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  • Author: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2011

Language: en

Find in a Library: 555641609

Find Online: OL15621284W

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Narrative of the discovery and inhabiting of the author's homestead along Wyoming's North Platte River. Memoirs from the author's youth and family life, relatives, their cultures and their mobility. Her youth across New England. Historical,…

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1992

Book Title: Public History Readings

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20852879

Essay describing the popularity of American search efforts for "generational memory" - or the shape of one's personal and social origins - through genealogy, oral history, and the new social history movement of the middle twentieth century. Uses the…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the demographic shifts of the Upper St. John River Valley - Maine and New Brunswick - through the first fifty years of the Madwaska settlement, beginning in 1785. The author uses parish records and genealogical sources - what she…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654


Essay exploring the author's personal genealogical quest in Québec. A characterization of the author's French Canadian migrant father in New England and Canada, using many themes and sentiments from Mexican author Juan Rulfo's famous novel,…

  • Author: Levesque, Fr. Gerald A.

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

Short softcover book in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the St. Joseph's Church building in Old Town, Maine. Contains a parish directory in two forms: alphabetical list including family photographs, and alphabetical list with home address and…

  • Author: Biron-Péloquin, Marthe

Date: 1996

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentation sur le journalisme franco-américain et ses rélations à la famille Biron dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Des infos généalogiques sur la famille Biron. Comprend un bibliographie et "une liste des journaux franco-américains publiés en…

  • Author: Shane, Rita

Date: 1980

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10548303

Collection of marriage records from Precious Blood Church - a Roman Catholic national parish in Holyoke, Massachusetts - between the years of 1869 and 1889. Where parish records are missing, substitutions are included from the records of the city of…

  • 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: Kenney, Michael

Date: 1999 October 21

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article describing modern impressions of Franco American culture in New England, including recent and diverse efforts undertaken to preserve certain of its aspects - language, food, music, and others. Presents descriptions of how Franco American…

  • Author: Darveau-Cardinal, Jacqueline

Date: 1978

Publication: Forces

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 1081651, 61523125

Une enquête sur les débuts en Amérique du Nord de certains noms de famille canadien-français. Illustre l'etude de la genealogie et fournit des exemples spécifiques de la largeur de familles françaises en Amérique du Nord. Explore l'histoire…

  • Author: Bonier, Marie-Louise

Date: 1920

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 6206154

Un portrait riche et approfondie de la naissance d'un des plus grandes communautés franco-américaines du Rhode Island. Présenté en trois parties: "Histoire de l'ancien Woonsocket et de ses environs," "L'émigration des Canadiens français aux…

  • Author: Larson, Denise R.

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: 192139891

A remembrance of the French colonists to accompany explorer Samuel de Champlain to North America in the seventeenth century, and some observations on the particular developments of their transplanted culture and society. The first decades of the…

  • Author: Rock, Lucille Fournier

Date: 1982

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9381945

Genealogical sketch of a number of French and French Canadian families. Contains information on the following family lines, in the following order: Pontonnier, Gadois, Martin, Besnard, Langlois, Gouin, Baudouin, Perche, Choret, Crevier, Rondeau,…

  • Author: Quintin, Robert

Date: 1998

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 40965450

American exploration of the transition and development of French Canadian surnames in the United States, with a particular emphasis on those names now found in various forms in the New England states. The term "dit," translated as "called" or…

  • Author: American French Genealogical Society

Date: 2003

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 53920272

Un livre qui contient des infos sur mariages et naissances canadiens français entre 1608 et 1760. Avec des surnoms. Un ressource important pour la généalogiste. Souvent dit "the red Drouin books."

