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  • Author: Chalou-Ennis, Renée

Date: 2011 November 3

Language: English

Blog post which responds to the question: "Of all the places I’d choose to live, why on earth would I choose to stay in Aroostook County?" The writer's answer includes personal definitions of "culture," descriptions of community and rural life, and…

  • Author: Clément, Antoine (rédacteur)

Date: 1937

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 301493645

Une publication de conférences - historiques, artistiques, académiques, culturels - faites par divers intervenants américains et internationaux au Cercle de Lowell, une branche de la Fédération de l'Alliance…

  • Author: Paiste, Denis

Date: 1986 November 30

Publication: New Hampshire Sunday News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8597236, 24564250

Feature article on the cultural changes occurring among former French Canadian immigrant communities, now Franco American descendant ones, in the cities of New Hampshire. How the occurrence of the French language among New Hampshire Franco Americans…

  • Author: Viau, Eusèbe (rédacteur)
  • Author: Philie, J. Ernest (rédacteur)

Date: 1929

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 59732376, 29086410, 221940175

Un recueil des chansons langue française (de France, Canada, et les Etats-Unis) publié par un société fraternelle franco-américain pour les Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Un hommage à la…

  • Author: Tomkinson, Grace

Date: 1932 October

Publication: The Dalhousie Review

Volume: 11

Language: en

Short essay on social activist and champion for the rights of the poor in New York City, Urbain Ledoux, also known as "Mr. Zero." An introduction to the Canadian family from which Ledoux came, a brief biographical portrait of him and his early…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1973

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Presentation of findings of a study on Vermont Franco American children. A comparison of cultural values - personal and public - as measured in young Vermont students in parochial school and public school. A report of the involved questionnaire and…

  • Author: Chartier, Armand B.

Date: 1979-06-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

A brief history, unpublished, of the French presence in the Rhode Island area - from France's exploration in the 16th century, to the Huguenot communities of the 17th century, French soldiers of the late 18th in the American Revolution, and the…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11803013

A comparison of cultural values - personal and public - corresponding to ethnicity, as measured in young Vermont students of French Canadian, Anglo-American, and mixed heritage. A report of the involved questionnaire and study, a presentation of…

  • Author: LaPlante, Eve

Date: 1987 May

Publication: New England Monthly

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10782770

Article subtitled, "'We were allowed to keep our faith and our language,' one Franco-American says - 'and our place.'" Feature on Franco American history in New England through the author's reflections on her family, her commentary on the 1983…

  • Author: Landry, Thomas-Marie

Date: 1962

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 10197020, 300126253

Find Online: OL11296882W

Une collection de discours, sermons, des papiers, des émissions de radio, articles de journaux, les manifestes, et d'autres présentations sur le thème de soutenir et de préserver la religion catholique et la culture…

  • Author: Johnson, Sally

Date: 1987 Spring

Publication: Vermont Life

Volume: 41

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1773576

Article subtitled, "French-Canadian Life And Culture In Vermont." A profile of French Canadian and Franco American communities in the state of Vermont, through the eyes of some Vermonters and academics. Large emphasis on the roles of family,…

  • 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: Semenak, Susan

Date: 1984 January 9

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

Subtitled, "French in New England fear their language and culture risk being lost forever unless something is done soon." An article presenting the Franco Americans in Vermont as a people at risk of cultural and linguistic assimilation. Focuses on…

  • 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: Kenney, Michael

Date: 1999 October 21

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Article describing modern impressions of Franco American culture in New England, including recent and diverse efforts undertaken to preserve certain of its aspects - language, food, music, and others. Presents descriptions of how Franco American…

  • Author: Owen, Joseph

Date: 1985 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Focus article on the linguistic changes evident among French speakers and Franco Americans in the communities of Augusta, Maine. Comments on language frequency within families and schools, as well as differences in French fluency among children and…

  • Author: Owen, Joseph

Date: 1985 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Article on Augusta, Maine's Patenaude's Superette, a family-run market serving people in the northern part of the city for nearly a century. A brief history of the store - its owners, their family, and the services and products offered its largely…

  • Author: Chute, Carolyn

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10996872

The first in a collection of novels set in and about the fictional rural Maine town of Egypt. A series of vignettes inviting us into the world of the sprawling and raucous Bean family, often through the eyes of their neighbor, Earlene Pomerleau.…

  • Author: Bonnie, Fred

Date: 1979

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5765399

A collection of short stories from Maine native and Alabama writer, Fred Bonnie. Back cover reads: "Fred Bonnie traces his family back to Calixte Bonin, a migrant from Quebec who went to Maine a hundred years ago. Ever since then his family has…

  • Author: Associated Press

Date: 2011 September 7

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60630676, 8814143

Article marking the beginning of the funded restoration of Lewiston, Maine's Grand Trunk Depot, a now-defunct train station famed for its historical role in the reception of a large percentage of Lewiston-Auburn's French Canadian immigrants in the…

  • 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: Driedger, Derek

Date: 2007

Publication: Journal of Narrative Theory

Volume: 37

Language: English

Find in a Library: 54663119

Essay on American author Willa Cather's critiques of journalism and realist writing as evidenced in her 1931 novel, "Shadows on the Rock" - a storied portrayal of historical French Canadian resistance to assimilation. How Cather portrays in her…

  • Author: Sanders, Michael S.

Date: 2007 October

Publication: Down East

Volume: 54

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 16832466, 15021999

Article on Franco American foods and their relative invisibility, inspired by this food writer's engagement with some of the customs and cuisine to be found in the homes of Brunswick, Maine. Contains brief interviews on Franco American culture with…

  • Author: Chaput, Donald

Date: 1968

Publication: Canadian Historical Review

Volume: 49

Language: en

Find in a Library: 54828861, 1553108

Article on the idea of repatriation as integral to the history of French Canadian community building in the United States. Certain struggles and losses accompanying Canadian repatriation from the United States in the late 19th century, after extended…

  • Author: Nichols, Jim

Date: 2002

Language: English

Find in a Library: 51044695

A collection of short stories largely set in Maine with local characters, written by Maine native and author of the 2011 novel, "Hull Creek."

Features the following stories, in order of appearance:
Magic
The Dilly
C'est La Vie (originally…

  • Author: Julien, Barbara
  • Author: Coyne, Nona

Date: 1980 Summer

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Transcription of a Biddeford, Maine, woman's life as told by her in brief stories to interviewers. Her youth in Quebec - being the oldest child of a large family - and her community there. Her marriage and snippets of her later life in Maine. Some…

  • Author: Gillian, Dana Frederic
  • Author: Bouthot, Toots

Date: 1985 November

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 7

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Journalistic piece on Franco American musician from Biddeford, Maine, Toots Bouthot. The author's exploration of a local music icon and his community. Transcription of Bouthot's talk of music, religion, and vocation - who plays, for whom he plays,…

  • Author: Mazzone, Philip C.
  • Author: Costello, Michael

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: English

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on snowmobiling and the environment it helps to create in the border town of Jackman, Maine. The growth of the snowmobile industry and its impact on the people of northern Maine. Some profiles of local residents, their…