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  • Author: Jepson, Brenda N. (director)

Date: 2003

Language: English, with some French

Find in a Library: 62585434

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From Crown of Maine Productions: "'Acadian Festival' is a lively, one-hour show that features the French of the St John Valley, Maine, celebrating their Acadian history – from a re-enactment of the arrival of the Acadians in 1785 to fascinating…

  • Author: Deveau, Daniel V.

Date: 2010 November 17

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350, 44337162

Letter to the editor congratulating the victors of the recent mid-term elections in Maine, arguing that they will be strong representatives of the St. John Valley in Aroostook County.

  • Author: Franco-American Centre Franco-Américain

Date: 1996

Language: Bilingual/bilingue

Find in a Library: 38755550

An examination of Franco-American history and life through the folkloric means of artistic woodcarving in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The introduction reads, "This exhibit catalogue is designed to share with the public the vitality and the…

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

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52214849

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Performance studies theory text. Maine Franco American case studies in a discussion of the methods and forms of storytelling. Written by two University of Maine professors. From Temple University Press: "The authors ably guide readers through the…

  • 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: Pelletier, Martine A.

Date: 1976

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3047975

A pictorial history of Van Buren, Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century. Most of the book's photos were taken by Joseph Michael Bouchard (b. 1869) and C.C. Caron, reproduced out of their original glass-plate form to be featured in this…

  • Author: Dubay, Guy F.

Date: 1983

Language: fr; en

Find in a Library: 11513772

Find Online: OL3190559M

A book written to accompany a 1982 Maine State Museum exhibit dedicated to history and life in the St. John Valley, Aroostook County, Maine. Author Guy Dubay is a member of the Maine State Franco-American Hall of Fame. From the text: "Guy Dubay's…

  • Author: Paradis, Roger
  • Author: Olivier, Julien

Date: 1979

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 231785364

Une examination de la vie et l'ouevre de Gilbert Roy, un peintre qui a vécu à Fort Kent, Maine. De l'avant-propos: "Ce livre, on veut qu'il soit le premier parmi plusieurs. La série aura un meme thème: l'art populaire et l'artisanat chez les…

  • Author: Cyr, Sr. Marguerite

Date: 1976

Institution: Notre Album Culturel sur Google Books

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 2756715

Un affichage artistique de la culture acadienne quotidien dans la Vallée St-Jean du Maine. De l'auteur de, "Mémoires d'une famille Acadienne de Van Buren, Maine" Du texte: "Cet album est une collection de 'dits' et de 'faits' recueillis dans une…

  • Author: Dubois, Émile

Date: 1920

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 3032072

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De l'intro, "aux Lecteurs," écrit par Emile Dubois: "Au cours des vacances de 1918, en compagnie de M. l'abbe Edmond Lacroix, je faisais un séjour d'un mois au pays d'Evangeline. Au jour le jour, a mesure que je visitais les endroits illustrés…

  • Author: Michaud, A.J.

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 7979993

Collection of newspaper articles, essays, and images in an illustration of Acadian cultural heritage at the US-Canada border. From the Madawaska Historical Society in the St. John River Valley of northern Maine.

  • Author: Violette, Lawrence A.

Date: 1952

Language: en

Find in a Library: 7520384

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Chronological history of the Acadian people and their eventual settlement of communities in Maine. Begins in the early 1600s and chronicles events and migrations up to the early 20th century.

  • Author: Hendrickson, Dyke

Date: 2010

Language: en

Find in a Library: 535495395

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An "Images of America" pictorial history that illustrates parts of the Franco-American experience in Maine, Maine's people, and the things and places that occupied their lives. Chapters run as follows: 1)Work, 2)Family, 3)Religious Life, 4)Community,…

  • Author: Daigle, Laurel

Date: 1997

Language: en

Find in a Library: 53965947

Brief parish history of the Roman Catholic church of Saint Louis and the communities surrounding Fort Kent, Maine. Text includes biographies of resident religious leaders, a history of the church building's construction and reconstruction, and a…

  • Author: Schriver, Edward (editor)

Date: 1973

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3187379

Proceedings of a 1972 conference at the University of Maine on the subject of French culture in the northeastern borderlands of Maine and Canada. Contents include transcripts of the following presentations: "The Loyalists and the Acadians" "Le Centre…

  • Author: Johnston, James F.W.

