4 results found for: name:"Brière, Eloise A."

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1982 Aug. 9

St. Pierre, Eugène

Daufinais oral history with Eloise A. Brière

Easthampton (Mass.) - Oral history with Easthampton resident, born in Holyoke, who was raised speaking French.

Eloise A. Brière Franco-American Oral History Collection

1982 Aug. 8

Racine, Paul

Paul Racine oral history with Eloise A. Brière

Easthampton (Mass.) - Oral history with former gérant (manager) of the Town Infirmary (Hospice d'Easthampton) on Oliver Street, Easthampton. Racine arrived in Easthampton in 1947 from Quebec and married a French Canadian woman from Springfield. Had arranged a job at Hampton Specialty prior to emigration with assistance of a brother in law who had already emigrated. Continues to speak French ... more

Eloise A. Brière Franco-American Oral History Collection

1982 Aug. 9

Morissette, Paul

Paul Morissette oral history with Eloise A. Brière

Easthampton (Mass.) - Oral history with parish priest of Notre Dame du Bon Conseil in Easthampton. Morissette had been priest at the church for seven years after having been an administrator there for eight. Morissette grew up in Chicopee, a child of immigrant parents, speaking only French at home. Studied at Assumption College and then (1941) to seminary in Montreal. Classes at St. Georges ... more

Eloise A. Brière Franco-American Oral History Collection

1982 Aug. 9

Lussier, Emil

Lussier family, Emil Lussier, Mrs. Lussier, and Lucille Lussier, oral history with Eloise A. Brière

Easthampton (Mass.) - Oral history with the Lussier family. Mr. Lussier’s family relocated from Winchendon to Easthampton, Mass. to find a French Catholic school when he was a child, and Mrs. Lussier’s family moved from Gardner for work. She discusses her time playing piano along with instrument ensembles for silent films. Their daughter, Lucille, talks about growing up going to a French sc... more

Eloise A. Brière Franco-American Oral History Collection