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  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 689858563

Find Online: OL25075223M

Novel set in Keene, New Hampshire between the 1950s and early 2000s. Young baseball prospect Jack Landry comes of age with the Catholic sensibility and working-class ethos of his upbringing. Landry confronts stereotype, forbidden love's trials, and…

  • Author: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the early twentieth-century English-language novel, "Under Canadian Skies," as unique to the canon of francophone Franco American novels of the same historical period. How author Joseph Choquet's form of literary ethnic advocacy…

  • Author: Kegley, Alice

Date: 2006-12-18

Language: en

Find in a Library: 314398691

Historical novel introducing the author's great-great-grandparents' from Montréal, Québec, and their family's new life after immigrating to Rapid City in the Black Hills area of South Dakota, USA. Begins with the mother - Alphonsine - and her…

  • Author: Fecteau, Edward

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1312704

Find Online: OL6484968M

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Historical text on French, French Canadian, and Franco American persons significant to political, social, religious, and artistic life in the United States both before and after 1776 - from the early 17th century to the 1940s. Composed of…

  • Author: Ploch, Louis A.

Date: 1989 May

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32947634

Brief overview of the general cultural heritage in contemporary New England, with an emphasis on rural communities. The roles of religion and education, economics and immigration, often among communities that can trace their New England origins to…

  • Author: Hutchinson, Gloria

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13210635

A collection of student writings in celebration of the 200th year of the Acadian settlement at St. David, Maine, in the northern St. John River Valley. Created during a 1985 Madawaska, Maine summer program for gifted and talented students - MEGA…

  • Author: Cantara, Michael
  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.
  • Author: Lévesque, Jean-Pierre
  • Author: Paradis, Judy
  • Author: Pelletier, Raymond
  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1996

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentations par des représentatives de l'état et l'Université du Maine sur leurs perceptions de l'identité et l'experience franco-américaine aux États-Unis. Présentée en anglais et français. Un bref historique collectif de la…

  • Author: Smith, James Brian

Date: 1993

Thesis Type: Ed. D.

Institution: Boston College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31951945

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Education study of the cultural validity of standardized testing in Maine. Based on test performances in 1988 and 1989 from samplings of students in St. Agatha, Madawaska, Lewiston, Fort Kent, Van Buren, and Caribou. Analyzes scoring in the areas of…

  • Author: Brière, Eloise A. (editor)

Date: 2012

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 700468453

Find Online: OL16342020W

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Second edition of guide to resources of French and French Canadian histories and heritage in the state of New York. Historical introduction to New York explorers, settlers, and immigrants of French heritage from as early as 1524. Guide to people,…

  • Author: Raymond, Marcel-Alexandre-Lucien

Date: 1959

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Ottawa

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16015534

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Education research into the Roman Catholic diocesan school system in Maine - from the Church's early teaching there, to the system's official establishment in 1853, to its middle-twentieth-century form. One of the earlist writings on the Maine…

  • Author: Michaud, Charlotte

Date: 1979 May

Publication: Maine Life

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4049793

Short article describing the origins of "petits choux" as a term of endearment among francophones, and of certain myths used by Franco Americans in New England cities like Lewiston, Maine to explain to young children how new babies are brought into…

  • Author: Tice, Lindsay

Date: 2012-02-06

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26622903

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Article on instances of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a genetic disorder related to high cholesterol, in some Lewiston, Maine families. Its high rate of occurence in people of Native American and French Canadian heritage, and its frequency…

  • 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: Graham, Reta L.
  • Author: Morrison, Rev. James
  • Author: Wollstadt, Genie

Date: 1994

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31702652

History of the Roman Catholic Church in Old Town, Maine's three parishes - St. Joseph, St. Mary, and Holy Family - from 1848 to 1994. Photographs, over time, of the St. Joseph and St. Mary church buildings and their complement structures. Profiles…

  • Author: Schilcher, Elisabeth

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., French

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27257499

Étude sur l'identité ethnique et sa transformation dans les Acadiens de la vallée de la rivière Saint-Jean au nord de l'état du Maine dans les années 1990; analyse basée sur des recherches historiques et des données locales et…

  • 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: DeCourcy, Sr. Theresa

Date: 1972 (?)

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Subtitled, "A Unit for Sixth Grade Students in Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Portland." A 9-week elementary school guide for teachers in Maine history, with specific emphasis on cultural content, ethnic groups, and the contributions of the…

  • Author: Senier, Siobhan

Date: 2002

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 75

Language: en

Find in a Library: 480610151, 1759778, 50709799, 11168654

Essay exploring the 1930s Federal Writers' Project interview of Indian Island, Maine, resident and canoe maker, Henry Mitchell, transcribed by Old Town native, Robert Grady. Arguments favoring the particularly modern quality of the dually-authored…

  • Author: Hoover, Sandra A.

Date: 1989

Publication: Northeast Transcultural Health Newsletter

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

Short piece of health-related scholarship in cultural studies. Describes three instances in which medical professionals' lack of knowledge about their patients' cultural background had a negative impact on medical judgment and personal treatment.…

  • Author: Driedger, Derek

Date: 2007

Publication: Journal of Narrative Theory

Volume: 37

Language: English

Find in a Library: 54663119

Essay on American author Willa Cather's critiques of journalism and realist writing as evidenced in her 1931 novel, "Shadows on the Rock" - a storied portrayal of historical French Canadian resistance to assimilation. How Cather portrays in her…

  • Author: Pao, Angelo Chia-yi

Date: 2004

Publication: Theatre Topics

Volume: 14

Language: en

Find in a Library: 33895791

Exploration of how the dramatic use of accents and dialects in English speech informs and complicates discourse on race and ethnicity. How the function of identity in drama and performance distinguishes between the concepts of race and ethnicity.…

  • Author: Indiana Historical Society

Date: 1954

Language: English

Find in a Library: Inconnu

Publication sur l'histoire de l'exploration et la colonisation française en Amérique du Nord, et les emplacements américaine dans laquelle les constructions et les noms de lieu françaises persistent dans le présent.

  • Author: Kemner, Léon

Date: 1908 novembre

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Une réimpression d'un article en vedette dans "L'Opinion Publique." Un examen d'une analyse statistique réalisée par M.C.H. de Fosse sur des personnes résidant aux Etats-Unis dont la langue maternelle est autre que l'anglais, un accent…

  • Author: Gordon, Milton M.

Date: 1964

Language: en

Find in a Library: 217632, 133168206

Find Online: OL22184809M

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1960s study of social life in the United States with regard to ethnic and religious characteristics and their significance to processes of assimilation. Social group observation as a means of understanding cultural conflicts based on incommensurate…

  • Author: Born, Warren C. (editor)

Date: 1976

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2108146

A collection of reports from the working committees of the 1976 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. An overview of the history and tradition of immigration in the United States, and an introduction to ethnic groups associated…

  • 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: 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: Magner, Thomas F.

Date: 1974 January

Publication: The Journal of General Education

Volume: 25

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1754601

1974 article claiming the impending disappearance of ethnic enclaves in the United States. An attempt to distinguish between "race" and "ethnicity," and to mark assimilation's varying attachment to either. The Americanization of linguistically and…

  • Author: Duval, André
  • Author: Wade, Mason

Date: 1980

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 301288843

Find Online: OL12305301W

Un livre bilingue - un demi en anglais, un demi en français - qui célèbre la grande histoire de Boston et de Québec, de la Nouvelle Angleterre et de la Nouvelle France, et leurs intersections. Du dix-septième siècle jusqu'a 1980. La première…