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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: 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: 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: Fecteau, Edward

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1312704

Find Online: OL6484968M

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Historical text on French, French Canadian, and Franco American persons significant to political, social, religious, and artistic life in the United States both before and after 1776 - from the early 17th century to the 1940s. Composed of…

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Holman, Claire

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Salt

Volume: 10

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Documentary piece on Lewiston, Maine, illustrated in black and white photo. Fluid city descriptions and drawn-out interviews with Lewiston residents spanning three generations enter readers into the life of the early twentieth-century industrial…

  • 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: Guignard, Michael

Date: 1973-win

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Study of a brief period in the history of the Roman Catholic Church in the state of Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century. A political portrait of the "Corporation Sole" controversy - a drawn-out public dispute between the bishop of the…

  • Author: Sanders, Michael S.

Date: 2007 October

Publication: Down East

Volume: 54

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 16832466, 15021999

Article on Franco American foods and their relative invisibility, inspired by this food writer's engagement with some of the customs and cuisine to be found in the homes of Brunswick, Maine. Contains brief interviews on Franco American culture with…

  • Author: Beauchesne, Wil

Date: 1980

Language: English

Find in a Library: 7116516

Book of poems on the place and characters of the coastal state of Maine. Written by a native of Sanford. Printed without pagination.

  • Author: Vincens, Simone J.

Date: 1985-01

Publication: Contemporary French Civilization

Volume: 9

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6466586, 3234085

Une vue d'ensemble de l'histoire de la presse franco-américaine du 19e et 20e siècles, écrit par un professeur de Millersville State College. Commentaire sur les divers publications et leur ampleur géographique à la hauteur de leurs succès.…

  • Author: Levasseur, Raymond Luc

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Essay on political activist and Vietnam veteran Ray Luc Levasseur's working-class Franco background from around the mills of Sanford, Maine. The pride he has built out of the integrity of his family and his experiences of discrimination. The…

  • Author: Wormwood, Rick

Date: 2004 December 17-23

Publication: The Portland Phoenix

Language: English

Find in a Library: 42450194

Feature article on Sanford native, Ray Luc Levasseur, and his return to southern Maine following decades spent imprisoned for convictions associated with political activism. Some historical background about Levasseur, his hometown, and the reputation…

  • Author: Goodman, Giselle

Date: 2004 August 7

Publication: Portland Press Herald

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9341113, 232117688

Article on the return to southern Maine of Sanford native, Ray Luc Levasseur, after decades of imprisonment in federal penitentiary for convictions associated with his political activism. Includes a timeline from 1977 to 2004 of some of the major…

  • Author: Sun Journal Staff

Date: 2003 March 14

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Article on Quebec's donation of nearly 10,000 books in the French language to the Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine, to be distributed into the state's Franco-American communities.

  • 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: Luyat, Anne
  • Author: Tolron, Francine

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 49197560

Collection of essays in cultural criticism, with specific emphases on national, ethnic, and linguistic identities in transit. Divided in the text by the geographies to which each essay pertains. From the introduction: "The authors [in 'Flight from…

  • Author: Martin, Jane

Date: 2010 September 7

Language: English and français

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Episode of a CBC broadcast, "C'est la vie," whose feature is Franco American life in southern Maine. Biddeford, the hometown of narrator Jane Martin, is the episode's main setting. Contains interviews with Martin's aunt and parents in Biddeford and…

  • Author: Lederman, Diane

Date: 2009 November 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

Article on Ray Luc Levasseur's suspended invitation to speak at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2009. Levasseur, a Maine resident, is serving a paroled sentence in that state for his alleged involvement in politically-motivated crimes…

  • 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: Franco-American Centre Franco-Américain

Date: 1996

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 38755550

An examination of Franco-American history and life through the folkloric means of artistic woodcarving in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The introduction reads, "This exhibit catalogue is designed to share with the public the vitality and the…