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  • Author: Bérubé, Bernard Arthur (Barney)

Date: 1987-1988

Publication: Maine Emphasis: The Magazine of the Division of Curriculum, Department of Educational and Cultural Services

Volume: 3

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13181806

Short essay describing the inability of current education models to serve the needs of Maine "native non-English bilinguals." Arguments in favor of acknowledging cultural difference through education policy and curriculum development. General…

  • Author: Rossignol, Matthew Albert

Date: 1996

Language: English

Find in a Library: 40651518

Memories of a childhood summer in the author's hometown of Van Buren, Maine, with one week spent on a vacation in Portland. Focuses on friendship, family, and baseball.

  • 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: Graham, Reta L.
  • Author: Morrison, Rev. James
  • Author: Wollstadt, Genie

Date: 1994

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31702652

History of the Roman Catholic Church in Old Town, Maine's three parishes - St. Joseph, St. Mary, and Holy Family - from 1848 to 1994. Photographs, over time, of the St. Joseph and St. Mary church buildings and their complement structures. Profiles…

  • Author: Tanguay-Ricker, Louise H.

Date: 2011

Language: English and français

Introductory materials and sample lesson plans for French language instruction. Used by instructors in the Maine French Heritage Language Program's 2012 pilot courses in Auburn and Augusta, Maine. Materials available online here:…

  • Author: Comité de vie franco-américaine

Date: 1967

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 2348006

Sous-titrée, "Actes du IXe Congrès des Franco-américains tenu à Providence, Rhode Island, les 11 et 12 novembre 1966." Des actes d'un congrès de 1966 dont le but principal était une discussion sur l'état de la langue…

  • Author: Schilcher, Elisabeth

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., French

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27257499

Étude sur l'identité ethnique et sa transformation dans les Acadiens de la vallée de la rivière Saint-Jean au nord de l'état du Maine dans les années 1990; analyse basée sur des recherches historiques et des données locales et…

  • Author: Roy, Suzanne R.

Date: 1974

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 3404725

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French-English bilingual educational television series for children. Designed "to expose the Franco American child to simple elements of his/her culture" (MPBN). Created in 1974 by Project FACTS (Franco-American Children's Television Series);…

  • 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: Lambert, Wallace E.

Date: 1963-03-01

Publication: The Modern Language Journal

Volume: 47

Language: en

Find in a Library: 479183746

Essay on certain psychological aspects of language-learning influenced by social contexts. Based on research conducted among students in the bilingual city of Montréal. Includes comparative case studies with Franco American students in Louisiana…

  • 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: Bérubé, Georgette

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61458038

Memoirs and selected speeches of a Maine state legislator from the city of Lewiston. Contains commentary on some of the campaigns, issues, actors, and events significant to Bérubé and her career in Maine politics between 1970 and 2000. Some of…

  • Author: Levesque, Don

Date: 2007

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Dictionary of French terms and their English translations, compiled from the "patois, metaphors, and dictions" of the towns of the St. John River Valley in northern Maine. Contains common French words and phrases that persist locally in both French…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.

Date: 1972 May 2 (published 1973; republished Summer 2010)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

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Original text of a presentation included in "The French in New England, Acadia, and Quebec," a 1972 conference sponsored by the New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec Centre at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Considers the birth, plight, and…

  • Author: Levin, Abbe (director)
  • Author: Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
  • Author: Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76810555

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany…

  • Author: Chassé, Géraldine Pelletier

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: 27163203

Collection of recipes shared by families who celebrated reunions in Madawaska, Maine between 1980 and 1992. The reunion banquet being a keystone event, the Madawaska Historical Society collected a book's worth of family foods from the following clans…

  • Author: DeFarges, Rachelle Chassé

Date: 2000

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Collection of recipes shared by families who celebrated reunions in Madawaska, Maine between 1993 and 2000. The reunion banquet being a keystone event, a book's worth of family foods were compiled from the following clans whose gatherings took place…

  • Author: Bouchard, Susan

Date: 1998

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Book of recipes for meals and dishes served at the Farrell-Michaud House bed-and-breakfast in Van Buren, Maine. Begins with stories and historical descriptions of the Farrell and Michaud families, as well as of the house itself and the cultures of…

  • Author: Lanoue, Margaret A.

Date: 1984

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579887

Master's thesis proposing a restaurant whose design and theme aim toward public education about Franco American culture. How this project is situated in a larger, national discussion about "the value of ethnic identity" (1). A demographic background…

  • Author: Gauvin, Aimé

Date: 1976 December

Publication: Le FAROG Forum; Franco American Resources in Education

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

Short personal essay written by a journalist from Maine. Reflections on leaving Maine early in life, eventually for New York City, and returning for his retirement. His early commitment to mastering English in spite of his home French, and both the…

  • Author: Mitchell, Jacqueline

Date: 1977 December - 1978 January

Publication: Maine Magazine

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 25733085

Short story about a millworking, mothering woman living in poverty, and the effects of the mill's environment on her dreams and waking life.

  • Author: The Maine I. D.E.A.

Date: 1980

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: 191091577

A collection of lesson plans in the subjects of language and social studies, pre-school through high school, with content fitting to the history and languages of Franco American students in York County, Maine. Lessons and suggested materials for use…

  • Author: LaFlamme, Matthew R.

Date: 1994-12-00

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579830

Thesis examining the textile workers of Waterville, Maine during the New Deal Era. Descriptions of an observable transition in the Franco American community from an ethnicity-based cohesion to a consciousness and way of life organized by class. An…

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10638841

Find Online: OL5080764M

A history of the Augusta, Maine Franco American social organization, Le Club Calumet, published in honor of its accomplishments and in celebration of the 50th year since its 1922 inception. Presents an introduction to French Canadian immigration to…

  • 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: Maine Times

Date: 1981 March 6-12

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 13

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234

A brief profile of attorney and former Maine legislator, Severin Beliveau, from his youth to the present. Some of his remarks on the general shift of public influence from private entities to state government. Maine independent newspaper article…

  • Author: Plourde, Antonin
  • Author: La Paroisse Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

Date: 1971-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 18428470, 549279296, 33048870

Album souvenir en deux parties, qui commémore le début de la paroisse catholique romain de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul à Lewiston, Maine, et qui marque son centenaire. La partie principale est un texte historique sur les paroisses…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1987

Publication: Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française

Volume: 41

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1764125, 50870163

Un essai qui explore les changements dans les attitudes publiques au Québec - ceux des fonctionnaires, le clergé, et d'autres - vers les émigrants québécois aux Etats-Unis au 19e siècle. Comment et de quelle façon dès les critiques négatives…

  • Author: Frederic, Paul B. (editor)

Date: 1983 April 29-30

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10910811

Transcript of a 1983 conference panel discussion on forest industry and cross-border lumber and timber trade between Quebec, New Brunswick, Maine, and other New England states. Certain perspectives on American wood in the mills of Canada, Canadian…