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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: Candee, Richard M.

Date: 1971-05-00

Publication: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians

Volume: 30

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2392510, 53398373

Article describing the architectural history of Nashua, New Hampshire and its surroundings, once thought to belong largely to the work of Asher Benjamin (agent of the Nashua Manufacturing Company) in the nineteenth century. Benjamin's contemporaries…

  • Author: Egan, Andrew
  • Author: Taggart, Deryth

Date: 2004-12-01

Publication: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry

Volume: 21

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10394971

Study of Maine- and Québec-rooted loggers in Maine's northern woods on the Québec border. Presentation of survey results depicting the attitudes of Maine and Québec loggers toward their occupation, their understanding of public perceptions toward…

  • 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: Cuccioletta, Donald
  • Author: Desbiens, Albert

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the notion of "américanité" in Québec: not as an extension of a USA process of "Americanization," but as a descriptive continental term that relates to, contextualizes, characterizes, and pluralizes Québécois identity. Changing…

  • Author: Devino, W. Stanley
  • Author: Raphaelson, Arnold H.
  • Author: Storer, James H.

Date: 1966

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 238142

A study of the 1950s closings of selected textile mills from all six New England states, explorations of their local and regional economic impacts, and analyses of community adjustments to economic change. Local recovery measures taken to compensate…

  • Author: Woolfson, A. Peter

Date: 1983-spr

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

How the Québécois farmer of the 1980s - confronted with urbanization and industrialization - compares with the agricultural traditions and longheld assumptions about Québec "habitant" ways of life. Based on a case study of farm business, farming,…

  • Author: Findlay, James F.

Date: 1983-02-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 42

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article describing the scope of the Great Textile Strike of 1934 in Rhode Island, in the midst of the Great Depression and the decline of the New England textile industry. The impact of the strike's upheavals on Rhode Island life in the 1930s. The…

  • Author: Buhle, Paul (editor)
  • Author: Staub, Michael (editor)

Date: 1987-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 46

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article featuring selections of oral history interviews conducted with Rhode Island working people in the 1980s. Reflections on childhood in urban, industrial Rhode Island in the wake of industrial closures, changing demographic landscapes, and their…

  • 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…

  • 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: Lewiston Historical Commission

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49561501

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The sixth book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine - Historic Lewiston - from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Bales to Bedspreads is a 47-page, in-depth description of the work production processes that were run by…

  • Author: McKillop, Donal
  • Author: Wilson, John O. S.

Date: 2011 August 01

Publication: Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments

Volume: 20

Language: en

Find in a Library: 733298405

Summary of the international history of the credit union, its functions, and how it operates. Covers the credit union's birth, growth, popularization around the world, and its continuing structural development. Makes mention of the significance of…

  • Author: Walkowitz, Daniel

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4003426

Find Online: OL4730176M

A history of the growth of nineteenth-century labor movements in the neighboring industrial cities of Troy and Cohoes, New York, on the banks of the Hudson River. The labor and market conditions, social contexts, and events specific to each city that…

  • Author: Larouche, Alain H.

Date: 1981-10-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 10099014, 8711246, 726186289

Une étude de la relation entre l'industrie, l'économie, et les formes de l'ethnicité en Louisiane. Utilisant le population et des établissements de la village de Golden Meadow comme étude de cas, ce profil…

  • Author: Thornton, Kevin

Date: 2005

Book Title: Cultural Change and the Market Revolution in America, 1789-1860

Language: en

Find in a Library: 55518638

A brief socioeconomic history of the town of Charlotte, Vermont, from its inception to the beginning of the Civil War. Charlotte as "cultural frontier," or borderland geographic space of interaction of varying peoples. How the 19th-century American…

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1975 spring

Publication: Labor History

Volume: 16

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1755402, 49560241

An essay on how Manchester, New Hampshire, mill workers "[adapted] to industrial conditions" in the early twentieth century, taking special consideration for the relationships between work, ethnicity, family, and their influences upon one another…

  • Author: Colon, Jean

Date: 1909 janvier

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Un article sur les développements d'infrastructure réalisés au Québec grâce à des investissements d'une banque franco-américaine. Construction d'un camp de bois dans la colonie d'Estcourt, et le début d'une voie ferrée entre le continent et…

  • Author: Audette, Susan T.

Date: 1998

Language: en

Find in a Library: 39756384

Find Online: OL379520M

A history of Old Town Canoe Company contextualized. From the place of Old Town at the time of European explorations on the North American continent, to the logging booms of the early nineteenth century, to the prevalence of the bateau, the mass…

  • Author: Duval, André
  • Author: Wade, Mason

Date: 1980

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 301288843

Find Online: OL12305301W

Un livre bilingue - un demi en anglais, un demi en français - qui célèbre la grande histoire de Boston et de Québec, de la Nouvelle Angleterre et de la Nouvelle France, et leurs intersections. Du dix-septième siècle jusqu'a 1980. La première…

  • Author: Dugas, Rene L., Sr.

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51287773

Find Online: OL11733717M

A 125-year history of a Connecticut town fundamentally shaped by the New England textile industry. French Canadian community surrounding the Ponemah Cotton Mills on the Shetucket River in Taftville, Connecticut. Images of the mill and its workers,…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1995

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 1

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 33064369

Une histoire de l'économie de Madawaska entre 1799 et 1850, et un question de l'éxistence d'une vie de subsistance ou d'un dépendance de circuits commerciaux dans cette époche. Du texte: "Les zones de colonisation passent…

  • Author: Hughes, Everett Cherrington

Date: 1943 (2009)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2099208

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From Oxford University Press, 2009 edition: "'French Canada in Transition' is a landmark study of the impact of rapid industrialization on small French Canadian communities. First published in 1943 by the University of Chicago Press, it remains one…

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1982 (1993)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 7462143

Find Online: OL4258375M

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Study of the complex relationship between family dynamics and demanding mill work. Takes as its focus the industrial city of Manchester, New Hampshire, its vast mill complexes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the worker families that…