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  • Author: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 23238088

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654


Essay exploring the author's personal genealogical quest in Québec. A characterization of the author's French Canadian migrant father in New England and Canada, using many themes and sentiments from Mexican author Juan Rulfo's famous novel,…

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1991

Language: English

Find in a Library: 22239995

Book-length collection of 85 selected newspaper columns and magazine pieces written by famed author Robert Cormier of Leominster, Massachusetts, published between 1951 and 1980. Writings featured in this text were printed in the "Fitchburg Sentinel…

  • 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: Brigouleix, Bernard
  • Author: Gayral, Michèle

Date: 2008

Book Title: Ces Français qui ont fait l'Amérique

Language: French

Find in a Library: 232583864

Find Online: OL22693235M

Le douzième chapitre d'un texte historique sur le présence d'héritage français aux États-Unis jusqu'à aujourd'hui. Basé en grande partie sur les voyages des auteurs français aux États-Unis, entretiens et témoignages des états-uniens. Ce…

  • Author: Demers, Normand J.

Date: 1995

Book Title: Revolution in Quebec: A Past Rejected, a Future in Doubt

Language: English

Find in a Library: 33243130

The first chapter in a book-length series of short essays, interviews, conversations, and journalistic explorations into the impact of Quebec's Quiet Revolution on Canada and the US. Written by a researcher from Woonsocket, Rhode Island, who makes an…

  • Author: d'Arles, Henri

Date: 1910

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 53629128


Une sélection des lettres, essais, et conférences d'un prêtre et un critique littéraire québécois aux États-Unis. Composé des pièces suivantes: A ma mère Le journalisme…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 2008

Book Title: Selected Essays

Language: English

Find in a Library: 221160672

Find Online: OL23199903M

Critical essay on international notions of political borders, and of the psychological borders that often take part in shaping the character of a certain place. The notion of "border" as reflected in North American literatures, with some comparisons…

  • Author: Bérubé, Allan
  • Author: Bérubé, Florence (contributor)

Date: 1997

Book Title: White Trash : Race and Class in America

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35025850

Essay and stories of childhood, family life, class, and community in a New Jersey trailer park in the 1970s. Contains a mother's and son's thoughts on their lives in that time and place, their understandings of some of the outside perceptions of…

  • Author: Defoy, Henri

Date: 1912

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 25438821

Écrits théologiques et philosophiques sur "l'homme" et "le citoyen" en soi, et ses relations à la société, la patrie et son Dieu, dans la perspective d'un prêtre aux États-Unis au début du XXe…

  • Author: Tomkinson, Grace

Date: 1932 October

Publication: The Dalhousie Review

Volume: 11

Language: en

Short essay on social activist and champion for the rights of the poor in New York City, Urbain Ledoux, also known as "Mr. Zero." An introduction to the Canadian family from which Ledoux came, a brief biographical portrait of him and his early…

  • Author: Perry, Maureen

Date: 2011 Summer

Publication: Reference & User Services Quarterly

Volume: 50

Language: English

Find in a Library: 37395409, 42821691

Brief article written by a reference librarian on her experience at work in multiple capacities during a transitional period of the Franco-American Collection of Lewiston-Auburn College, University of Southern Maine. Includes tips from the author on…

  • Author: Levasseur, Raymond Luc

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Essay on political activist and Vietnam veteran Ray Luc Levasseur's working-class Franco background from around the mills of Sanford, Maine. The pride he has built out of the integrity of his family and his experiences of discrimination. The…

  • Author: Piotrowski, Tadeusz

Date: 1974

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1102740

Brief essay trying to identify - historically, culturally, nationally - the Franco Americans of the largest city in northern New England, New Hampshire's industrial center, and the one-time home to the largest mill complex in the world. Also featured…

  • Author: Chenard, Robert E.

Date: 2010 January

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

Website publication. Brief essay on the beginnings of French Canadian migration to Waterville, Maine, in the nineteenth century, and the impact of later, more pervasive chain migrations on that town and its riverside industrialization before World…

  • Author: Ducharme, Jacques

Date: 1943

Language: en

Find in a Library: 932931

Find Online: OL6450417M

Book-length reflection on a personal journey through New England to learn about French-Canadian immigration and Franco American identity there. Permeated with personal anecdotes, comments on language, race, and genealogy, and perhaps the first…

  • Author: Thoreau, Henry David

Date: 1892

Language: en

Find in a Library: 634112362

Find Online: OL55715W

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Compilation of travelogue and political writings of American essayist and public thinker, Henry David Thoreau. Part one describes brief travels by train from Thoreau's Concord, Massachusetts home, through New Hampshire and Vermont, and into the…

  • Author: LaVerdiere, Clayton

Date: 1997

Language: en

Find in a Library: 38004982

  • Author: Levasseur, Raymond Luc

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 55030481

Ray Luc Levasseur's statements from the 1989 criminal trial where he represented himself against accusations of racketeering. He places himself and a working-class Franco (Sanford, Maine) upbringing in the course of an American class struggle,…

  • Author: Lambert, Adélard

Date: 1918

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 23394052

Find Online: OL16350945M

Des contes de la mémoire de la jeunesse de Lambert, un émigré canadien-francais aux États-Unis au but du vingtième siècle. L'idée de la survivance reste à l'arriere-plan du texte. Le fin de livre contien des messages accueillant écrits…

  • Author: Poland, Alex
  • Author: Adams, Erin

Date: 2003

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

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Outline of Franco American history, traditional practices, cultural norms. Culminates in suggestions to healthcare providers for communicating with Franco Americans. Published online by the Child Welfare Training Institute, Muskie School of Public…

  • Author: Simoneau, Irene M.

Date: 2008 October

Language: English

Find in a Library: None (full text available here)

Presentation made at St. John's Episcopal Church in Bangor, Maine, by a former Ph. D. candidate in Canadian-American history at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine. The presentation is, as the author calls it, a "spiritual autobiography," exploring…

  • 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…