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  • Author: Biron, Ronald Ernest

Date: 2012

Thesis Type: D.A., Leadership

Institution: Franklin Pierce University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 839538706

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Dissertation describing the historical development of a Franco American cultural identity through oral history interviews conducted by the author with sixteen Franco American people in the Manchester, New Hampshire region. Includes two parts: video…

  • Author: Frost, Juliana

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., English

Institution: Southern Connecticut State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 29251610

Thesis on late twentieth-century New England Franco American literature and some of its creators - John Dufresne, Dorianne Laux, Steven Riel, Denis Ledoux, Susann Pelletier, Bill Tremblay, David Rivard - couched in a culture-specific analysis of…

  • 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: Smith, James Brian

Date: 1993

Thesis Type: Ed. D.

Institution: Boston College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31951945

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Education study of the cultural validity of standardized testing in Maine. Based on test performances in 1988 and 1989 from samplings of students in St. Agatha, Madawaska, Lewiston, Fort Kent, Van Buren, and Caribou. Analyzes scoring in the areas of…

  • Author: Raymond, Marcel-Alexandre-Lucien

Date: 1959

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Ottawa

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16015534

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Education research into the Roman Catholic diocesan school system in Maine - from the Church's early teaching there, to the system's official establishment in 1853, to its middle-twentieth-century form. One of the earlist writings on the Maine…

  • 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: Lanoue, Margaret A.

Date: 1984

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579887

Master's thesis proposing a restaurant whose design and theme aim toward public education about Franco American culture. How this project is situated in a larger, national discussion about "the value of ethnic identity" (1). A demographic background…

  • Author: Bernard, Irène Mailhot

Date: 1982

Thesis Type: Ph.D., French

Institution: The Pennsylvania State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 10419315

Dissertation on the relationship between the French language and Franco American culture in Lewiston, Maine in the twentieth century. Historical background of Maine French speakers. Theories and methods in the study of French in New England as…

  • 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: Sorg, Marcella Harnish

Date: 1979

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Anthropology

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6055167, 11076178, 655165219

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Study in biological anthropology on the immigration and settlement of French Canadians in New England, and the eventual community, then deme - or reproductive/"breeding" group - formation of Franco Americans in Old Town, Maine, through the 19th…

  • Author: D'Andrea, Vaneeta-Marie

Date: 1986

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: University of Connecticut

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16137683, 707101694, 295684257

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Thesis in sociology highlighting Franco American women in the preservation of ethnic heritage and language. Based on a variety of case studies conducted by the author in 1980s New England. From the author: "The primary purpose of this dissertation…

  • Author: Haebler, Peter

Date: 1976

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of New Hampshire

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3231008, 5519977

Descriptions of turn-of-the-century transitions among the Franco Americans in Holyoke, Massachusetts, from a lower-class immigrant enclave to a more largely socially integrated, participatory American community with greater public influence. Argues a…

  • Author: Iutcovich, Mark

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: Case Western Reserve University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53732110, 612908973, 77321099

Dissertation analyzing the social dynamics of an Ontario "pulp and paper town" with significant French- and English-heritage populations. A comparative sociological study in how ethnicity impacts community structures and interrelations in Canada. How…

  • Author: Kistler, Ruth Barthold

Date: 1947

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: New York University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53768425

Dissertation on the cultural life of French Canada, from the 16th century until the middle 20th, and the specific roles that religion, education, and language have played in its minority preservation in and outside of Quebec. Historical background of…

  • Author: Adrian, Patricia Wood

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: Catholic University of America

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61751321, 6635333

Dissertation comparing the ways in which working- and lower-class Franco American and Italian American women deal with social and psychological stresses. Comparisons of the interpersonal behaviors of "housewives" within each social group, measured in…

  • Author: Dubé, Normand C.

