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  • Author: Rivard, Paul E.

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48958482

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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: 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: Kennebec Journal

Date: 2007 June 26

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

A special supplement to the daily newspaper on the merging of previously separate Roman Catholic parishes in the central Maine region. Includes brief histories of the parishes, letters from clergy, pictures, and a preview of the new unified Catholic…

  • 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: Brack, Ken

Date: 1989 December 1

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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A fire consumes the Edwards Mill in Augusta, Maine, beginning in the afternoon of November 30, 1989. Article includes a picture of the smoke and fire at the base of Sand Hill, a neighborhood in the north part of the city.

  • Author: Manlove, George

Date: 1989 December 1

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Article on the Edwards Mill fire as a spectacle in Augusta, Maine, where neighbors, former mill workers, and descendants of those who moved to Central Maine to work in the mill watch the industrial building complex go up in flames. The blaze could be…

  • Author: Herter, Sara

Date: 1975 July 12

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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An article on the mills of the Kennebec River in central Maine, the immigration wave at the turn of the century, and the Franco-American workforce. Featured in the 150th Anniversary edition of the Kennebec Journal.

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1975 July 12

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Excerpt from the forthcoming book, "The Franco-Americans," by Augusta, Maine resident, Maurice Violette. Discusses the purported logics behind French-Canadian immigration to New England in the 19th century.

  • Author: Marriner, Ken

Date: 1975 July 12

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Article on central Maine sports in and around the 1970s. Features two large action photos of Augusta North Little League baseball players.

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2176381

A thorough history of the Franco American presence in the city of Augusta, Maine, up to the 1970s. Histories of mill, church, school, and community, from their migrant inception through sometimes celebratory, sometimes violent, persistence.…

  • Author: Calvert, Mary

Date: 1983

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10864362

Find Online: OL2769967W

Historical piece on the European explorers of the Kennebec River Valley and the Abenaki people of that Maine region. Highlights the relationships among British, French, and Native American, and their confrontations from the 17th century onward. The…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2007

Language: English

Find in a Library: 7446073

A collection of short stories loosely connected, all based on the premise of the death of God. From Viking Press: "Ron Currie's gutsy, funny book is instantly gripping: If God takes human form and dies, what would become of life as we know it?…

  • Author: Ledoux, Denis (editor)

Date: 1991

Language: English

Find in a Library: 23009726

In this 1991 anthology, Denis Ledoux places together the poetry and short fiction prose of thirteen authors in an effort to illustrate the range of the contemporary Franco-American artistic voice. All of the pieces included in this collection might…