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  • Author: Bernier, Léon
  • Author: Bédard, Guy

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

Une exploration du terme et du thème "américanité" en tant qu'un point focal d'identité et d'identification du Québécois francophone. Les manières dont la géographie, la langue et la perception culturelle de soi comprendre pour les…

  • Author: Skinner, Ralph B.

Date: 1965

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1425699

Historical overview of the churches and religious communities spread throughout the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine, from the 18th century to the 1960s. Discussions on the various growths of local buildings and congregations - divided by…

  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51178191

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An insider's analysis of Maine politics from World War II to the beginning of the 21st century. Close reading and critical examination of one major election in each of the decades between 1940 and 2000: their historical contexts, their candidates or…

  • 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: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1992

Book Title: Public History Readings

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20852879

Essay describing the popularity of American search efforts for "generational memory" - or the shape of one's personal and social origins - through genealogy, oral history, and the new social history movement of the middle twentieth century. Uses the…

  • Author: Barnes, Thomas Garden

Date: 1988

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Historiographical exploration of the Acadians' expulsion from their homeland region in Atlantic Canada in 1755. The roles and functions of oral and written histories on and of this time period. Description, assessment, reasoning, and judgment of the…

  • 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: 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: Gagnon, Richard L.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35172722

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History of the Roman Catholic parish of Notre-Dame-des-Canadiens (what became "Notre Dame/St. Joseph Parish") in Worcester, Massachusetts, from 1869 to 1995. Presented chronologically according to the lives and service of parish pastors and the…

  • Author: Giguère, Madeleine

Date: 1983-spr

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

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Challenges of teaching the sociology of Quebec to American students using English language resources. A brief annotated bibliography of suggested relevant and appropriate works, divided by sociological theme: primary resources, analytical focus,…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1983-03 (spring)

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

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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: Paradis, Roger

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

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Article on Henriette Blier Pelletier and her lifelong commitment to midwifery. A Québec-born transplant to the Madawaska Territory and the St. Luce Parish - later to be called Frenchville, Maine. Pelletier helped to deliver the children of rural…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

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Article exploring the demographic shifts of the Upper St. John River Valley - Maine and New Brunswick - through the first fifty years of the Madwaska settlement, beginning in 1785. The author uses parish records and genealogical sources - what she…

  • Author: Woolfson, A. Peter

Date: 1983-spr

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

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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: Victor, Stephen

Date: 1982-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article on Lewis Hine's photographic work for the National Child Labor Committee, its ties with the National Consumers' League, and the photographer's place among progressive and humanitarian labor reform in early twentieth-century Rhode Island. The…

  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2009

Publication: The New England Journal of Political Science

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 54021556

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Article describing the political method and image of former Maine Republican congresswoman, Margaret Chase Smith. The paradigmatic elements of her political tenure and their subsequent impact on the shapes of later Maine political campaigns and…

  • 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: Lord, Kathleen

Date: 2012

Publication: Visual Communication

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49517846

Article analyzing how Montréal, Québec and Lowell, Massachusetts photography provides a means for exploring the relationship between patterns of transportation, public space, and social life through the early twentieth century. The history of North…

  • Author: Marlett, Jeffrey

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

Volume: 20

Language: en

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Infamous early 20th-century Major League Baseball player and manager, Leo Durocher, explored through the lens of his French Canadian Catholicism. How his various on- and off-field antics compare to his sociocultural situation on the margins of New…

  • Author: Lacroix, Michel
  • Author: Zurek, Nadia

Date: 2011

Publication: Recherches féministes

Volume: 24

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60618507

Un article sur les oeuvres et la vie sociale d'une journaliste franco-américaine de Pierreville, Québec et Lowell, Massachusetts - Yvonne Le Maître - aux États-Unis, au Canada, et en Europe. La particularité de sa variété d'écriture dans le…

  • Author: Poulin, Norman A.

Date: 1985-04

Publication: French Review

Volume: 58

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1238339

Article exploring the extent to which non-native speakers of French are able to communicate with native French speakers of Canadian heritage. Presentation of a study conducted in Lowell, Massachusetts with native speakers and non-native…

  • Author: Blewett, Mary H.

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42772687

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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: Sleeper, Frank H.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34053616

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An "Images of America" series, pictorial history of the city of Augusta - Maine's capital - with images and captions from the late nineteenth through the first half of the twentieth century. Augusta's place in Maine state politics; its early…

  • 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: Senécal, Joseph-André

Date: 2009 Summer/Fall

Publication: Vermont History

Volume: 77

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773222

Article on the historical origins of the name of "Vermont" as it describes both the New England state and the mountain range of which it is a part. The relationship of some other geographic place names in this region to the explorers and founders of…

  • 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: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • Author: Cohen, Bruce

Date: 2004 summer

Publication: Historical Journal of Massachusetts

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6420039

Article detailing the varying relationships between labor organizing, ethnic communities, members of the Catholic Church, and local journalism in Worcester, Masachusetts at the turn of the century. How ethnic and religious community identification…