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  • Author: Butler, Sandra S.

Date: 2013

Publication: Journal of Gerontological Social Work

Volume: 56

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4392786

Article exploring the contexts and conditions of older age women as increasingly common personal assistance and home care aides in the twenty-first century. This occupation at the convergence of the growing need for home care workers in American…

  • 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: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

Find Online: OL18568303M

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1987

Book Title: On Middle Ground

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16044405

Find Online: OL10276185M

Short fiction piece about a writer who can be either American (Phil Porter) or French Canadian (Philippe Carrier) depending from which side of the border he is travelling, or upon which side he sits. The complexity of a dual identity lived out in a…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1997 Fall

Publication: Ploughshares

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2256746

Short story that finds James Briggs in London receiving a New York phone call in the nighttime from the mother of his ex-wife, Joanna, an expatriate in London, alerting him to Joanna's attempt at suicide across town.

  • 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: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2011 Fall

Publication: Prairie Fire

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9801056

Short fiction piece about a woman's relationship with her mother illuminated in the ticks and increasing demands of her mother's heart condition. A parallel story of the woman's failed relationship with her partner, Mauricia.

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2010 Spring

Publication: The Massachusetts Review

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1640212

Short fiction piece told from the perspective of Rosaire, a young woman who suffers from a painful and mysterious physical injury. Movements in the relationship between Rosaire and her partner Gabriela, a graduate student, who decides to travel from…

  • Author: Dufault, Paul

Date: 1938-00-00

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 9373180

Un roman sur Pierre Gagnon, un personnage médecin qui est devenu un nouveau malade dans un infirmerie pour les tuberculeux dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre au début de 20e siècle. Des descriptions vivantes de la vie, des autres malades, et de…

  • Author: Gauvreau, Emile

Date: 1941

Language: English

Find in a Library: 334962

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Autobiography of famed newspaperman, Emile Gavreau. His youth in the first decade of the twentieth century in New Haven, Connecticut, and among family in Montréal. A family's pervasive Catholicism; an early attachment to reading; intimate…

  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: 181139334

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Novel centered around a family of four and a son's retelling of his disrupted youth. An absent, long-haul trucker father and his multiple families; a psychologically troubled mother who claims, among other things, that her children are imposters; an…

  • Author: Stevens, Harold

Date: 1965-03-01

Publication: Archives of Neurology

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1513880

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Article on a neurological disorder marked by violent and sometimes repetitive responses to startling movements or sounds, here found among French Canadian lumbermen in northern Maine. Based on an 1880 report of Dr. George M. Beard - the only author…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1979 (1971)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6523696

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Behavioral and family life patterns of Franco Americans in northeast Vermont. Based on, and compared with, various research conducted on family characteristics and individual roles within French Canadian families in rural Québec. Considerations of…

  • Author: Marguerite-Félicie, Soeur (Sr.)

Date: 1952

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 34155569

Find Online: OL12306665W

Le cinquantième anniversaire de l'arrivée des Filles du Saint-Espirit (dit les Soeurs Blanches) de Bretagne, en France, á la Nouvelle-Angleterre, précisement au diocèse de Hartford, Connecticut. Un récit de l'oeuvre accomplie par les soeurs à…

  • 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: Bolduc, Claire
  • Author: Colin, Cecile

Date: 1979

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5542504

Franco American language and culture resource guide for healthcare personnel. Glossary of French language terms and phrases, lessons, and an example story of French-English bilingual interaction. Published for a 1979 telecture (long-distance…

  • Author: Paradis, Françoise E.

Date: 1981

Publication: Counselor Education and Supervision

Volume: 21

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1565314

Exploration of issues regarding ethnicity and cultural identity in psychotherapy. Description of 8-week program designed to help counselors and therapists address issues in an ethnic context. Includes an outline of program techniques and activities,…

  • Author: Tice, Lindsay

Date: 2012-02-06

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26622903

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Article on instances of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a genetic disorder related to high cholesterol, in some Lewiston, Maine families. Its high rate of occurence in people of Native American and French Canadian heritage, and its frequency…

  • Author: Triggs-Raine, Barbara
  • Author: Richard, Melanie
  • Author: Wasel, Norman
  • Author: Prence, Elizabeth M.
  • Author: Natowicz, Marvin R.

