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  • Author: Marlett, Jeffrey

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

Volume: 20

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45629425

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Infamous early 20th-century Major League Baseball player and manager, Leo Durocher, explored through the lens of his French Canadian Catholicism. How his various on- and off-field antics compare to his sociocultural situation on the margins of New…

  • Author: Vetter, Craig

Date: 1984 March

Publication: Outside

Volume: 9

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6050977

Magazine feature on American climber, outdoors enthusiast, and entrepreneur, Yvon Chouinard, founder of the Patagonia company. Profile of Chouinard's climbing adventures, his company's successes, and the convergence of a love for the outdoors with a…

  • Author: Rossignol, Matthew Albert

Date: 1996

Language: English

Find in a Library: 40651518

Memories of a childhood summer in the author's hometown of Van Buren, Maine, with one week spent on a vacation in Portland. Focuses on friendship, family, and baseball.

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10638841

Find Online: OL5080764M

A history of the Augusta, Maine Franco American social organization, Le Club Calumet, published in honor of its accomplishments and in celebration of the 50th year since its 1922 inception. Presents an introduction to French Canadian immigration to…

  • Author: Mazzone, Philip C.
  • Author: Costello, Michael

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: English

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on snowmobiling and the environment it helps to create in the border town of Jackman, Maine. The growth of the snowmobile industry and its impact on the people of northern Maine. Some profiles of local residents, their…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2010-spr

Publication: The Southern Review

Volume: 46

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48157589, 1766210

The historical frustrations of being a fan of the Boston Red Sox baseball team - their missteps, shortcomings, let-downs. How Boston's 2004 World Series victory changed, for a time, its fans' attitudes and expectations for the team, and how the…

  • Author: Sorrell, Richard S.

Date: 1972-11

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 31

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 1696593

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The place of sport in the Franco American communities of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, around the beginning of the twentieth century. The complex identification of sport with both a means of French Canadian cultural preservation and a site of American…

  • Author: Stadig, Rita

Date: 1987

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20939292, 4491152

Find Online: OL6824949W

Third volume in a series of books dedicated to the history of Maine. Focuses on the northern Maine culture of ski and local developments made for the sport at the beginning of the twentieth century. Profiles prominent Maine skiers of the 1930s and…

  • Author: Bevis, Charlie

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 183162151

Find Online: OL1856361W

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A history of the New England minor baseball league around the turn of the century. The league's rise, demise, and its place in the social and economic transitions of that era. The impact of the league on the industrial centers of New England, and…

  • Author: Akin, William E.

Date: 2009

Publication: NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

Volume: 17

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45629425

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Review of Charlie Bevis' 2008 history of the New England League - a minor baseball league that entertained the US Northeast for decades around the turn of the century.

  • Author: Harlow, Doug

Date: 2010 August 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Madison, Maine, native, Jesse LaCasse, operates a wooden baseball bat business out of the nearby town of Skowhegan. His products and company "teamed up with Subway Restaurants" for a joint advertising bid at the Senior League World Series in Bangor,…

  • Author: Long, Robert

Date: 1998 July

Publication: Capital Weekly

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Le Club Calumet, the Franco-American social organization in Augusta, Maine, dedicates its youth sports fields in memory of local entrepreneur Albert "Pete" Gagne. Includes pictures of the monument erected at the fields in Gagne's honor.

  • 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: Frutig, Judith

Date: 1975 October 17

Publication: The Christian Science Monitor

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10969332, 35351012

Article on the translation of baseball into the cultural registers of French Canada and the vernaculars of the Canadian French language.

  • Author: Sterling, Grace Newton
  • Author: Jackman Bicentennial Book Committee

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2601588

Find Online: OL16792827W

A history of the Moose River Valley region in northwestern Maine, partly written in 1937 with the remainder written nearer to 1976 and the book's date of publication.

  • Author: Writers' Program, New Hampshire W.P.A.

Date: 1940

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 9068547 (print), 697763111 (online)

Find Online: OL7199146W

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From the introduction: "Today approximately 150,000 Americans of French ancestry, including a few who came directly from France, are living in New Hampshire. Like their grandparents in Quebec, they have preserved many of the traditions of their…

  • Author: Cogels, Annette

Date: 2010-00-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 769770961

La publication des écrits personnels d'Annette Cogels, de son voyage 1929 du Belgique, au Canada, dans le Maine, pour chasser le chevreuil dans les bois du nord du Maine. Son temps dans la forêt du Maine qui est associé souvent…

  • Author: Monteiro, George

Date: 1960-01-00

Volume: 73

Language: en

Find in a Library: 482723018

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Observations on the folklore around Joe Montferrand (Muffraw), "[Paul] Bunyan's sometimes cook and occasional opponent," whose famed lumbering strength originated in Québec lore, and whose stories moved - along with French Canadians - to New…