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  • Author: Grenier, Ross L.

Date: 2010

Language: en

Memoir compiled from early twentieth-century stories of the author's youth, growing up in a large Canadian immigrant family in the townships of Brassua and Holeb, Somerset County, Maine. Rural family life in northwestern Maine - sporting, housing,…

  • Author: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2009 Spring

Publication: The Paris Review

Volume: 188

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1641889

Interview with novelist and short story writer, Annie Proulx, about her life, her craft, and her thoughts on writing. Reflections on some of her past works, including the novels "Postcards" and "The Shipping News," as well as the story, "Brokeback…

  • Author: Parsons, Vivian (LaJeunesse)

Date: 1939

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1400482

Find Online: OL6382378M

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Novel set near Trois-Rivières, Québec, that begins with the birth of a first child - a daughter, Lucien - to Marie Charbonneau, whose husband Léonce despairs for not having a son to work on their farm. Two hundred miles away, the…

  • Author: Sénécal, André

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Brief article placing Honoré Beaugrand and his single novel, Jeanne la fileuse, in the French, French Canadian, and American socioeconomic and political contexts on which the novel clearly comments. An exploration of Beaugrand's ideological…

  • Author: Woolfson, A. Peter

Date: 1983-spr

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

How the Québécois farmer of the 1980s - confronted with urbanization and industrialization - compares with the agricultural traditions and longheld assumptions about Québec "habitant" ways of life. Based on a case study of farm business,…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1992-1993

Publication: Bulletin de la Société Historique Franco-Américaine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6284609

Un bref essai sur la grande émigration canadienne-française du Québec aux États-Unis au XIXe siècle. Une exploration des raisons économiques pour ce mouvement populaire entre 1840 et 1930; une explication des conditions de vie et…

  • Author: Ploch, Louis A.

Date: 1989 May

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32947634

Brief overview of the general cultural heritage in contemporary New England, with an emphasis on rural communities. The roles of religion and education, economics and immigration, often among communities that can trace their New England origins to…

  • Author: Robinson, Rowland E.

Date: 1892

Book Title: Vermont: A Study of Independence

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6004000, 12253287, 80324480

Find Online: OL1526487W

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Chapter 22 of a late nineteenth-century history of the state of Vermont: from the explorations of Samuel de Champlain to the 1890s. This chapter accounts for the outward flow of Vermont farmers and pioneers to the American Midwest and West - Ohio,…

  • Author: O'Halloran, Ruth Libbey

Date: 1997

Language: English

Find in a Library: 39122231


The fifth book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine, Historic Lewiston, from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Its Architectural Heritage is a 116-page overview of the architecture of the city: the depth of its history,…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1979 (1971)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6523696

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Behavioral and family life patterns of Franco Americans in northeast Vermont. Based on, and compared with, various research conducted on family characteristics and individual roles within French Canadian families in rural Québec. Considerations of…

  • Author: McQuillan, D. Aidan

Date: 1979 avril

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 23

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60627975

Article on French Canadian immigrant and worker communities in the states of Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois in the nineteenth century. How farming, lumbering, and mining communities of this era differed from the fur-trading, French…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1982

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 16057111

Le deuxième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 14 mars 1981. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle," publié…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

Conference presentation outlining the major contributions of geographers to Franco-American studies in the 1980s and early 1990s. Critical comments on efforts in Canadian, American, and francophone cartography; local-level demographic studies;…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1976 Summer

Publication: Louisiana Review

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 42960124

Critical essay exploring some of the cultural values and worldviews perceived in the contexts and characters of Jack Kerouac's autobiographical fiction. Considers concepts of work, sin, individualism, and time, in particular, as supported in cultural…

  • Author: Pullen, Clarence

Date: 1902

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6640470

Find Online: OL14014732M

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Subtitled, "Where Acadia and Scandinavia's Subtle Touch Turned a Wilderness into a Land of Plenty." Travel writings of a journalist's visit to Aroostook County in northern Maine at the beginning of the 20th century. The writer's impressions of…

  • Author: Vicero, Ralph D.

Date: 1971-10

Publication: The Professional Geographer

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6442093, 1587907

Paper describing the use of United States census material from between the dates of 1850-1880 to understand French Canadian migration and population growth in the counties of Vermont during the period surrounding the USA Civil War.

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1979-04

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 23

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60627975, 220726882, 60688637

Essai sur certains rélations entre l'émigration québécoise envers les Etats-Unis, la prolétarisation d'une population francophone nord-américaine, et la montée du nationalisme au Quebec à la…

  • Author: Levin, Abbe (director)
  • Author: Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
  • Author: Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76810555

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany…

  • Author: Clemons, Joan

Date: 2010 August 12

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

A WERU FM community radio broadcast of readings by two Maine writers, Rhea Côté Robbins and Trudy Chambers Price. Côté Robbins, who introduces her readings with a short talk on violence at home and in the workplace, shares from a…

  • Author: Larouche, Alain H.

Date: 1981-10-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 10099014, 8711246, 726186289

Une étude de la relation entre l'industrie, l'économie, et les formes de l'ethnicité en Louisiane. Utilisant le population et des établissements de la village de Golden Meadow comme étude de cas, ce profil…

  • 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: Johnson, Sally

Date: 1987 Spring

Publication: Vermont Life

Volume: 41

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1773576

Article subtitled, "French-Canadian Life And Culture In Vermont." A profile of French Canadian and Franco American communities in the state of Vermont, through the eyes of some Vermonters and academics. Large emphasis on the roles of family,…

  • 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: Early, Frances H.

Date: 1982 June

Publication: Journal of Family History

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2514766, 40810113

Essay on the adaptation of French Canadian farm life to the environments and economies of urban, industrialized Lowell, Massachusetts in the late 19th century. The meanings of this adaptation for living conditions, child labor, and overall family…

  • Author: Thornton, Kevin

Date: 2005

Book Title: Cultural Change and the Market Revolution in America, 1789-1860

Language: en

Find in a Library: 55518638

A brief socioeconomic history of the town of Charlotte, Vermont, from its inception to the beginning of the Civil War. Charlotte as "cultural frontier," or borderland geographic space of interaction of varying peoples. How the 19th-century American…

  • Author: Julien, Barbara
  • Author: Coyne, Nona

Date: 1980 Summer

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Transcription of a Biddeford, Maine, woman's life as told by her in brief stories to interviewers. Her youth in Quebec - being the oldest child of a large family - and her community there. Her marriage and snippets of her later life in Maine. Some…

  • Author: Williams, Robert S.
  • Author: Riley, Kathleen C.

Date: 2001

Book Title: Language Ideologies: Critical Perspectives on the Official English Movement

Volume: 2: History, Theory, and Policy

Language: en

Find in a Library: 425299626, 44461946

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Third chapter in a collection of essays on language ideology as related to issues surrounding the political movement in favor of codifying English the official language of the United States. This essay presents a case-study in the processes and…

  • Author: Colon, Jean

Date: 1908-11

Publication: La Revue Franco-Américaine

Volume: 2

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 445763455, 564957447

Quelques commentaires sur le rapatriement de Canadiens français des États-Unis à Québec. Certaines investissements dans l'infrastructure au Québec, comme pris par une banque franco-américaine de Rhode Island. Des descriptions de…