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  • Author: Dupont, Bernard A.

Date: 1988 April 17

Publication: Worcester Sunday Telegram

Language: English

Find in a Library: 23369195

Article on Dr. Denis R. Baillargeon of Pomfret, Connecticut, and his recent efforts to promote Franco American culture in the light of what he describes as Quebec and French Canada's history of loss.

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.

Date: 1972 May 2 (published 1973; republished Summer 2010)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

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Original text of a presentation included in "The French in New England, Acadia, and Quebec," a 1972 conference sponsored by the New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec Centre at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Considers the birth, plight, and…

  • Author: Triggs-Raine, Barbara
  • Author: Richard, Melanie
  • Author: Wasel, Norman
  • Author: Prence, Elizabeth M.
  • Author: Natowicz, Marvin R.

Date: 1995-04

Publication: American Journal of Human Genetics

Volume: 56

Language: en

Find in a Library: 679569377

Paper in biochemistry and molecular biology describing certain genetic mutations found in French Canadians and Franco Americans, exploring if or how they relate to the science of Tay-Sachs disease, a genetic disorder causing rapid mental and physical…

  • Author: Fitzpatrick, Antonio

Date: 1925

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 4433061

Historique de la Société St. Jean-Baptiste de Bienfaisance de New York City depuis sa fondation à 1850, publiée dans la célébration de son 75e anniversaire. Des événements majeurs impliquant la société à New York et ailleurs. Liste et…

  • Author: Waldron, FlorenceMae

Date: 2009-07

Publication: The Catholic Historical Review

Volume: 95

Language: en

Find in a Library: 424657740, 704153188, 4637918870

 

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Some perspectives on North American, French Canadian Catholic female religious at the beginning of the 20th century. How studying these nuns in New England adds to an understanding about French Canadian ethnic identity and its real function among New…

  • Author: Levin, Abbe (director)
  • Author: Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
  • Author: Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76810555

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany…

  • Author: Sterne, Evelyn Savidge

Date: 2000-04 (spring)

Publication: Social Science History

Volume: 24

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42413348, 2761258

Essay exploring the diverse ways in which the Catholic church in Providence, Rhode Island served its predominantly immigrant, working-class parishioners as a public space from which to express political opinion, and as a mouthpiece for the assertion…

  • Author: Hamelin, Hormisdas

Date: 1930

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1025371

Collection de lettres ouvertes écrites "à mon ami" par un ancien curé pour les Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre en 1930. Écrits philosophiques et théologiques sur le thème de "la question…

  • Author: Bibeau, Gilles

Date: 2004

Publication: Anthropologie et Sociétés

Volume: 28

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 613061578

Essai qui explore l'écriture de Kerouac à travers son auto-identification ethnique, et en tant que participant à la production d'un mythe création franco-américaine. Comment cette lecture de Kerouac se compare à sa renommée comme une figure…

  • Author: Lanoue, Margaret A.

Date: 1984

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579887

Master's thesis proposing a restaurant whose design and theme aim toward public education about Franco American culture. How this project is situated in a larger, national discussion about "the value of ethnic identity" (1). A demographic background…

  • Author: Gauvin, Aimé

Date: 1976 December

Publication: Le FAROG Forum; Franco American Resources in Education

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

Short personal essay written by a journalist from Maine. Reflections on leaving Maine early in life, eventually for New York City, and returning for his retirement. His early commitment to mastering English in spite of his home French, and both the…

  • Author: Bernard, Irène Mailhot

Date: 1982

Thesis Type: Ph.D., French

Institution: The Pennsylvania State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 10419315

Dissertation on the relationship between the French language and Franco American culture in Lewiston, Maine in the twentieth century. Historical background of Maine French speakers. Theories and methods in the study of French in New England as…

  • Author: LaFlamme, Matthew R.

