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  • 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: 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: Stadig, Rita

Date: 1987

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20939292, 4491152

Find Online: OL6824949W

Third volume in a series of books dedicated to the history of Maine. Focuses on the northern Maine culture of ski and local developments made for the sport at the beginning of the twentieth century. Profiles prominent Maine skiers of the 1930s and…

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 1980

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6627420

Find Online: OL4117174M

Historical overview of Franco Americans in New England. 27 interviews that lend personality, locality, and intimacy to the author's history. Hendrickson's work has led to his being quoted as a commentator on immigrant labor history in an exhibit of…

  • Author: Albert, Thomas
  • Author: Therriault, Patrick (recherches)
  • Author: Mercure, Prudent L. (notes manuscrites)

Date: 1920

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 7665792

Find Online: OL23649400M

L'histoire du Madawaska, Maine, et ses villages voisins du dix-huitième siècle jusqu'à 1920.

  • Author: Albert, Thomas

Date: 1985 (original, 1920)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 12603804

Find Online: OL1802847M

Translation of 1920 history text on Madawaska, Maine, and its neighboring towns. Republished through the efforts of the Madawaska Historical Society. From the preface: "We believe that Father Thomas Albert's book, 'L'Histoire du Madawaska,' is far…

  • 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: Robbins, Rhea Côté (editor)
  • Author: Petrie, Lanette Landry (editor)
  • Author: Langellier, Kristin (editor)
  • Author: Slott, Kathryn (editor)

Date: 1995

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 34344246

A selection of women's writings - fiction, poetry, essay, journalism - that have appeared in the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's publication, "Le FAROG Forum." Le Forum is a periodical dedicated to issues related to the Franco American…

  • Author: Perreault, Gene N.

Date: 1986

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 16989034

Find Online: OL5071919W

From the author: "The following stories represent the folk history of the logging business in northern Maine. They were gathered over the years and the facts may have been changed as the stories were passed on to succeeding generations. However, they…

  • Author: Paroisse St-Bruno (St. Bruno Parish)

Date: 1938

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 301814327

Une histoire de la Paroisse St-Bruno de Van Buren, Maine, entre 1838 et 1938. Ecrit pour l'occasion de la centième année de cette paroisse dans la Vallée St-Jean. Contiens photos des curés et des soeurs paroissials, aussi que les histoires de…

  • 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: Marche, Guillame

Date: 1990

Language: en

Find in a Library: 368157878

Find Online: 368157878

Book-length study based on demographic research and personal observations on Franco Americans in Maine. Begins with a brief exploration of the diversity of Franco American history in New England and moves into the theoretical particularities often…

  • Author: Leloup, Laurent

Date: 1994

Thesis Type: M.A., Géographie

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: Inconnu/Unknown

De l'introduction de cet étudiant de France: "Afin d'approcher le sujet, trois méthodes ont été employées. La lecture de documents écrits retracent l'immigration et l'installation de canadiens français dans le Maine. Afin de mieux percevoir ce…

  • Author: Callnan, Miriam Therese

Date: 1974

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3488495

Biographical history of a northern Maine Roman Catholic priest, Rev. Joseph S. Marcoux. Fr. Marcoux was the first pastor at St. Joseph's Parish in the town of Wallagrass, Maine, in Aroostook County.

  • Author: Findlen, George

Date: 2003


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…

  • Author: Woodbury, Kenneth B., Jr.

Date: 1967-06

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 40

Language: en

Find in a Library: 480490583

An essay on the reactions of Franco American journalists and national societies to the naming of an Irish successor to the Maine Roman Catholic diocese's bishopric in 1906. Lewiston, Maine's "Le Messager" extended its criticisms to the Holy See and…

  • Author: Allen, James P.

Date: 1974 Autumn

Publication: Acadiensis

Volume: 9

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1670823

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A study of Franco Americans in Maine with respect to geography: movement, placement, population growth, and cultural stability. From the author: "The major purpose of this paper is to depict the geographic characteristics of Maine's Franco-Americans…