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  • Author: Fishman, Joshua

Date: 1973

Language: en

Find in a Library: 855231

Find Online: OL3299460W

From ERIC: "The extent to which the language planning that has been pursued in many localities and in many periods has been guided by nationalism, that is, by '...the social movements, attitudes, and ideologies which characterize the behavior of…

  • Author: Ouellette, Susan

Date: 2002-09 (fall)

Publication: New York History : Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association

Volume: 83

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4862461, 605179974

Article discussing cultural and economic factors in the development of immigrant community and identity in Plattsburgh, New York, between 1850 and 1890 among French Canadians - the largest immigrant group of the time period in Plattsburgh. The impact…

  • Author: Beattie, Betsy

Date: 1989

Publication: Vermont History : The Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society

Volume: 57

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773222

Article characterizing the social and economic conditions surrounding Vermont's fluid French Canadian immigrant populations in Burlington and Colchester at the outset of 1850, and the ensuing decade's historical significance in the process of…

  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

Find Online: OL18568303M

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 1998 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing religious institutions and mutual aid societies created by French Canadian immigrant communities in New England around the turn of the century. Their functions for social welfare, economic well-being, and medical necessity among…

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1992

Book Title: Public History Readings

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20852879

Essay describing the popularity of American search efforts for "generational memory" - or the shape of one's personal and social origins - through genealogy, oral history, and the new social history movement of the middle twentieth century. Uses the…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1991 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the emergence of a Franco American petty bourgeoisie class in southern New England at the beginning of the 19th century, and the ability of francophone elites in this region and time period to maintain strong ties with French…

  • Author: Victor, Stephen

Date: 1982-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article on Lewis Hine's photographic work for the National Child Labor Committee, its ties with the National Consumers' League, and the photographer's place among progressive and humanitarian labor reform in early twentieth-century Rhode Island. The…

  • Author: Buhle, Paul (editor)
  • Author: Staub, Michael (editor)

Date: 1987-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 46

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article featuring selections of oral history interviews conducted with Rhode Island working people in the 1980s. Reflections on childhood in urban, industrial Rhode Island in the wake of industrial closures, changing demographic landscapes, and their…

  • Author: Lord, Kathleen

Date: 2012

Publication: Visual Communication

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49517846

Article analyzing how Montréal, Québec and Lowell, Massachusetts photography provides a means for exploring the relationship between patterns of transportation, public space, and social life through the early twentieth century. The history of North…

  • Author: Blewett, Mary H.

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42772687

Find Online: OL8605279M

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Book-length social history exploring the development of industry, industrial life, and the power of the politics surrounding them in southeastern New England - especially Fall River, Massachusetts - in the nineteenth century. Discussions of gender in…

  • Author: Stanton, Cathy

Date: 2007 spring

Publication: Radical History Review

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45456839

Article that critically examines the relationship between the historical content of the Lowell National Historic Park (NHP) - built in the 1970s within the former mill architecture of Lowell, Massachusetts - and the ways and contexts in which this…

  • Author: Cohen, Bruce

Date: 2004 summer

Publication: Historical Journal of Massachusetts

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6420039

Article detailing the varying relationships between labor organizing, ethnic communities, members of the Catholic Church, and local journalism in Worcester, Masachusetts at the turn of the century. How ethnic and religious community identification…

  • 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: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1973 April

Language: English

Find in a Library: 655738

An exploration of the decision-making trends and cultural value orientations of Franco American adults in Vermont. Presentation of data based on questionnaires completed by French-English bilingual families. A detailed and graphed explanation of the…

  • Author: Richard, Sacha

Date: 2002 January

Publication: Canadian Review of American Studies

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 44653568

Article in Franco American historiography. Analysis and comparison of recent major historical writings on New England Franco Americans and their importance for American and Franco American Studies. Particular emphasis on historiographical…

  • 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: Bérubé, Allan
  • Author: Bérubé, Florence (contributor)

Date: 1997

Book Title: White Trash : Race and Class in America

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35025850

Essay and stories of childhood, family life, class, and community in a New Jersey trailer park in the 1970s. Contains a mother's and son's thoughts on their lives in that time and place, their understandings of some of the outside perceptions of…

  • Author: Warner, W. Lloyd
  • Author: Lunt, Paul S.

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53846344

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Selected case study of a New England city, presented for use in instruction in sociology, political science, and psychology. Without naming the city, this case study includes descriptions of the city's landscape, industry, population, and cultural…

  • Author: Walkowitz, Daniel

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4003426

Find Online: OL4730176M

A history of the growth of nineteenth-century labor movements in the neighboring industrial cities of Troy and Cohoes, New York, on the banks of the Hudson River. The labor and market conditions, social contexts, and events specific to each city that…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1979-04

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 23

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60627975, 220726882, 60688637

Essai sur certains rélations entre l'émigration québécoise envers les Etats-Unis, la prolétarisation d'une population francophone nord-américaine, et la montée du nationalisme au Quebec à la…

  • Author: Bibeau, Gilles

Date: 2004

Publication: Anthropologie et Sociétés

Volume: 28

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 613061578

Essai qui explore l'écriture de Kerouac à travers son auto-identification ethnique, et en tant que participant à la production d'un mythe création franco-américaine. Comment cette lecture de Kerouac se compare à sa renommée comme une figure…

  • Author: LaFlamme, Matthew R.

Date: 1994-12-00

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579830

Thesis examining the textile workers of Waterville, Maine during the New Deal Era. Descriptions of an observable transition in the Franco American community from an ethnicity-based cohesion to a consciousness and way of life organized by class. An…

  • 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: Holman, Claire

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Salt

Volume: 10

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Documentary piece on Lewiston, Maine, illustrated in black and white photo. Fluid city descriptions and drawn-out interviews with Lewiston residents spanning three generations enter readers into the life of the early twentieth-century industrial…

  • Author: Fournier, Melinda

Date: 1987 February

Publication: The World & I

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13486032, 679404854, 423869972

Article subtitled, "Families of French-Canadian descent once regarded French Catholicism and the French language as inseparable keys to their ethnic survival." An overview of the history and culture of Franco Americans in New England, beginning with…

  • Author: Early, Frances H.

Date: 1982 June

Publication: Journal of Family History

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2514766, 40810113

Essay on the adaptation of French Canadian farm life to the environments and economies of urban, industrialized Lowell, Massachusetts in the late 19th century. The meanings of this adaptation for living conditions, child labor, and overall family…

  • Author: Schryer, Stephen

Date: 2011 Spring

Publication: Modern Fiction Studies (MFS)

Volume: 57

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645443, 31871426

Essay considering the relationship of middle twentieth-century delinquency and poverty with the explorations of class and culture that take place in the literature of Jack Kerouac. How actors in the Beat Movement, especially Kerouac, interrogated…

  • Author: Guignard, Michael

Date: 1969

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16286903

An undergraduate honors essay written for the Department of Government at Bowdoin College. Observations into the "low assimilation rate among Franco-Americans" as determined by French Canadian migration patterns, and partly evidenced in what the…

  • 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…