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  • Author: Stadig, Rita

Date: 1989

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20939346

A history of the St. John River Valley, Maine with a large segment dedicated to the town of Wallagrass. Begins with European colonization and the sixteenth century Native Americans, and continues through the establishment and demise of Acadia, and…

  • Author: Dubé, Normand

Date: 1974

Language: Français

Find in a Library: Aucun

Un cahier pour les jeunes. Sur les sujets de la vocabulaire et la grammaire françaises, la biologie, la généalogie, les sports et les arts. Contiens plusieurs des histoires écrites pour l'explication des sujets au-dessus, et qui sont situées…

  • Author: Marche, Guillame

Date: 1990

Language: en

Find in a Library: 368157878

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Book-length study based on demographic research and personal observations on Franco Americans in Maine. Begins with a brief exploration of the diversity of Franco American history in New England and moves into the theoretical particularities often…

  • Author: Stratton, Frances Morin Webb

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24660801

Memoirs of a Northern Maine woman growing up during the Great Depression, with family straddling the rural and agrarian borderland of Maine and New Brunswick. Memories of her great-grandmother and extended family from working on a New Brunswick farm…

  • Author: Dubay, Guy F.

Date: 1976

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 2624099

With Justice For All leads its reader through the drama surrounding the potential 1876 eviction of French families from their homes on disputed land in the St. John River Valley of Aroostook County, Maine. A play in two languages, and a play that…

  • Author: Despres, Lewellyn Michael

Date: 1986

Language: English

Find in a Library: 15041772

Novel by Aroostook County, Maine, writer, about the death of a son in a northern Maine family.

  • Author: Cyr, Marguerite

Date: 1977

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 18597494

Une histoire culturelle des Acadiens de la Vallée St-Jean dans le Maine, présentée dans les mémoires d'une famille acadienne de Van Buren. Six chapitres racontés avec les photos et les materiaux historiques d'une famille du Maine: l'émigration…

  • Author: Labonté, Robert

Date: 1992

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27851198

Une grande texte qui contient des photos, poèsie, quelques recettes populaires, et des vieux blagues de la vallée St. Jean dans le comté Aroostook du Maine, sur la frontière des Etats-Unis et la Nouveau-Brunswick.

  • Author: Vicero, Ralph

Date: 1968

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Geography

Institution: University of Wisconsin

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2934957

Find Online: OL13204047W

Study of French-Canadian emigration into the United States during the nineteenth century. Pivotal research in French Canadian emigration. Includes maps that show migration patterns from specific Canadian regions to specific areas in New England. From…

  • 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: Leloup, Laurent

Date: 1994

Thesis Type: M.A., Géographie

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: Inconnu/Unknown

De l'introduction de cet étudiant de France: "Afin d'approcher le sujet, trois méthodes ont été employées. La lecture de documents écrits retracent l'immigration et l'installation de canadiens français dans le Maine. Afin de mieux percevoir ce…

  • Author: Allen, James Paul

Date: 1970

Thesis Type: Ph. D.

Institution: Syracuse University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5962074

Dissertation on areal patterns and geographic trends espoused by Roman Catholics in the state of Maine, with a focus on population distribution and respective voting patterns.

  • Author: Kelley, Henry Edward

Date: 1980

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Linguistics

Institution: Cornell University

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 13275797

From the author: "The first section of the present study consists of a historical survey of the Franco-American community, examining those factors, such as the existence of a network of bilingual parochial schools, which were significant for language…

  • Author: Shea, Louise Gravel

Date: 1999

Thesis Type: M.A., Geography

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 277833186

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De l'auteur: "Le territoire d'étude de ce mémoire est situé dans le comté du Madawaska, au nord-ouest du Nouveau-Brunswick et dans la partie nord du comte d'Aroostook Maine, c'est-à-dire dans la vallée supérieure de la rivière Saint-Jean. La…

  • Author: Gauvin, Marie Anne

Date: 1965

Thesis Type: M.S., Modern Languages

Institution: Central Connecticut State College

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 7520406

Find Online: OL12363344W

Historical observations of language usage in the St. John River Valley in Maine and New Brunswick, focusing on the social, cultural, and linguistic traits maintained by the area's Acadian population. From the author: "This thesis proposes to show how…