Date: 1995-04

Publication: American Journal of Human Genetics

Volume: 56

Language: en

Find in a Library: 679569377

Paper in biochemistry and molecular biology describing certain genetic mutations found in French Canadians and Franco Americans, exploring if or how they relate to the science of Tay-Sachs disease, a genetic disorder causing rapid mental and physical…

  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: Unknown

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Bibliographic list of over 350 texts helpful to providers in a variety of healthcare fields for learning about Franco Americans. Historical, cultural, literary, legal, biological, and other resources listed together in an attempt to serve…

  • Author: Hoover, Sandra A.

Date: 1989

Publication: Northeast Transcultural Health Newsletter

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

Short piece of health-related scholarship in cultural studies. Describes three instances in which medical professionals' lack of knowledge about their patients' cultural background had a negative impact on medical judgment and personal treatment.…

  • Author: Adrian, Patricia Wood

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: Catholic University of America

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61751321, 6635333

Dissertation comparing the ways in which working- and lower-class Franco American and Italian American women deal with social and psychological stresses. Comparisons of the interpersonal behaviors of "housewives" within each social group, measured in…

  • Author: Kevra, Susan K.

Date: 2007

Publication: AmeriQuests

Volume: 4

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 56906981

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From AmeriQuests: "In her short story 'Le Peuplement de la Terre' ('Be Fruitful and Multiply') Madeleine Ferron reveals the reality of married life for generations of women in Quebec whose lives were a constant cycle of pregnancy, childbirth and…

  • Author: Langellier, Regis
  • Author: Langellier, Pamela

Date: 2005 (1996)

Book Title: Ethnicity and Family Therapy

Language: en

Find in a Library: 437246591, 34547132

Publication in psychotherapy on the historical backgrounds and cultural registers of a variety of ethnic subcultures in the United States. One essay on communicating with Franco Americans, acknowledging traditional familial roles, and understanding…

  • Author: Poland, Alex
  • Author: Adams, Erin

Date: 2003

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

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Outline of Franco American history, traditional practices, cultural norms. Culminates in suggestions to healthcare providers for communicating with Franco Americans. Published online by the Child Welfare Training Institute, Muskie School of Public…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1983

Publication: The French in Vermont: Some Current Views

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10565367

Paper on Franco American values and cultural patterns as visible in the people of Vermont. The importance of recognizing such patterns and morals for health and social service providers. Included in Occasional Paper Number Six, in a series produced…

  • Author: Desjardins, Lise A.

Date: 1995

Thesis Type: M.S., Nursing

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34127818

From the author: "The purpose of this thesis was to explore and describe the health and illness beliefs of a Franco-American community in Northern Maine. A major assumption of this study was that culture impacts all aspects of life and therefore…

  • Author: Parsons, Margaret A.
  • Author: Askland, Kathleen D.

Date: 2007-11-00

Publication: Social Science and Medicine

Volume: 65

Language: en

Find in a Library: 176647844

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From Parsons and Askland: "Despite screening for prostate cancer, mortality in the United States remains substantial. In northern New England, we know little about either determinants of stage at diagnosis--an important predictor of survival--or…

  • Author: Parsons, Margaret A.
  • Author: Askland, Kathleen D.

Date: 2007

Publication: The Journal of Rural Health

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 110320679

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From Parsons and Askland: "Despite screening for colorectal cancer, mortality in the United States remains substantial. In northern New England, little is known about predictors of stage at diagnosis, an important determinant of survival and…

  • Author: Palomaki, G.E.
  • Author: Williams, J.
  • Author: Haddow, J.E.
  • Author: Natowicz, M.R.

Date: 1995-05-08

Publication: American Journal of Medical Genetics

Volume: 56

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3372843

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From Palomaki et al: "This study sought to determine whether persons of French-Canadian heritage in northern New England are at high risk for the lethal infantile form of Tay-Sachs disease. In order to accomplish this, death records and laboratory…