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  • Author: Stelling, Louis E.

Date: 2008

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Linguistics

Institution: State University of New York at Albany

Language: en

Find in a Library: 291091271

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From the author: "Although the originally French speaking Franco-American communities of Southbridge, Massachusetts, and Woonsocket, Rhode Island, have much in common historically, language shift toward English has advanced to differing degrees in…

  • Author: Price, Joseph Edward

Date: 2007

Thesis Type: Ph. D., French

Institution: Indiana University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 256913741

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From Price: "This study examines the status of the French language among young residents of Madawaska, Maine, a US-Canadian border community with a long history of bilingualism and contact with French speakers. This study views language status as…

  • Author: Pidacks, Adrienne Marie

Date: 2008-08-00

Thesis Type: M.A., Communications

Institution: University of Maine

Language: en

Find in a Library: 314172114

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From the author: "The poem 'Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow published in 1847, has had an impact on people for generations. The success of the poem was felt not only by its readership but also by the Acadian culture that…

  • Author: DeRoche, Celeste

Date: 1994

Thesis Type: M.S., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 32268708

Historical perspectives on Franco American women in Westbrook, Maine, and evolving perspectives on gender and ethnicity over one century.

  • Author: Lines, Kenneth

Date: 1977

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of Hawaii

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4232362

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Dissertation on the "invisible immigrants" to the United States from Britain and Canada between the 1920s and 1960s. From the author: "Always among the most numerous groups of immigrants to the United States, until 1969, the British and Canadians…

  • Author: Lane, Brigitte Marie

Date: 1983

Thesis Type: Ph. D.

Institution: Harvard University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21874384

From Lane: "Being Americans of French-Canadian descent, the Franco-Americans of New England possess a rich and original traditional culture which has been little documented up to now, especially in English....As a result, this dissertation, which is…

  • Author: Joly, Eric

Date: 1999-04-00

Thesis Type: B.A.

Institution: Université d'Ottawa

Language: fr

Find in a Library: Inconnu/Unknown

Thèse de premier cycle qui explore les écrits de Jack Kerouac, Robert Perreault, Gérard Robichaud, et Rhea Côté Robbins. Une analyse de leurs littératures comme œuvres franco-américaines, ou…

  • Author: Huggins, Lucinda

Date: 1998

Thesis Type: M.A., Humanities

Institution: California State University, Dominguez Hills

Language: en

Find in a Library: 41928569

From Huggins: "This thesis traces the history of two immigrant families from the mid-1800's through the mid-1900's. The social and economic factors of Germany and French Québec are studied to determine reasons for the movement of people from these…

  • 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: Bernier, Margaret

Date: 1981

Thesis Type: B.A., Sociology (Senior Scholar paper)

Institution: Colby College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 19834728

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Study in labor history of the Franco-Americans in Waterville, Maine up to 1940. Includes author-conducted interviews. From Bernier: "The purpose of this study is not to undermine the importance of [successful Franco-American businessmen and…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1980

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Political and Social Science

Institution: New School for Social Research

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 8613568

Dissertation on class development and distinction through North American industrialization, immigration, and urbanization in Rhode Island. The particularity of this history as shaped in the Franco American community's experience of Woonsocket, Rhode…

  • Author: Ballou, Adin

Date: 1888


Find in a Library: 44956605

Subtitled: "Carefully Compiled and Edited by Adin Ballou; with Numerous Artistic Illustrations." Massive family history of the Ballou family of Rhode Island. Written at the end of the 19th century.

  • Author: Beavin, Daniel
  • Author: Blachly, Alice
  • Author: Hathaway, Richard
  • Author: Sacher, Andrew

Date: 1979


Find in a Library: 5243727

A descriptive bibliography of sources related to the history, politics, and peoples of Barre, Vermont. Divided into the following categories: Historical Sources, Politics and Business, Social Life and Organizations, Poets and Writers, Ethnic Sources,…

  • Author: Sorrell, Richard S.

Date: 1982 Spring

Publication: MELUS

Volume: 9


Find in a Library: 482902632

In this short piece, Richard Sorrell casts early twentieth-century writers Jack Kerouac and Grace Metalious into the timeline of Franco-American ethnic integration. Sorrell attempts to illustrate the relationship between these writers' works and…

  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 2002-spr/sum

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 33

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Some selections from Waterville, Maine, native Rhea Côté Robbins's memoir, "Wednesday's Child."

