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  • Author: Michaud, Theodore Edouard
  • Author: Wing, Charles J.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: Available at Franco American Centre, UMaine

Biography of Eddie "Spoons" Michaud, renowned musician from Old Town, Maine. Stories of his life, times, family, and friends from 1923 to the present. Includes black and white photographs of Michaud throughout his life, both with and without his…

  • Author: Down East

Date: 1978 June

Publication: Down East

Volume: 24

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370

Brief profile of Old Town, Maine native and recently deceased sculptor of Cushing, Maine, Bernard "Blackie" Langlais. Several photographs of his work, including one of the artist outside his home.

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1992-1993

Publication: Bulletin de la Société Historique Franco-Américaine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6284609

Un bref essai sur la grande émigration canadienne-française du Québec aux États-Unis au XIXe siècle. Une exploration des raisons économiques pour ce mouvement populaire entre 1840 et 1930; une explication des conditions de vie et de travail…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1972 Summer

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Transcript of a presentation to the annual meeting of the Maine Historical Society held at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, on June 24, 1972. An overview of the history of Franco Americans in Maine, and an introduction to what the speaker terms…

  • Author: Levesque, Fr. Gerald A.

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

Short softcover book in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the St. Joseph's Church building in Old Town, Maine. Contains a parish directory in two forms: alphabetical list including family photographs, and alphabetical list with home address and…

  • 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: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 18136947

Le cinquième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 16-17 mars 1984. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

  • Author: Brault, Gérard J.
  • Author: Valdman, Albert (rédacteur)

Date: 1979

Book Title: Le français hors de France

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 299352018

Bref essai sur la langue et la démographie franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre dans les années 1970. Comparaisons spécifiques entre les traits de la langue française et ses usages en Nouvelle-Angleterre et…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26264654

Paper describing some of Doty's scholarship on Franco Americans in the state of Maine, with a handful of specific suggestions for how material variety on Maine Franco Americans and the richness of certain historical archives could form the basis for…

  • 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: 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: 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: Sorg, Marcella Harnish

Date: 1979

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Anthropology

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6055167, 11076178, 655165219

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Study in biological anthropology on the immigration and settlement of French Canadians in New England, and the eventual community, then deme - or reproductive/"breeding" group - formation of Franco Americans in Old Town, Maine, through the 19th…

  • 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: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1995 Fall

Publication: Thought & Action : The NEA Higher Education Journal

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 11018391, 46310703

A brief history behind ethnic slurs directed toward Franco Americans in the US Northeast. A historical contextualization of this type of discrimination in government, business, and scholarship. Some historical foundations of the "dumb Frenchman"…

  • 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: Stewart, Alice R.

Date: 1987 Winter

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 26

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Brief essay characterizing the historical writings on Franco Americans in Maine, the evolution of the historical scope of these writings, and the transformation of their concerns from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. A call for new…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A. (editor)

Date: 1978 janvier

Publication: Le F.A.R.O.G. Forum

Volume: 5

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 6881976, b2728209

January 1978 issue of the bilingual periodical publication of the Franco-American Centre (formerly the Franco-American Office), University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Contains art and articles on Franco American life. This issue also contains a four-page…

  • 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: 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: Shannon, William F.

Date: 2010-12

Institution: Athabasca University

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Critical reading of three Franco American oral history interviews from the Federal Writers' Project of the late 1930s. An exploration of how the participants in each interview constructed identities of self and community through the stories they…

  • Author: Greenman, John

Date: 1981

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: Unknown (viewable at the Franco-American Centre, University of Maine)

Second episode in a public broadcasting documentary series on Franco Americans in Maine at the beginning of the 1980s. Composed of two major segments. In the first segment, a video essay entitled "Bells and Whistles," Eugene Paradis guides viewers…

  • Author: Hauger, Nok-Noi

Date: 2006 September 23-24

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

François Gauthier, former French consul to Boston and New England, and Françoise Gauthier visit Old Town, Maine, and the University of Maine's Franco-American Centre to learn more about Maine's French heritage.

  • Author: Sun Journal Staff

Date: 2003 March 14

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Article on Quebec's donation of nearly 10,000 books in the French language to the Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine, to be distributed into the state's Franco-American communities.

  • Author: Pelletier, Fran

Date: 2003

Language: English

Find in a Library: 52819582

Memoirs of Fran Pelletier. His family and his youth in rural Maine. Growing up in small town America. From the back cover: "Fran Pelletier is a rare and wonderful storyteller. He Grew up in Milford, Maine, in the 1930s....Pelletier remembers all the…