create in the border town of Jackman, Maine. The growth of the snowmobile industry and its impact on the people of northern Maine. Some profiles of local residents, their…

  • 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: Garfinkel, Perry

Date: 1980 September

Publication: National Geographic

Volume: 158

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6451257, 2255097

Expository, journalistic piece on the people of the Upper St. John River Valley, cradle of the political border between northeastern Maine and New Brunswick. The predominance of French Acadian culture there and an integrative overview of its elements…

  • Author: Pelletier, Louis

Date: 2010

Language: English

Find in a Library: 694172904

Stories from the Allagash, Maine, of old. Told in 26 parts - one part for a salient word corresponding to each letter of the alphabet. Written from the recollections of a longtime Allagash resident. Interlocked portraits of his family and life there,…

  • Author: Bayly, Julia

Date: 2010 December 26

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a recent memoir on the life and times of Louis Pelletier in the Allagash, Maine, of the past century. His family, his work in the woods, and his memories of early twentieth-century northern Maine. Co-authored by Louis and his daughter,…

  • Author: Plumer, Chris

Date: 1977 November

Publication: Maine Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 25733085

Feature article on the present (1977) cultural situation of Franco Americans in Maine. Discussion of their minority demographics, as well as local, academic, and federal intiatives to bolster bilingual educational support, community solidarity, and…