  • Author: Ramirez, Bruno

Date: 1992 September

Publication: Journal of American History

Volume: 79

Language: en

Find in a Library: 483420594

Brief essay on the discipline of United States history in Canada, the influence of American perspectives on Canadian historiography of the US, and how attitudes toward cross-boundary historiography change over time. Ramirez takes a semi-biographical…

  • Author: Langellier, Kristin M.
  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1997

Publication: Text and Performance Quarterly

Volume: 17

Language: en

Find in a Library: 200874059

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Performance studies theory essay that explores in specific an interview with a Franco-American woman in Maine. From Peterson and Langellier: "Any study of personal narrative involves researchers and performers in contested, hence political, concerns…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Andre

Date: 1987

Publication: Labour/Le Travail

Volume: 20

Language: en

Find in a Library: 317511047

Review of Jacques Rouillard's text, "Ah les Etats!: les travailleurs canadiens-français dans l'industrie textile de la Nouvelle-Angleterre d'après le témoignage des derniers migrants" (Boreal Express, 1985) couched in a brief reflection on…

  • Author: Konrad, Victor A.
  • Author: Chaney, Michael

Date: 1982 September

Publication: Journal of Cultural Geography

Volume: 3


Find in a Library: 43321549

From the authors: "Virtually unique to the upper St. John Valley of Maine, the Madawaska twin barn is a large structure consisting of two parallel sections joined to form an “H.” Although the form has its origin in a restricted barn building…

  • Author: Madore, Nelson (editor)
  • Author: Rodrigue, Barry H. (editor)
  • Author: Miller, Corinna (editor)
  • Author: Hébert, Chase (editor)
  • Author: Beaupré, Normand (French language editor)

Date: 2007

Language: en

Find in a Library: 131062883

Celebrated collection of essays, stories, poems, songs, art, and other works on the history of Franco American people and their communities in Maine. Features the following writings by their respective authors, in order of appearance: Foreword by…

  • Author: Fox, Cynthia A.
  • Author: Fortin, Geneviève
  • Author: Martin, Véronique
  • Author: Stelling, Louis

Date: 2007-01

Publication: Canadian Review of American Studies

Volume: 37

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 365012401

De Fox, Fortin, Martin, et Stelling: "Le terme «franco-américain » s’emploie pour désigner les immigrants canadiens arrivés au nord-est des États-Unis pendant une période s’étalant de 1840 à 1930. Catholiques et francophones, ils y ont…

  • Author: Fox, Cynthia A.

Date: 1995-12

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 69

Language: en

Find in a Library: 481676277

From the author: "One third of the population of Cohoes, New York, is descended from French-Canadians who immigrated to the northeastern United States between 1840 and 1930. Since the end of immigration, the close-knit community centered on the…

  • Author: Fahrni, Magdalena
  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 2008

Publication: Histoire sociale/Social history

Volume: 41

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 424601962

De Fahri et Frenette: "Entre juillet 1917 et octobre 1918, Alma Drouin, jeune Franco-Américaine de Laconia, au New Hampshire, séjourne a` Montréal. Ce sont les perspectives de mobilité professionnelle offertes par la métropole du Canada qui…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 2002 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 33

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Short piece honoring geographer and historian Robert G. LeBlanc, and introducing his two major pieces of scholarship: one on the Acadian migrations, the other on the Québec ties of the New England Franco-American elite.

  • Author: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2002 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 33


Find in a Library: 60628349

Director of Assumption College's French Institute (Worcester, MA), Leslie Choquette, interviews Franco-American writer and Waterville, Maine, native, Grégoire Chabot. The interview touches upon Chabot's youth, his decision to write in French, and…

  • Author: Bérubé, Allan

Date: 1996

Publication: GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42671765 (full journal)

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Autobiographical essay that attempts to tease out intersections between class, culture, and sexuality. Bérubé recounts his past "in a way that focuses on class, ethnic, and educational migration" out of a homebase in working-class Franco…