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  • Author: Sleeper, Frank H.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34053616

Find Online: OL10819418M

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An "Images of America" series, pictorial history of the city of Augusta - Maine's capital - with images and captions from the late nineteenth through the first half of the twentieth century. Augusta's place in Maine state politics; its early…

  • Author: Fecteau, Edward

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1312704

Find Online: OL6484968M

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Historical text on French, French Canadian, and Franco American persons significant to political, social, religious, and artistic life in the United States both before and after 1776 - from the early 17th century to the 1940s. Composed of…

  • Author: Searway, Ruby Garrison

Date: 1973

Publication: Maine Writers' Conference Chapbook No. 15

Volume: 15

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4598065

Short poem about the sort of men who worked to drive logs down the rivers of Maine to its many lumber mills, and the natural dangers these men encountered. Written by a Maine writer and published in the 15th collection from the Maine Writers'…

  • Author: Rodrigue, Barry

Date: 1994 Summer

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35278700

Using the example of Bath, Maine's Thomas Plant, a successful nineteenth-century French Canadian immigrant entrepreneur, Rodrigue argues for a new interpretation of the Franco-American ethnic experience. The life and work of Plant in New England…

  • 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: 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: Schulz, Julia (photographs)

Date: 1984 October

Language: N/A

Find in a Library: 1663, 61546426 (thesis)

Five photographs of the former Edwards Manufacturing Company cotton mill complex at the base of Sand Hill on the north side of Augusta, Maine. St. Augustine Roman Catholic church visible in the background of four of the images. Photographs taken…

  • Author: Locke, William N.

Date: 1949

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 315848

Find Online: OL6800754W

Republication of a 1941 doctoral thesis in linguistics, presented with historical introduction from a University of Virginia scholar. Observations and analyses of the linguistic characteristics of vernacular French in the French Canadian and Franco…

  • Author: Duval, André
  • Author: Wade, Mason

Date: 1980

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 301288843

Find Online: OL12305301W

Un livre bilingue - un demi en anglais, un demi en français - qui célèbre la grande histoire de Boston et de Québec, de la Nouvelle Angleterre et de la Nouvelle France, et leurs intersections. Du dix-septième siècle jusqu'a 1980. La première…

  • Author: Weber, Tom

Date: 1997 July 19-20

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on geographer and anthropologist Barry Rodrigue's exploration and excavation of the Old Canada Road, or the stretch of land between central Maine and the Canadian border that traverses the northwestern part of the state. This route is known…

  • Author: Cousins, Christopher

Date: 2010 March 3

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on the Old Canada Road Historical Society's purchase of an aged home in Bingham, Maine, as a location to publicly display historical artifacts from the upper Kennebec River Valley region.

  • Author: Locke, William Nash

Date: 1941

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Linguistics

Institution: Harvard University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 315848

Observations and analyses of the linguistic characteristics of vernacular French in the French Canadian and Franco American community of Brunswick, Maine, in the early twentieth century. Special emphasis on word pronunciation and its relationship to…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2007

Book Title: New Sudden Fiction: Short-Short Stories from America and Beyond

Language: English

Find in a Library: 71800711

Short story about French-Canadian grandparents, the pull of family, and irrevocable realities of class and culture. From the Waterville, Maine author of "God is Dead" and "Everything Matters!"

  • Author: Fuller, Robert G., Jr.

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: 466715527

A crime novel set in a small fictional Maine town. Written by local attorney and resident of Central Maine. From the author's website: "Why would anyone want to kill Harvey Coburn? This question perplexes Maine state police detective Martin Counihan.…

  • Author: Rhoda, Erin

Date: 2010 May 24

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Article about a granddaughter - now in her sixties - who enjoys traveling the same pass her grandmother rode from Canada to Central Maine on Route 201. The author recounts the history of emigration from Canada to the US down this route, and talks…

  • Author: Rioux, Robert N.
  • Author: Smith, Jane S.

Date: 2006

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 65174560

Find Online: OL13421683W

Le titre complet: Enquête Géolinguistique: du vocabulaire, et de la pronunciation de celui-ci, employés dans l’état du Maine pour désigner tout ce qui se rapporte à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur de la maison, d’après le questionnaire…

  • Author: Calvert, Mary R.

Date: 1991

Language: en

Find in a Library: 23707025

Find Online: OL2769965W

Historical piece on early French Jesuits missionizing to Abenaki in Maine's Kennebec River Valley in the 17th century.

  • Author: Plocher, Stephen

Date: 2007

Language: en

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A brief history of Waterville, Maine, written by a graduate of Waterville's Colby College and published online by the city government of Waterville. Begins with the city's peopling, moving through the town's incorporation apart from Winslow in 1802,…

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2176381

A thorough history of the Franco American presence in the city of Augusta, Maine, up to the 1970s. Histories of mill, church, school, and community, from their migrant inception through sometimes celebratory, sometimes violent, persistence.…

  • Author: Calvert, Mary

Date: 1983

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10864362

Find Online: OL2769967W

Historical piece on the European explorers of the Kennebec River Valley and the Abenaki people of that Maine region. Highlights the relationships among British, French, and Native American, and their confrontations from the 17th century onward. The…

  • Author: Calvert, Mary

Date: 1986

Language: en

Find in a Library: 15523085

Find Online: OL2769969W

Historical piece on the Kennebec River and its surrounding valley towns, from the end of the American Revolution until the river's final log drive in the second half of the twentieth century. Relationships between early settlers and Native Americans.…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2007

Language: English

Find in a Library: 7446073

A collection of short stories loosely connected, all based on the premise of the death of God. From Viking Press: "Ron Currie's gutsy, funny book is instantly gripping: If God takes human form and dies, what would become of life as we know it?…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: 268957344

Waterville, Maine, native Ron Currie, Jr.’s sophomore effort, Everything Matters!, is not a story about aliens – although it could be. The voice in Junior Thibodeau’s head has told him precisely when the world will end. Lecturing…

  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1997

Language: English

Find in a Library: 42401388

Memoir of a Franco-American woman who grew up "down the Plains" in Waterville, Maine. Winner of the 1997 Maine Chapbook Award.

  • Author: Poulin, Jacques

Date: 2003

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 52942945

The author of "Volkswagen Blues" takes us on a veritable walking-tour of Québec City in this novel about a relationship between a public writer and an experimental therapist. In the text you will also find implicit references to "Volkswagen…

  • Author: Ledoux, Denis (editor)

Date: 1991

Language: English

Find in a Library: 23009726

In this 1991 anthology, Denis Ledoux places together the poetry and short fiction prose of thirteen authors in an effort to illustrate the range of the contemporary Franco-American artistic voice. All of the pieces included in this collection might…

  • Author: Vicero, Ralph

Date: 1968

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Geography

Institution: University of Wisconsin

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2934957

Find Online: OL13204047W

Study of French-Canadian emigration into the United States during the nineteenth century. Pivotal research in French Canadian emigration. Includes maps that show migration patterns from specific Canadian regions to specific areas in New England. From…

  • Author: Rowe, Amy E.

Date: 1999

Thesis Type: B.A., Anthropology, Honors

Institution: Colby College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 215

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From Rowe: "This paper traces how hegemonic forces create boundaries through the specific examples of the Lebanese and Franco-Americans in Waterville, Maine. These two immigrant groups entered into Waterville after an English-Scottish Protestant…

  • 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…