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  • Author: Biron, Ronald Ernest

Date: 2012

Thesis Type: D.A., Leadership

Institution: Franklin Pierce University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 839538706

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Dissertation describing the historical development of a Franco American cultural identity through oral history interviews conducted by the author with sixteen Franco American people in the Manchester, New Hampshire region. Includes two parts: video…

  • Author: Bouvier, Léon F.

Date: 1964

Publication: Recherches sociographiques

Volume: 5

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60688713, 1763510

Analyse démographique du groupe ethnique canadien-français aux États-Unis ou dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre entre 1830 et 1950, utlisant des chiffres de la Bureau of the Census. Déscriptions historiques de l'immigration canadienne du Québec aux…

  • Author: Werden, Douglas

Date: 2009

Book Title: The Geographical Imagination of Annie Proulx : Rethinking Regionalism

Language: en

Find in a Library: 233030405, 857083254

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Essay analyzing Annie Proulx's novel, "Accordion Crimes," according to the ethnic groups, working-classes, and cultural identities its characters simultaneously challenge and represent. A mid-1990s United States commentary on assimilation,…

  • Author: Victor, Stephen

Date: 1982-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article on Lewis Hine's photographic work for the National Child Labor Committee, its ties with the National Consumers' League, and the photographer's place among progressive and humanitarian labor reform in early twentieth-century Rhode Island. The…

  • Author: Wood, Monica

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 719673406

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Memoir from Mexico, Maine native and author of fiction, Monica Wood. Recalls the period of the author's youth around the time of the sudden death of her father. Her family's experience of the loss of its breadwinner in the 1960s. The shape of her…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 23238088

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • Author: Gimpel, James A.
  • Author: Tam Cho, Wendy K.

Date: 2004

Publication: Political Geography

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 25104907

Article presenting data on voting patterns in selected New England towns that indicate, in a general sense, connections between ethnic origin and voting behaviors in the early 21st century. Interpretations of statistical models that indicate the…

  • Author: Bielenberg, Kristina
  • Author: Gips, Terry
  • Author: Lane, Karen

Date: 1978 October

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5688269

Catalog accompaniment to the October 1978 Vermont exhibit of artists, stonework, and granite-inspired pieces, "Granite: Artists and Their Work." From the text: "...includes a brief introduction to the history of the granite industry and the…

  • Author: Tirone Smith, Mary-Ann

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61151630

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Memoir of a woman growing up in the immigrant city of Hartford, Connecticut in the 1950s. Her French Canadian and Italian relatives, her childhood, early adulthood, and the processes of recollecting them. Divided into five parts: Mortality; Brain…

  • Author: Pullen, Clarence

Date: 1902

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6640470

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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: Warner, W. Lloyd
  • Author: Lunt, Paul S.

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53846344

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Selected case study of a New England city, presented for use in instruction in sociology, political science, and psychology. Without naming the city, this case study includes descriptions of the city's landscape, industry, population, and cultural…

  • Author: Sterne, Evelyn Savidge

Date: 2000-04 (spring)

Publication: Social Science History

Volume: 24

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42413348, 2761258

Essay exploring the diverse ways in which the Catholic church in Providence, Rhode Island served its predominantly immigrant, working-class parishioners as a public space from which to express political opinion, and as a mouthpiece for the assertion…

  • 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: 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: Pao, Angelo Chia-yi

Date: 2004

Publication: Theatre Topics

Volume: 14

Language: en

Find in a Library: 33895791

Exploration of how the dramatic use of accents and dialects in English speech informs and complicates discourse on race and ethnicity. How the function of identity in drama and performance distinguishes between the concepts of race and ethnicity.…

  • Author: Schryer, Stephen

Date: 2011 Spring

Publication: Modern Fiction Studies (MFS)

Volume: 57

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645443, 31871426

Essay considering the relationship of middle twentieth-century delinquency and poverty with the explorations of class and culture that take place in the literature of Jack Kerouac. How actors in the Beat Movement, especially Kerouac, interrogated…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1987 Winter

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 26

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Historiographical analysis of writings on Franco Americans and an attempt to explain the different circumstances of these writings' publication. Observations on literature concerning the period of French Canadian migration to the United States…

  • Author: Unknown/Inconnu

Date: 1908 novembre

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Quelques arguments en faveur d'élire un prêtre franco-américain à l'évêché de Fall River, au Massachusetts. Considérations de l'utilisation des langues dans le diocèse, la démographie de la paroisse, et certaines autres facteurs culturels…

  • Author: Kleinberg, S. J.

Date: 2005 spring

Publication: Social Science History

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42413348, 2761258

Article on the dynamics of class and ethnicity as related to the labor of women and children in the northeastern United States around the turn of the century. Statistical relationship between family and economy in urban, industrialized America during…

  • Author: Gordon, Milton M.

Date: 1964

Language: en

Find in a Library: 217632, 133168206

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1960s study of social life in the United States with regard to ethnic and religious characteristics and their significance to processes of assimilation. Social group observation as a means of understanding cultural conflicts based on incommensurate…

  • Author: Born, Warren C. (editor)

Date: 1976

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2108146

A collection of reports from the working committees of the 1976 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. An overview of the history and tradition of immigration in the United States, and an introduction to ethnic groups associated…

  • 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: Magner, Thomas F.

Date: 1974 January

Publication: The Journal of General Education

Volume: 25

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1754601

1974 article claiming the impending disappearance of ethnic enclaves in the United States. An attempt to distinguish between "race" and "ethnicity," and to mark assimilation's varying attachment to either. The Americanization of linguistically and…

  • Author: Keyssar, Alexander

Date: 1986

Language: en

Find in a Library: 12555862

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A history of unemployment and the unemployed in Massachusetts during the hundred years previous to the stock market collapse of 1929. A study of the jobless - their backgrounds, conditions, and the social and political climate of their day - in…

  • Author: Murray, John O'Kane

Date: 1876

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6910728

Find Online: OL5916517W

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A single volume on the history of the Catholic Church in North America: from Columbus' arrival in 1492 to the French Jesuits and Native Americans of the 16th and 17th centuries, to the Irish of the 18th and 19th, up to the America of the period of…

  • Author: Jaffee, Susan E.

Date: 1974

Thesis Type: Ph. D., American Civilization

Institution: Brown University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 549720898

Dissertation on ethnicity and working-class life in early-twentieth-century Rhode Island. Particular emphasis on the causes and effects of a violent 1922 strike at B.B. and R. Knight Mills on the banks of the Pawtuxet River in Natick, Rhode Island.…

  • Author: Sharrow, Gregory L.

Date: 1997-11-00

Publication: Visit'n: Conversations with Vermonters

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 36559489

Article compiled from oral history interviews Vermont stonecutters of the early twentieth century. Featured in the Vermont Folklife Center's annual publication, "Visit'n." From the Vermont Historical Society: "Because many French Canadians first came…

  • Author: Archdeacon, Thomas J.

Date: 1983

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9131872

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A history of immigration in the United States, its national impact, and the effects of American naturalization upon immigrant ethnic identity. From the cover: "From the English settlers who founded the Jamestown colony to the recent refugees from…