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Martha Pellerin Collection of Franco-American Song

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The Martha Pellerin Collection of Franco-American Song is an online database of French and English language songs drawn from two sources: nine song-book manuscripts collected by Martha Pellerin that date to the mid-twentieth century, and a series of six interviews conducted by Martha with Alberta Gagné of Highgate, Vermont in 1998.


Time Period Covered: circa 1940 - 1998 

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Vermont Folklife Center Archives

Published:  June 21, 2011,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

Rights:  Copyright (c) Vermont Folklife Center. Requests to reproduce this item should be sent to the UVM Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives at For more information, see

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Title:   TC1998-1070 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné

Creator:  Delaney, Carol; Gagné, Normand; Gagné, Mrs. Normand; Gagné, Laurianne; Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta

Date:  1995-01-09

Resource type:   interviews

Resource type:   oral histories (document genre)

Interview of Alberta Gagné by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

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