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  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: 181139334

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Novel centered around a family of four and a son's retelling of his disrupted youth. An absent, long-haul trucker father and his multiple families; a psychologically troubled mother who claims, among other things, that her children are imposters; an…

  • Author: O'Toole, James M.

Date: 1992-00 (1992/1993)

Publication: Bulletin de la Société Historique Franco-Américaine

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6284609

Journal publication of a brief presentation on the history of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States, with an emphasis on the prevalence of Catholicism among ethnic immigrant communities from the 19th century onward. Certain tensions between…

  • Author: Chute, Carolyn

Date: 1988

Language: English

Find in a Library: 17441000

The second in a collection of novels by this North Parsonsfield, Maine author. Set in the fictional, rural Maine town of Egypt. A series of vignettes centered around Big Lucien Letourneau, his family, and the other hardscrabble characters in their…

  • Author: Brière, Eloise A.

Date: 1986

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 16579879

Une sélection de présentations du programme des "Franco-American and Quebec Heritage Series" de l'Université de l'État de New York (Albany) entre 1983 et 1985. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie…

  • Author: Tierney, Ben

Date: 1977 May 26

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

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Article on Maine Franco Americans' opposing positions relative to Québec separatism in the 1970s. Comments from state legislators, loggers, and university professionals from across the state. Thoughts on the possible positive and negative impacts…

  • Author: Tirone Smith, Mary-Ann

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61151630

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Memoir of a woman growing up in the immigrant city of Hartford, Connecticut in the 1950s. Her French Canadian and Italian relatives, her childhood, early adulthood, and the processes of recollecting them. Divided into five parts: Mortality; Brain…

  • Author: Pullen, Clarence

Date: 1902

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6640470

Find Online: OL14014732M

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Subtitled, "Where Acadia and Scandinavia's Subtle Touch Turned a Wilderness into a Land of Plenty." Travel writings of a journalist's visit to Aroostook County in northern Maine at the beginning of the 20th century. The writer's impressions of…

  • Author: Schilcher, Elisabeth

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., French

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27257499

Étude sur l'identité ethnique et sa transformation dans les Acadiens de la vallée de la rivière Saint-Jean au nord de l'état du Maine dans les années 1990; analyse basée sur des recherches historiques et des données locales et…

  • Author: Walkowitz, Daniel

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4003426

Find Online: OL4730176M

A history of the growth of nineteenth-century labor movements in the neighboring industrial cities of Troy and Cohoes, New York, on the banks of the Hudson River. The labor and market conditions, social contexts, and events specific to each city that…

  • Author: Sterne, Evelyn Savidge

Date: 2000-04 (spring)

Publication: Social Science History

Volume: 24

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42413348, 2761258

Essay exploring the diverse ways in which the Catholic church in Providence, Rhode Island served its predominantly immigrant, working-class parishioners as a public space from which to express political opinion, and as a mouthpiece for the assertion…

  • Author: Mitchell, Jacqueline

Date: 1977 December - 1978 January

Publication: Maine Magazine

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 25733085

Short story about a millworking, mothering woman living in poverty, and the effects of the mill's environment on her dreams and waking life.

  • Author: Clemons, Joan

Date: 2010 August 12

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

A WERU FM community radio broadcast of readings by two Maine writers, Rhea Côté Robbins and Trudy Chambers Price. Côté Robbins, who introduces her readings with a short talk on violence at home and in the workplace, shares from a work-in-progress…

  • Author: Senier, Siobhan

Date: 2002

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 75

Language: en

Find in a Library: 480610151, 1759778, 50709799, 11168654

Essay exploring the 1930s Federal Writers' Project interview of Indian Island, Maine, resident and canoe maker, Henry Mitchell, transcribed by Old Town native, Robert Grady. Arguments favoring the particularly modern quality of the dually-authored…

  • Author: Sénécal, André

Date: 1981-03-00

Publication: Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française

Volume: 34

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1764125

Un bref essai sur la persistance de la religion, l'ethnocentrisme, et le nationalisme dans l'attitude des dirigeants du Québec (prêtres, les penseurs du public, et autres), comme dirigés vers les émigrants aux États-Unis au 19ème et début du…

  • Author: Barry, Ellen

Date: 2001 February 12

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Brief profile of a Waterville, Maine, group of adults intent on reclaiming the French language that permeated their earlier lives but that - for reasons personal, political, and otherwise historical - was replaced or repressed by communication in…

  • Author: Chartier, Armand B.

