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  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

Find Online: OL18568303M

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • Author: Devino, W. Stanley
  • Author: Raphaelson, Arnold H.
  • Author: Storer, James H.

Date: 1966

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 238142

A study of the 1950s closings of selected textile mills from all six New England states, explorations of their local and regional economic impacts, and analyses of community adjustments to economic change. Local recovery measures taken to compensate…

  • Author: Findlay, James F.

Date: 1983-02-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 42

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article describing the scope of the Great Textile Strike of 1934 in Rhode Island, in the midst of the Great Depression and the decline of the New England textile industry. The impact of the strike's upheavals on Rhode Island life in the 1930s. The…

  • Author: Blewett, Mary H.

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42772687

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Book-length social history exploring the development of industry, industrial life, and the power of the politics surrounding them in southeastern New England - especially Fall River, Massachusetts - in the nineteenth century. Discussions of gender in…

  • 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: Stanton, Cathy

Date: 2007 spring

Publication: Radical History Review

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45456839

Article that critically examines the relationship between the historical content of the Lowell National Historic Park (NHP) - built in the 1970s within the former mill architecture of Lowell, Massachusetts - and the ways and contexts in which this…

  • Author: Cohen, Bruce

Date: 2004 summer

Publication: Historical Journal of Massachusetts

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6420039

Article detailing the varying relationships between labor organizing, ethnic communities, members of the Catholic Church, and local journalism in Worcester, Masachusetts at the turn of the century. How ethnic and religious community identification…

  • Author: Giguère, Madeleine

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26264654

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Current trends in social science research on Franco Americans through an analysis of several selected works (theses, articles, etc.) from the 1980s. Recognition of the turn of research toward analyses of socioeconomic class, perspectives on patterns…

  • Author: Lewiston Historical Commission

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49561501

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The sixth book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine - Historic Lewiston - from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Bales to Bedspreads is a 47-page, in-depth description of the work production processes that were run by…

  • Author: Bielenberg, Kristina
  • Author: Gips, Terry
  • Author: Lane, Karen

Date: 1978 October

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5688269

Catalog accompaniment to the October 1978 Vermont exhibit of artists, stonework, and granite-inspired pieces, "Granite: Artists and Their Work." From the text: "...includes a brief introduction to the history of the granite industry and the…

  • Author: Albert, Marge

Date: 1976

Book Title: Dialogue on Diversity: A New Agenda for American Women

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2232368

Essay addressing the ways in which the Women's Movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s failed to address working class women. An appeal to combat stereotypes of working women. Emphasis on clerical workers. 1970s labor organizing and unionization…

  • Author: Vicero, Ralph D.

Date: 1971-10

Publication: The Professional Geographer

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6442093, 1587907

Paper describing the use of United States census material from between the dates of 1850-1880 to understand French Canadian migration and population growth in the counties of Vermont during the period surrounding the USA Civil War.

  • Author: Walkowitz, Daniel

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4003426

Find Online: OL4730176M

A history of the growth of nineteenth-century labor movements in the neighboring industrial cities of Troy and Cohoes, New York, on the banks of the Hudson River. The labor and market conditions, social contexts, and events specific to each city that…

  • Author: Sterne, Evelyn Savidge

Date: 2000-04 (spring)

Publication: Social Science History

Volume: 24

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42413348, 2761258

Essay exploring the diverse ways in which the Catholic church in Providence, Rhode Island served its predominantly immigrant, working-class parishioners as a public space from which to express political opinion, and as a mouthpiece for the assertion…

  • Author: LaFlamme, Matthew R.

Date: 1994-12-00

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579830

Thesis examining the textile workers of Waterville, Maine during the New Deal Era. Descriptions of an observable transition in the Franco American community from an ethnicity-based cohesion to a consciousness and way of life organized by class. An…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1987

Publication: Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française

Volume: 41

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1764125, 50870163

Un essai qui explore les changements dans les attitudes publiques au Québec - ceux des fonctionnaires, le clergé, et d'autres - vers les émigrants québécois aux Etats-Unis au 19e siècle. Comment et de quelle façon dès les critiques négatives…

  • Author: Lintner, Sylvia Chace

Date: 1948 June 01

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 21

Language: English

Find in a Library: 480419589, 1759778

The advent of certain southern New England manufactories, and the specific history behind the shapes and builds, the rise and fall, of the granite textile mills of Fall River, Massachusetts. Historical progression of mill development and those who…

  • Author: Holman, Claire

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Salt

Volume: 10

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Documentary piece on Lewiston, Maine, illustrated in black and white photo. Fluid city descriptions and drawn-out interviews with Lewiston residents spanning three generations enter readers into the life of the early twentieth-century industrial…

  • 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: Fournier, Melinda

Date: 1987 February

Publication: The World & I

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13486032, 679404854, 423869972

Article subtitled, "Families of French-Canadian descent once regarded French Catholicism and the French language as inseparable keys to their ethnic survival." An overview of the history and culture of Franco Americans in New England, beginning with…

  • Author: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 28

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3638237, 192107378, 11200117

Feature article attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and commentators in Bangor, Lewiston, Van Buren, and Orono. Abridged version of the…

  • Author: Early, Frances H.

Date: 1982 June

Publication: Journal of Family History

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2514766, 40810113

Essay on the adaptation of French Canadian farm life to the environments and economies of urban, industrialized Lowell, Massachusetts in the late 19th century. The meanings of this adaptation for living conditions, child labor, and overall family…

  • Author: Silvia, Philip T., Jr.

Date: 1975 spring

Publication: Labor History

Volume: 16

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1755402, 49560241

Textile workers in post-Civil-War-era Fall River, Massachusetts. The rapid economic and demographic growth of a city that would become New England's largest center for manufacturing. Immigrant worker diversity and some realities of their Fall River…

  • 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: Guignard, Michael

Date: 1969

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16286903

An undergraduate honors essay written for the Department of Government at Bowdoin College. Observations into the "low assimilation rate among Franco-Americans" as determined by French Canadian migration patterns, and partly evidenced in what the…

  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1986 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Essay on the extra-cultural forces that helped to shape the French Canadian immigrant community of Lewiston, Maine. Class and ethnicity among the peoples of urban Lewiston in the second half of the 19th century. The impact of the industrial…

  • Author: Kleinberg, S. J.

Date: 2005 spring

Publication: Social Science History

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42413348, 2761258

Article on the dynamics of class and ethnicity as related to the labor of women and children in the northeastern United States around the turn of the century. Statistical relationship between family and economy in urban, industrialized America during…

  • Author: Santerre, Richard

Date: 1978

Publication: Forces

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 1081651, 61523125

Un aperçu général d'une histoire des Canadiens français aux États-Unis - les Franco-Américains - et les changements qui ont eu lieu dans leurs communautés au fil du temps. De leurs débuts migratoires, à la fin de leurs enclaves ethniques, à…

  • Author: Haebler, Peter

Date: 1976

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of New Hampshire

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3231008, 5519977

Descriptions of turn-of-the-century transitions among the Franco Americans in Holyoke, Massachusetts, from a lower-class immigrant enclave to a more largely socially integrated, participatory American community with greater public influence. Argues a…