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  • Author: Sterne, Evelyn Savidge

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 123124412, 52458642

Find Online: OL7848540M

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From Cornell University Press: "Through her account of the newcomers' fight for political inclusion, Evelyn Savidge Sterne offers a fresh perspective on the nationwide struggle to define American identity at the turn of the twentieth century....In a…

  • Author: Aylward, Susan L.

Date: 1998

Thesis Type: Ph. D., English

Institution: University of Rhode Island

Language: en

Find in a Library: 40702182

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From the author: "David Plante, an American writer born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1940, examines the inextricable connection between space and time, place and identity in his most important work, a series of semi-autobiographical novels and…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1994 Summer

Publication: The South Atlantic Quarterly

Volume: 93

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1642494, 42413446

Short autobiographical essay from writer David Plante on his youth in a Franco American, Roman Catholic parish of twentieth-century Providence RI. Considers some influences on, and tendencies in, his writing. Republished, along with other articles in…

  • Author: Potvin, Raymond H.

Date: 2003-06 (summer)

Publication: American Catholic Studies

Volume: 114

Language: en

Find in a Library: 47828739

Essay on the birth of French Canadian Roman Catholic national parishes (churches, schools, communities) in New England - their subsequent growth, decline, and transformation as Franco American communities from the early nineteenth century to the…

  • Author: Williams, Allen Samuel

Date: 1907 September 2

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1760220

Brief letter to the editor acknowledging the local governments of Fall River, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island, forbidding the act of spitting on the sidewalk. Author suggests the positive effect of the law in these cities is perhaps due…

  • Author: New York Times

Date: 1928 April 8

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1760220

1928 article on the 56 excommunications of Rhode Island's infamous "Sentinelle Affair," where certain journalists came under the Papal See's fire for highly nationalized criticisms of their bishop's attitude toward the French language.

  • Author: Christian Science Monitor

Date: 1909 April 20

Publication: The Christian Science Monitor

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10969332, 35351012

Article on the plans for a new cotton mill - owned entirely by French-Canadians - to be built in Manville, Rhode Island.

  • Author: Bellerive, Georges

Date: 1908

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 558085055

Un collection (1908) de discours de locales variés des Etats-Unis, offrés par des francos prominents ou des canadiens français de la gouvernment canadienne.

  • Author: Byrne, William
  • Author: Leahy, William Augustine
  • Author: O'Donnell, Jason H.
  • Author: Finen, John E.
  • Author: McCoy, J.J.
  • Author: Dowling, A.
  • Author: Young, Edmund J.A.
  • Author: Michaud, John S.

Date: 1899

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1236148

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Lengthy 1899 historical portrait of Roman Catholic dioceses in the New England states. Includes the archdiocese of Boston, the dioceses of Providence (Rhode Island), Portland (Maine), and Manchester (New Hampshire).

  • Author: Perreault, Robert B.

Date: 1981

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 8278566

Une examination du mouvement sentinelliste à l'éxterieur de Providence, Rhode Island, dans une autre ville franco-américain: Manchester, New Hampshire. Perreault écrit une nouvelle type de l'histoire sentinelliste telle qu'elle était concevu…

  • Author: Martineau, Malvina-E.

Date: 1940

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 36552011

Des écritures et un oraison funèbre d'un homme très significatif au mouvement survivance aux Etats-Unis, un fondateur de la presse franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle Angleterre au dix-neuvième siècle, et rédacteur ancien de la publication,…

  • Author: Archambault, Alberic A.

Date: 1943

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2414523

Early twentieth-centuy novel about a French-Canadian family's immigration to a New England mill town. The author - Archambault - says, "this story is the story of any mill village in New England between 1870 and the present time [1943]. The author…

  • Author: Proulx, E. Annie

Date: 1996

Language: English

Find in a Library: 34515071

A startlingly inclusive selection of a century's worth of American immigrant vignettes tied together by the movement of a single accordion. For immigration studies, it is a portrayal attentive in sentiment and beckoning in its concern for the new…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1978

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3729360

The first novel, chronologically, of what are known as Plante's Francouer Novels. A finalist for the 1979 National Book Award in Fiction (hardcover). From Gale Literature: "'The Family' describes the emotional breakdown of Reena Francoeur, Daniel's…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1981

Language: English

Find in a Library: 7727537

Another of Plante's Francouer Novels. From Beacon Press: "First published in 1981 to wide acclaim, 'The Country' follows the last visits of a son, Daniel Francoeur, to his parents' home before the death of his father. Wanting to understand this…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 55131479

A memoir from prose writer David Plante. An exploration of identity with respect to language, the power of Catholic traditions, and the pull of sex, moving with the author from his Providence, Rhode Island, hometown through Europe and back again.…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1980

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Political and Social Science

Institution: New School for Social Research

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 8613568

Dissertation on class development and distinction through North American industrialization, immigration, and urbanization in Rhode Island. The particularity of this history as shaped in the Franco American community's experience of Woonsocket, Rhode…

  • Author: Ballou, Adin

Date: 1888

Language:

Find in a Library: 44956605

Subtitled: "Carefully Compiled and Edited by Adin Ballou; with Numerous Artistic Illustrations." Massive family history of the Ballou family of Rhode Island. Written at the end of the 19th century.

  • Author: Wickett, S. Morley

Date: 1913-01

Publication: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Volume: 45

Language: en

Find in a Library: 486783228

Brief 1913 review of what the author calls "the great Canadian exodus" - the period from 1850 to 1900 when nearly 1.8 million English and French Canadians emigrated to the United States.

  • Author: Weil, François

Date: 1993-10

Publication: Archives de sciences sociales des religions

Volume: 38

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 290783907

De Weil: "À travers le cas mal connu des Franco-Américains, ces Canadiens français catholiques qui quittèrent le Québec pour la Nouvelle-Angleterre à partir des années 1860, l'Auteur entend montrer la place de la religion dans l'expérience…