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  • Author: Rivard, Paul E.

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48958482

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General history of the textile industry and its workers in the towns and cities of New England. From early domestic and small-scale manufacturing in the 17th and 18th centuries, to weaving industries of the early 19th, to the massive riverside brick…

  • Author: Lees, Cynthia

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on the role of memory in Biddeford, Maine author Normand Beaupré's recent autobiographical novel. How memories and the act of remembering of one's youth and childhood home help to build collective cultural identity among Franco American…

  • Author: Senier, Siobhan

Date: 2010 Fall

Publication: Studies in American Indian Literatures

Volume: 22

Language: English

Find in a Library: 759351046

Article critically describing and exploring the work of poet and visual artist Cheryl Savageau through the contexts of other 20th and 21st century Abenaki historical and literary writings. Savageau is the author of the collections "Home Country,"…

  • 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: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2012 Spring

Publication: Michigan Quarterly Review

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1757375

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Short fiction piece that finds Liliane coming upon the news of a suicide within the family of a former relative, gripped still by the emotions and tensions surrounding the suicide of her own sister - her tie to this other family - decades earlier.

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2012 Spring

Publication: The Southern Review

Volume: 48

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1766210

Short fiction piece that follows Maggie - a Maine woman in Montréal - through a sudden relationship with her "jumelle interlinguistique," Noémi, and with the province and people of which she discovers she may not be a part.

  • Author: Chartier, Armand

Date: 1981 summer

Publication: MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)

Volume: 8

Language: en

Find in a Library: 50709793

Brief review of some resources in Franco-American literature available at the beginning of the 1980s. Specifically mentions collections, works, and writers in Maine, Massachusetts, and Louisiana.

  • Author: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Date: 1898-06-00

Publication: The Cosmopolitan

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1565217

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Short story that finds a textile mill agent caught between the greed of his directors, the powerlessness and plight of his workers, and the wisdom of a priest around the time of a New England mill's cut-back and shut-down. A New England…

  • Author: Sherman, Sarah Way

Date: 2002 spring

Publication: American Literary Realism

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42711105

Critical and historical reading of Sarah Orne Jewett's 1898 short story, "The Gray Mills of Farley," about textile mill workers, an agent, and mill directors around the time of a New England mill's cut-back and shut-down. Place and character…

  • Author: Stratton, Richard E.

Date: 1991-00-00

Language: English

Find in a Library: 48621796

A history of the Morin family of Island Falls, Maine, situated in an historical account of the lifespan of Acadia - from the prehistoric, to French colonization and expulsion, to the twentieth century. Book one describes prehistory in the…

  • Author: Beaupré, Normand

Date: 2012-00-00

Language: Français

Roman composé d'histoires de vie et de la famille à Manchester New Hampshire, tel que racontées par le personnage-titre et son épouse : Marie Solfège Desruisseaux Brindamour et Athanase T. Brindamour. Les voix, personnalités, et communautés de…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1992-1993

Publication: Bulletin de la Société Historique Franco-Américaine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6284609

Un bref essai sur la grande émigration canadienne-française du Québec aux États-Unis au XIXe siècle. Une exploration des raisons économiques pour ce mouvement populaire entre 1840 et 1930; une explication des conditions de vie et de travail…

  • Author: Fecteau, Edward

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1312704

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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: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

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Essay exploring the author's personal genealogical quest in Québec. A characterization of the author's French Canadian migrant father in New England and Canada, using many themes and sentiments from Mexican author Juan Rulfo's famous novel,…

  • 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: Ploch, Louis A.

Date: 1989 May

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32947634

Brief overview of the general cultural heritage in contemporary New England, with an emphasis on rural communities. The roles of religion and education, economics and immigration, often among communities that can trace their New England origins to…

  • Author: McCarthy, Leigh

Date: 1983 March 31

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

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Free-lance journalist's piece on overhearing her "first French joke" among students in a Maine high school. Her experience of the joke as an outsider, and her thoughts on French ethnic humor in Maine. Recalling this joke and its effects after being…

  • Author: Brigouleix, Bernard
  • Author: Gayral, Michèle

Date: 2008

Book Title: Ces Français qui ont fait l'Amérique

Language: French

Find in a Library: 232583864

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Le douzième chapitre d'un texte historique sur le présence d'héritage français aux États-Unis jusqu'à aujourd'hui. Basé en grande partie sur les voyages des auteurs français aux États-Unis, entretiens et témoignages des états-uniens. Ce…

  • 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: 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: 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: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Portland: Maine's City Magazine

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 29353487

Autobiographical magazine piece by a writer from Waterville, Maine. Reflections on her women ancestors and the Waterville neighborhood where they once lived, "down the Plains." Thoughts on the contemporary Franco-American woman experience, with a…

  • Author: Dumas, Jacqueline M.

Date: 1971

Language: English

Find in a Library: 24596647

Book of poems on the Maine outdoors from a Rumford, Maine native and once-resident of Coburn Gore. From the author: "a collection of nature poems, humorous ballads, photos and sketches"

  • Author: Dumas, Jacqueline M.

Date: 1975

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1622070

Book of poems on the woods and woodland creatures of Maine and New Hampshire, from a Rumford, Maine native and once-resident of Coburn Gore.

  • Author: Cantara, Michael
  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.
  • Author: Lévesque, Jean-Pierre
  • Author: Paradis, Judy
  • Author: Pelletier, Raymond
  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1996

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentations par des représentatives de l'état et l'Université du Maine sur leurs perceptions de l'identité et l'experience franco-américaine aux États-Unis. Présentée en anglais et français. Un bref historique collectif de la…

  • Author: Vetter, Craig

Date: 1984 March

Publication: Outside

Volume: 9

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6050977

Magazine feature on American climber, outdoors enthusiast, and entrepreneur, Yvon Chouinard, founder of the Patagonia company. Profile of Chouinard's climbing adventures, his company's successes, and the convergence of a love for the outdoors with a…

  • 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: Pelletier, Raymond J.
  • Author: Slott, Kathryn

Date: 1996

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentation sur la façon dont les professeurs de langue française et des études franco-américaines répondent aux besoins des étudiants de l'Université du Maine. Comprend un poème inspiré par les expériences d'enseignement d'un professeur…