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  • Author: Faux, Tom

Date: 2009

Publication: World of Music

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642050

Profile of the life, training, and works of expert Maine-based fiddler, Don Roy. The musical traditions in which he seats himself, and the attention he has brought to contemporary fiddle playing through public performance. The author's critique of…

  • 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: Grenier, Ross L.

Date: 2010

Language: en

Memoir compiled from early twentieth-century stories of the author's youth, growing up in a large Canadian immigrant family in the townships of Brassua and Holeb, Somerset County, Maine. Rural family life in northwestern Maine - sporting, housing,…

  • 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: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2012-10-00

Publication: The Believer

Volume: 10

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51678567

Magazine article on the 2012 disappearance of Waterville, Maine toddler, Ayla Reynolds, as local and national news phenomenon. The missing child and her family at the center of 21st century "info-tainment," situated in the author's own hometown.…

  • 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: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Portland: Maine's City Magazine

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 29353487

Autobiographical magazine piece by a writer from Waterville, Maine. Reflections on her women ancestors and the Waterville neighborhood where they once lived, "down the Plains." Thoughts on the contemporary Franco-American woman experience, with a…

  • Author: Cantara, Michael
  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.
  • Author: Lévesque, Jean-Pierre
  • Author: Paradis, Judy
  • Author: Pelletier, Raymond
  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1996

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentations par des représentatives de l'état et l'Université du Maine sur leurs perceptions de l'identité et l'experience franco-américaine aux États-Unis. Présentée en anglais et français. Un bref historique collectif de la…

  • Author: Santerre, Richard Robert

Date: 1974

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Romance Languages and Literatures

Institution: Boston College

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 3043922

Une dissertation sur la littérature - le roman - franco-américaine : ses grands thèmes, ses auteurs dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre, et les historiques américaines et québécoises qui forment son contexte. Met…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 18136947

Le cinquième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 16-17 mars 1984. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

  • 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: Charlebois, Joseph

Date: 1911

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 53660030

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Sous-titrée, "Dédié aux Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle Angleterre." Une collection de dessins politiques qui soulèvent des questions sur le traitement des Franco-Américaines par leur clergé…

  • 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: Roy, Suzanne R.

Date: 1974

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 3404725

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French-English bilingual educational television series for children. Designed "to expose the Franco American child to simple elements of his/her culture" (MPBN). Created in 1974 by Project FACTS (Franco-American Children's Television Series);…

  • 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: Hale, John

Date: 2008 May 29

Publication: Capital Weekly

Volume: 14

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32437699

Article describing the specific efforts of four Maine cities - Augusta, Lewiston, Waterville, and Biddeford - to preserve Franco American history and honor their French heritage communities. Includes interviews with locals who describe in detail…

  • Author: Levin, Abbe (director)
  • Author: Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
  • Author: Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76810555

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany…

  • Author: LaFlamme, Matthew R.

Date: 1994-12-00

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579830

Thesis examining the textile workers of Waterville, Maine during the New Deal Era. Descriptions of an observable transition in the Franco American community from an ethnicity-based cohesion to a consciousness and way of life organized by class. An…

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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…