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Author: Rivard, Paul E.Date: 2002Publication: University Press of New EnglandLanguage : enSource : PreviewFind in a library: 48958482General 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 mill structures and labor forces that persisted into the later 20th century. Contains scholarship, oral histories, and many illustrations in painting and photograph of industrial-era settings, workers, and their manufacturing equipment. Written by former director of the American Textile History Museum and the Maine State Museum.Tags Alna ME, Andover MA, Androscoggin River Valley, Augusta ME, Berlin NH, Billerica MA, Blackstone River Valley, Braintree MA, Brunswick ME, Business and Economics, Chelmsford MA, Clinton MA, Dedham MA, Dover NH, Dracut MA, Dudley MA, Emigration and Immigration, England, Fall River MA, Gardiner ME, Gonic NH, Hallowell ME, Harrisville NH, Holden MA, Holyoke MA, Irish Americans, Kingston NH, Labor History, Laconia NH, Lawrence MA, Lewiston ME, Lincoln RI, Londonderry NH, Lovell ME, Lowell MA, Ludlow MA, Maine, Manchester NH, Manville RI, Massachusetts, Merrimack River Valley, Middlefield NY, Mills and Mill Work, Nashua NH, New Bedford MA, New England, Newburyport MA, Nonfiction, Nonfiction -- History -- Economic and Industrial, Pawtucket RI, Personal History: Biography and Oral History, Portsmouth NH, Providence RI, Quequechan River Valley, Rhode Island, Rockville CT, Rowley MA, Saco ME, Salem MA, Salem NH, Sanford ME, Slatersville RI, Somersworth NH, South Waterford ME, Springvale ME, St. John River Valley, Taunton MA, Ware MA, Warren RI, Webster MA, Winthrop ME, Worcester MA, Yarmouth ME, York ME
Author: Chmielewski, Laura M.Date: 2012Publication: University of Notre Dame PressLanguage : enFind in a library: 726819031Exploration of Maine's religious culture and various religious identities in the 17th and early 18th centuries. A study of religious eclecticism in the New England/New France borderland that complicates conventional notions of Christian orthodoxy, or of various Protestant and Catholic peoples and ways of living, in a corner of North America during the Colonial Period. The region's interactions between European Protestant settlers, Wabanaki, and French Catholics; the interplay of their various powers and religious varieties; the birth of hybrid borderland cultures; the solidification of religious identities. Particular emphasis on Catholic/Protestant conflicts in this time period and region. Illustrated with maps, portraits, and black and white photographs. Based on the 2006 dissertation of a similar title.
Commemorating a Transnational Hero : The 1909 Celebration of the Tercentenary of the Discovery of Lake ChamplainAuthor: Beaudreau, SylvieDate: 2009-sum/fallLanguage : enSource : Full textFind in a library: 1773222Article describing and comparing American and Canadian commemorations of the 17th century French explorer, Samuel de Champlain, around Lake Champlain in 1908 and 1909. Champlain as a celebrated "transnational" figure, and the imagery associated with his accomplishments from either side of the USA/Canada border. Particular elements of the celebrations and their suggestions for political, social, and memorial climates of the time. Emphasis on understanding a United States claim to Champlain as national historic figure, and the tercentenary celebration as an American and Canadian reconciliation. Local justification for celebration in New York and VermontTags Burlington VT, Canada, Crown Point NY, England, Exploration and Colonization, Fort Ticonderoga NY, France, Iroquois, Isle LaMotte VT, Lake Champlain VT, New York, Nonfiction, Nonfiction -- Geography, Nonfiction -- Government and Politics, Nonfiction -- History -- French in North America, Nonfiction -- Travel and Tourism, Plattsburgh NY, Québec, Québec QC, Saranac River Valley, Swanton VT, United States, Vergennes VT, Vermont, War