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  • Author: Arsenault, Philip

Date: 1976-09-00

Publication: The Modern Language Journal

Volume: 60

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642244, 41157033

Summary description of the twenty-third annual meeting of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, held in New York City. The conference's theme relating to the origins and endurance of languages other than English among…

  • Author: Paradis, Roger

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on Henriette Blier Pelletier and her lifelong commitment to midwifery. A Québec-born transplant to the Madawaska Territory and the St. Luce Parish - later to be called Frenchville, Maine. Pelletier helped to deliver the children of rural…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the demographic shifts of the Upper St. John River Valley - Maine and New Brunswick - through the first fifty years of the Madwaska settlement, beginning in 1785. The author uses parish records and genealogical sources - what she…

  • Author: Rivard, Paul E.

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48958482

Find Online: OL8793733M

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General history of the textile industry and its workers in the towns and cities of New England. From early domestic and small-scale manufacturing in the 17th and 18th centuries, to weaving industries of the early 19th, to the massive riverside brick…

  • Author: Stratton, Richard E.

Date: 1991-00-00

Language: English

Find in a Library: 48621796

A history of the Morin family of Island Falls, Maine, situated in an historical account of the lifespan of Acadia - from the prehistoric, to French colonization and expulsion, to the twentieth century. Book one describes prehistory in the…

  • Author: Hamilton, Catherine

Date: 1988 May

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 8

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Article describing the town of Madawaska, Maine, in the St. John River Valley, through the perspectives of three generations of the Hébert family. Introduction to Acadian history in the St. John Valley, the twentieth-century industrialization of…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1972 Summer

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Transcript of a presentation to the annual meeting of the Maine Historical Society held at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, on June 24, 1972. An overview of the history of Franco Americans in Maine, and an introduction to what the speaker terms…

  • 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…

  • Author: Hutchinson, Gloria

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13210635

A collection of student writings in celebration of the 200th year of the Acadian settlement at St. David, Maine, in the northern St. John River Valley. Created during a 1985 Madawaska, Maine summer program for gifted and talented students - MEGA…

  • Author: Paradis, Roger

Date: 1974

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Paper on the folklore of the Acadian and Malecite people of the St. John River Valley in New Brunswick and northern Maine. Types of Franco American folklore, processes of its retrieval and study, and what it teaches about the history of the…

  • Author: Hagel, Phyllis L.

Date: 1981 February

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 54

Language: English

Find in a Library: 137573897

Article describing the French-English bilingual elementary education program as developed and instituted by the Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union of Franklin County, Vermont. Bilingual education as a response to certain educational and…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 12245074

Le quatrième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 11-12 mars 1983. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

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  • 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: Ouellette, Allen J.

Date: 1972(?)

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown

Linguistic guide to French dialects often heard among French speakers in New England. Essay that traces, in condensed form, the historical evolution of Indo-European language into North American and New England dialects of French. Origins of certain…

  • Author: Fort, Marron C.

Date: 1973

Publication: Revue de Louisiane / Louisiana Review

Volume: 2

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1886710

Presentation of conference lectures in support of the creation of CODOFINE - Council for the Development of French in New England - as modeled after Louisiana's CODOFIL. CODOFINE and its organizers' competing orientations toward Franco Americans in…

  • Author: Rudolph, John

Date: 1997 May 4

Publication: Boston Globe Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 18840841

Article on past prohibitions against French language usage in the schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley, the lasting impacts of these prohibitions, and recent unique efforts to nurture and strengthen bilingualism in that region. Emphasis…

  • Author: Landry, Rodrigue
  • Author: Allard, Réal

Date: 1992

Publication: Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development

Volume: 13

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6286264

Presentation of research on "ethnolinguistic vitality" among French-English bilingual students in the schools of Maine's St. John River Valley. Data supporting the trend there toward "subtractive bilingualism," where the use of one language is…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26264654

Paper describing some of Doty's scholarship on Franco Americans in the state of Maine, with a handful of specific suggestions for how material variety on Maine Franco Americans and the richness of certain historical archives could form the basis for…

  • Author: Scott, Ryder
  • Author: Wilson, Mike

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52929008

Book presentation of research into the origins of place names - Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, English, French - for certain localities and physical features in the Baskahegan region of eastern Maine. Local stories and literature excerpts presented to…

  • 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: Cyr, Sr. Marguerite

Date: Unknown

Language: English

Find in a Library: 19889308

Illustrated brief memoir of northern Maine women religious moving about France during World War II. The events leading up to, and the sequence of, a five-day journey from their Paris convent to a safe haven in St. Etienne. Written soon after the…

  • Author: Schilcher, Elisabeth

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., French

Institution: University of Maine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27257499

Étude sur l'identité ethnique et sa transformation dans les Acadiens de la vallée de la rivière Saint-Jean au nord de l'état du Maine dans les années 1990; analyse basée sur des recherches historiques et des données locales…

  • Author: Roy, Suzanne R.

Date: 1974

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 3404725


French-English bilingual educational television series for children. Designed "to expose the Franco American child to simple elements of his/her culture" (MPBN). Created in 1974 by Project FACTS (Franco-American Children's Television Series);…

  • Author: Fisher, Peggy

Date: 1974 February 8

Publication: Maine Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234

Article describing how how the public schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley embraced French-English bilingual education in the early 1970s. Recalls a speech in favor of a 1968 bilingual education bill given by Maine state senator, Elmer…

  • Author: Levesque, Don

Date: 2007

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Dictionary of French terms and their English translations, compiled from the "patois, metaphors, and dictions" of the towns of the St. John River Valley in northern Maine. Contains common French words and phrases that persist locally in both French…

  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.

Date: 1972 May 2 (published 1973; republished Summer 2010)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31186541

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Original text of a presentation included in "The French in New England, Acadia, and Quebec," a 1972 conference sponsored by the New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec Centre at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Considers the birth, plight, and…

  • Author: Chassé, Géraldine Pelletier

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: 27163203

Collection of recipes shared by families who celebrated reunions in Madawaska, Maine between 1980 and 1992. The reunion banquet being a keystone event, the Madawaska Historical Society collected a book's worth of family foods from the following clans…