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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: 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: 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: 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: Rhoda, Erin

Date: 2010 May 24

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Article about a granddaughter - now in her sixties - who enjoys traveling the same pass her grandmother rode from Canada to Central Maine on Route 201. The author recounts the history of emigration from Canada to the US down this route, and talks…

  • Author: Robinson, David

Date: 2010 November 15

Publication: Morning Sentinel

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35961915

Article on Les Bavards - a group that gathers weekly in Waterville, Maine, to speak French and share stories to keep in mind their cultural heritage.

  • Author: Plocher, Stephen

Date: 2007

Language: en

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A brief history of Waterville, Maine, written by a graduate of Waterville's Colby College and published online by the city government of Waterville. Begins with the city's peopling, moving through the town's incorporation apart from Winslow in 1802,…

  • Author: Calvert, Mary

Date: 1983

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10864362

Find Online: OL2769967W

Historical piece on the European explorers of the Kennebec River Valley and the Abenaki people of that Maine region. Highlights the relationships among British, French, and Native American, and their confrontations from the 17th century onward. The…

  • Author: Calvert, Mary

Date: 1986

Language: en

Find in a Library: 15523085

Find Online: OL2769969W

Historical piece on the Kennebec River and its surrounding valley towns, from the end of the American Revolution until the river's final log drive in the second half of the twentieth century. Relationships between early settlers and Native Americans.…

  • Author: Leloup, Laurent

Date: 1994

Thesis Type: M.A., Géographie

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: Inconnu/Unknown

De l'introduction de cet étudiant de France: "Afin d'approcher le sujet, trois méthodes ont été employées. La lecture de documents écrits retracent l'immigration et l'installation de canadiens français dans le Maine. Afin de mieux percevoir ce…

  • Author: Bérubé, Bernard (Barney) Arthur

Date: 1986

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: University of Maine

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16643811

From the introduction: "The extent to which cultural diversity in Maine schools is enhanced by appropriate educational programs for Franco-Americans is the focus of this research effort."..."A study of culture-related attitudes of citizens..."..."An…