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Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste Archives and Special Collections : a Collection of Franco-American Resources at the Assumption College Library: Miscellaneous Materials and Papers

Information on the Sentinelle Affair

An asterisk * at the end of a title indicates that the file was taken from a box labeled "Sentinelle"

Materials and Documents

TITLE DESCRIPTION/NOTES DATE

French contribution to the American Revolution v. 1

From USJB bicentennial contest

1975/76

French contribution to the American Revolution v. 2 

From USJB bicentennial contest

1975/76

Female Franco-Americans in New England, 1870-1930 by Andrea A. Kojm

Thesis from Boston University

1981

The Contributions of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart to the Education of Franco-Americans by Brother Felician, SC (Lionel E. Letourneau)

Presented at the 7th annual colloquia of the French Institute at Assumption College

Mar-86

Memorials to deceased brothers of the Sacred Heart by Brother Felician, SC (Lionel E. Letourneau)

7 brothers honored

1986/87

Akiouin'J ou La Fleur de Lys ne se Fane pas

unknown author

unknown

Tribune de Woonsocket et l'affaire Dreyfus by Philip A. Levesque

Rhode Island College, Seminar in French; signed by the author

May-83

Selective and Thematic Checklist of Publications Relating to Franco-Americans by Armand B. Chartier

Manuscript was eventually published, and is owned by d'Alzon Library

1975

USJB World War II Service Flag.  

Very large cloth flag indicating how many men from the Society served in the war and how many died.

1945?

Medals from various conseils and for different positions, such as President and Spiritual Director.

OVER 15 MEDALS

Bookmark for the 30 Anniversary of the SJB Education Fund

1966-1996

Seals for USJB rings

Object representing the merger of UCF and the USJB in 1901.  Created by a member of the Conseil 22 of Manistee, Mich. And presented to Felix Gatineau, President General of the USJB

1908

Plaque of Henri T. Ledoux on his 25th anniversary of his election as president of the USJB

1911-1936

Small commemorative plate with USJB seal

Medals representing honorary titles within the USJB

14 medals

Personalized Medals of Lucille Lefebvre and A. Robitaille delegates to the 16th Congress

Worcester, MA

1946

Pins for 50th anniversary of Saint Jean Baptiste. (2)

Another local Franco-American society

1888-1938

Banner for visit of the president of Richelieu International.

1990?

Placard indicating membership in USJB and of the Catholic faith.

?

Gavil

" Franco-Americain Flag" Framed.(small)

" Franco-Americain Flag" Framed.(small)

Decorative Maple autumn leaves stamped with Union St-Jean-Baptiste Woonsocket, R.I. and promotional card

Materials and Documents

TITLE DESCRIPTION/NOTES DATE

Constitution and Bylaws Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amerique

1950

Constitution and Bylaws Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amerique

Supplemental By-Laws

1951

L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptise d'Amérique. Règlements de la Caisse d'assurance infantile

1953

Statuts et Règlements de L'union Saint-Jean-Baptiste D'Amérique

1964

Constitution and Bylaws Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste

1974

Constitution and Bylaws Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste

1976

Constitution and Bylaws Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste

1978

Constitution and Bylaws Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste

1982

Constitution and Bylaws Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste

1990

Materials and Documents

TITLE DESCRIPTION/NOTES DATE

Pare, Alphonse

Letter from Alphonse Pare, Biddeford Maine to "Le Foyer Canadien" asking for an advertisement in the paper regarding a meeting for Franco-Americans.  See transcription and translation.

1873

Subvention Francaise, 1937

Correspondence regarding grants from the French Government along with allocation of the money

1932-1937

Subvention Francaise, 1938

Correspondence regarding grants from the French Government along with allocation of the money

1938-1940

Lauvrière, Emile, 1866-1954

French Historian of Acadia (5 folders)

1923-1938

Overview of statistics of French Canadians in the Diocese of Portland, State of Maine, Waterville. Dated September 1901

large fold out section. (2 copies) Very brittle

Reprinted in Le Messenger, Lewiston, ME

2 Christmas cards from USJB Secretary General, George Filteau

unknown

Scrapbook pages filled with USJB and Franco American news. Of note, a drawing of the drill teams arriving from many states.

Advertising placards for USJB representing its membership numbers.

