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  • Author: Walker, David

Date: 1962-08-00

Publication: Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 47075794, 833682

Interpretation of Franco American presidential voting behavior in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island previous to 1962. Takes into account wavering levels of ethnic solidarity, changes in economic class position, religious…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire (rédactrice)

Date: 1992

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27315869

Un livre d'essais critiques et biographiques sur la littérature franco-américane et ses créateurs. Certains extraits littéraires des œuvres littéraire d'auteurs franco-américains contemporains, en…

  • 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: 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

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 12245074

Le quatrième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 11-12 mars 1983. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

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  • 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: Van de Bogart, Erik

Date: 1976 July/August

Publication: Public Telecommunications Review

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1791074

Essay on Franco American children's public television programming in Maine in the 1970s. Provides historical context for two such programs - "La Machine Magique" and "La Bonne Aventure." The reasoning and goals of this programming, its conceptual…

  • Author: Rossignol, Matthew Albert

Date: 1996

Language: English

Find in a Library: 40651518

Memories of a childhood summer in the author's hometown of Van Buren, Maine, with one week spent on a vacation in Portland. Focuses on friendship, family, and baseball.

  • 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: Grindle, Roger

Date: 1977

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3047994

Historical portrait of the Upper St. John River Valley, Aroostook County, Maine, through a presentation of the lives of two influential nineteenth-century figures: William Dickey of Fort Kent and Peter Keegan of Van Buren. Particular emphasis on both…

  • Author: Cyr, Sr. Marguerite

Date: Unknown

Language: English

Find in a Library: 19889308

Illustrated brief memoir of northern Maine women religious moving about France during World War II. The events leading up to, and the sequence of, a five-day journey from their Paris convent to a safe haven in St. Etienne. Written soon after the…

  • 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: Roy, Suzanne R.

Date: 1974

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 3404725

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French-English bilingual educational television series for children. Designed "to expose the Franco American child to simple elements of his/her culture" (MPBN). Created in 1974 by Project FACTS (Franco-American Children's Television Series);…

  • 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: 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: Levesque, Don

Date: 2007

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Dictionary of French terms and their English translations, compiled from the "patois, metaphors, and dictions" of the towns of the St. John River Valley in northern Maine. Contains common French words and phrases that persist locally in both French…

  • Author: Bouchard, Susan

Date: 1998

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Book of recipes for meals and dishes served at the Farrell-Michaud House bed-and-breakfast in Van Buren, Maine. Begins with stories and historical descriptions of the Farrell and Michaud families, as well as of the house itself and the cultures of…

  • 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: Roby, Yves

Date: 1987

Publication: Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française

Volume: 41

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1764125, 50870163

Un essai qui explore les changements dans les attitudes publiques au Québec - ceux des fonctionnaires, le clergé, et d'autres - vers les émigrants québécois aux Etats-Unis au 19e siècle. Comment et de quelle façon dès les critiques négatives…

  • Author: Barry, Ellen

Date: 2001 February 12

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Brief profile of a Waterville, Maine, group of adults intent on reclaiming the French language that permeated their earlier lives but that - for reasons personal, political, and otherwise historical - was replaced or repressed by communication in…

  • Author: Sepenuk, Norman

Date: 1969

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

A scholarly paper exploring some of the potential reasons for the absence of Franco Americans from political life in New England, and, in the author's estimation, the apparent reluctance of Franco Americans to engage in the public life and political…

  • 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: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 30

Publication: Providence Journal-Bulletin

Language: English

Find in a Library: 232119114, 32602766

Reprinted segment of Los Angeles Times feature article ("French in Maine Bear Bias Quietly") attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and…

  • Author: Hillinger, Charles

Date: 1985 January 28

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3638237, 192107378, 11200117

Feature article attempting to characterize the historical plight of the Franco American people of the state of Maine. Contains brief quotes from social leaders and commentators in Bangor, Lewiston, Van Buren, and Orono. Abridged version of the…

  • Author: Allen, Scott

Date: 1987 January 9

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Cover article subtitled, "Speaker of the House : To understand John Martin, it helps to know about the Canadian connection." Profile of Maine State Representative, John Martin (D - Eagle Lake), the multifaceted role he has played as an advocate for…

  • Author: Barry, Debra Verrier

Date: 1988 April 3

Publication: Maine Sunday Telegram

Language: English

Find in a Library: 39226552

Subtitled, "How to make tourtière, creton and ploy, the old-fashioned way." Recipes for four meals traditional to "French American" New England - tourtière, creton, ployes, and chicken stew. Introduced with a brief note on what these recipes mean,…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A. (editor)

Date: 1978 janvier

Publication: Le F.A.R.O.G. Forum

Volume: 5

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 6881976, b2728209

January 1978 issue of the bilingual periodical publication of the Franco-American Centre (formerly the Franco-American Office), University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Contains art and articles on Franco American life. This issue also contains a four-page…

  • 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…