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  • Author: Falla, Jack

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: 171584739

Novel about longtime friends that become professional hockey players and end up playing against one another in the deepest of rivalries. Flashbacks into the hockey of the Lewiston, Maine, of their youth. From MacMillan Books: "Veteran Boston…

  • Author: Knowlton, Evelyn H. P.

Date: 1948

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2235222

Find Online: OL9259422W

An organizational, corporate, and industrial history of the Pepperell Manufacturing Company, whose Boston-run mills operated in the coastal city of Biddeford, Maine, and in the other industrial towns of Lewiston, Maine, Laconia, New Hampshire, and…

  • Author: Bevis, Charlie

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 183162151

Find Online: OL1856361W

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A history of the New England minor baseball league around the turn of the century. The league's rise, demise, and its place in the social and economic transitions of that era. The impact of the league on the industrial centers of New England, and…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J. (rédacteur)

Date: 1961

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 4591169

Une collection d'essaies sur le sujet de la vie franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Compilée des présentations de quelques conférences academiques de Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine. Avec les écrits qui suivent: …

  • Author: Cloutier De la Garza, Anita-Louise

Date: 1964

Thesis Type: M.A., Romance Philology

Institution: Columbia University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 56147589

Comparison of phonological traits in the English and the French languages spoken in the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine. Observations of idiosyncratic French language characteristics in Lewiston. An introductory history of Franco Americans…

  • Author: Fischer, Robert

Date: 1979

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Linguistics

Institution: The Pennsylvania State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 8961706

Certain linguistic descriptions of the French language characteristics heard among Franco Americans in the industrialized New England town of Lewiston, Maine, in the twentieth century.

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 2002-03 (spring and summer)

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 33

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 60628349, 9360295

Essay that follows the Roman Catholic Dominican order from its French expatriation to Canada, to its subsequent immigration to New England. Explores how Dominican fathers and other Church leaders impacted the acculturation of French Canadian…

  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1999

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 5

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 33064369

Critical piece on the lives and literatures of three Franco American authors - Corinne Rocheleau Rouleau, Camille Lessard-Bissonnette, and Grace Metalious. Argument claiming the existence of a Franco American women's literary tradition, the…

  • Author: Levine, Ben (director)

Date: 2003

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 64637065

Documentary film about Franco American culture and language in New England. Press release from Watching Place Productions: "Explores the struggle for cultural survival among the French-Canadian, Franco-American communities of New England. It reveals…

  • Author: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2002 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 33

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 60628349

"Par le mythe de la Nouvelle-France," Choquette écrit, "je veux dire la persistance...d'un vision nostalgique du Québec." Alors, elle commence à décrire en quelle façon les écritures de Camille Lessard et Honoré Beaugrand - deux écrivains…

  • Author: Ducharme, Jacques

Date: 1943

Language: en

Find in a Library: 932931

Find Online: OL6450417M

Book-length reflection on a personal journey through New England to learn about French-Canadian immigration and Franco American identity there. Permeated with personal anecdotes, comments on language, race, and genealogy, and perhaps the first…

  • Author: Shideler, Janet Lee

Date: 1998

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32273493

The published book form of Shideler's 1991 Ph.D. thesis from the University of Massachusetts. A biographical study of a québécoise and first-generation Franco American author and her works - as a means, Shideler writes, "to identify the position of…

  • Author: Guillet, Ernest

Date: 1981

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 8528395

Une histoire de théâtre - ses peuples et ses spectacles - franco-américain à Holyoke, Massachusetts, et dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Met un accent sur la période entre 1900 et 1940.

  • Author: Chassé, Paul P.

Date: 1977

Language: Français, with some English

Find in a Library: 5280413

Un livre qui raconte les vies de quelques franco-américain(e)s artistiques dans les milieux de l'écrire, le peintre, la poésie, les chansons, etc. Des sélections de leurs ouevres populaires. Présenté avec des…

  • Author: Branham, Robert J.
  • Author: Francoeur, Lynn
  • Author: Surkis, William D.