  • Author: Weber, Tom

Date: 1997 July 19-20

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on geographer and anthropologist Barry Rodrigue's exploration and excavation of the Old Canada Road, or the stretch of land between central Maine and the Canadian border that traverses the northwestern part of the state. This route is known…

  • Author: Béliveau, Sévérin

Date: 2005 December 12

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Transcript of a speech given to the mayor and town council of Loudon, France, from Maine attorney Severin Beliveau upon his trade mission there with Maine governor, John Baldacci. The speech addresses the history and breadth of Maine's Franco…

  • Author: Edington, Steve

Date: 1999

Language: English

Find in a Library: 43208165

A genealogical and literary excavation of the roots of Jack Kerouac's family in Nashua, New Hampshire. Historical and literary scholarship on both Nashua and Kerouac, accompanied by the author's thoughts on family and culture, illustrated with some…

  • Author: Krupa, Grazyna

Date: 2004

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 62329002

Documentary on the birth, development, demise, and renovation of Acadia - from France, to Nova Scotia, to Louisiana, and back again. Includes interviews with historians, archaeologists, and genealogists, as well as dramatic reenactments of 17th…

  • Author: Bonier, Marie Louise

Date: 1997

Language: en (translation)

Find in a Library: 38077916

Find Online: OL421124M

English translation of 1920's "Débuts de la colonie franco-américaine de Woonsocket, Rhode Island." A rich and in-depth portrayal of the birth of one of Rhode Island's largest Franco-American communities. Divided into three parts: town origins,…

  • Author: Bessette, Richard P.

Date: 2007

Language: en

Find in a Library: 164600253

Find Online: OL6039550W

Pictorial account of a family's immigration that begins in Europe and moves through Canada into the United States, ultimately to Chicago, Illinois's Southside in the 20th and 21st centuries.

  • Author: Fisher, John R.

Date: 1994

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35849944

Brief biography of a French Canadian who fought in the American Civil War as a volunteer from Richmond, Vermont. Concludes with a brief ancestry of his family extending into 17th century France, as well as a list of his descendants now dispersed…

  • Author: Gassette, Véronique

Date: 1994

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 32548021

A look into the unique renditions of names of French Canadian families in Vermont, and the recent and transformative linguistic histories of these names in a largely anglophone space.

  • Author: Myrback, Margrit

Date: 2010 Fall

Publication: American Ancestors

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 517962020, 929.05 bN44a

Article from the New England Historic Genealogical Society periodical. Genealogical research sparked from an interest in a picture displayed in the author's grandmother's Vermont home.

  • Author: Ouimette, David S.

Date: 2010 September

Publication: National Genealogical Society Quarterly

Volume: 98

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1759226, 929 N21 v. 98

Genealogical piece from the quarterly publication of the National Genealogical Society. Focuses on the Bettis, Perrin, and Vaillancourt families between the geographies of Canada and Vermont.

  • Author: Whitebrook, Susan

Date: 1994-06

Publication: Onomastica Canadiana

Volume: 76

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2240808

Article in the official journal of the Canadian Society for the Study of Names (formerly "Onomastica"). Features scholarship on name transition and translation, with a particular emphasis on these processes as they work through French Canadian names…

  • Author: Picard, Marc

Date: 2003-09

Publication: Onoma

Volume: 38

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 1645764

From the author:"Although most French-Canadian surnames bear a strong resemblance to those found in France today, many have undergone various types of orthographical and phonological alterations which make them unique in the French-speaking world.…

  • Author: Freeman, Stanley L.
  • Author: Pelletier, Raymond

Date: 1981

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 7632708

Freeman and Pelletier’s self-proclaimed "manuel" (handbook) seeks to validate Franco-American Studies as a legitimate academic discipline, and to insert this discipline into the broader field of American Cultural Studies. In 284 pages, the authors…

  • Author: Gatineau, Felix

Date: 1919

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 284718348

Find Online: OL16915987M

Une histoire des arrivées, origines, et de la religion, la communauté, l'art et la vie politique des Franco-Américains de Southbridge, Massachusetts. Écrit en 1919. De la texte: "A l'occasion du Cinquantenaire de la…

  • Author: Belanger, Albert A.

Date: 1922-1940

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 421404776, 41994799

Un répertoire/annuaire d'endroits et peuples (noms et biographes) franco-américains aux États-Unis. Des hommes d'affaires, religieuses, ou les autres personnes publiques ou importantes à leur communauté. Avec histoires des paroisses et des…