Date: 1994-12-00

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46579830

Thesis examining the textile workers of Waterville, Maine during the New Deal Era. Descriptions of an observable transition in the Franco American community from an ethnicity-based cohesion to a consciousness and way of life organized by class. An…

  • Author: Clément, Antoine (rédacteur)

Date: 1948

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 301493649

Find Online: OL11745244W

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: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10638841

Find Online: OL5080764M

A history of the Augusta, Maine Franco American social organization, Le Club Calumet, published in honor of its accomplishments and in celebration of the 50th year since its 1922 inception. Presents an introduction to French Canadian immigration to…

  • 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: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: Unknown

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Bibliographic list of over 350 texts helpful to providers in a variety of healthcare fields for learning about Franco Americans. Historical, cultural, literary, legal, biological, and other resources listed together in an attempt to serve…

  • Author: Murphy, Francis J.

Date: 1987 June

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 60

Language: en

Find in a Library: 480564904

Essay describing a three-day visit of the French ambassador to the United States, Paul Claudel, to Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1929. Claudel as a unique diplomat being better known for his specialties in literature. Captures the thrust of Claudel's…

  • Author: Plourde, Antonin
  • Author: La Paroisse Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

Date: 1971-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 18428470, 549279296, 33048870

Album souvenir en deux parties, qui commémore le début de la paroisse catholique romain de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul à Lewiston, Maine, et qui marque son centenaire. La partie principale est un texte historique sur les paroisses…

  • Author: DeCourcy, Sr. Theresa

Date: 1972 (?)

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Subtitled, "A Unit for Sixth Grade Students in Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Portland." A 9-week elementary school guide for teachers in Maine history, with specific emphasis on cultural content, ethnic groups, and the contributions of the…

  • Author: Sorg, Marcella Harnish

Date: 1979

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Anthropology

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6055167, 11076178, 655165219

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Study in biological anthropology on the immigration and settlement of French Canadians in New England, and the eventual community, then deme - or reproductive/"breeding" group - formation of Franco Americans in Old Town, Maine, through the 19th…

  • Author: Senier, Siobhan

Date: 2002

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 75

Language: en

Find in a Library: 480610151, 1759778, 50709799, 11168654

Essay exploring the 1930s Federal Writers' Project interview of Indian Island, Maine, resident and canoe maker, Henry Mitchell, transcribed by Old Town native, Robert Grady. Arguments favoring the particularly modern quality of the dually-authored…

  • Author: Holman, Claire

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Salt

Volume: 10

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Documentary piece on Lewiston, Maine, illustrated in black and white photo. Fluid city descriptions and drawn-out interviews with Lewiston residents spanning three generations enter readers into the life of the early twentieth-century industrial…

  • Author: Senécal, Joseph André

Date: 1996-05

Publication: Facsimile

Volume: 15

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16688223, 212381696

A brief historical essay commenting on the wide and various publication of French language periodicals (dailies and other newspapers) in New England and Quebec during the period of great cross-border migration, between 1860 and 1930. The author's…

  • 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: Senécal, André

Date: 1995

Book Title: Identité et cultures nationales : l’Amérique française en mutation

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 32091322

Une discussion sur les rôles et formes historiques de ce que l'auteur appelle «la littérature franco-américaine.» D'abord, comme la voix du Québec en exil, comme des expressions de sympathie américaine…

  • 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: Tetreault, Barbara

Date: 1986 November 30

Publication: New Hampshire Sunday News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8597236, 24564250

Brief article outlining the history of the French Canadian and Franco American presence in Berlin, New Hampshire, and the cultural changes the city has undergone from 1890 onward. The rise and fall of the influence of historically French Canadian…

  • Author: Hanrahan, Tom

Date: 1996 October 3

Publication: Casco Bay Weekly

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31948960

Short article on the absence of Franco American employees in the Maine media industries, particularly print and television journalism. Includes brief interviews with managers and journalists from some of Maine's most prominent news outlets, as well…