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  • 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: 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: Rivard, Paul E.

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48958482

Find Online: OL8793733M

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General history of the textile industry and its workers in the towns and cities of New England. From early domestic and small-scale manufacturing in the 17th and 18th centuries, to weaving industries of the early 19th, to the massive riverside brick…

  • Author: Sherman, Sarah Way

Date: 2002 spring

Publication: American Literary Realism

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42711105

Critical and historical reading of Sarah Orne Jewett's 1898 short story, "The Gray Mills of Farley," about textile mill workers, an agent, and mill directors around the time of a New England mill's cut-back and shut-down. Place and character…

  • 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: Hudson, Katharine B.

Date: 1988 Winter

Publication: Bowdoin Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 16529966

Historical essay marking the links between the Franco American community of Brunswick, Maine, and the city's historic liberal arts institution, Bowdoin College. Details of Brunswick's French history alaongside notes on Bowdoin's Franco American…

  • 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: Desmarais, Barbara

Date: 1997 August 28-September 3

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 29

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234

Newspaper piece on a woman's decision to share the quilts of her Franco American mother-in-law with Brunswick, Maine's local historical society. The family stories held within the quilts, the experiences of ethnicity and socioeconomic class they…

  • 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: Bolduc, Claire E.
  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1978 April

Publication: The Bates College Bulletin

Volume: 75

Language: English

Find in a Library: 606846514

Interview with Professor of French at Penn State University, Gerard J. Brault. Marks his participation in a Bates College symposium entitled, "The Franco-American Presence in America." Some of his thoughts on research on Franco-Americans, his…

  • 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: 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: Helfrich, G.W.

Date: 1988 October

Publication: Down East

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 1683246, 15021999

Article focusing on Brunswick, Maine, native, Bowdoin College director of dining services, and chef extraordinaire, Laurent C. "Larry" Pinette. How he has achieved success in the college kitchen among the great menu of transitions that have taken…

  • 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: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1962

Language: fr

Find in a Library: Inconnu

Un petit livre de pensées sur l'enseignment de la langue française aux jeunes gens. Des problèmes, méthodes, et concernes linguistiques et culturelles qui sont nécessaires pour les enseignants à considérer dans la salle de classe, et avec les…

  • Author: Guignard, Michael

Date: 1973-win

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Study of a brief period in the history of the Roman Catholic Church in the state of Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century. A political portrait of the "Corporation Sole" controversy - a drawn-out public dispute between the bishop of the…

  • Author: Rhéaume, Lénore M.

Date: 1987

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 16988372

Book of poems from a Brunswick, Maine native and graduate of Rhode Island's' Barrington College.

  • Author: Sanders, Michael S.

Date: 2007 October

Publication: Down East

Volume: 54

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 16832466, 15021999

Article on Franco American foods and their relative invisibility, inspired by this food writer's engagement with some of the customs and cuisine to be found in the homes of Brunswick, Maine. Contains brief interviews on Franco American culture with…

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1975 spring

Publication: Labor History

Volume: 16

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1755402, 49560241

An essay on how Manchester, New Hampshire, mill workers "[adapted] to industrial conditions" in the early twentieth century, taking special consideration for the relationships between work, ethnicity, family, and their influences upon one another…

  • Author: Stewart, Alice R.

Date: 1987 Winter

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 26

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Brief essay characterizing the historical writings on Franco Americans in Maine, the evolution of the historical scope of these writings, and the transformation of their concerns from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. A call for new…

  • Author: Born, Warren C. (editor)

Date: 1976

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2108146

A collection of reports from the working committees of the 1976 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. An overview of the history and tradition of immigration in the United States, and an introduction to ethnic groups associated…

  • Author: Locke, William N.

Date: 1949

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 315848

Find Online: OL6800754W

Republication of a 1941 doctoral thesis in linguistics, presented with historical introduction from a University of Virginia scholar. Observations and analyses of the linguistic characteristics of vernacular French in the French Canadian and Franco…

  • 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: Walker, David Bradstreet

Date: 1961

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1081600

An analysis of Brunswick and Lewiston, Maine voting patterns based on demography, involvement in ethnic social organizations, and economic scale. Walker examines poll figures beginning with the post-1860 French Canadian migration period and moving…

  • Author: Kennedy, Kate

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 58051314

Find Online: OL3420598M

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A collection of biographical sketches of Maine women with unique accomplishments, and of those who have made significant contributions to their communities and to the state at large. One of the many books in the "More than Petticoats" series, the…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J. (rédacteur)

Date: 1961

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 4591169

Une collection d'essaies sur le sujet de la vie franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Compilée des présentations de quelques conférences academiques de Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine. Avec les écrits qui suivent: …

  • Author: Locke, William Nash

Date: 1941

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Linguistics

Institution: Harvard University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 315848

Observations and analyses of the linguistic characteristics of vernacular French in the French Canadian and Franco American community of Brunswick, Maine, in the early twentieth century. Special emphasis on word pronunciation and its relationship to…