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  • Author: Sleeper, Frank H.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34053616

Find Online: OL10819418M

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An "Images of America" series, pictorial history of the city of Augusta - Maine's capital - with images and captions from the late nineteenth through the first half of the twentieth century. Augusta's place in Maine state politics; its early…

  • 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: Grondin, Joyce

Date: 2008 May 29

Publication: Capital Weekly

Volume: 14

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32437699

Article on an Augusta, Maine family's use of the French language in their daily lives, and their thoughts on local French education and the persistence of Franco American traditions in their city. Part 3 of 3 in "a series about the evolution of the…

  • Author: Hale, John

Date: 2008 May 29

Publication: Capital Weekly

Volume: 14

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32437699

Article describing the specific efforts of four Maine cities - Augusta, Lewiston, Waterville, and Biddeford - to preserve Franco American history and honor their French heritage communities. Includes interviews with locals who describe in detail…

  • 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: Owen, Joseph

Date: 1985 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Focus article on the linguistic changes evident among French speakers and Franco Americans in the communities of Augusta, Maine. Comments on language frequency within families and schools, as well as differences in French fluency among children and…

  • Author: Owen, Joseph

Date: 1985 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Article on Augusta, Maine's Patenaude's Superette, a family-run market serving people in the northern part of the city for nearly a century. A brief history of the store - its owners, their family, and the services and products offered its largely…

  • Author: Schulz, Julia (photographs)

Date: 1984 October

Language: N/A

Find in a Library: 1663, 61546426 (thesis)

Five photographs of the former Edwards Manufacturing Company cotton mill complex at the base of Sand Hill on the north side of Augusta, Maine. St. Augustine Roman Catholic church visible in the background of four of the images. Photographs taken…

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 1980

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6627420

Find Online: OL4117174M

Historical overview of Franco Americans in New England. 27 interviews that lend personality, locality, and intimacy to the author's history. Hendrickson's work has led to his being quoted as a commentator on immigrant labor history in an exhibit of…

  • Author: Swails, J.

Date: 2010 August 14

Language: English

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Music video set in the Sand Hill neighborhood of Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 October 21

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Part 1 of 4 of the October, 1991, series entitled, "Against all odds: Life on the 'Hill'" - a close look into Augusta, Maine's Sand Hill (Sandhill) neighborhood. Part 1 gives the cultural background of the Hill and looks to a few of its community…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 October 22

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Part 2 of 4 of the October, 1991, series entitled, "Against all odds: Life on the 'Hill'" - a close look into Augusta, Maine's Sand Hill (Sandhill) neighborhood. Part 2 focuses on St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, the unifying center for many in…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 October 23

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Part 3 of 4 of the October, 1991, series entitled, "Against all odds: Life on the 'Hill'" - a close look into Augusta, Maine's Sand Hill (Sandhill) neighborhood. Part 3 is a brief look into St. Augustine School, the educational foundation - alongside…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1991 October 24

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Part 4 of 4 of the October, 1991, series entitled, "Against all odds: Life on the 'Hill'" - a close look into Augusta, Maine's Sand Hill (Sandhill) neighborhood. Part 4 includes two pieces: one acknowledging the vast changes that have taken place in…

  • Author: Kennebec Journal Editorial Staff

Date: 1997 June 3

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

A captioned image from within Pomerleau's Bakery that sat on Franklin Street in Augusta, Maine, in the 1940s. The Kennebec Journal celebrated Augusta, Maine's bicentennial (1797-1997) throughout that year by regularly featuring city images from days…

  • Author: Kennebec Journal Editorial Staff

Date: 1972 September 23

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

A supplement to the Daily Kennebec Journal in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Le Club Calumet, a (then) men's-only Franco American social club in Augusta, Maine. Includes many advertisement congratulations from local businesses, pictures of…

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1989 October 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

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A Readfield, Maine, woman who was denied membership at Le Club Calumet - a men's Franco-American social club in Augusta, Maine - appealed to the Maine Human Rights Commission on account of discrimination.

  • Author: Guimond, Tammy

Date: 1989 November 7

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor regarding the 1989 Le Club Calumet controversy sparked by a woman's seeking entry into the all-male club. Offers a measure of support for the Augusta, Maine, Club in its rejection of the woman's request.

  • Author: Dostie, Art

Date: 1989 November 7

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor on the subject of Augusta, Maine's Franco American social club, Le Club Calumet, excluding women from its membership.

  • Author: Grenier Hanley, Karen

Date: 1989 November 17

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

  • Author: Guimond, Jean

Date: 1989 November 17

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor chastising Nancy Albert Ellis, the woman who in 1989 sought entry into the all-male Franco-American social club, Le Club Calumet, of Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: Berube, Lila

Date: 1989 November 17

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor questioning the motives of Nancy Albert Ellis, the woman who in 1989 sought entry into an all-male Franco American social club, Le Club Calumet, of Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: Lovejoy, David

Date: 1989 November 17

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor in support of the 1989 decision of Augusta, Maine's Le Club Calumet to reject the membership application of a woman, Nancy Albert Ellis, and remain an all-male organization.

  • Author: Cartwright, Steve

Date: 1989 November 21

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

The Maine Human Rights Commission ruled that Le Club Calumet, an all-male Franco American social club in Augusta, Maine, discriminated when it refused membership to a woman applicant. The article contains commentary from arguing members of the Club…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1989 November 22

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

After the Maine Human Rights Commission ruled that she had been discriminated against when denied membership at Le Club Calumet, a Franco American social club, Nancy Albert Ellis considered filing charges in court. Many members of the Club, in her…

  • Author: Berube, Lila

Date: 1989 November 25

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor lauding the women who volunteer at the all-male Franco American social club, Le Club Calumet, in Augusta, Maine, without becoming club members. Comes in response to the controversy of a woman whose attempt at membership in the…

  • Author: Shaw, Elizabeth

Date: 1989 November 28

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor that argues (tongue-in-cheek?) how the gender of the French term "le club" is reason enough for Le Club Calumet of Augusta, Maine, to justify rejecting a woman's application for membership in 1989.

  • Author: Berube, Lila

Date: 1989 November 28

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor arguing that if Le Club Calumet, a Franco-American social club in Augusta, Maine, is forced by the Maine courts to admit women, and is thereby ruled a "public" organization, it will no longer be able to limit its membership based…

  • Author: Casey, Terrence C.

Date: 1989 November 28

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Letter to the editor that asks whether discrimination based on gender is different from discrimination based on ethnicity, and if Le Club Calumet, a Franco-American social club in Augusta, Maine, is not allowed by its private status to limit its…

  • Author: Hale, Karlene K.

Date: 1989 November 29

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

After the Maine Human Rights Commission deemed Le Club Calumet - an Augusta, Maine, Franco-American men's club - discriminatory for not admitting women as members, the Club was forced to decide if it would change its policies regarding membership or…