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  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 November 21

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Article relating the reaction of Bates College officials to being made aware, after student protests, of a rule forbidding campus employees to speak French in the company of non-French-speakers. The college president and dean's apologies for the…

  • Author: Holman, Claire

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Salt

Volume: 10

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Documentary piece on Lewiston, Maine, illustrated in black and white photo. Fluid city descriptions and drawn-out interviews with Lewiston residents spanning three generations enter readers into the life of the early twentieth-century industrial…

  • Author: Clément, Antoine (rédacteur)

Date: 1937

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 301493645

Une publication de conférences - historiques, artistiques, académiques, culturels - faites par divers intervenants américains et internationaux au Cercle de Lowell, une branche de la Fédération de l'Alliance…

  • Author: Sepenuk, Norman

Date: 1969

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

A scholarly paper exploring some of the potential reasons for the absence of Franco Americans from political life in New England, and, in the author's estimation, the apparent reluctance of Franco Americans to engage in the public life and political…

  • Author: Simano, Irene

Date: 1974 June 29

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

A presentation of data collected on the pilot programs of a children's French language television series (La Bonne Aventure) produced by the Maine Public Broadcasting Network and created by Project FACTS. Intended as a review and a "validation" of…

  • Author: Bailey, Dennis

Date: 1977 March/April

Publication: Maine Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 25733085

Article on the efforts of two Maine people - Paul Paré and Denis Ledoux - who sought out the sort of radio programming at a Lewiston, Maine, AM station that would be representative of and appeal to Franco Americans in that area. Their cultural…

  • 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: Landry, Thomas-Marie

Date: 1962

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 10197020, 300126253

Find Online: OL11296882W

Une collection de discours, sermons, des papiers, des émissions de radio, articles de journaux, les manifestes, et d'autres présentations sur le thème de soutenir et de préserver la religion catholique et la culture…

  • Author: Guillet, Ernest B.

Date: 1981

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 8528351

Essai-livre sur la journal (quotidien, hebdomadaire, etc.) de la langue francaise pour les Franco-Américains dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre dans la fin du XIXe et du début du XXe siècles. Son importance historique et culturelle.…

  • Author: Fournier, Melinda

Date: 1987 February

Publication: The World & I

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13486032, 679404854, 423869972

Article subtitled, "Families of French-Canadian descent once regarded French Catholicism and the French language as inseparable keys to their ethnic survival." An overview of the history and culture of Franco Americans in New England, beginning with…

  • 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: Nyhan, Pat

Date: 1984 December 14

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 17

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Article on the teaching of the French language in various parts of the state of Maine. A brief explanation of the different ways by which French is conceived - its dialects, its geographies, its socioculture. Differing opinions relative to these…

  • Author: Burnett, Lee

Date: 2001 February 15-21

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 33

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Cover story on the inception and early troubles of the Lewiston, Maine, office of Forum Francophone des Affaires, the world Francophone Business Forum. The attempts of French-speaking and French-heritage Maine businesspeople, through this office, to…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1995 Fall

Publication: Thought & Action : The NEA Higher Education Journal

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 11018391, 46310703

A brief history behind ethnic slurs directed toward Franco Americans in the US Northeast. A historical contextualization of this type of discrimination in government, business, and scholarship. Some historical foundations of the "dumb Frenchman"…

  • Author: Laughlin, Ann

Date: 1973 July 19

Publication: The Montreal Star

Language: English

Find in a Library: 12013792, 6678225

Article on the discord surrounding a French/English bilingual education program - its funding, leadership, and controversial activism - in the public schools of Lewiston, Maine. Commentary from the former director of the failed program, Don Dugas,…

  • 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: Rooks, Douglas

Date: 1988 December 1

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Review of "What Became of Them and Other Stories from Franco-America" (1988), a book of short stories from Lisbon Falls, Maine, writer, Denis Ledoux.

  • 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: Associated Press

Date: 2011 September 7

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Article marking the beginning of the funded restoration of Lewiston, Maine's Grand Trunk Depot, a now-defunct train station famed for its historical role in the reception of a large percentage of Lewiston-Auburn's French Canadian immigrants in the…

  • 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: Perry, Maureen

Date: 2011 Summer

Publication: Reference & User Services Quarterly

Volume: 50

Language: English

Find in a Library: 37395409, 42821691

Brief article written by a reference librarian on her experience at work in multiple capacities during a transitional period of the Franco-American Collection of Lewiston-Auburn College, University of Southern Maine. Includes tips from the author on…

  • Author: East, Elyssa Cleo

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on the country music culture of bottle clubs in Maine, with a focus on Harmony Hall in North Yarmouth. Features photos and story of a Maine country music band, as well as some profiles and interviews with other Mainers who…

  • Author: Dowding, Erin

Date: 2003-2004

Publication: Salt

Volume: 57/58

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Photo essay on Somali immigrant community in Lewiston, Maine

  • Author: Santerre, Richard

Date: 1967

Language: en ; fr

Find in a Library: 22768279, 49158575, 46426423

Yearbook in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Marist Order of Catholic Brothers, and the 75th year of this order in Lowell, Massachusetts. Contains profiles of leading brothers during the year of publication (1967) alongside…

  • Author: Guignard, Michael

Date: 1969

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16286903

An undergraduate honors essay written for the Department of Government at Bowdoin College. Observations into the "low assimilation rate among Franco-Americans" as determined by French Canadian migration patterns, and partly evidenced in what the…

  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1986 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Essay on the extra-cultural forces that helped to shape the French Canadian immigrant community of Lewiston, Maine. Class and ethnicity among the peoples of urban Lewiston in the second half of the 19th century. The impact of the industrial…

  • Author: Stewart, Alice R.

Date: 1987 Winter

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 26

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Brief essay characterizing the historical writings on Franco Americans in Maine, the evolution of the historical scope of these writings, and the transformation of their concerns from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. A call for new…

  • Author: Dillingham, Russ

Date: 2011 July 7

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

News article on social clubs in Lewiston, Maine - what they offer, who they cater to, how they have changed over time, and the value they still provide to many in the city.

  • 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…