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FW: Alabama History/Culture in the News: 26-28 May 2001 & Bonus L inks

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  • A.J. Wright
    fyi..aj wright // ajwright@uab.edu **1951 May 28- Willie Mays [born: May 6, 1931 at Westfield, Alabama] gets his first major league hit, a home run. FROM:
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      **1951 May 28- Willie Mays [born: May 6, 1931 at Westfield, Alabama]
      gets his first major league hit, a home run.
      FROM: Today in Black History
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      **Memorial Park to honor veterans Park dedication honors veterans
      Birmingham News 27 May 2001

      **They saw the real thing
      Huntsville men at Pearl Harbor don't need movies to jog memory
      Huntsville Times 27 May 2001

      **Past is alive on a stroll in historic area of city
      Participants enjoy tales of Civil War told by Confederate 'veteran'
      Huntsvillle Times 27 May 2001

      **1973 May 27 - Large F4 tornado cut a 135-mile path across central Alabama.
      hit was the town of Brent, AL where 5 people perished and 90 percent of the
      town was demolished. 7 people died along the path of the twister. Cancelled
      checks from Greensboro AL were found at Gadsden AL, over 100 miles away.
      Another killer tornado struck Centerpoint on the northeast side of
      Birmingham, killing one man.
      FROM: The Weather Notebook ABC 33/40 <matt@...>

      **THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN: Pilot project
      Atlanta Journal-Constitution 27 May 2001

      **1924 May 26- On the 26th and 27th, an outbreak of tornadoes in the Deep
      killed 53. An entire family of 8 was killed near Elkmont AL.
      FROM: The Weather Notebook ABC 33/40 <matt@...>

      **Mobile-born Inge to sign first book
      Mobile Register 26 May 2001

      **Monument may rest in museum [Clarke Co.'s WWI monument]
      Mobile Register 26 May 2001

      **Bonus Links:

      One of the Confederacy's most romantic keepsakes has been
      recovered. Scientists excavating the CSS Hunley have found Lt.
      George Dixon's dented golden coin, a memento from his sweetheart,
      Queenie Bennett of Mobile. Given to him, tearfully, at the Mobile
      train station as he left for war in 1861, he carried it wherever
      the fates took him. To Shiloh, for example, where it saved him from
      a grievous injury in the left thigh.

      -Zelda: A Musical Based on the Lives of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald
      [opening 2002]
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