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  • Author: DeFarges, Rachelle Chassé

Date: 2000

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Collection of recipes shared by families who celebrated reunions in Madawaska, Maine between 1993 and 2000. The reunion banquet being a keystone event, a book's worth of family foods were compiled from the following clans whose gatherings took place…

  • Author: Bouchard, Susan

Date: 1998

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Book of recipes for meals and dishes served at the Farrell-Michaud House bed-and-breakfast in Van Buren, Maine. Begins with stories and historical descriptions of the Farrell and Michaud families, as well as of the house itself and the cultures of…

  • Author: Frederic, Paul B. (editor)

Date: 1983 April 29-30

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10910811

Transcript of a 1983 conference panel discussion on forest industry and cross-border lumber and timber trade between Quebec, New Brunswick, Maine, and other New England states. Certain perspectives on American wood in the mills of Canada, Canadian…

  • 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: Barry, Ellen

Date: 2001 February 12

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Brief profile of a Waterville, Maine, group of adults intent on reclaiming the French language that permeated their earlier lives but that - for reasons personal, political, and otherwise historical - was replaced or repressed by communication in…

  • Author: Stewart, Richard H.

Date: 1977 January 9

Publication: Boston Sunday Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3511777, 1536853

Feature article on the towns and people of the St. John River Valley in Aroostook County, Maine. Photos of farm, church, and family, in illustration of the descriptions of rural life along Maine's north and northeastern Canadian border. Interviews…

  • Author: Gagnon, Dawn

Date: 1995 June 24-25

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a French-language forum about cultural heritage and viability in the St. John River Valley, northern Maine. The talk, sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council, was led by advocates for the Acadian and Quebecois heritages prevalent in…

  • Author: Wheelock, Paul J.

Date: 1988 (Annual)

Publication: Down East

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370, 1683246, 15021999

Article subtitled, "Maine's northernmost community is a lively world apart." A profile of the northern Maine town of Madawaska, situated in Aroostook County on the St. John River Valley. The Acadian people who predominantly inhabit the town, their…

  • Author: Fournier, Melinda

Date: 1987 February

Publication: The World & I

Volume: 2

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13486032, 679404854, 423869972

Article subtitled, "Families of French-Canadian descent once regarded French Catholicism and the French language as inseparable keys to their ethnic survival." An overview of the history and culture of Franco Americans in New England, beginning with…

  • Author: Nyhan, Pat

Date: 1984 December 14

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 17

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Article on the teaching of the French language in various parts of the state of Maine. A brief explanation of the different ways by which French is conceived - its dialects, its geographies, its socioculture. Differing opinions relative to these…

  • Author: Allen, Scott

Date: 1987 January 9

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234, 52425179

Cover article subtitled, "Speaker of the House : To understand John Martin, it helps to know about the Canadian connection." Profile of Maine State Representative, John Martin (D - Eagle Lake), the multifaceted role he has played as an advocate for…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A. (editor)

Date: 1978 janvier

Publication: Le F.A.R.O.G. Forum

Volume: 5

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 6881976, b2728209

January 1978 issue of the bilingual periodical publication of the Franco-American Centre (formerly the Franco-American Office), University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Contains art and articles on Franco American life. This issue also contains a four-page…

  • Author: Garfinkel, Perry

Date: 1980 September

Publication: National Geographic

Volume: 158

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6451257, 2255097

Expository, journalistic piece on the people of the Upper St. John River Valley, cradle of the political border between northeastern Maine and New Brunswick. The predominance of French Acadian culture there and an integrative overview of its elements…

  • Author: Dubé, Normand C.

Date: 1971

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: The Ohio State University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 22407012

Dissertation exploring the resources and methods available for teaching the French language to the Franco American native French speaker. Suggestions for materials, activity, and practice in the Franco American's bilingual education setting,…

  • Author: Pelletier, Louis

Date: 2010

Language: English

Find in a Library: 694172904

Stories from the Allagash, Maine, of old. Told in 26 parts - one part for a salient word corresponding to each letter of the alphabet. Written from the recollections of a longtime Allagash resident. Interlocked portraits of his family and life there,…

  • Author: Mount, Graeme S.
  • Author: Stevenson, Michael D.

