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  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 1991 (1997)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21677261

Find Online: OL2644840W

Collection of short stories from native of Worcester, Massachusetts and professor of creative writing at Florida International University. Author of the novels "Louisiana Power & Light" (1994), "Love Warps the Mind a Little" (1997), "Requiem, Mass."…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1991

Book Title: Culture and Communication

Language: en

Find in a Library: 25826165

Essay exploring the 1989 controversy surrounding the Maine State Legislature's protest over the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's use of the word "frog" in advertising its telephone number: 581-FROG. A case-study in communication research…

  • Author: Chartier, Armand

Date: 1981 summer

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

Volume: 8

Language: en

Find in a Library: 50709793

Brief review of some resources in Franco-American literature available at the beginning of the 1980s. Specifically mentions collections, works, and writers in Maine, Massachusetts, and Louisiana.

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1972 Summer

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Transcript of a presentation to the annual meeting of the Maine Historical Society held at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, on June 24, 1972. An overview of the history of Franco Americans in Maine, and an introduction to what the speaker terms…

  • Author: McCarthy, Leigh

Date: 1983 March 31

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

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Free-lance journalist's piece on overhearing her "first French joke" among students in a Maine high school. Her experience of the joke as an outsider, and her thoughts on French ethnic humor in Maine. Recalling this joke and its effects after being…

  • Author: Brigouleix, Bernard
  • Author: Gayral, Michèle

Date: 2008

Book Title: Ces Français qui ont fait l'Amérique

Language: French

Find in a Library: 232583864

Find Online: OL22693235M

Le douzième chapitre d'un texte historique sur le présence d'héritage français aux États-Unis jusqu'à aujourd'hui. Basé en grande partie sur les voyages des auteurs français aux États-Unis, entretiens et témoignages des états-uniens. Ce…

  • Author: Cantara, Michael
  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.
  • Author: Lévesque, Jean-Pierre
  • Author: Paradis, Judy
  • Author: Pelletier, Raymond
  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1996

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentations par des représentatives de l'état et l'Université du Maine sur leurs perceptions de l'identité et l'experience franco-américaine aux États-Unis. Présentée en anglais et français. Un bref historique collectif de la…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 18136947

Le cinquième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 16-17 mars 1984. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 12245074

Le quatrième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 11-12 mars 1983. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

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  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1994-07

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35278700

Article on theories of assimilation and group identity politics in the United States. Franco Americans in Maine as a cultural case study. Outline of ways in which rethinking cultural identity and cultural difference might give new insight into…

  • Author: Vallée, Rudy

Date: 1930

Language: en

Find in a Library: 910206

Find Online: OL7089588W

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Original autobiography of twentieth-century singer and musician, Rudy Vallée, who was born in Island Pond, Vermont and spent his youth in Westbrook, Maine. His early life, time at the University of Maine and Yale University, and his early music…

  • Author: Tierney, Ben

Date: 1977 May 26

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

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Article on Maine Franco Americans' opposing positions relative to Québec separatism in the 1970s. Comments from state legislators, loggers, and university professionals from across the state. Thoughts on the possible positive and negative impacts…

  • Author: Newall, Robert H.

Date: 1983 January 28

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

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Article on a 1983 exhibition of art held at the University of Maine at Orono. Entitled "Calling forth the Spirits - Souffle Vital," this exhibition featured drawings and other prints created by Peter Archambault, a Madawaska, Maine native and…

  • 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: 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: Dupont, Bernard A.

Date: 1988 April 17

Publication: Worcester Sunday Telegram

Language: English

Find in a Library: 23369195

Article on Dr. Denis R. Baillargeon of Pomfret, Connecticut, and his recent efforts to promote Franco American culture in the light of what he describes as Quebec and French Canada's history of loss.

  • 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: Paré, Paul

Date: 1972 (reprinted 2003)

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

A condensed history of Franco American journalism - from its birth in 1837, to its downturn and fall in 1972. The emigration of French Canadians to the United States and the correspondingly wide and rapid production of Franco American, French…

  • Author: Sorg, Marcella Harnish

Date: 1979

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Anthropology

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6055167, 11076178, 655165219

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Study in biological anthropology on the immigration and settlement of French Canadians in New England, and the eventual community, then deme - or reproductive/"breeding" group - formation of Franco Americans in Old Town, Maine, through the 19th…

  • Author: Senécal, Joseph André

Date: 1996-05

Publication: Facsimile

Volume: 15

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16688223, 212381696

A brief historical essay commenting on the wide and various publication of French language periodicals (dailies and other newspapers) in New England and Quebec during the period of great cross-border migration, between 1860 and 1930. The author's…

  • Author: Gagnon, Dawn

Date: 1995 June 24-25

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a French-language forum about cultural heritage and viability in the St. John River Valley, northern Maine. The talk, sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council, was led by advocates for the Acadian and Quebecois heritages prevalent in…

  • Author: Nyhan, Pat

Date: 1984 December 14

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 17

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Article on the teaching of the French language in various parts of the state of Maine. A brief explanation of the different ways by which French is conceived - its dialects, its geographies, its socioculture. Differing opinions relative to these…

  • Author: Kenney, Michael

Date: 1999 October 21

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article describing modern impressions of Franco American culture in New England, including recent and diverse efforts undertaken to preserve certain of its aspects - language, food, music, and others. Presents descriptions of how Franco American…

  • Author: Curran, Jeanne

Date: 1993 August 26

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Subtitled, "Judge says TDC didn't discriminate." Article relating the results of a U.S. District Court case in which a Franco American man filed suit against his former Bangor, Maine employer for unlawful hiring practices and discrimination based on…

  • Author: Laughlin, Ann

Date: 1973 July 19

Publication: The Montreal Star

Language: English

Find in a Library: 12013792, 6678225

Article on the discord surrounding a French/English bilingual education program - its funding, leadership, and controversial activism - in the public schools of Lewiston, Maine. Commentary from the former director of the failed program, Don Dugas,…

  • Author: Carrier, Paul

Date: 1986 June 22

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Find Online: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26622903

Profile of University of Maine's Franco-American Centre director and journal editor, Yvon Labbé. Comments from Labbé on the social and linguistic conditions of New England Franco Americans, and the ways in which the Centre's journal (Le FAROG…

  • Author: Kemner, Léon

Date: 1909 janvier

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Les données démographiques sur les Franco-Américains dans l'État du Maine tels que compilés par Odule Laplante sous la direction de la Comité de la Cause Nationale. Les statistiques démographiques divisées par comté, présentées selon le…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A. (editor)

Date: 1978 janvier

Publication: Le F.A.R.O.G. Forum

Volume: 5

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 6881976, b2728209

January 1978 issue of the bilingual periodical publication of the Franco-American Centre (formerly the Franco-American Office), University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Contains art and articles on Franco American life. This issue also contains a four-page…

  • Author: Dugas, Donald G.

Date: 1976 (date of publication)

Book Title: Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3732360

Essay describing the sociology and psychology of Franco Americans in New England as conditions tied to their history in North America. How French language maintenance efforts are involved in articulating and uncomplicating these conditions. The state…