Volume 3 No. 3
Contents
Rhea Côté Robbins, Editor


 


 
 
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Essay

Women in Politics
M.C.Smith and L.Cormier in Politics on Time
Graphic essay
by Rhea Côté Robbins

BY THE WARM HEARTH IN A STRANGE HOUSE
by Linda Griffith Blaine, Maine and Pennsylvania

GROWING UP ON ACADEMY HILL
Remembering My French-Canadian-American Papa
By Annette Paradis King

Where Are the Tourtiere Pies?
By Laurie Meunier Graves

JE NE COMPREND PAS
By Susan LaVerdiere Bannister

Do you have a French surname?
Meet your  great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother
 Providence Sunday Journal (To purchase a copy of the article) 05/12/2002
BY JOHN HILL Journal Staff Writer

« Loin des yeux,
mais près du cœur »
Une discussion de l'identité franco-américaine
Par Katie Lazdowski, Colby College, Waterville, ME

Sand Lot
Darrell King
June 10, 1953--Jan. 30, 2002

A collection of essays:
It was a day probably not unlike this day

The Dance

September 11, 2001

A Regular Guy

Dr. Edward Martin was a man of principle
By Terry Martin, Rumford, ME

"IT'S A SWEET LIFE"
By Charleen Touchette

TRACKING DOWN ANCESTOR TURNS INTO AN ADVENTURE
By Amy Bouchard Morin

Self-Esteem and the Kitchen Stove
By Rhea Côté Robbins

A posthumous letter to
Dame Emma Marie Louise Cecile Lajeunesse, dite Albani (1847-1930)
With the utmost respect
Jean-Jacques Joseph Arthur Ferland

Une Oeuvre d'Amour....
A Labor of Love...
By Lisa Desjardins Michaud

So I Tried Hypnosis
By Susan Poulin
 

Fiction
 

Dwellers
By Michelle Barany

Raised on Margarine
By Laurie Graves

A Gnarled Bench of Knotty Pine
By Lisa Polisar
 

Interview
Do you want to know about Acadian culture?
Just ask Géraldine Chassé
Originally published in "Aroostook Magazine"
Dick Harrison, former editor/publisher/interviewer

Poetry

Tourtières: A Salute to Champions
Maureen "Mo" Perry

Three Poems
Teresa S. Madore

TURNCOAT

Mother-Daughter Loved
By Terry Martin, Rumford, ME

Evening Flight
Entre les Saisons
By Maureen Perry

PÉTALES DE FLEURS ET COQUILLAGES/
FLOWER PETALS AND SEA SHELLS
Poems
By Adrienne Pelletier LePage

MA VALLÉE (LA ST-JEAN)
MY VALLEY (THE ST. JOHN)
MA MÈRE ÉVA
MY MOTHER; EVA

Original poems/poèmes
Composed by Ida Bourgoin Roy
Composser par Ida Bourgoin Roy

Plays

The Lessons of My Father
A Ten-Minute Play
By Catherine Filloux
 

News

The River Revue/Review Rivier
final edition
Exhibits at Farnsworth a compelling study in contrasts
Celeste Roberge: "Quarry" and Alison Hildreth:
"Lost Stories," through June 9 at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.

$301,130 grant from the National Science Foundation
awarded to Drs. Cynthia Fox and Jane Smith

Franco-American Panel Presentation
Pugh Center, Colby College
October 31, 2001
Photo Essay
also
Franco-Americans: A Panel Discussion on History, Culture and Literature
By Paula Currie Raymond

Franco-American Creates Historic Family Video
Topsham native produces a family video
By Juliana L'Heureux

UMFK to honor Acadian Village director Ann Roy as 2001 outstanding alumni

For workers, footwear factory's closing was 'inevitable'
By Lisa Chmelecki
Taken from the Lewiston Sun Journal
 

Coming soon to a Maine Studies web site near you!
A women's history trail of Maine's capital city
Researched and written by Phyllis Herrick vonHerrlich
 

Research

Mémère's Memories
By Bernadette G. Barrett
Submitted by her Granddaughter, Jocelyn Barrett

Anna Duval-Thibault
A Widow's Wills
Novel
Translated from the French
by Ann Marie Staples

Sommersworth, New Hampshire
Attitudes Toward Catholic Schooling Among the
Irish and Franco-Americans in New England
By Christine Theberge Rafal, Ed.D.
 

