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  • 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: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 18136947

Le cinquième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 16-17 mars 1984. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

  • Author: Rudolph, John

Date: 1997 May 4

Publication: Boston Globe Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 18840841

Article on past prohibitions against French language usage in the schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley, the lasting impacts of these prohibitions, and recent unique efforts to nurture and strengthen bilingualism in that region. Emphasis…

  • 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: 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: Fisher, Peggy

Date: 1974 February 8

Publication: Maine Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234

Article describing how how the public schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley embraced French-English bilingual education in the early 1970s. Recalls a speech in favor of a 1968 bilingual education bill given by Maine state senator, Elmer…

  • Author: DeCourcy, Sr. Theresa

Date: 1972 (?)

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

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: 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: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 30

Publication: Providence Journal-Bulletin

Language: English

Find in a Library: 232119114, 32602766

Reprinted segment of Los Angeles Times feature article ("French in Maine Bear Bias Quietly") attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and…

  • Author: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 28

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3638237, 192107378, 11200117

Feature article attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and commentators in Bangor, Lewiston, Van Buren, and Orono. Abridged version of the…

  • 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: Dugas, Donald G.

Date: 1976 (date of publication)

Book Title: Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3732360

Essay describing the sociology and psychology of Franco Americans in New England as conditions tied to their history in North America. How French language maintenance efforts are involved in articulating and uncomplicating these conditions. The state…

  • Author: National Materials Development Center

Date: 1975

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 93006875

List of educational materials designed for French and French/English American elementary education in the 1970s. Shares the titles, descriptions of content, and appropriate grade levels for language texts designed for teachers and students in…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 59755997

The most recent novel in Hebert's acclaimed "Darby Series," depicting realities of family and class in a fictional New Hampshire town. After the death of a young mother in childbirth, and with her wealthy parents seeking custody for the newborn son,…

  • Author: Belluck, Pam

Date: 2006 June 4

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

2006 New York Times article on the particular history of French language in Maine and more recent attempts of many - including the founders of a Freeport elementary school - to revive it after a prolonged suppression.

  • Author: Pelletier, Martine A.

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3047975

A pictorial history of Van Buren, Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century. Most of the book's photos were taken by Joseph Michael Bouchard (b. 1869) and C.C. Caron, reproduced out of their original glass-plate form to be featured in this…

  • Author: Paradis, Roger
  • Author: Olivier, Julien

Date: 1979

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 231785364

Une examination de la vie et l'ouevre de Gilbert Roy, un peintre qui a vécu à Fort Kent, Maine. De l'avant-propos: "Ce livre, on veut qu'il soit le premier parmi plusieurs. La série aura un meme thème: l'art populaire et l'artisanat chez les…

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 2010

Language: en

Find in a Library: 535495395

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An "Images of America" pictorial history that illustrates parts of the Franco-American experience in Maine, Maine's people, and the things and places that occupied their lives. Chapters run as follows: 1)Work, 2)Family, 3)Religious Life, 4)Community,…

  • Author: Daigle, Laurel

Date: 1997

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53965947

Brief parish history of the Roman Catholic church of Saint Louis and the communities surrounding Fort Kent, Maine. Text includes biographies of resident religious leaders, a history of the church building's construction and reconstruction, and a…

  • Author: Sleeper, Frank

Date: 1998

Language: en

Find in a Library: 39701913

Find Online: OL10819670M

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Photo history of the Upper St. John Valley, northern Maine, with a brief historical introduction. Part of the Arcadia Press "Images of America" series.

  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté (editor)
  • Author: Petrie, Lanette Landry (editor)
  • Author: Langellier, Kristin (editor)
  • Author: Slott, Kathryn (editor)

Date: 1995

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 34344246

A selection of women's writings - fiction, poetry, essay, journalism - that have appeared in the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's publication, "Le FAROG Forum." Le Forum is a periodical dedicated to issues related to the Franco American…

  • Author: Connors-Carlson, Shirlee

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49045997

A pictorial history of life and logging in St. John, Maine, at the beginning of the twentieth century. Includes some pictures that are featured in the book "Acadian Hard Times" (Stewart Doty, 1991), as well as many others that capture the households…

  • Author: LeVasseur, Frances Dumond (editor)

Date: 1974

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52833122 (can be viewed at the Franco-American Centre, University of Maine, Orono, Maine)

A descriptive catalog of the towns of the St. John Valley in northern Maine. Includes geographic positioning, demographic information for each incorporated place, and the names and occupations of public officials. Also includes a time line of facts…

  • Author: Stadig, Rita

Date: 1989

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20939346

A history of the St. John River Valley, Maine with a large segment dedicated to the town of Wallagrass. Begins with European colonization and the sixteenth century Native Americans, and continues through the establishment and demise of Acadia, and…

  • Author: Dubé, Normand

Date: 1974

Language: Français

Find in a Library: Aucun

Un cahier pour les jeunes. Sur les sujets de la vocabulaire et la grammaire françaises, la biologie, la généalogie, les sports et les arts. Contiens plusieurs des histoires écrites pour l'explication des sujets au-dessus, et qui sont situées…

  • Author: Price, Joseph Edward

Date: 2007

Thesis Type: Ph. D., French

Institution: Indiana University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 256913741

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From Price: "This study examines the status of the French language among young residents of Madawaska, Maine, a US-Canadian border community with a long history of bilingualism and contact with French speakers. This study views language status as…