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  • Author: Egan, Andrew
  • Author: Taggart, Deryth

Date: 2004-12-01

Publication: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry

Volume: 21

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10394971

Study of Maine- and Québec-rooted loggers in Maine's northern woods on the Québec border. Presentation of survey results depicting the attitudes of Maine and Québec loggers toward their occupation, their understanding of public perceptions toward…

  • Author: Beattie, Betsy

Date: 1989

Publication: Vermont History : The Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society

Volume: 57

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773222

Article characterizing the social and economic conditions surrounding Vermont's fluid French Canadian immigrant populations in Burlington and Colchester at the outset of 1850, and the ensuing decade's historical significance in the process of…

  • 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: Chaisson, John E.

Date: 1984-07-00

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 6

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Yarmouth, Maine man's personal account of his first day - with his new small axe - in the "BIG WOODS" with Uncle Edmund, a woodsman in North Yarmouth. His uncle and grandfather, woodcutters, as role models for an author who recalls the boyhood joys…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1992-1993

Publication: Bulletin de la Société Historique Franco-Américaine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6284609

Un bref essai sur la grande émigration canadienne-française du Québec aux États-Unis au XIXe siècle. Une exploration des raisons économiques pour ce mouvement populaire entre 1840 et 1930; une explication des conditions de vie et de travail…

  • Author: Stevens, Harold

Date: 1965-03-01

Publication: Archives of Neurology

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1513880

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Article on a neurological disorder marked by violent and sometimes repetitive responses to startling movements or sounds, here found among French Canadian lumbermen in northern Maine. Based on an 1880 report of Dr. George M. Beard - the only author…

  • Author: Searway, Ruby Garrison

Date: 1973

Publication: Maine Writers' Conference Chapbook No. 15

Volume: 15

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4598065

Short poem about the sort of men who worked to drive logs down the rivers of Maine to its many lumber mills, and the natural dangers these men encountered. Written by a Maine writer and published in the 15th collection from the Maine Writers'…

  • 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: McQuillan, D. Aidan

Date: 1979 avril

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 23

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60627975

Article on French Canadian immigrant and worker communities in the states of Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois in the nineteenth century. How farming, lumbering, and mining communities of this era differed from the fur-trading, French…

  • Author: Gartenberg, Max

Date: 1949-10-00

Publication: The Journal of American Folklore

Volume: 62

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1782260, 51205291

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Article on the geographic origins of French Canadian and American folklore lumberjack, Paul Bunyan. Traces research that relates the character to one "Tit Jean" or "Bon Jean" of French Canadian lore, and to his predominant occurrence in tales around…

  • Author: Scott, Ryder
  • Author: Wilson, Mike

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52929008

Book presentation of research into the origins of place names - Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, English, French - for certain localities and physical features in the Baskahegan region of eastern Maine. Local stories and literature excerpts presented to…

  • Author: Pullen, Clarence

Date: 1902

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6640470

Find Online: OL14014732M

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Subtitled, "Where Acadia and Scandinavia's Subtle Touch Turned a Wilderness into a Land of Plenty." Travel writings of a journalist's visit to Aroostook County in northern Maine at the beginning of the 20th century. The writer's impressions of…

  • Author: Grindle, Roger

Date: 1977

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3047994

Historical portrait of the Upper St. John River Valley, Aroostook County, Maine, through a presentation of the lives of two influential nineteenth-century figures: William Dickey of Fort Kent and Peter Keegan of Van Buren. Particular emphasis on both…

  • 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: Frederic, Paul B. (editor)

Date: 1983 April 29-30

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10910811

Transcript of a 1983 conference panel discussion on forest industry and cross-border lumber and timber trade between Quebec, New Brunswick, Maine, and other New England states. Certain perspectives on American wood in the mills of Canada, Canadian…

  • Author: Tetreault, Barbara

Date: 1986 November 30

Publication: New Hampshire Sunday News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8597236, 24564250

Brief article outlining the history of the French Canadian and Franco American presence in Berlin, New Hampshire, and the cultural changes the city has undergone from 1890 onward. The rise and fall of the influence of historically French Canadian…

  • Author: Larouche, Alain H.

Date: 1981-10-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 10099014, 8711246, 726186289

Une étude de la relation entre l'industrie, l'économie, et les formes de l'ethnicité en Louisiane. Utilisant le population et des établissements de la village de Golden Meadow comme étude de cas, ce profil…

  • 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: Allen, Scott

Date: 1987 January 9

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Cover article subtitled, "Speaker of the House : To understand John Martin, it helps to know about the Canadian connection." Profile of Maine State Representative, John Martin (D - Eagle Lake), the multifaceted role he has played as an advocate for…

  • Author: Chute, Carolyn

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10996872

The first in a collection of novels set in and about the fictional rural Maine town of Egypt. A series of vignettes inviting us into the world of the sprawling and raucous Bean family, often through the eyes of their neighbor, Earlene Pomerleau.…

  • Author: Mazzone, Philip C.
  • Author: Costello, Michael

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: English

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on snowmobiling and the environment it helps to create in the border town of Jackman, Maine. The growth of the snowmobile industry and its impact on the people of northern Maine. Some profiles of local residents, their…

  • Author: Colon, Jean

Date: 1908-11

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Quelques commentaires sur le rapatriement de Canadiens français des États-Unis à Québec. Certaines investissements dans l'infrastructure au Québec, comme pris par une banque franco-américaine de Rhode Island. Des descriptions de ces…

  • Author: Colon, Jean

Date: 1909 janvier

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Un article sur les développements d'infrastructure réalisés au Québec grâce à des investissements d'une banque franco-américaine. Construction d'un camp de bois dans la colonie d'Estcourt, et le début d'une voie ferrée entre le continent et…

  • 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: Audette, Susan T.

Date: 1998

Language: en

Find in a Library: 39756384

Find Online: OL379520M

A history of Old Town Canoe Company contextualized. From the place of Old Town at the time of European explorations on the North American continent, to the logging booms of the early nineteenth century, to the prevalence of the bateau, the mass…

  • Author: Larson, Anders

Date: 1993 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 33

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

The case of a 1910 paper industry labor strike - its success among the millworkers of Livermore Falls, Maine, and its relative failure among those of nearby Rumford Falls. Certain observations of attitudes espoused by Franco Americans toward labor…

  • 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,…