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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: 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: Pullen, Clarence

Date: 1902

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6640470

Find Online: OL14014732M

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Subtitled, "Where Acadia and Scandinavia's Subtle Touch Turned a Wilderness into a Land of Plenty." Travel writings of a journalist's visit to Aroostook County in northern Maine at the beginning of the 20th century. The writer's impressions of…

  • Author: Stewart, Richard H.

Date: 1977 January 9

Publication: Boston Sunday Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3511777, 1536853

Feature article on the towns and people of the St. John River Valley in Aroostook County, Maine. Photos of farm, church, and family, in illustration of the descriptions of rural life along Maine's north and northeastern Canadian border. Interviews…

  • Author: Wheelock, Paul J.

Date: 1988 (Annual)

Publication: Down East

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 1683246, 15021999

Article subtitled, "Maine's northernmost community is a lively world apart." A profile of the northern Maine town of Madawaska, situated in Aroostook County on the St. John River Valley. The Acadian people who predominantly inhabit the town, their…

  • 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: 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: Sleeper, Frank

Date: 1998

Language: en

Find in a Library: 39701913

Find Online: OL10819670M

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Photo history of the Upper St. John Valley, northern Maine, with a brief historical introduction. Part of the Arcadia Press "Images of America" series.

  • 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: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 56903271

Maine native Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem about "le Grand Dérangement" - the Acadian Expulsion - and one Acadian woman's rampant search for a love lost. This text also includes an introduction, a brief historical sketch of the Acadians,…

  • Author: Craig, Beatrice

Date: 1986

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768

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Essay attempting to dispel inaccuracies of the Acadian tradition in the Madawaska area, and to reckon the historical record with popular historical perceptions about that region that have developed over time by those who claim to be descendent from…