Date: 1971

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 22407012

Dissertation exploring the resources and methods available for teaching the French language to the Franco American native French speaker. Suggestions for materials, activity, and practice in the Franco American's bilingual education setting,…

  • Author: Massey, Lucy Alice

Date: 1961

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: New York University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6634706, 58668868

Historiography of Acadia up to 1755. Analysis of writings on the Acadian people as they were thought to have lived in Atlantic Canada before their 18th-century expulsion. Presentation of pre-expulsion Acadian customs, behaviors, and social life as…

  • Author: Préfontaine, Marielle

Date: 1969

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Sociology

Institution: Cornell University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 63919394, 10602109

Find Online: OL13199193W

Qualitative analysis of self-concepts of college women and their varying attitudes toward gender roles. Based on data collected through questionnaires to women in different types of French Canadian schools - "classical colleges," "normal schools,"…

  • Author: Shannon, William F.

Date: 2010-12

Institution: Athabasca University

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Critical reading of three Franco American oral history interviews from the Federal Writers' Project of the late 1930s. An exploration of how the participants in each interview constructed identities of self and community through the stories they…

  • Author: Maillet, Marguerite A.

Date: 1976

Thesis Type: M. Ed.

Institution: University of Maine Portland-Gorham

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown (available at Franco American Centre, University of Maine)

Historical origins of Franco American community in the city of Lewiston, Maine. Cultural heritage as related to the establishment of textile mills and shoe shops, the influence of church parishes and schools, and the concerns of local Roman Catholic…

  • Author: Gauthier, Joseph Delphis

Date: 1948

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Littérature américaine

Institution: Université Laval

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 7962637, 299563561, 77405512

Les rélations culturelles entre le Québec, les canadiens français, et la littérature américaine tel qu'ils apparaissent dans le roman américain. Les impressions américaines populaires de ces romans sur des perceptions du Canada…

  • Author: Lalande, Jean-Guy

Date: 1971

Thesis Type: M.A., Histoire

Institution: Université Laval

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 77266349

Une thèse maitrise sur le mouvement Sentinelliste: une grande réaction journalistique aux droits linguistiques et réligieuses d'une diocèse catholique dans le Rhode Island, et dans les églises du sud de la Nouvelle-Angleterre au début du…

  • Author: Goff, Lisa

Date: 2010-05-00

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of Virginia

Language: en

Find in a Library: 703598810

From the author: "This dissertation adds a missing piece to the history of the American working class by documenting an overlooked category of low-income housing and the ways in which these self-reliant communities were assigned cultural meanings at…

  • Author: Melvin, Charlotte Maxine Lenentine

Date: 1955

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of New Brunswick

Language: en

Find in a Library: 433902080

History of the Madawaska border region of the Upper Saint John River Valley as a meeting point of New Brunswick and the state of Maine. Madawaska as an area of political negotiation, a borderland infused with geographic and political meaning in the…

  • Author: Ménard, Jean-Sébastien

Date: 2007

Thesis Type: Ph. D., French

Institution: McGill University

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 316101393

Du texte: "Cette thèse porte sur l’inscription de la Beat Generation dans la littérature québécoise. J'y analyse non pas la réception de ce mouvement au Québec lors de son émergence dans les années 1950, mais bien sa réappropriation…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice (Chevalier)

Date: 1983

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52377703

From the author: "The Madawaska settlement, on the Upper St. John Valley in Northern Maine and North West New Brunswick was started in 1785 by a group of Acadian and French-Canadian families for New Brunswick, and a group of French Canadians from the…

  • Author: Cloutier De la Garza, Anita-Louise

Date: 1964

Thesis Type: M.A., Romance Philology

Institution: Columbia University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 56147589

Comparison of phonological traits in the English and the French languages spoken in the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine. Observations of idiosyncratic French language characteristics in Lewiston. An introductory history of Franco Americans…

  • Author: Desrosiers-Lauzon, Godefroy

Date: 2008

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of Ottawa

Language: en

Find in a Library: 658153238

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From the author: "This thesis explains and analyzes the phenomenon of seasonal, long-term winter travel to Florida, travelers that South Floridians have called 'snowbirds.' It demonstrates what pushed and pulled [Canadian and American] snowbirds to…