"We Must Ask" from Kennebunkport, ME G.S. Dupré

Per Google Translate beginning of document starts: "There to long as the Catholic Church and the Franco-Americans are experimenting with Ireland American clergy. Under his leadership fifteen million Irish apostatized. The French Canadians, more lively and naturally brave faith, do not want to desert, they resist, resent. This is more noisy, but it is less loose. Is better. As in Bishop Bacon, the first bishop of our diocese, Irish priests imposed harsh sacrifices, even the dying, the scandals were not lacking..."

Document entitled "To the members of national societies and organized Franco-American groups in the State of Maine"

Miscellaneous Conseil pictures and articles about regional conseils. 

1978-1985?

Bicentennial news about USJB celebrations, awards, student essays, winners of essays, mass programs

1976

Photos and clippings of Plaza Center Woonscocket, Rhode Island.

Headquarters of Insurance company

1987?

Clippings and correspondence regarding Franco-American Festival in Lewiston, Maine

 

1970-2000

Clippings from Fall River, MA

Clippings from Conn. Conseils.

1940s

Clippings of  two Lewiston, Maine newspapers with photographs of girl drill teams competition from the New England area

Lewiston, Maine

Sept. 1939

Incomplete photo copy of St. Ann's Parish History.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

unknown

11th Congress of the USJB Souvenir Program and other relating ephemera

Held at the Boston Copley Hotel

Oct. 13-15, 1941

Reprint by USJB of an article from "The Catholic Free Press" announcing the opening of La Maison Francaise on Assumption College Campus.

large fold out section

1957

French Festival of New Bedford July 12, 1968

12-Jul-68

La Fayette Day Annual Program

Le Cercle Dramatique de Holyoke Presente "Mon Bebe"

May-38

10th Anniversary du Club Franco-Americain de Holyoke, Massachusetts

Jan-52

11th Congres des Franco-Americains, Les Accomplissements

Bedford, New Hampshire

1974

"La Crise de L'Enseignement du Francais dans nos Ecoles Paroissiales" Actes du Ville Congres des Franco-Americains

Manchester, New Hampshire

Oct-65

Les Conferences de l'Institut Franco-Americain de Bowdoin College

Brunswick, Maine

1961

2nd Congres de la Langue Francaise au Canada

Quebec, Canada

1937

28th Annual Convention Franco American War Veterans, Inc. and Ladies Auxiliary of Conn.

New Britain, Connecticut

1985

4th Congres General du Comite d'Orientation Franco-Americaine, "La Solidarite Franco-Americaine"

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

1957

4th Congres des Franco-Americains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

1957

"Quelques Aspects de L'Enseignement Catholique et Bilingue dans les Ecoles Franco-Americaines de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

[1957]

5th Congres des Franco-Americaines 

Fall River, Massachusetts

1959

5th Congres des Franco-Americaines de la Nouvelle-Angleterre, "L'Importance de l'Education Bilingue chez les Franco-Americains"

Fall River, Massachusetts

1959

Banquet Ticket

Fall River, Massachusetts

Oct-59

5th Congres des Franco-Americains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre prepare par La Federation Catholique Franco-Americaine de Fall River, Mass.

Fall River, Massachusetts

Oct-59

5th Grand Congres Militaire de la Brigade des Volontaires Franco-Americaines de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Fall River, Massachusetts

Jan-11

Chants Officiels pour les Circonstances Solennelles et Ouverture et Cloture des Asemblees a l'ussge de la Brigade des Volontaires Franco-Americains (2 copies)

Fall River, Massachusetts

191?

6th Grand Congres Militaire de la Brigade des Volontaires Franco-Americaines de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Lawrence, Massachusetts

Jan-12

9th Grand Congres Militaire de la Brigade des Volontaires Franco-Americaines de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Central Fall, Rhode Island

Feb-17

Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day Proclamation

Official certificate announcing June 17, 2000 USJB Celebration Day in Massachusetts by Governor Paul Cellucci

2000

Notre Famille: Lemaitre - Auger

unknown

Genealogy wheel

Half of a genealogy wheel.  Envelope in which mailed is still with item. Sent to the USJB in 1991, names at the center of the wheel include, Leresque, Veilleux, Larrivee.

n/a

Materials and Documents

TITLE DESCRIPTION/NOTES DATE

St. John the Baptiste Day Celebration, Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Correspondence regarding events and news clippings

1933

St. John the Baptiste Day Celebration, Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Correspondence regarding events and news clippings

1922

St. John the Baptiste Day Celebration, Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Correspondence regarding events and news clippings

1923

St. John the Baptiste Day Celebration, Central Falls, Rhode Island

Correspondence regarding events  

1926

Visit of Cardinal Verdier of Paris to New England

Correspondence and clippings regarding logistics of visit.  Bulk of letters between President Armanet of Assumption College and Elie Vézina

1932

Beaupin, Emile Mgr. of Les Amitiés Catholiques Françaises

Correspondence re: sending books, etc.

