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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: Matthews, F. Louise

Date: 1955-04-00

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 137573897

Article describing French, French-Canadian, and Franco-American newspapers published in the US and Canada as useful classroom tools for language learning and cultural competency. Discussions of various relevant French-language periodicals, their…

  • Author: Frost, Juliana

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., English

Institution: Southern Connecticut State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 29251610

Thesis on late twentieth-century New England Franco American literature and some of its creators - John Dufresne, Dorianne Laux, Steven Riel, Denis Ledoux, Susann Pelletier, Bill Tremblay, David Rivard - couched in a culture-specific analysis of…

  • Author: Banks, Russell

Date: 2000 (2011)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42861911

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Collection of previously published and some uncollected short stories, from 1975 to 2000. From the New England-native author of several novels including "Cloudsplitter" and "Continental Drift." Accounts of breaking laws in Katonga, playing hockey in…

  • Author: Peters, Jason

Date: 2013-07-00

Publication: College English

Volume: 75

Language: en

Find in a Library: 507095240, 1564053

Article analyzing the Sentinelle Affair in 1920s Rhode Island as a case study in la survivance, for the role of language politics in spectres of assimilation and white ethnicity in the United States, and as a lens to the political economies that have…

  • Author: Frost, Carol

Date: 2002-win

Publication: New England Review

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46728412

Article exploring tone in Robert Frost's poetry, as well as the poet's emphasis on the ranges of northern New England colloquial language. Thoughts on Frost's use of colloquialisms in the early 20th century. Influences on Frost. Frost's quoted…

  • 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: Banks, Russell

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10998820

Find Online: OL35483W ; OL15136638W

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Novel following Bob Dubois, a New Hampshire oil burner repairman, and his attempted escape from discontent to a "fresh start" in Florida with his family. Entwined with the story of Vanise, a Haitian emigrant, and the severities she endures with her…

  • Author: Arsenault, Philip

Date: 1976-09-00

Publication: The Modern Language Journal

Volume: 60

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642244, 41157033

Summary description of the twenty-third annual meeting of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, held in New York City. The conference's theme relating to the origins and endurance of languages other than English among…

  • 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: 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: 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: Béchard, Deni Y.

Date: 2012 (2006, Canada edition)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 758646813

Find Online: OL8053238W

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Novel tracing a century of Québec's Hervé family in the United States and Canada, and the genetic conditions that have turned its offspring "alternately [into] brutes or runts" (4). Jude the emigrant boxer in 1960s Georgia and Louisiana, and Isa,…

  • Author: Ryden, Kent C.

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 describing Annie Proulx's critical treatment of New England - in particular, Vermont - in her works of fiction, "Postcards" and "Heart Songs." Tenuous and tenacious relationships of characters to their rural New England landscapes at once…

  • Author: Duclos, Marcel

Date: 2012

Publication: International Body Psychotherapy Journal

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 794912528

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Personal observations of a Franco American author and psychotherapist on his French-to-English translation of "Body Psychotherapy: History, Concepts, and Methods" by Michael Heller. Confronting the prospect of a translation project; reencountering…

  • Author: Faux, Tom

Date: 2009

Publication: World of Music

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642050

Profile of the life, training, and works of expert Maine-based fiddler, Don Roy. The musical traditions in which he seats himself, and the attention he has brought to contemporary fiddle playing through public performance. The author's critique of…

  • Author: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Date: 1895 November

Publication: The Pocket Magazine

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1762497

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Short story about a French Canadian family newly arrived to Dulham, in New England, and its six-year-old daughter, Mary, who captures the hearts of Dulham's old men. First published in The Pocket Magazine in 1895. Reprinted in The Life of Nancy…

  • Author: Balthazar, Louis

Date: 2003 fall / 2004 winter

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 36

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the historical and cultural conditions of the North American border between United States and Canada, particularly its shapes between the United States and the province of Québec. The author's argument that the Canada-US border…

  • Author: Walker, David

Date: 1962-08-00

Publication: Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 47075794, 833682

Interpretation of Franco American presidential voting behavior in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island previous to 1962. Takes into account wavering levels of ethnic solidarity, changes in economic class position, religious…

  • Author: Chmielewski, Laura M.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 726819031

Find Online: OL25115960M

Exploration of Maine's religious culture and various religious identities in the 17th and early 18th centuries. A study of religious eclecticism in the New England/New France borderland that complicates conventional notions of Christian orthodoxy, or…

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 1998 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing religious institutions and mutual aid societies created by French Canadian immigrant communities in New England around the turn of the century. Their functions for social welfare, economic well-being, and medical necessity among…

  • Author: Hine, Lewis

Date: 1909 (1980)

Book Title: Classic Essays on Photography

Language: en

Find in a Library: 7149461

Find Online: OL4745724M

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Text of a brief talk given by acclaimed photographer of American working life - and famously, child industrial labor - during the first half of the twentieth century. Thoughts on the role and function of the photographer and "social photography" in…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1988 Winter

Publication: Grand Street

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 37589723

An account of author David Plante and his editor friend, Nikos, on a trip to Moscow in the 1980s. Accompanying Nikos to meetings with Russians looking to publish works on art and architecture, and Plante's other various guided excursions through the…

  • 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: Hero, Alfred Olivier, Jr.

Date: 1984

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 2

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing popular American ideas of Québec and Canada in the 1970s and 1980s. The appearance of Québec in USA print and television media; attitudes of the American business community toward Canadian and Québécois economy; American…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1983-03 (spring)

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the logics and methods of Québec repatriation from the United States around the turn of the century. The establishment of the Eastern Townships as a Québec repatriation colony, active solicitation of Franco Americans in the…

  • Author: Sénécal, André

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Brief article placing Honoré Beaugrand and his single novel, Jeanne la fileuse, in the French, French Canadian, and American socioeconomic and political contexts on which the novel clearly comments. An exploration of Beaugrand's ideological…

  • Author: Aubé, Mary Elizabeth

Date: 1997

Publication: Francophonies d'Amérique

Volume: 7

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 55667210

Une étude sur le roman feuilleton "Canuck," par Camille Lessard-Bissonnette, comme example de la continuité des thèmes littéraires - et d'une imagination - canadiens-français dans la littérature aux États-Unis. Des transformations subtiles de…

  • Author: Blewett, Mary H.

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42772687

Find Online: OL8605279M

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Book-length social history exploring the development of industry, industrial life, and the power of the politics surrounding them in southeastern New England - especially Fall River, Massachusetts - in the nineteenth century. Discussions of gender in…