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  • Author: Bottigheimer, Ruth B.

Date: 1993-sum

Publication: The Journal of American Folklore

Volume: 106

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1782260, 51205291

Article on narrative motifs and patterns of historical development in the folkloric story of "The Lazy Boy" : a "male tale" traced internationally over nearly five hundred years of oral and written storytelling, through various iterations of…

  • 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: 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: 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: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2011

Language: en

Find in a Library: 555641609

Find Online: OL15621284W

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Narrative of the discovery and inhabiting of the author's homestead along Wyoming's North Platte River. Memoirs from the author's youth and family life, relatives, their cultures and their mobility. Her youth across New England. Historical,…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1991 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the emergence of a Franco American petty bourgeoisie class in southern New England at the beginning of the 19th century, and the ability of francophone elites in this region and time period to maintain strong ties with French…

  • 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: 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: 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: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the early twentieth-century English-language novel, "Under Canadian Skies," as unique to the canon of francophone Franco American novels of the same historical period. How author Joseph Choquet's form of literary ethnic advocacy…

  • 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

Find Online: OL8793733M

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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: Chassé, Paul P.

Date: 1973-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5092011

Brief essay presentation summarizing much of the history of the French presence in Rhode Island. Acknowledges certain Rhode Island events, as well as political and religious figures, beginning with French explorations of North America in the 16th…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1992-1993

Publication: Bulletin de la Société Historique Franco-Américaine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6284609

Un bref essai sur la grande émigration canadienne-française du Québec aux États-Unis au XIXe siècle. Une exploration des raisons économiques pour ce mouvement populaire entre 1840 et 1930; une explication des conditions de vie et de travail…

  • Author: Ploch, Louis A.

Date: 1989 May

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32947634

Brief overview of the general cultural heritage in contemporary New England, with an emphasis on rural communities. The roles of religion and education, economics and immigration, often among communities that can trace their New England origins to…

  • Author: Gimpel, James A.
  • Author: Tam Cho, Wendy K.

Date: 2004

Publication: Political Geography

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 25104907

Article presenting data on voting patterns in selected New England towns that indicate, in a general sense, connections between ethnic origin and voting behaviors in the early 21st century. Interpretations of statistical models that indicate the…

  • Author: Biron-Péloquin, Marthe

Date: 1996

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentation sur le journalisme franco-américain et ses rélations à la famille Biron dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Des infos généalogiques sur la famille Biron. Comprend un bibliographie et "une liste des journaux franco-américains publiés en…

  • Author: Demers, Normand J.

Date: 1995

Book Title: Revolution in Quebec: A Past Rejected, a Future in Doubt

Language: English

Find in a Library: 33243130

The first chapter in a book-length series of short essays, interviews, conversations, and journalistic explorations into the impact of Quebec's Quiet Revolution on Canada and the US. Written by a researcher from Woonsocket, Rhode Island, who makes an…

  • 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: Boudreau, Sylvie
  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1995

Book Title: Identité et cultures nationales : L’Amérique française en mutation

Volume: 5

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 32091322

Un essai historiographique sur les façons dont l'identité ethnique et nationale a été imaginé, représenté, et vécue par des Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre qui ont…

  • Author: Leblond, Henri

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 47954319

Historical anniversary portrait of Pawtucket and Central Falls, Rhode Island, Franco American fraternal organization, Le Foyer. Includes English transcripts of three significant speeches held at organization events; a section of facts about the…

  • Author: Ouellette, Allen J.

Date: 1972(?)

Language: en; fr

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Linguistic guide to French dialects often heard among French speakers in New England. Essay that traces, in condensed form, the historical evolution of Indo-European language into North American and New England dialects of French. Origins of certain…

  • Author: Lacourcière, Luc

Date: 1972 May 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1950581

Paper outlining a proposed bibliography of New England French folklore. Describes an inventory of materials on New England French popular tradition - folklore, folk song, legend - being collected and cataloged at the Archives de Folklore,…

  • Author: Brault, Gérard J.
  • Author: Valdman, Albert (rédacteur)

Date: 1979

Book Title: Le français hors de France

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 299352018

Bref essai sur la langue et la démographie franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre dans les années 1970. Comparaisons spécifiques entre les traits de la langue française et ses usages en Nouvelle-Angleterre et…

  • Author: Arsenault, Idamay Michaud

Date: 1999

Language: en

Find in a Library: 43496038

Find Online: OL55423M

History of Worcester, Massachusett's Union Station. Its various shapes and transformations from its initial construction in 1875 and reconstruction in 1911, through its closure in 1964, to its 1999 restoration. The place of the station in French…

  • Author: Comité de vie franco-américaine

Date: 1967

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 2348006

Sous-titrée, "Actes du IXe Congrès des Franco-américains tenu à Providence, Rhode Island, les 11 et 12 novembre 1966." Des actes d'un congrès de 1966 dont le but principal était une discussion sur l'état de la langue…