1929-1940

Conseils' donation information for Assumption College reconstruction fund

Correspondence and lists of amounts donated from private individuals and conseils (3 folders)

1953

Archives des Conventions Nationales pour les Canadiens de l'etat de New York [spine title]

Leather bound large journal, handwritten text; Could be minutes of the committee, articles of incorporation.

1878-1928

Materials and Documents

TITLE

DESCRIPTION/NOTES

DATE

Célébration de la Fête Patronale des Franco-Américains sous les Auspices de L''Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique

Sermon de Circonstance held in Woonscocket, RI

6/23/1935

Onzième réunion annuelle des Équipes de Jeunes filles

Hartford, Connecticut

9/1/1941

Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste, a Mutual Benefit Society for Americans of French Descent

Welcome to Our Home Office

unknown

Septième Pèlerinage Annuel Sanctuaire Notre-Same de la Salette

Attleboro, MA

9/10/1961

Edgar J. Martel Special Recognition Banquet

Mansfield, MA

28 October, 1990

Banquet en l'Honneur du Juge Eugène L. Jalbert de la Cour Supérieure du Rhode Island Conseiller Général de L'USJB

Providence, Rhode Island

6/5/1955

L'Ordre de Mérite et d'Honneur de L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique, 1940-1944

1944

Hommages des Employés de l'Union Saint-Jean-baptiste d'Amérique au Président Général Monsieur Henri T. Ledoux, 1911-1936

1936

L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste fête le Bicentenaire des Etats-Unis d'Amérique á Woonsocket le 24 Juin 1976

6/24/1976

USJB Bicentennial Calendar

1976

L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique, la Société Nationale des Franco-Américains

1938

L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique, la Société Nationale des Franco-Américains, 1949

1949

Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste Banquet de la Reconnaissance en l'Honneur de Monsieur J. Henri Goguen

Worcester, Massachusetts

6/19/1977

Cinquième Réunion Générale et Concours des Equipes d'Initiation de L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique

Salem, Massachusetts

9/2/1935

Dixième Réunion Générale et Concours des Equipes d'Initiation de L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique

Worcester, Massachusetts

9/2/1940

Onzieme Réunion Générale et Concours des Equipes d'Initiation de L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique

Hartford, Connecticut

9/1/1941

Douzieme Réunion Générale et Concours des Equipes d'Initiation de L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique

Nashua, New Hampshire

9/2/1946

Quatorizième Réunion Générale et Concours des Equipes d'Initiation de L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique

Amesbury, MA

9/6/1948

75th Anniversary Calendar, Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste

1975

Souscriptions en faveur de la paroisse, Nasonville, Mohegan, RI

1923

Recensement de diocese de Springfield, MA Documents, reports and letters (1)

1923-1924

Recensement de diocese de Springfield de Springfield, MA,Documents, reports and letters (2)

1923-1924

Number and percent of persons with French mothertongue

 From 1970 U.S. Census

1974

Comite France-Amerique de Woonsocket

1934-1936

Comite France-Amerique de Woonsocket

1931-1933

Comite France-Amerique de Woonsocket

1925-1930

Comite France-Amerique, Lewiston ME

1932-1938

Comite France-Amerique de Woonsocket (1)

1937-1952

Comite France-Amerique de Woonsocket (2)

1936-1938

Comite France-Amerique de Woonsocket

1947-1951

Materials and Documents

TITLE

DESCRIPTION/NOTES

DATE

Tournee Andre Lafarque en Nouvelle-Angleterre

1940 and 1949

Conference du R. Pere Ducattillon

1940

Reception Ambassadeur,Reponses

1940

Tournee l'Ambassadeur de France

1940

Fusion de la Societe SJB de Marlboro with the USJB

1931

Fusion de la Societe St. Jean-Baptist of North Adams with the USJB (1)

1935-1936

Fusion de la Societe St. Jean-Baptist of North Adams with the USJB (2)

1935-1936

Fusion de la Societe St. Jean-Baptist of Augusta with the USJB (1)  

1938

Fusion de la Societe St. Jean-Baptist of Augusta with the USJB (2)  

1938

Pamphet du recensement du Connecticut and letter

1925-1926

2 Woonsocket Youth Festival - Programs

Woonsocket Senior High School

4/9/1989  and April 22, 1990

Promotional cards for announcing the publication of The beginnings of the Franco-American colony in Woonsocket, Rhode Island by Marie Louise Bonier.  

