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  • Author: Hutchinson, Gloria

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13210635

A collection of student writings in celebration of the 200th year of the Acadian settlement at St. David, Maine, in the northern St. John River Valley. Created during a 1985 Madawaska, Maine summer program for gifted and talented students - MEGA…

  • Author: Smith, James Brian

Date: 1993

Thesis Type: Ed. D.

Institution: Boston College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31951945

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Education study of the cultural validity of standardized testing in Maine. Based on test performances in 1988 and 1989 from samplings of students in St. Agatha, Madawaska, Lewiston, Fort Kent, Van Buren, and Caribou. Analyzes scoring in the areas of…

  • Author: Rudolph, John

Date: 1997 May 4

Publication: Boston Globe Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 18840841

Article on past prohibitions against French language usage in the schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley, the lasting impacts of these prohibitions, and recent unique efforts to nurture and strengthen bilingualism in that region. Emphasis…

  • Author: Schilcher, Elisabeth

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., French

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27257499

Étude sur l'identité ethnique et sa transformation dans les Acadiens de la vallée de la rivière Saint-Jean au nord de l'état du Maine dans les années 1990; analyse basée sur des recherches historiques et des données locales et…

  • Author: Fisher, Peggy

Date: 1974 February 8

Publication: Maine Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234

Article describing how how the public schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley embraced French-English bilingual education in the early 1970s. Recalls a speech in favor of a 1968 bilingual education bill given by Maine state senator, Elmer…

  • Author: Nyhan, Pat

Date: 1984 December 14

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 17

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Article on the teaching of the French language in various parts of the state of Maine. A brief explanation of the different ways by which French is conceived - its dialects, its geographies, its socioculture. Differing opinions relative to these…

  • Author: Garfinkel, Perry

Date: 1980 September

Publication: National Geographic

Volume: 158

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6451257, 2255097

Expository, journalistic piece on the people of the Upper St. John River Valley, cradle of the political border between northeastern Maine and New Brunswick. The predominance of French Acadian culture there and an integrative overview of its elements…

  • Author: Dugas, Donald G.

Date: 1976 (date of publication)

Book Title: Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3732360

Essay describing the sociology and psychology of Franco Americans in New England as conditions tied to their history in North America. How French language maintenance efforts are involved in articulating and uncomplicating these conditions. The state…

  • Author: National Materials Development Center

Date: 1975

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 93006875

List of educational materials designed for French and French/English American elementary education in the 1970s. Shares the titles, descriptions of content, and appropriate grade levels for language texts designed for teachers and students in…

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 2010

Language: en

Find in a Library: 535495395

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An "Images of America" pictorial history that illustrates parts of the Franco-American experience in Maine, Maine's people, and the things and places that occupied their lives. Chapters run as follows: 1)Work, 2)Family, 3)Religious Life, 4)Community,…

  • Author: Albert, Henry

Date: 1999

Language: English

Find in a Library: 42953999

The autobiography of a northern Maine native. Begins with his early life in Aroostook County and continues through his many years of service in the United States Army, bringing him and his family throughout the world - Ethiopia, Iran, and elsewhere -…

  • Author: LeVasseur, Frances Dumond (editor)

Date: 1974

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52833122 (can be viewed at the Franco-American Centre, University of Maine, Orono, Maine)

A descriptive catalog of the towns of the St. John Valley in northern Maine. Includes geographic positioning, demographic information for each incorporated place, and the names and occupations of public officials. Also includes a time line of facts…

  • Author: Stadig, Rita

Date: 1989

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20939346

A history of the St. John River Valley, Maine with a large segment dedicated to the town of Wallagrass. Begins with European colonization and the sixteenth century Native Americans, and continues through the establishment and demise of Acadia, and…

  • Author: Dubé, Normand

Date: 1974

Language: Français

Find in a Library: Aucun

Un cahier pour les jeunes. Sur les sujets de la vocabulaire et la grammaire françaises, la biologie, la généalogie, les sports et les arts. Contiens plusieurs des histoires écrites pour l'explication des sujets au-dessus, et qui sont situées…

  • Author: Despres, Lewellyn Michael

Date: 1986

Language: English

Find in a Library: 15041772

Novel by Aroostook County, Maine, writer, about the death of a son in a northern Maine family.

  • Author: Findlen, George

Date: 2003

Language:

Find in a Library: 52871722

A resource guide and short bibliography for budding genealogists. Includes a brief historical overview of emigration to the St. John Valley region in the context of the Acadian expulsion (1755), the American Revolution (1776), and the relocation of…