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  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2009

Publication: The New England Journal of Political Science

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 54021556

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Article describing the political method and image of former Maine Republican congresswoman, Margaret Chase Smith. The paradigmatic elements of her political tenure and their subsequent impact on the shapes of later Maine political campaigns and…

  • 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: Willis, John

Date: 2006

Book Title: Envoyer et recevoir : lettres et correspondances dans les diasporas francophones

Language: en, fr

Find in a Library: 76870372

Essay on the function of the personal letter in historiography. How trails of correspondence between French Canadians in Canada and the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries tell us about French Canadian migration: migrants,…

  • 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: Quintal, Claire
  • Author: Vachon, André

Date: 1980

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 25248271 (print)

Le premier colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 15 mars 1980. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle," publié par le…

  • 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: 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: Gauvin, Aimé

Date: 1976 December

Publication: Le FAROG Forum; Franco American Resources in Education

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

Short personal essay written by a journalist from Maine. Reflections on leaving Maine early in life, eventually for New York City, and returning for his retirement. His early commitment to mastering English in spite of his home French, and both the…

  • Author: Paré, Paul

Date: 1972 (reprinted 2003)

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

A condensed history of Franco American journalism - from its birth in 1837, to its downturn and fall in 1972. The emigration of French Canadians to the United States and the correspondingly wide and rapid production of Franco American, French…

  • 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: East, Elyssa Cleo

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on the country music culture of bottle clubs in Maine, with a focus on Harmony Hall in North Yarmouth. Features photos and story of a Maine country music band, as well as some profiles and interviews with other Mainers who…

  • Author: Cousins, Christopher

Date: 2010 March 3

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on the Old Canada Road Historical Society's purchase of an aged home in Bingham, Maine, as a location to publicly display historical artifacts from the upper Kennebec River Valley region.

  • Author: Kennedy, Kate

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 58051314

Find Online: OL3420598M

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A collection of biographical sketches of Maine women with unique accomplishments, and of those who have made significant contributions to their communities and to the state at large. One of the many books in the "More than Petticoats" series, the…

  • 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: Hoey, Dennis

Date: 2010 November 17

Publication: Portland Press Herald

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9341113

Obituary of longtime Old Orchard Beach, Maine, resident and local historian, also a professor of education at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.

  • Author: Weiner, Marli Frances (editor)

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61184330

Find Online: OL9521726M

From UMaine Press: "This volume of fourteen essays on Maine women's history fills a real need, helping to answer questions about what women were doing in local communities and highlighting their similarities and differences from women elsewhere.…

  • Author: Calvert, Mary

Date: 1986

Language: en

Find in a Library: 15523085

Find Online: OL2769969W

Historical piece on the Kennebec River and its surrounding valley towns, from the end of the American Revolution until the river's final log drive in the second half of the twentieth century. Relationships between early settlers and Native Americans.…

  • Author: Leloup, Laurent

Date: 1994

Thesis Type: M.A., Géographie

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: Inconnu/Unknown

De l'introduction de cet étudiant de France: "Afin d'approcher le sujet, trois méthodes ont été employées. La lecture de documents écrits retracent l'immigration et l'installation de canadiens français dans le Maine. Afin de mieux percevoir ce…

  • Author: Allen, James Paul

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D.

Institution: Syracuse University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5962074

Dissertation on areal patterns and geographic trends espoused by Roman Catholics in the state of Maine, with a focus on population distribution and respective voting patterns.

  • Author: Sheldon, Edward S.

Date: 1888

Publication: Transactions and Proceedings of the Modern Language Association of America

Volume: 3

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 1247683

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A short explanation of notes taken on the linguistic properties of one Waterville and another Cornville, Maine, Franco-American’s French language tendencies in the late nineteenth century. Historical measure of the MLA’s concern with Canadian…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 2000 Spring

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 30

Language: en

Find in a Library: 197430696

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Suggestions of potential topics for future research on Franco Americans. Includes literature, journalism, politics, textile labor history, religious history, and more. From the author: "Focuses on the history and literature of French Americans of the…

  • Author: Allen, James P.

Date: 1972 July

Publication: Geographical Review

Volume: 62

Language: en

Find in a Library: 483269409

Article on the migrations of French Canadians in Central and Southern Maine to their precise places of departure in Québec. Includes maps that illustrate migration fields and indicate concentrations of Maine Franco Americans. From the author:…