Event held at the Museum of Work and Culture

Nov. 2, 1997

Promotional packet created for the 75th anniversay of the USJB. Includes the 12 drawings by Edmond J. Massicotte, and French-Canadian painter and illustrator

circa 1975

Three awards from the USJB to Arthur Fontaine, the Medaille d'Honneur, avec Palmes (1962); the Medaille of d'Honneur(1956); and the Medaille de Merite (1948)

Proces-verbaux, Comite France-Amerique [spine title]

Title page: "Comite France-Amerique des Franco-Americains de Woonsocket, R.I. fonde le 28 Avril 1930" Includes minutes, articles of incorporation, clippings, and other inserts, used as a scrapbook for the committee

1930-1954

Blue Prints

USJB Home Office Building blue prints

Bi-centenaire La Fayette 1757-1957, Gravures pour decorations 1957. (Armand H.)

Rolled and covered with paper, unsure of contents, except for USJB label.

1957

Woonsocket, Rhode Island, "The Friendly City"

4 page, one sided essay on Woonsocket.

circa 1985?

Knights of Columbus

French language typed manuscript about "Chevalier de Colomb"

unknown

Les Canadiens-Francais aux Etats-Unis by Paquet…et al

photocopy

1883

St. Ann's Historical Committee; Chronological Notes Taken From La Tribune

Homemade chronological index of La Tribune.   Annotated.  There is good information regarding La Sentinelle and the controversy.

1914-1931

Constitution Statuts et Reglements l'Association de Secours Mutuels des Canadiens-Francais-Americains de Chicago, Comte de Cook.

1899

L'Egoisme, L'

homemade book with clippings glued into pages, and handwriting throughout by Amedee Lacasse

1917

…Chez l'enfant

homemade book with clippings glued into pages, and handwriting throughout by Amedee Lacasse

1932

Transcription Radio-Canada

Catalog of transcriptions of French Language Radio in Canada

1957-1961

Catalogue of Music Transcriptions

Catalog of transcriptions of music played on Canadian radio

1956-1960

Franco-American Committee

meeting minutes and other ephemera

1978-1990

Recensement dans le Massachusetts : Listes des professionels, lettres, etc

Census of Franco-Americans in the Springfield diocese. Includes lists of Franco-American professionals, doctors, lawyers, etc.  

1923

Catholic Messenger Poster

11 X 12 blue poster promoting the newspaper and questioning Elphege Daignault's intentions regardng the "Sentinelle Affair"

1920's

Soret, Guy and Jose

Includes news clippings, correspondence, etc regarding the Soret's and their work as teachers of English in France and working with exchange students.

1980's

La Patrie

A poem by Father Boileau and set to music by Pierre Gautier 

1930

Chant de Ralliement des Franco=Americains by F.G. Deschaies and J.A. Contant

A song dedicated to Henri Ledoux, president of the USJB 

1923

Materials and Documents

TITLE

DESCRIPTION/NOTES

DATE

Hebert, Felix, 1874-1969*

United States Senator from Rhode Island; Correspondence and news clippings;   (2 folders)

1933-1934

Affaire de Cambridge, Massachusetts - Paroisse Notre Dame de Pitié*

Correspondence; memoranda;  

1948

Le Français dans les Ecoles Paroissiales du Diocèce de Hartford*

Correspondece; USJB documents;  

1947

Franco-American Eposition*

Lewiston, Maine;  ; USJB folder no. 87

1926

Fédération Catholique Franco-Américaine*

Correspondence; news clippings;   (3 folders)

1915-1927

Fédération Catholique Franco-Américaine*

Correspondence; news clippings;   (3 folders)

