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  • Author: Carls, J. Norman

Date: 1937-04-00

Publication: Economic Geography

Volume: 13

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1567395

Article describing the state of hosiery mills in Laconia, New Hampshire in the late 1930s: obstacles to effective production, descriptions of economic advantages, suggestions for improvement. Historical background from the origins of the first…

  • 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: Candee, Richard M.

Date: 1982

Publication: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 71305819

Article in vernacular architecture describing New England industrial community development in the new textile towns of the early 19th century. Emphasis on textile operations and their accompanying communities and building innovations between 1820 and…

  • Author: Beaudry, Mary C.

Date: 1989

Publication: Historical Archaeology

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1752118

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Article describing the influence of Lowell, Massachusetts' Boott Mills corporate architectures - physical, economic, occupational - on the lives of millworkers and the citizens of Lowell. Discrepancies between stated corporate commitments to the…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1981

Publication: Recherches sociographiques

Volume: 22

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60688713, 1763510

Un portrait historique de la réponse publique au rapport infâme écrit par Carrol Wright et du Bureau of Labor Statistics du Massachusetts, 1881, dans le contexte de l'immigration canadienne-française classe ouvrière, de la communauté, et de…

  • Author: Moisan, Clément

Date: 2010

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 480935225

Find Online: OL15540998W

Oeuvre critique biographique et littéraire sur le style d'écriture de Jack Kerouac. En deux parties: "VIVRE," ou les espaces de la vie physicale, personelle, solitaire, etc., dont les oeuvres Kerouackians sont nées; et "ÉCRIRE," ou Kérouac comme…

  • 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: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1999

Language: en

Find in a Library: 40857068

Find Online: OL24770070M

Selections from Jack Kerouac's (1922-1969) earliest imaginative and other writings composed between 1936 and 1943, with introduction and commentary from poet and editor, Paul Marion. Includes notes, poetry, creative and journalistic prose, and an…

  • Author: Monette, Paul

Date: 1992

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24872593

Autobiography and coming-out narrative of Paul Monette, an Andover, Massachusetts writer. Monette recounts twenty-five closeted years of alienation and invisibility, explorations of his sexual identity, and observations on the sexual prejudice and…

  • Author: Rivard, Paul E.

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48958482

Find Online: OL8793733M

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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: Stanton, Cathy

Date: 2007 spring

Publication: Radical History Review

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45456839

Article that critically examines the relationship between the historical content of the Lowell National Historic Park (NHP) - built in the 1970s within the former mill architecture of Lowell, Massachusetts - and the ways and contexts in which this…

  • Author: Lee, Sonia

Date: 1978 summer

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

Volume: 5

Language: en

Find in a Library: 50709793

Article exploring the author's notion of cultural "interfacing" through the French Canadian and Anglo American contexts of Montréal-born Louis Dantin (Eugene Seers) and Nashua, New Hampshire native, Rosaire Dion-Lévesque. Both authors wrote in…

  • Author: Lessard-Bissonnette, Camille

Date: 1936

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 8517171

Ce roman franco-américain essentiel commence en 1900 avec l'arrivée à Lowell, Massachusetts d'immigrants canadiens-français. La nouvelle vie de travail de Victoria (Vic) Labranche, quinze ans, dans les moulins de Lowell.…

  • Author: Maher, Paul, Jr.

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 52347737

Recent historical biography of Lowell, Massachusetts writer, Jack Kerouac. Based largely on primary sources. Written by an independent scholar whose childhood and later life was also spent in Lowell.

  • Author: Stewart, Andrew T.

Date: 1975

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Working paper prepared for the New Hampshire Department of Education in the 1970s. An examination of the correlation between New Hampshire school districts holding students with French surnames, and New Hampshire towns wherein reside adults who have…

  • Author: Chartier, Armand
  • Author: Chartier, Catherine Rivard

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 16000329

The life of Father Armand Morissette - better known as Father Spike - Catholic priest of Lowell, Massachusetts. Father Spike was widely known for his compassion and ease of friendship, as well as for his community activism and ahead-of-the-curve…

  • Author: Olivier, Julien

Date: 1981

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 9185697

Une histoire de la vie artistique et communautaire d'un homme franco-américain de New Hampshire. Racontée par lui-même, M. Marcoux - bûcheron, sculpteur, musicien, ami - comme vu dans les contes qui se présentent dans ses entrevues avec…

  • Author: Perreault, Robert B.

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 62285075

Find Online: OL7901580M

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A pictorial history of Manchester, New Hampshire created from images featured on aged postcards. Compiled by the author of several other texts on Manchester and Franco Americans in New England, Robert B. Perreault. From Arcadia Publishing: "Here, for…

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1978 (1995)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4003899

Find Online: OL4402036M

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History of the former Amoskeag mills and Manchester, New Hampshire, through the eyes and mouths of their laborers and citizens. Contains worker interviews, as well as a detailed study of mill divisions and processes. From the book jacket: "The book…

  • Author: Eno, Arthur L. Jr.

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2942452

Find Online: OL8319368M

A collection of 14 essays on the history of Chelmsford and Lowell, Massachusetts, from pre-incorporation to industrialization, into the middle 20th century. As the title suggests, an emphasis on the prevalence of mill work and immigrants cultures…

  • Author: Charters, Ann

Date: 1973

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6065241

Seminal biography of native of Lowell, Massachusetts, Franco American, novelist, and poet, Jack Kerouac. Republished in 1994. Written by Ann Charters, who worked with Kerouac during the final three years of his life. In her writing of this book,…

  • Author: Wiggin, P.G.

Date: 1901 December 15

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1760220

Descriptive, ethnographic New York Times feature article on "French-Canadian women" from youth to old age in New England. The author considers the Franco-American working woman a peculiarly American character, and the French-Canadian American mother…

  • Author: Wiggin, P.G.

Date: 1901 October 13

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1760220

1901 supplementary article on French-Canadian communities in New England. According to author, these communities - unlike other immigrants to the United States around the turn of the century - appear to resist cultural assimilation by the insular…

  • Author: Olivier, Julien

Date: 1977

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 6467407

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L'histoire de Jim Caron, 101 ans, tel que raconté à Milton, New Hampshire, et rédigé par Julien Olivier. Sa famille, son travail dans les bois et dans le moulin, son école, and sa vie après son immigration…