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  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 689858563

Find Online: OL25075223M

Novel set in Keene, New Hampshire between the 1950s and early 2000s. Young baseball prospect Jack Landry comes of age with the Catholic sensibility and working-class ethos of his upbringing. Landry confronts stereotype, forbidden love's trials, and…

  • Author: Walker, David

Date: 1962-08-00

Publication: Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 47075794, 833682

Interpretation of Franco American presidential voting behavior in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island previous to 1962. Takes into account wavering levels of ethnic solidarity, changes in economic class position, religious…

  • Author: Wood, Monica

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 719673406

Find Online: OL16686833W

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Memoir from Mexico, Maine native and author of fiction, Monica Wood. Recalls the period of the author's youth around the time of the sudden death of her father. Her family's experience of the loss of its breadwinner in the 1960s. The shape of her…

  • 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: Dumas, Jacqueline M.

Date: 1971

Language: English

Find in a Library: 24596647

Book of poems on the Maine outdoors from a Rumford, Maine native and once-resident of Coburn Gore. From the author: "a collection of nature poems, humorous ballads, photos and sketches"

  • Author: House, Robert G.

Date: 1974-06-12

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown

Report of 1973 survey research conducted on the purchasing, consumption, and leisure habits of Franco Americans in Maine. Analyses of shopping patterns - brand selection, store location, and more - based on data from 10 sample communities. Also…

  • Author: Bélanger, Albert A.

Date: 1921

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 24363618

Find Online: OL14019254M

Un repertoire des noms, professions, et brèves biographies des principaux citoyens franco-américains dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre, New York, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, et Minnesota. Organisé par état, diocèse…

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  • Author: Maine Times

Date: 1981 March 6-12

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 13

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234

A brief profile of attorney and former Maine legislator, Severin Beliveau, from his youth to the present. Some of his remarks on the general shift of public influence from private entities to state government. Maine independent newspaper article…

  • Author: Sepenuk, Norman

Date: 1969

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

A scholarly paper exploring some of the potential reasons for the absence of Franco Americans from political life in New England, and, in the author's estimation, the apparent reluctance of Franco Americans to engage in the public life and political…

  • Author: Larson, Anders

Date: 1993 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 33

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

The case of a 1910 paper industry labor strike - its success among the millworkers of Livermore Falls, Maine, and its relative failure among those of nearby Rumford Falls. Certain observations of attitudes espoused by Franco Americans toward labor…

  • Author: Béliveau, Sévérin

Date: 2005 December 12

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Transcript of a speech given to the mayor and town council of Loudon, France, from Maine attorney Severin Beliveau upon his trade mission there with Maine governor, John Baldacci. The speech addresses the history and breadth of Maine's Franco…

  • Author: Mitchell, Paige (editor)

Date: 2010

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

A collection of writings in a cultural studies reader, introduced with an essay from the instructor. Compiled for a University of Maine course in English composition. Available at the Franco-American Centre, Orono, Maine.

  • Author: Mitchell, Paige (editor)

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

A collection of writings in cultural studies, compiled for a University of Maine course in English composition. Available at the Franco-American Centre, Orono, Maine.

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1993 Spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 33

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Biographical sketch of Hubert Prior Vallée - a.k.a., Rudy Vallée - from a young man in Westbrook and Orono, Maine, to the iconic Hollywood crooner of American film and radio, consistently true to the origins to which he ultimately returned. Also…

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 2010 October 17

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Article on the absence of a Franco American in the Maine governor's seat. Observes the one-year term of Alonzo Garcelon in the 19th century, the losses of past Francos vying for election, and the contemporary case of Waterville, Maine, mayor Paul…

  • Author: Leane, John
  • Author: Burns, Elliot E. "Bud"

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 62769140

Comprehensive history of the city of Rumford, Maine. Revised edition of the text that spanned from pre-incorporation to 1972. Updates extend to the year 2000. The Androscoggin River city in western Maine - its people, significant events, the paper…

  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté (editor)
  • Author: Petrie, Lanette Landry (editor)
  • Author: Langellier, Kristin (editor)
  • Author: Slott, Kathryn (editor)

Date: 1995

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 34344246

A selection of women's writings - fiction, poetry, essay, journalism - that have appeared in the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's publication, "Le FAROG Forum." Le Forum is a periodical dedicated to issues related to the Franco American…

  • Author: Coté, Gertrude M.

Date: 1953

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8811829

Autobiographical collection of essays that chronicle a Franco American's family life in western Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. Includes one chapter on the history of Rumford, Maine.

  • Author: Robichaud, Gerard

Date: 1965

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 13791938

Robichaud returns to the Groveton Falls, Maine, town of his most famous novel, "Papa Martel," in the story of an orphaned Michel Dumont - a boy concerned with absolution for a benign theft as he overhears of the coming end of the world. "Apple" is…

  • Author: Allen, James Paul

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D.

Institution: Syracuse University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5962074

Dissertation on areal patterns and geographic trends espoused by Roman Catholics in the state of Maine, with a focus on population distribution and respective voting patterns.

  • Author: Fox, Cynthia A.

Date: 2006

Publication: Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics

Volume: 9

Language: en

Find in a Library: 233598733

Du l'auteur: "Cet article présente les résultats d’une étude des formes verbales à la troisième personne du pluriel dans le français parlé à Gardner, Massachusetts. Nous commençons par un survol historique de cette communauté…