Date: 1979-06-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

A brief history, unpublished, of the French presence in the Rhode Island area - from France's exploration in the 16th century, to the Huguenot communities of the 17th century, French soldiers of the late 18th in the American Revolution, and the…

  • Author: Gagnon, Dawn

Date: 1995 June 24-25

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a French-language forum about cultural heritage and viability in the St. John River Valley, northern Maine. The talk, sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council, was led by advocates for the Acadian and Quebecois heritages prevalent in…

  • Author: Dionne, E.J., Jr.

Date: 2003 April 27

Publication: Maine Sunday Telegram

Language: English

Find in a Library: 39226552

Article subtitled, "Does the United States now need a Franco-American Anti-Defamation League?" Editorial reaction to the recent uses of France and the French ethnicity in American politics as a derogatory stand-in for anti-nationalism. The author's…

  • 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: Semenak, Susan

Date: 1984 January 9

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

Subtitled, "French in New England fear their language and culture risk being lost forever unless something is done soon." An article presenting the Franco Americans in Vermont as a people at risk of cultural and linguistic assimilation. Focuses on…

  • Author: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 30

Publication: Providence Journal-Bulletin

Language: English

Find in a Library: 232119114, 32602766

Reprinted segment of Los Angeles Times feature article ("French in Maine Bear Bias Quietly") attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and…

  • Author: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 28

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3638237, 192107378, 11200117

Feature article attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and commentators in Bangor, Lewiston, Van Buren, and Orono. Abridged version of the…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1995 Fall

Publication: Thought & Action : The NEA Higher Education Journal

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 11018391, 46310703

A brief history behind ethnic slurs directed toward Franco Americans in the US Northeast. A historical contextualization of this type of discrimination in government, business, and scholarship. Some historical foundations of the "dumb Frenchman"…

  • Author: Curran, Jeanne

Date: 1993 August 26

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Subtitled, "Judge says TDC didn't discriminate." Article relating the results of a U.S. District Court case in which a Franco American man filed suit against his former Bangor, Maine employer for unlawful hiring practices and discrimination based on…

  • Author: Boyle, Gerry

Date: 1993 January 22

Publication: Morning Sentinel

Language: English

Find in a Library: 38243806, 232119454, 38243825

Editorial piece on the derogatory ethnocentricity of certain recent (winter, 1992-1993) newspaper publications and radio broadcasts in central Maine, and a reflection on one Waterville, Maine, mother's reaction to them in specific.

  • Author: Gillman, Richard

Date: 1993 January 21

Publication: Morning Sentinel

Language: English

Find in a Library: 38243806, 232119454, 38243825

Letter to the editor berating Waterville, Maine's Morning Sentinel editorial staff for failing to criticize a Portland-based radio station (WBLM) that frequently included in its morning show a segment poking fun at a Franco American character. Cites…

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1993 January 15

Publication: Morning Sentinel

Language: English

Find in a Library: 38243806, 232119454, 38243825

Article on certain reactions to Portland, Maine, radio station, WBLM's morning broadcast featuring humor based on "a slow-witted Franco-American" character. Differing public attitudes toward the station's program, including complaints issued by the…

  • Author: Chute, Carolyn

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10996872

The first in a collection of novels set in and about the fictional rural Maine town of Egypt. A series of vignettes inviting us into the world of the sprawling and raucous Bean family, often through the eyes of their neighbor, Earlene Pomerleau.…

  • Author: Driedger, Derek

Date: 2007

Publication: Journal of Narrative Theory

Volume: 37

Language: English

Find in a Library: 54663119

Essay on American author Willa Cather's critiques of journalism and realist writing as evidenced in her 1931 novel, "Shadows on the Rock" - a storied portrayal of historical French Canadian resistance to assimilation. How Cather portrays in her…