Date: 1993-01 (winter, spring)

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 22663768, 607696548

Article discussing the impact of the 1842 Webster-Ashburton Treaty on the remapping of Roman Catholic diocesan boundaries in the New Brunswick and northern Maine border region. How Maine and Canadian political geography figured into the organization…

  • Author: Dugas, Donald G.

Date: 1976 (date of publication)

Book Title: Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3732360

Essay describing the sociology and psychology of Franco Americans in New England as conditions tied to their history in North America. How French language maintenance efforts are involved in articulating and uncomplicating these conditions. The state…

  • Author: Picard, Omer

Date: 1976

Book Title: Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques

Language: English (other essays in both English et français)

Find in a Library: 3732360

Some thoughts on the special features and concerns of "bilingual education" as one of many sorts of language education methods, and with a certain set of goals for an individual's growth. The particular state of the French language relative to the…

  • Author: National Materials Development Center

Date: 1975

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 93006875

List of educational materials designed for French and French/English American elementary education in the 1970s. Shares the titles, descriptions of content, and appropriate grade levels for language texts designed for teachers and students in…

  • Author: Sun Journal Staff

Date: 2003 March 14

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Article on Quebec's donation of nearly 10,000 books in the French language to the Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine, to be distributed into the state's Franco-American communities.

  • Author: Bayly, Julia

Date: 2010 December 26

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

Article on a recent memoir on the life and times of Louis Pelletier in the Allagash, Maine, of the past century. His family, his work in the woods, and his memories of early twentieth-century northern Maine. Co-authored by Louis and his daughter,…

  • Author: Corbin, Michael
  • Author: Rosenthal, Rob

Date: 2009 March 5

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: Unknown

Oral interview with the owner of Café de le Place in Madawaska, Maine. The role of food in his family life and historically in the lives of the Acadians of the St. John River Valley. Some descriptions of famous Acadian dishes. Recorded in the Story…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1995

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 1

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 33064369

Une histoire de l'économie de Madawaska entre 1799 et 1850, et un question de l'éxistence d'une vie de subsistance ou d'un dépendance de circuits commerciaux dans cette époche. Du texte: "Les zones de colonisation passent…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1997

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 3

Language: en

Find in a Library: 33064369

Comparison of descriptions of the Upper St. John River Valley and its people as found in the travelogues of British voyagers, the official reports of American agents, and the accounts of Canadian historians at the beginning of the nineteenth century.…

  • Author: Charette, Theresa

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: None (can be viewed at the Franco-American Centre, Orono, Maine)

Find Online: None

A cookbook both traditional and modern. A collection of recipes from three generations of French Canadian and Acadian cooks. Includes an introduction by the author. Written in Madawaska, Maine, and shared with the Upper St. John Valley. Printed by…

  • Author: Plumer, Chris

Date: 1977 November

Publication: Maine Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 25733085

Feature article on the present (1977) cultural situation of Franco Americans in Maine. Discussion of their minority demographics, as well as local, academic, and federal intiatives to bolster bilingual educational support, community solidarity, and…

  • Author: Hornsby, Stephen (editor)
  • Author: Reid, John G.

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 57431351

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Collection of essays by various scholars on New England, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island - critical geographies to what has emerged in historical studies in recent decades as the field of North American "borderland studies."…

  • Author: Melvin, Charlotte Maxine Lenentine

Date: 1955

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: University of New Brunswick

Language: en

Find in a Library: 433902080

History of the Madawaska border region of the Upper Saint John River Valley as a meeting point of New Brunswick and the state of Maine. Madawaska as an area of political negotiation, a borderland infused with geographic and political meaning in the…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice (Chevalier)

Date: 1983

Thesis Type: Ph. D., History

Institution: University of Maine at Orono

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52377703

From the author: "The Madawaska settlement, on the Upper St. John Valley in Northern Maine and North West New Brunswick was started in 1785 by a group of Acadian and French-Canadian families for New Brunswick, and a group of French Canadians from the…