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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Quintal, Claire

Date: 2004/2005

Publication: Archives

Volume: 36

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1639350

Read: Texte intégral (Association des archivistes du Québec)

Une brève étude sur les archives au Québec, au Nouveau-Brunswick, et dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre qui abritent des matériaux significatives à l'histoire des Franco-Américains et Acadiens dans le nord-est des États-Unis. Descriptions des…

  • 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: 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: Van de Bogart, Erik

Date: 1976 July/August

Publication: Public Telecommunications Review

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1791074

Essay on Franco American children's public television programming in Maine in the 1970s. Provides historical context for two such programs - "La Machine Magique" and "La Bonne Aventure." The reasoning and goals of this programming, its conceptual…

  • Author: The Maine I. D.E.A.

Date: 1980

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: 191091577

A collection of lesson plans in the subjects of language and social studies, pre-school through high school, with content fitting to the history and languages of Franco American students in York County, Maine. Lessons and suggested materials for use…

  • Author: DeCourcy, Sr. Theresa

Date: 1972 (?)

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Subtitled, "A Unit for Sixth Grade Students in Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Portland." A 9-week elementary school guide for teachers in Maine history, with specific emphasis on cultural content, ethnic groups, and the contributions of the…

  • Author: Allen, Scott

Date: 1987 January 9

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Cover article subtitled, "Speaker of the House : To understand John Martin, it helps to know about the Canadian connection." Profile of Maine State Representative, John Martin (D - Eagle Lake), the multifaceted role he has played as an advocate for…

  • Author: Julien, Barbara
  • Author: Coyne, Nona

Date: 1980 Summer

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Transcription of a Biddeford, Maine, woman's life as told by her in brief stories to interviewers. Her youth in Quebec - being the oldest child of a large family - and her community there. Her marriage and snippets of her later life in Maine. Some…

  • Author: East, Elyssa Cleo

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on the country music culture of bottle clubs in Maine, with a focus on Harmony Hall in North Yarmouth. Features photos and story of a Maine country music band, as well as some profiles and interviews with other Mainers who…

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 1980

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6627420

Find Online: OL4117174M

Historical overview of Franco Americans in New England. 27 interviews that lend personality, locality, and intimacy to the author's history. Hendrickson's work has led to his being quoted as a commentator on immigrant labor history in an exhibit of…

  • Author: Guignard, Michael J.

Date: 1982

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11210512

Find Online: OL3006097M

Edited and updated book version of a dissertation published five years earlier ("Ethnic survival in a New England Mill Town," Syracuse University, 1977), with a foreword by author and Biddeford resident, Norman Beaupré. A Franco American history…

  • Author: Turner, Loretta M.

Date: 1993

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31033874

Find Online: OL10810066M

Pictorial History of Biddeford, Maine, with a particular emphasis on Franco American life there. Biddeford, an industrial city, can claim the presence of working mills from as far back as 1800, many years before the first French Canadian migrations…

  • Author: Moran, William (speaker)

Date: 2002 October 26

Language: English

Find in a Library: 174144-1 (C-SPAN Video Library)

A presentation by William Moran on his book, "The Belles of New England," as a portion of the 2002 Concord Festival of Authors, Concord, Massachusetts. From C-SPAN: "Mr. Moran discussed his book 'The Belles of New England: The Women of the Textile…

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 2010-12-00

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 40

Language: en

Find in a Library: 690210682

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From the author: "This article examines a little-known dimension to the Ku Klux Klan movement in the United States during the 1920s. As Anglo-Canadian Protestants supported the KKK to assert control over French-Canadian and other Catholics in the New…

  • 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: Richardson, John

Date: 2010 November 4

Publication: Portland Press Herald

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9341113

Analysis of Maine voting patterns from the 2010 gubernatorial election. This author contends that the Maine vote - largely divided between Paul LePage, the victor, and Eliot Cutler - was not a "north-south split," but a more complex divide better…

  • Author: Beaupré, Normand R.

Date: 1982

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 21332161

Biography of Adelard Coté, Southern Maine artist and sculptor of wood. Includes pictures of his art, interviews, and a critical observation of his work as a part of Franco-American folklore. Also includes a brief history of French-Canadian…

  • 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…