1927-1935

Comite Executif

Photocopy of notes

5/7/1900

Assemblee Speciale du Bureau Général

Photocopy of notes

9/9/1900

Premier Congres

Photocopy of notes

5/27/1900

Bureau Gènèral 

Photocopy of notes

3/27/1900

Bureau Gènèral 

Photocopy of notes

5/7/1900

Bureau Gènèral 

Photocopy of notes

8/2/1900

Association Franco-Americaine d'Education du Diocese de Springfield, Massachusetts*

Correspondence; memoranda;  ; USJB folder 127 (2 folders)

1939, 1943

L'Association Canado-Américaine*

Correspondence, etc.;  

1925-1932

Forestiers Franco-Américains*

Correspondence;   ( 2 folders)

1923-1938

Daignault, Elphége*

Correspondence, news clippings;   (5 folders)

1921-1933

Fortier, R.A. Reverend*

Correspondence; news clippings;  

Hickey, William A.  Bishop of Diocese of Providence, 1919-1933*

Correspondence;  

Action Catholique*

News clipping ;  

Jan-27

Brodeur, Attorney (Worcester re: Freemasons)*

Correspondence regarding Free Masons ;   

1915

Gagnon, Sylvio*

Correspondence; news clippings, etc.;   (5 folders)

1921-1925

Hickey, William A.  Bishop of Diocese of Providence, 1919-1933*

Correspondence ;  

1929-1933

Laflamme, J.H.*

RE: Complaints against Laflamme;  ; circa 1922-1923

c. 1922-1927

Bedard, Georges, Reverend ; Precious Blood Woonsocket*

Correspondence;  

1927

Verite, La*

Correspondence regarding La Sentinelle and its succeeding title La Verite;  

1925-1928

Bonnet, Georges, His Excellence, French Ambassador*

Correspondence; news clippings;  

1937

News clippings*

Regarding Sentinelle Affair and "Americanization" of Franco-Americans;  

1927

Croteau, M. Arsene ; Professor Connecticut State College*

Correspondence; news clippings;  

1933-1935

Ledoux, Henri T.*

Correspondence; news clippings ;  (2 folders)

1932

LeMoyne, Etienne Letter of ; also known as Henri Perdriau letter*

Correspondence to unknown publication regarding Daignault and Sentinelle Affair.;  

unknown

Perrée, Nicholas Heyman*

Correspondence;  

1945

Tricot, M. Reverend*

Correspondence; new clippings ;  

1933

Trottier, Albert*

Correspondence;  

1936

La Sentinelle vs. Church*

Includes correspondence, clippings, court documents;   (5 folders)

circa 1927

L'Affaire de Providence - Sentinelle File*

Includes correspondence, clippings;   (6 folders)

1926-1929

Bourassa, Henri M.*

Correspondence, clippings;  

1925-1935

Desiderata of the Franco-American Association of Education of the Diocese of Springfield, Mass*

Report from a meeting regarding schools teaching in French as well as English (4 copies);  

13-Aug-39

Filteau, Georges*

Correspondence between Elie Vézina and Filteau.  Filteau is connected with "Le Messager" a French paper from Lewiston, Maine;  

1929

Marion, Edmond; pastor of St. Paul Church, Barton, Vt. From  1923-1939*

Correspondence to, from and about Rev. Marion;  

1927

Perdriau, Henri; also known as, Etienne LeMoyne*

Correspondence regarding Henri Perdriau, aka Etienne LeMoyne;  

1927

Sentinelle Affair and USJB  Conseils*

Correspondence, publications mostly involving conseils.  Of note is a letter from the president of Assumption College.    (5 folders)

1925-1927

Materials and Documents

TITLE

DESCRIPTION/NOTES

DATE

L'Affaire de Providence - Sentinelle File*

Includes correspondence, clippings;   (6 folders)

1926-1929

Bourassa, Henri M.*

Correspondence, clippings;  

1925-1935

Desiderata of the Franco-American Association of Education of the Diocese of Springfield, Mass*

Report from a meeting regarding schools teaching in French as well as English (4 copies);  

13-Aug-39

Filteau, Georges*

Correspondence between Elie Vézina and Filteau.  Filteau is connected with "Le Messager" a French paper from Lewiston, Maine;  

1929

Marion, Edmond; pastor of St. Paul Church, Barton, Vt. From  1923-1939*

Correspondence to, from and about Rev. Marion;  

1927

Perdriau, Henri; also known as, Etienne LeMoyne*

Correspondence regarding Henri Perdriau, aka Etienne LeMoyne;  

