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  • Author: Hutchinson, Gloria

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13210635

A collection of student writings in celebration of the 200th year of the Acadian settlement at St. David, Maine, in the northern St. John River Valley. Created during a 1985 Madawaska, Maine summer program for gifted and talented students - MEGA…

  • Author: Stewart, Richard H.

Date: 1977 January 9

Publication: Boston Sunday Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3511777, 1536853

Feature article on the towns and people of the St. John River Valley in Aroostook County, Maine. Photos of farm, church, and family, in illustration of the descriptions of rural life along Maine's north and northeastern Canadian border. Interviews…

  • Author: Garfinkel, Perry

Date: 1980 September

Publication: National Geographic

Volume: 158

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6451257, 2255097

Expository, journalistic piece on the people of the Upper St. John River Valley, cradle of the political border between northeastern Maine and New Brunswick. The predominance of French Acadian culture there and an integrative overview of its elements…

  • Author: Pelletier, Louis

Date: 2010

Language: English

Find in a Library: 694172904

Stories from the Allagash, Maine, of old. Told in 26 parts - one part for a salient word corresponding to each letter of the alphabet. Written from the recollections of a longtime Allagash resident. Interlocked portraits of his family and life there,…

  • Author: Bayly, Julia

Date: 2010 December 26

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a recent memoir on the life and times of Louis Pelletier in the Allagash, Maine, of the past century. His family, his work in the woods, and his memories of early twentieth-century northern Maine. Co-authored by Louis and his daughter,…

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 2010

Language: en

Find in a Library: 535495395

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An "Images of America" pictorial history that illustrates parts of the Franco-American experience in Maine, Maine's people, and the things and places that occupied their lives. Chapters run as follows: 1)Work, 2)Family, 3)Religious Life, 4)Community,…

  • Author: Connors-Carlson, Shirlee

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49045997

A pictorial history of life and logging in St. John, Maine, at the beginning of the twentieth century. Includes some pictures that are featured in the book "Acadian Hard Times" (Stewart Doty, 1991), as well as many others that capture the households…

  • Author: Perreault, Gene N.

Date: 1986

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 16989034

Find Online: OL5071919W

From the author: "The following stories represent the folk history of the logging business in northern Maine. They were gathered over the years and the facts may have been changed as the stories were passed on to succeeding generations. However, they…

  • Author: LeVasseur, Frances Dumond (editor)

Date: 1974

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52833122 (can be viewed at the Franco-American Centre, University of Maine, Orono, Maine)

A descriptive catalog of the towns of the St. John Valley in northern Maine. Includes geographic positioning, demographic information for each incorporated place, and the names and occupations of public officials. Also includes a time line of facts…

  • Author: Stadig, Rita

Date: 1989

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20939346

A history of the St. John River Valley, Maine with a large segment dedicated to the town of Wallagrass. Begins with European colonization and the sixteenth century Native Americans, and continues through the establishment and demise of Acadia, and…

  • Author: Pelletier, Cathie

Date: 1989

Language: English

Find in a Library: 19517465

From Publishers Weekly: "Boisterous, tacky and opportunistic residents of Mattagash, Maine, prepare for the unlikely wedding of Amy Jo Lawler - descendant of their small town's Protestant founder - to a Catholic with unacceptable French Canadian…

  • Author: Findlen, George

Date: 2003


Find in a Library: 52871722

A resource guide and short bibliography for budding genealogists. Includes a brief historical overview of emigration to the St. John Valley region in the context of the Acadian expulsion (1755), the American Revolution (1776), and the relocation of…