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  • Author: Jaffee, Susan E.

Date: 1974

Thesis Type: Ph. D., American Civilization

Institution: Brown University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 549720898

Dissertation on ethnicity and working-class life in early-twentieth-century Rhode Island. Particular emphasis on the causes and effects of a violent 1922 strike at B.B. and R. Knight Mills on the banks of the Pawtuxet River in Natick, Rhode Island.…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2001 July/August

Publication: Eclectica

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 370158292

Short story about the relationship between father and son. The father, a Vietnam War veteran who speaks little of his war experience, narrates the persistence of a son whose interest in his father's war involvement drives both son and father to ask…

  • Author: Sharrow, Gregory L.

Date: 1997-11-00

Publication: Visit'n: Conversations with Vermonters

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 36559489

Article compiled from oral history interviews Vermont stonecutters of the early twentieth century. Featured in the Vermont Folklife Center's annual publication, "Visit'n." From the Vermont Historical Society: "Because many French Canadians first came…

  • Author: Gosselin, Henri

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 47671730

Fictional account of a French missionary to the Huron people in colonial New France on the eastern half of modern-day Canada. From the back of the text: "A historical novel based on the true story of Eustache Lambert's heroic service as a devoted…

  • Author: Gosselin, Henri

Date: 1998

Language: English (traduction en français disponible)

Find in a Library: 42249878

Historical fiction piece about a French Canadian spy participating in the American Revolution and risking, from the threats of his Canadian bishop, excommunication from the Catholic Church. Based on actual events.

  • Author: Genest, Eloise

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 49396582

A 21st-century novel about Louisiana's colonial period, and the demise of French power on the North American continent before the end of the 1700s.. From Amazon.com: " It is the period of the Enlightenment in France and Europe, and early French…

  • Author: Fuller, Robert G., Jr.

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: 466715527

A crime novel set in a small fictional Maine town. Written by local attorney and resident of Central Maine. From the author's website: "Why would anyone want to kill Harvey Coburn? This question perplexes Maine state police detective Martin Counihan.…

  • Author: Cather, Willa

Date: 1931

Language: English

Find in a Library: 167912

Novel set in seventeenth-century Canada - New France - maneuvering between a widower, his family and guests, and the great political figures of the time. Written by Cather out of a brief obsession with Québec and French Canada in the early twentieth…

  • Author: Branham, Robert J.
  • Author: Francoeur, Lynn
  • Author: Surkis, William D.

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: 28185042

From the Lewiston Sun Journal: "The documentary tells the story of a strike that involved thousands of shoe workers and more than a dozen factories in Lewiston and Auburn [Maine]. Seeking higher wages and recognition of their union affiliation with…

  • Author: Jepson, Brenda N. (director)

Date: 2006 (?)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 71009361

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From Crown of Maine Productions: "'The Story of the Acadians' is a tale of discovery, tragedy and determination – of a peace loving people who never give up. Learn how the first French settlers brought with them pre-fabricated homes from France to…

  • Author: Beresford, Bruce (director)

Date: 1991 September

Language: English, Latin, Cree, Mohawk, Algonquin

Find in a Library: 228009707

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From the Canadian Film Encyclopedia: "Black Robe is a bleak but majestic film about the diverse cultures of the French settlers and the Algonquin people, and the clashes between them....The hostile wilderness of 17th-century New France is the setting…

  • 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: New York Times

Date: 1893 July 1

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1760220

1893 article on the letter of a Fall River, Massachusetts, French-Canadian Congregationalist minister to the governor of South Carolina, requesting information on how he and his protestant community might relocate to South Carolina and escape the…

  • Author: Williams, Allen Samuel

Date: 1907 September 2

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1760220

Brief letter to the editor acknowledging the local governments of Fall River, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island, forbidding the act of spitting on the sidewalk. Author suggests the positive effect of the law in these cities is perhaps due…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 December 7-8

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

On the fiftieth year following the 1941 Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Lucien Poulin of Augusta, Maine, tells of his experience of the surprise bombing and his subsequent involvement in World War II.

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1992 May 21

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

John McAuley recalls his experience of racism while growing up in Augusta, Maine, in the 1930s.

  • Author: Associated Press

Date: 2010 October 8-9

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Priscille Gagnon, for head of La Kermesse Franco American festival in Biddeford, Maine, is sentenced to three months in prison after being convicted of embezzling nearly $80,000 in festival funds to pay for her husband's hospital bills.

  • 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: Offer, David B.

Date: 2010 October 19

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Article on the derogatory vandalism of a political sign for Augusta, Maine, State Senate candidate, Roger Katz, that sat in Augusta's Franco-American neighborhood. Offer points out the sadness of Katz, his reaction, and the immense negative reaction…

  • Author: Cameron, Ardis

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26932573

Find Online: OL9368720M

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New England women's labor history text from a professor of American and New England studies at the University of Southern Maine. Focuses on Lawrence, Massachusetts, as a town with a diversity of worker and ethnic experience, and the relationship…

  • Author: Armstrong, John Borden

Date: 1969

Language: en

Find in a Library: 57351

Find Online: OL5685835M

Nearly two hundred years of history in a New Hampshire town. Harrisville's businesses and communities, the production of its farms, and the centrality of its mills. The economic, political, and social transformations of Harrisville laid out…

  • Author: Levasseur, Raymond Luc

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 55030481

Ray Luc Levasseur's statements from the 1989 criminal trial where he represented himself against accusations of racketeering. He places himself and a working-class Franco (Sanford, Maine) upbringing in the course of an American class struggle,…

  • Author: Belliveau, Pierre

Date: 1972

Language: English

Find Online: 2736058

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  • Author: Lockerby, Earle

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find Online: 192053072

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  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2176381

A thorough history of the Franco American presence in the city of Augusta, Maine, up to the 1970s. Histories of mill, church, school, and community, from their migrant inception through sometimes celebratory, sometimes violent, persistence.…

  • Author: Arsenault, Bona [Bonaventure]

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6252812

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Translation of the first volume of Arsenault's original historical collection, "Histoire et généalogie des Acadiens." This volume, "Histoire des Acadiens," attempts a comprehensive history of the Acadian people - their arrival in…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2007

Language: English

Find in a Library: 7446073

A collection of short stories loosely connected, all based on the premise of the death of God. From Viking Press: "Ron Currie's gutsy, funny book is instantly gripping: If God takes human form and dies, what would become of life as we know it?…

  • Author: Crépeau, Georges

Date: 1892-00-00 (créé)

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 6471886

Un petit roman policier. L'amour et un assassiner dans un village tranquille. Écrit à Lowell, Massachusetts, en 1892. Republié en 1979 avec le support de Title VII ESEA and le NMDC. Le livre commence: "Mort!...Oui mort!...On crut d'abord au…