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  • 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: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1979 avril

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 23

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 60627975

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Une bibliographie annoté qui est composée de 23 textes historiques, biographiques, et littéraires dans la tradition écrite franco-américaine.

  • Author: Gastonguay, Alberte

Date: 1933

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 7724259

L'histoire de Jeanne, fille de Jean, dans le Petit Canada de la ville de Lewiston, Maine, au debut du XXe siècle. Le mort de sa mère, la fierté de son père, sa foi catholique, et les luttes qu'elle endure avec l'amour dans…

  • 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: Poulin, A., Jr.

Date: 1987

Language: Section: English

Find in a Library: 18323269

Short autobiographical essay on the elements of cultural heritage evident in the author's family history and youth; the persistence of a French Canadian "communal sensuous self," the impact of one's environments, and recognizing one's heritage…

  • Author: Fuller, Jacquie Giasson

Date: 1993 Winter

Publication: Puckerbrush Review

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10990654

Short fiction set in the author's Bateston, Maine. A man narrates a brief trip to Cecile's Market. His thoughts while limping home with a bag of groceries. Part I of The Façade, a novel in progress.

  • Author: Fuller, Jacquie Giasson

Date: 1993 Winter

Publication: Puckerbrush Review

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10990654

Short fiction set in the author's Bateston, Maine. Madame Simone Lavoie narrates suppertime at home with her family - daughter, son-in-law, and grandson. Mémère's illness and some of the changes it has forced on her routine. Dinner conversation.…

  • 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: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1982

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 16057111

Le deuxième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 14 mars 1981. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle," publié…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1994-07

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35278700

Article on theories of assimilation and group identity politics in the United States. Franco Americans in Maine as a cultural case study. Outline of ways in which rethinking cultural identity and cultural difference might give new insight into…

  • Author: House, Robert G.

Date: 1974-06-12

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown

Report of 1973 survey research conducted on the purchasing, consumption, and leisure habits of Franco Americans in Maine. Analyses of shopping patterns - brand selection, store location, and more - based on data from 10 sample communities. Also…

  • Author: Elzas, Sarah (producer)

Date: 2004 August 30

Language: English, with some français

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Radio piece on the transformations of French language and Franco American culture in Lewiston, Maine, in the 21st century. Features Marie Marthe Rivard, a 1922 immigrant from Québec to Lewiston, at her home, at work, and at Catholic mass. Some…

  • Author: Lacourcière, Luc

Date: 1972 May 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1950581

Paper outlining a proposed bibliography of New England French folklore. Describes an inventory of materials on New England French popular tradition - folklore, folk song, legend - being collected and cataloged at the Archives de Folklore,…

  • Author: Brault, Gérard J.
  • Author: Valdman, Albert (rédacteur)

Date: 1979

Book Title: Le français hors de France

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 299352018

Bref essai sur la langue et la démographie franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre dans les années 1970. Comparaisons spécifiques entre les traits de la langue française et ses usages en Nouvelle-Angleterre et…

  • Author: Michaud, Charlotte

Date: 1979 May

Publication: Maine Life

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4049793

Short article describing the origins of "petits choux" as a term of endearment among francophones, and of certain myths used by Franco Americans in New England cities like Lewiston, Maine to explain to young children how new babies are brought into…

  • Author: Tierney, Ben

Date: 1977 May 26

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

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Article on Maine Franco Americans' opposing positions relative to Québec separatism in the 1970s. Comments from state legislators, loggers, and university professionals from across the state. Thoughts on the possible positive and negative impacts…

  • Author: Tice, Lindsay

Date: 2012-02-06

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26622903

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Article on instances of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a genetic disorder related to high cholesterol, in some Lewiston, Maine families. Its high rate of occurence in people of Native American and French Canadian heritage, and its frequency…

  • 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: Bolduc, Claire E.
  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1978 April

Publication: The Bates College Bulletin

Volume: 75

Language: English

Find in a Library: 606846514

Interview with Professor of French at Penn State University, Gerard J. Brault. Marks his participation in a Bates College symposium entitled, "The Franco-American Presence in America." Some of his thoughts on research on Franco-Americans, his…

  • 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: Bérubé, Georgette

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61458038

Memoirs and selected speeches of a Maine state legislator from the city of Lewiston. Contains commentary on some of the campaigns, issues, actors, and events significant to Bérubé and her career in Maine politics between 1970 and 2000. Some of…

  • Author: Hale, John

Date: 2008 May 29

Publication: Capital Weekly

Volume: 14

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32437699

Article describing the specific efforts of four Maine cities - Augusta, Lewiston, Waterville, and Biddeford - to preserve Franco American history and honor their French heritage communities. Includes interviews with locals who describe in detail…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1979-04

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 23

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60627975, 220726882, 60688637

Essai sur certains rélations entre l'émigration québécoise envers les Etats-Unis, la prolétarisation d'une population francophone nord-américaine, et la montée du nationalisme au Quebec à la…

  • 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: 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…