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: 28185042

From the Lewiston Sun Journal: "The documentary tells the story of a strike that involved thousands of shoe workers and more than a dozen factories in Lewiston and Auburn [Maine]. Seeking higher wages and recognition of their union affiliation with…

  • Author: Austin, Mark D. (director)

Date: 2010 June 24

Language: English

Maine Public Broadcasting Network television show focusing on news, events, and people important to the state of Maine. Here, part two of a three-part episode. "Franco-Americans in Photos" is an interview with journalist Dyke Hendrickson, author of…

  • Author: Levine, Ben (director)

Date: 1980

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 56624171

A documentary that captures sentiments toward francophone cultures between France, Quebec, and New England in the context of Quebec's 1980 sovereignty referendum. From WorldCat: "Features interviews with French Canadians and Franco-Americans about…

  • Author: Moran, William (speaker)

Date: 2002 October 26

Language: English

Find in a Library: 174144-1 (C-SPAN Video Library)

A presentation by William Moran on his book, "The Belles of New England," as a portion of the 2002 Concord Festival of Authors, Concord, Massachusetts. From C-SPAN: "Mr. Moran discussed his book 'The Belles of New England: The Women of the Textile…

  • Author: Parent, Michael

Date: 2010

Language: English and français

A recording of Parent's live storytelling performance. From his website: "Known for his poignantly humorous glimpses into Franco-American life, Michael Parent describes 'A Beautiful Game' as the 'mostly true' recollections of his longtime connection…

  • Author: Parent, Michael
  • Author: Boardman, Greg

Date: 2010

Language: English and français

A recording of a collection of songs and tales by storyteller Michael Parent, with the musical accompaniment of Greg Boardman. From the artists: "This live DVD of a Johnson Hall [Gardiner ME] concert features a variety of songs in the French-Canadian…

  • Author: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 2010-12-00

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 40

Language: en

Find in a Library: 690210682

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From the author: "This article examines a little-known dimension to the Ku Klux Klan movement in the United States during the 1920s. As Anglo-Canadian Protestants supported the KKK to assert control over French-Canadian and other Catholics in the New…

  • Author: Belluck, Pam

Date: 2006 June 4

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

2006 New York Times article on the particular history of French language in Maine and more recent attempts of many - including the founders of a Freeport elementary school - to revive it after a prolonged suppression.

  • Author: Laberge, Yves

Date: 2008 November 3

Publication: University Affairs/Affaires universitaires

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61569585

A sympathetic review of the anthology, "Voyages: A Franco-American Reader" (Gardiner, Maine: Tilbury House, 2007). Discusses a few of the entries and their importance to the whole of American Studies.

  • Author: Goodman, Denise

Date: 1992 March 22

Publication: The Boston Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

A Boston Globe update on the Maine Supreme Court case of the Maine Human Rights Commission and Nancy Ellis vs. Le Club Calumet, regarding the issue of a private accommodation limiting its membership based on ethnic and sex discriminations and if, as…

  • Author: Metzler, Rebekah

Date: 2010 March 18

Publication: Kennebec Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8814143, 60630676

Four Maine residents - Severin Beliveau, Norman Angers, Annette Daigle, and Jean Dionne - were inducted into the Franco-American Hall of Fame at the State House in Augusta, Maine.

  • Author: LaFlamme, Mark

Date: 2009 July 16

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

The Cowan Mill, on the shore of the Androscoggin River between Lewiston and Auburn, Maine, goes up in flames. The Cowan building is one of many in the vast Bates Mill complex.

  • Author: Hartill, Daniel

Date: 2009 July 16

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

The fire at the Cowan Mill in Lewiston, Maine, as a spectacle: the crowds watching it blaze, the memories of its workers from long ago, the impact of its burning on the city's daily routine.

  • Author: LaFlamme, Mark

Date: 2009 July 16

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Effect of the Cowan Mill fire on traffic in the cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine.

  • Author: Sun Journal Staff

Date: 2009 July 16

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

A time line of the history of the Cowan Mill in Lewiston, Maine, published on the day following the great fire that burned the defunct mill to the ground.

  • Author: Slover, Daryn
  • Author: Pelletier, Justin

Date: 2009 July 16

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Captioned photos of the Cowan Mill in Lewiston, Maine, after it was destroyed by fire in the summer of 2009.