1927

Sentinelle Affair and USJB  Conseils*

Correspondence, publications mostly involving conseils.  Of note is a letter from the president of Assumption College.    (5 folders)

1925-1927

L'Affaire de Providence - Sentinelle File*

Includes correspondence, clippings;   

1926-1929

Dexter and Vézina Affair*

Correspondence and clippings regarding Elie Vézina's response to Robert Dexter's criticism  of Franco-Americans; includes Vézina's response;   (4 folders)

1929

Excommunicants of the Sentinelle Battle*

Correspondence to and from USJB members who backed Daignault; clippiings (4 folders);  

1927-1929

USJB Fraternal Association Documents*

Draft of 1926 bylaws and constitution; correspondence from state governments regarding acceptance of USJB as fraternal organization;   (5 folders)

1926-1927

Claudel, Paul W., 1868-1955*

Correspondence regarding Claudel's visit to USJB and other New England Franco-American institutions; news clippings;   

1929-1933

Home Office furnishings

List and images of furnishings for USJB Home Office

1939, 1958

List of Franco-Americans*

List from Millville, Massachusetts; St. Augustine Parish;   

May 1921

Bracq, Jean-Charlemgane, 1853-1934*

Correspondence; obituaries; news clippings;   

1930-1934

Franco-American Province of the Oblates*

Correspondence;   

1930-1931

Alliance Française*

National Association for the Propegation of the French Language; Correspondence;   

1930-1934, 1936, 1939

Chinard, Gilbert, 1881-1972*

Correspondence; news clippings ;   

1929, 1930, 1936

Bourgeois, Joseph*

Correspondence;   

1937

Saint Jean Baptiste Society of New York*

Correspondence;   

1930

Northern New York State trip*

Notes from trip across norther New York State ; regarding religious situation; Written by Henri Ledoux and George Lefaivre;   

1909, 1923

Laboulaye, André LeFebvre De, 1876-1966*

French Ambassador to the United States, 1933-1937; telegrams; correspondence; news clippings;   

1933-1937, 1940

French Consulate of New York*

Correspondence; news clippings;    

c.1920-1959

Louisiana (State), RE:*

Correspondence; news clippings ;   

c. 1930s

French Consulate of Boston*

Correspondence; news clippings ;    (2 folders)

1934-1949

Musa, Jean Leonard*

News clippings;  

1941

Henry-Haye, Gaston, 1890-1983*

Vichy France Ambassador to the United States, 1940-1942 ; correspondence; news clippings ;  

1941-1942

Otis Elevator Company*

Correspondence; statements; regarding elevator for Home Office;  

1926-1928

Presidential Election of 1928*

Correspondence with Republican National Committee; Franco-American demographics for Rhode Island; ;  

1928

Collège de l'Assomption, Montreal*

Correspondence regarding college's centennial ;  

1933

French Embassy in Washington, DC*

Correspondence ;  

1937, 1950

Materials and Documents

TITLE

DESCRIPTION/NOTES

DATE

Trois documents soumis au Commissaire des Assurances de l'État du Rhode Island relativement à l'Union Saint Jean Baptiste d'Amérique=Three documents submitted to the State Insurance Commissioner of Rhode Island regarding the Union Saint Jean Baptiste of America*

3 documents include: "Brief in support of the levy of special contributions for general expense fun by l'Union Saint Jean Baptiste Amérique submitted by Eugene L. Jalbert, legal advisor , March 25, 1937"; "Brief of certain members of l'Union Saint Jean Baptiste Amérique to the Attorney General in support of their letter of January 11, 1937 to the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking, criticizing certain by-laws of the Society and certain administrative acts of the General Board and the Executive Committee submitted by William A. Gunning, Attorney at Law, of Providence, R.I., October, 1937"; "Supplemental brief filled by l'Union Saint Jean Baptiste Amérique on the complaint of certain members submitted by Eugene L. Jalbert, General Counsel, and Jen M. Legris, Actuary, of l'Union Saint Jean Baptiste Amérique"

1937

Lepoutre, Jacques, 1893-1956*

Correspondence; USJB Folder #79

1928-1929

Laverdière, Gédéon, Reverend*

Correspondence; USJB Folder #78

April 4, 1929

Legaré, Joseph A.*

Correspondence; clipping; includes signed letter from President-elect Herbert Hoover; USJB Folder #75

