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  • Author: Rudolph, John

Date: 1997 May 4

Publication: Boston Globe Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 18840841

Article on past prohibitions against French language usage in the schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley, the lasting impacts of these prohibitions, and recent unique efforts to nurture and strengthen bilingualism in that region. Emphasis…

  • 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: 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: Levesque, Don

Date: 2007

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Dictionary of French terms and their English translations, compiled from the "patois, metaphors, and dictions" of the towns of the St. John River Valley in northern Maine. Contains common French words and phrases that persist locally in both French…

  • Author: Gagnon, Dawn

Date: 1995 June 24-25

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a French-language forum about cultural heritage and viability in the St. John River Valley, northern Maine. The talk, sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council, was led by advocates for the Acadian and Quebecois heritages prevalent in…

  • 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: Corbin, Michael
  • Author: Rosenthal, Rob

Date: 2009 March 5

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: Unknown

Oral interview with the owner of Café de le Place in Madawaska, Maine. The role of food in his family life and historically in the lives of the Acadians of the St. John River Valley. Some descriptions of famous Acadian dishes. Recorded in the Story…

  • Author: Lindsay, Betty A. Lausier

Date: 1981

Language: en/fr

Find in a Library: 9759931

Find Online: OL11399849M

Collection of recipes and folk remedies from the Lausier family of Grand Isle, Maine. Introduced with a brief history of the family and its kitchen habits. Illustrated in black and white photograph. Published in English and French versions. Revised…

  • Author: Metzler, Rebekah

Date: 2010 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Four Maine residents - Severin Beliveau, Norman Angers, Annette Daigle, and Jean Dionne - were inducted into the Franco-American Hall of Fame at the State House in Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: Albert, Thomas
  • Author: Therriault, Patrick (recherches)
  • Author: Mercure, Prudent L. (notes manuscrites)

Date: 1920

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 7665792

Find Online: OL23649400M

L'histoire du Madawaska, Maine, et ses villages voisins du dix-huitième siècle jusqu'à 1920.

  • Author: Albert, Thomas

Date: 1985 (original, 1920)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 12603804

Find Online: OL1802847M

Translation of 1920 history text on Madawaska, Maine, and its neighboring towns. Republished through the efforts of the Madawaska Historical Society. From the preface: "We believe that Father Thomas Albert's book, 'L'Histoire du Madawaska,' is far…

  • 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: Sleeper, Frank

Date: 1998

Language: en

Find in a Library: 39701913

Find Online: OL10819670M

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Photo history of the Upper St. John Valley, northern Maine, with a brief historical introduction. Part of the Arcadia Press "Images of America" series.

  • Author: Pelletier, Martine
  • Author: Ferretti, Monica Dionne

Date: 1979

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5336702

Find Online: OL4434389M

A history of the people of Van Buren, Maine, with a heavy emphasis on local folklore. Includes a large collection of images of town buildings both past and present, historic documents, family trees, local advertisements, and local maps.

  • Author: Paroisse St-Bruno (St. Bruno Parish)

Date: 1938

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 301814327

Une histoire de la Paroisse St-Bruno de Van Buren, Maine, entre 1838 et 1938. Ecrit pour l'occasion de la centième année de cette paroisse dans la Vallée St-Jean. Contiens photos des curés et des soeurs paroissials, aussi que les histoires de…

  • 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: Findlen, George

Date: 2003

Language:

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…

  • Author: Craig, Beatrice

Date: 1986

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768

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Essay attempting to dispel inaccuracies of the Acadian tradition in the Madawaska area, and to reckon the historical record with popular historical perceptions about that region that have developed over time by those who claim to be descendent from…

  • Author: Avila, Lilian E.
  • Author: Stewart, Alice R.

Date: 1954-05

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 27

Language: en

Find in a Library: 481159127

Essay concerning the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) 1954 conference named, "French in Maine." Tries to address the specific role of French language teachers in Maine given the state's particular linguistic and ethnic…