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  • 384 pages 2022 This book first examines the much-misunderstood early immigration of women to New France, explaining the need for women in the colony, the difficulties in increasing the population, and the unfounded assertions that these women were prostitutes, not pioneers.
  • Two Volume Set 2001 A groundbreaking biographical dictionary of the nearly 800 women and girls set from France to populate Quebec between 1663 and 1673. The introduction explains the need for the program, dispels misconceptions about the Filles du Roi, and gives a history of the program in Canada.
  • Over 250 pages. These recipes have been handed down through many generations. Printed in English.
  • 560 pages 1997 A translation of Marie Bonier’s book published in 1920.  Its pages contain genealogical details about the first 117 French-speaking families who settled in Woonsocket. It also incudes a description of Franco-American institutions and personal accomplishments of outstanding members of the group.
  • 388 pages 2021 One million French Canadians crossed the border between 1840 and 1930 to work in New England’s burgeoning textile industry. Vermette traces individuals and families , from the textile barons whose profits in the Caribbean and China trades financed a new industry, to the rural poor of Quebec who crowded the into fetid tenements after the Civil War.  Hos social history exposes the anti-Franco-American agitation of Protestant clergy , the Ku Klux Klan, and the eugenics movement.
  • 294 pages 2020 From the producer of Maple Stars and Stripes: Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast, comes this guide to everything you’ll need to know to be a successful French-Canadian genealogist. You’ll find tips for dit names, French sounds, gender, French numbers, dates, translating church records and much more.
  • NOTE: The Red Drouin CD is compatible with both PC and MAC.
    • The Voyageurs is an intricately detailed depiction of the adventurous French Canadian men who traveled by birch bark canoe transporting barter goods, supplies, and pelts between Montreal and the vast outreaches of the western wilderness stretching to the Pacific Coast
    • Each exquisite 24kt gold-electroplated collectible is handcrafted of solid brass. The men in their canoe are depicted in full color.
    • The ornament is beautifully gift-boxed with the AFGS logo embossed in gold on the cover and includes a short history of the voyageurs and the important role they played in the fur trade that sustained the Canadian economy for over two hundred years.
    • Actual size: 2.5″ X 3.5″
    • Please note: $5 additional shipping and handling each ornament. Rhode Island residents $0.84 cents tax per ornament will be added
    • Contains the names of cities, towns, and counties they are in and pinpoints their location on the map
    • Shipped in a packing tube
    • 23″ X 28”
    • Heavy parchment-like stock
    • Shipped in a packing tube

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