1929

Vallières, Leon J., Doctor*

Correspondence to Elie Vezina regarding disagreement over Sentinelle Affair; USJB Folder #76 July 7, 1927

Bicentennial Celebrations of George Washington's birth*

Programs; schedule of events; correspondence; 2 folders, folder 2 in map case; USJB Folder #114

1931-1932

Saint-Quentin, René Doynel de, 1883-1961*

French Ambassador to the United States 1928-1940; correspondence; telegrams; clippings; USJB Folder #127

1938-1939

Mongendre, Maxime*

French Consul General in New York City, c. 1925-1933; correspendence; clippings; listings of Franco-American research organizations including booklet on Assumption College from 1925 published by the USJB (3 folders); USJB Folder # 81

1928-1933

Documents regarding campaign to raise money for Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts*

Correspondence; donation amounts

1945

Bousquet, Roland G.*

Correspondence; clippings; petitions regarding commutation of Bousquet's death sentence to life sentence for murder of police officer; USJB Folder #110

1932-1933

Gouraud, Henri Joseph Etienne, 1867-1946*

Correspondence; telegrams

1929-1932,1935

Gouraud, Henri Eugene, 1867-1946

See Gourad, Henri Joseph Etienne

 

Veuillot, Francois*

Journalist; correspondence regarding Sentinelle Affair; articles by Veuillot; USJB folder # 74

1921-1931

Boucher, Osias, Reverend*

Correspondence; USJB Folder #71

1928

Association Canado-Américaine Congress*

Clipping; USJB Folder #70

1930

Heflin, J. Thomas*

United States Senator for Alabama; correspondence; clipppings; Congressional Record for April 3 and May 8, 1928; USJB Folder #65

1928

Knights of Columbus*

Correspondence; memorandum; USJB Folder #63

1925-1926

Roy, Philippe*

Correspondence; USJB Folder #51

1925-1926

Lussier, Joseph, 1866-1957*

Correspondence; clippings of Lussier's articles from his newspaper "La Justice" regarding the Sentinelle Affair; (2 folders); USJB BOX #45

1924-1930

Grants from French Government to USJB*

Correspondence; documentation on distribution of grant money; money from French Government to support teaching the French Language in American schools

1935-1941

Sentinelle Affair materials*

Various publications and clippings regarding the Sentinelle Affair and Franco-Americans in New England

Various years

Barthelemy, Ephrem*

Correspondence with E. Vezina during World War I while Barthelemy was stationed overseas; transcription of USJB meeting questioning Barthelemy regarding conseil issue.

1914-1918, c.1930

Hodgkins, Edwin E.*

Documents regarding litigation between USJB and wife of Hodgkins regarding payment of death benefits; (2 folders)

1951-1953

Loranger, Henry*

Documents regarding litigation between USJB and wife of Loranger regarding payment of death benefits;  USJB Folder #24

1946-1949

Meunier, Roland*

Correspondence regarding Meunier and donations for his aid; USJB Folder #33

1927

Lefaivre, Georges J.*

Correspondence; telegrams regarding Lefaivre's health and money owed to Rhode Island Hospital Trust by Lefaivre; 2 folders; USJB Folder #113

1931-1933

Baisnee, Jules A., Reverend*

Correspondence; incorporation documents for L'Institute Francais de Washington, D.C.; 2 folders; USJB Folder #27

1925-1933

Funding for priests in Vermont*

Correspondence; telegram; clippings; 2 folders; USJB Folder #35

1926

Meunier, Roland* Correspondence regarding Meunier and donations for his aid; USJB Folder #33 1927
Bauffrement, Duke of* Correspondence regarding the situation of the Franco-Americans; clipping; USJB Folder #68 1926-1932

Communaute de Route Charles de Foucauld

Trip of the community of young men to the USJB and visit to the Mallet Library; telegram; photographs; article describing trip

August 1964

Survey on use of French language in USJB Conseils

Includes results for conseils 241, 258, and 210

1963

 

Materials and Documents

Title

Description/Notes

Date

Do you feel the draft?

Pamphlet published by the American Lithuanian Society about the urgent need to fight Germany in World War I.

1917

A history of prohibition in Maine

Extracted from "Temperance in All Nations" by Neal Dow

1893

Patriotism: its duty and value.

An address before the New York Commandery of the "Loyal Legion,"  in New York by John Ireland.  The "Loyal Legion" is also known as "Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States".

April 4, 1894