  • Author: Findlen, George

Date: 2003

Language:

Find in a Library: 52871722

A resource guide and short bibliography for budding genealogists. Includes a brief historical overview of emigration to the St. John Valley region in the context of the Acadian expulsion (1755), the American Revolution (1776), and the relocation of…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1967

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60627975

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A concise account of the Acadian migrations between 1750 and 1800, including intercontinental migration routes, community prevalance, and the political context that motivated such a tumultuous half-century in and out of Atlantic Canada.

  • Author: Kristofferson, Robert B.

Date: 2010

Publication: The American Historical Review

Volume: 115

Language: en

Find in a Library: 611180848

A review of Béatrice Craig's "Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern Canada" (University of Toronto Press, 2009). The reviewer, Robert Kristofferson, is a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University.

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

Date: 1982 September

Publication: Journal of Cultural Geography

Volume: 3

Language:

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: Jennings, Nancy E.

Date: 2000 Winter

Publication: Journal of Research in Rural Education

Volume: 16

Language:

Find in a Library: 425331644

Function and impact of Maine Learning Results educational plan in elementary schools of rural Maine. Includes a segment on Walters School in the St. John Valley, and discusses its elementary French language program as it becomes incorporated in MLR…

  • Author: Jacobson, Phyllis L.

Date: 1984 April

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 57

Language:

Find in a Library: 481493127

Article aimed at informing teachers about students of Franco-American heritage, and recounting the particular past experiences of ethnic Francos in New England schools. Recent public efforts at bilingual and bicultural education in New England.…

  • Author: Gauthier, Francois

Date: 2010-07-00

Publication: Revue des deux mondes

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 8797804

De l'auteur: "La communauté franco-américaine de Nouvelle-Angleterre, ou «communauté franco», est relativement méconnue en France. L’action qu’elle conduit pour faire reconnaître son identité au sein de la région qui l’accueille offre…

  • Author: Craig, Beatrice

Date: 2007

Publication: Histoire sociale/Social history

Volume: 38

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1586704

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Essay on the effects of immigrants from French Canada on the demography, economy, and social landscape of the Upper St. John Valley, Maine, around the turn of the nineteenth century. Explores an argued distinction between "French Canadian" and…

  • Author: Craig, Beatrice

Date: 1988

Publication: Journal of Forest History

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 483437383, 80917200

Essay on the interconnection of agriculture and forestry, the farming and lumbering industries, their effects on one another, and their implications on population through the nineteenth century in the St. John River Valley in Maine and New Brunswick.

  • Author: Craig, Beatrice

Date: 1986

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768

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Essay attempting to dispel inaccuracies of the Acadian tradition in the Madawaska area, and to reckon the historical record with popular historical perceptions about that region that have developed over time by those who claim to be descendent from…

  • Author: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2010 Spring

Publication: Business History Review

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 615119645

A business review of Beatrice Craig's "Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern Canada." The reviewer, Leslie Choquette, author of "Frenchmen into Peasants: Modernity and Tradition in the Peopling of…

  • Author: Carroll, Robert C.

Date: 1980-05

Publication: Association of Departments of Foreign Languages Bulletin

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3366503

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Rise and decline of French language media and academic programs in the US Northeast, as well as the persistence of discrimination against the North American French, with Maine as the primary context for observation. Includes tables of Maine county…

  • Author: Bitterman, Rusty

Date: 2010 May

Publication: The Canadian Historical Review

Volume: 91

Language: en

Find in a Library: 636583523

A review of Béatrice Craig's "Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern Canada" (University of Toronto Press, 2007). From Bittermann, provided by Project MUSE: "Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists…

  • Author: Avila, Lilian E.
  • Author: Stewart, Alice R.

Date: 1954-05

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 27

Language: en

Find in a Library: 481159127

Essay concerning the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) 1954 conference named, "French in Maine." Tries to address the specific role of French language teachers in Maine given the state's particular linguistic and ethnic…