Survivance to Submission:
Franco-Americans in New England,
1608-2001
By Sarah L. Belanger

Lucille Papin Borden, 1873-1962

Book Reviews

Mapping the Virgin Forest

Germaine Guevremont's "Marie-Didace"

Wednesday's Child
Now in it's Fourth Printing!

Realia & Curriculum

Margaret Chase Smith Realia

Beyond Convention
Declaration of Conscience
Signed Note Card
First Day Issue Card
Letter Asking For a Photo
New Year's Note Card
Margaret Chase Smith Biography
Speech of Senator Margaret Chase Smith, 1950
Margaret Chase Smith Franco-American Heritage
 

Curriculum for Franco-American Women
of Maine, Grades 7-12
By Rhea Côté Robbins

Franco-American Women's Statuary & Signage
 

1692, Narrative of the Heroic Deeds
of Madeleine de Verchères (1678-1747)
aged 14 years, against
the Iroquois, October 22-30, 1692
Written by Madeleine de Verchères
in 1716 for the Governor
of New France, the Marquis de Beauharnois



Research from Fall 2000
Franco-American
Women's Experiences Course
Click here for more info on the course
Interviews

Maggie's Story
My Interview with Maggie Dionne-Tyler
By Gwendolyn La Pointe

The Loving Breadmaker
Interview with Hazel Michaud Bossie
By Julia Michaud Kunz

Lorraine Jeanne Marie Pomerleau Doyon
"I Wouldn't Change My Life"
By Michele Schmidt

Interview with My Mother
By Joyce Miller
 

Final Projects
Four Generations of Augusta Women
An Interview with the Descendents of Jeannette Coulombe
By Phyllis vonHerrlich
See also information on, Jeannette Coulombe site at 36.1, on the
Augusta Women's History Trail at this link

The Exploitation of Minority Mothers as Cultural Bodies:
A View of French-Canadian and Black Mothers
By Tam'ara Mello

Corinne Rocheleau Rouleau's Inspiration
By Gwen LaPointe

Women with Songs
Franco-American Women Keeping the Tradition Alive
By Michele Schmidt
 
 

Multicultural Pens
Essay
(Visits to other sites as well)

Finnish People Emigrated to Better Land--Friendship, Maine
By Audra Emerson, written for Contact Literature: Native American and Emigrant Stories,
Final Project, Spring 2002, University of Maine

Vito and Theresa* Rumford, Maine
The loosely-based story of my maternal grandparents
By Steve Day, written for, Contact Literature: Native American and Emigrant Stories,
Final Project, Spring 2002, University of Maine

Holding
A Maine mill story
By Tom Fallon

Used Toys
A coming in story--one women's incarceration
By Katherine Kennedy

Harriet Martineau: Society in America.
Observations made during a Stay in 1837
NEW YORK. October 1834. Appearance of Forest Cabins; the Labors of Families who live in the Wilderness.
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The following research was submitted by
By Phyllis vonHerrlich
Voltairine de Cleyre (1866-1912)
Writings by Voltairine de Cleyre
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Voltairine de Cleyre (1866-1912)
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Voltairine de Cleyre Bibliography
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Geography, the History Maker
By Dagny Erickson, Brewer, Maine c. early 1900s
&
Yes, It Did Happen Here
By Dagny A. Erickson, Brewer, Maine c. early 1900s

Contact Literature:
Native American and Emigrant Stories
Student Final Projects
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Poetry

For Charles Beaudelaire
Lillian Baker Kennedy
 

the god
Mary Freeman


Letters/Lettres

News/Nouvelles

Advertisements/Petites Annonces

et Agenda 2003
un agenda quotidien, pratique, inspirant
est maintenant disponible
 
 


Recipes

Chocolate and Molasses Donuts

The Tourtière Connection
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