Date: 1851

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 624873799

Find Online: OL1470838W

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A British scholar's notes on life in New Brunswick, New England, New York, and the Upper Midwestern U.S., based on extensive travel in those regions in the middle 19th century. Volume 1 of 2.

  • Author: Johnston, James F.W.

Date: 1851

Volume: 2

Language: en

Find in a Library: 624873799

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A British scholar's notes on life in New Brunswick, New England, New York, and the Upper Midwestern U.S., based on extensive travel in those regions in the middle 19th century. Volume 2 of 2.

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 2009

Language: en

Find in a Library: 181602806

From University of Toronto Press: "In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a local economy made up of settlers, loggers, and business people from Lower Canada, New Brunswick, and New England was established on the banks of the Upper…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice
  • Author: Dagenais, Maxime

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find Online: 298184228

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  • Author: Albert, Julie

Date: 1969

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 7520465

Find Online: OL18252768M

Softcover community publication written in celebration of the town of Madawaska, Maine's centennial year - 1969. Contains historical vignettes, local pictures, advertisements, poetry, stories, customs, definitions of local words, and more, from the…

  • Author: Lévesque, Aurore Nadeau

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find Online: 16048962

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  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté (editor)
  • Author: Petrie, Lanette Landry (editor)
  • Author: Langellier, Kristin (editor)
  • Author: Slott, Kathryn (editor)

Date: 1995

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 34344246

A selection of women's writings - fiction, poetry, essay, journalism - that have appeared in the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's publication, "Le FAROG Forum." Le Forum is a periodical dedicated to issues related to the Franco American…

  • Author: Connors-Carlson, Shirlee

Date: 2001

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49045997

A pictorial history of life and logging in St. John, Maine, at the beginning of the twentieth century. Includes some pictures that are featured in the book "Acadian Hard Times" (Stewart Doty, 1991), as well as many others that capture the households…

  • Author: Levesque, Don

Date: 1999

Language: Français, avec quelques anglais

Find in a Library: 47725295

Sous-titre, "'C'est d'même qu'on parle par icitte' : dictons, patois, expressions de la Valleé Saint-Jean, Maine." Un dictionnaire d'expressions familières et de phrases locales de la Vallée St. Jean au nord du Maine. Contient beaucoup de…

  • Author: Perreault, Gene N.

Date: 1986

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 16989034

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From the author: "The following stories represent the folk history of the logging business in northern Maine. They were gathered over the years and the facts may have been changed as the stories were passed on to succeeding generations. However, they…

  • Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 56903271

Maine native Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem about "le Grand Dérangement" - the Acadian Expulsion - and one Acadian woman's rampant search for a love lost. This text also includes an introduction, a brief historical sketch of the Acadians,…

  • Author: Pelletier, Martine A.

Date: 1981

Language: en

Find in a Library: 726513498

A brief history, collection of historical letters, poems, photos, and other works compiled in a celebration of the town of Van Buren, Maine's centennial. From the editor: "Each and everyone of us has a dream. This is a story about a group of people…

  • Author: Pelletier, Martine
  • Author: Ferretti, Monica Dionne

Date: 1979

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5336702

Find Online: OL4434389M

A history of the people of Van Buren, Maine, with a heavy emphasis on local folklore. Includes a large collection of images of town buildings both past and present, historic documents, family trees, local advertisements, and local maps.

  • Author: LeVasseur, Frances Dumond (editor)

Date: 1974

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52833122 (can be viewed at the Franco-American Centre, University of Maine, Orono, Maine)

A descriptive catalog of the towns of the St. John Valley in northern Maine. Includes geographic positioning, demographic information for each incorporated place, and the names and occupations of public officials. Also includes a time line of facts…

  • Author: Le Jeune, R.P.L.

Date: 1990 (1918)

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 144748841 (peut être lu au Centre Franco-Américain, Université du Maine, Orono, Maine)

Une brève histoire de l'Acadie entre 1412 et 1800 (entre colonisation, le Grand Dérangement, et repopulation). Certaines descriptions d'événements significatives dans la courte durée de vie des premières communatés Acadiennes de la…