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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 29 October-7 November & Bonu s Links

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  • A.J. Wright
    fyi..aj wright // ajwright@uab.edu Listings for July-December 2003 are at http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews3.htm
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      fyi..aj wright // ajwright@...

      Listings for July-December 2003 are at http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews3.htm

      Listings for January-June 2003 are at http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews2.htm

      Listings for July-December 2002 are at http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews.htm

      Material in brackets are my additions.

      A listing of Alabama history links can be found at http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistory.htm
      Please send me information on broken links you find or links I don't have listed!

      **Judge who survived bomb in 1972 dies in Scottsboro
      Loy Campbell, 76, was retired after 21 years on the bench
      http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/news/106822536792200.xml
      Huntsville Times 7 November 2003

      **HISTORIC COURTHOUSE [Evergreen]
      http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/106802744696790.xml
      Mobile Register 5 November 2003

      **Cahaba commission eyes rise, fall of Old Cahawba [Cahaba Trace Commission]
      Birmingham News 5 November 2003, 3SC

      **Alabaster's first full-time fire chief ends 30-year run [John Cochran retires]
      Birmingham News 5 November 2003, 2SC

      **Just a chat: Ken Penhale; 'People are always writing me looking for ancestors, locations, and landmarks'
      Birmingham News 5 November 2003, 1SC

      **UAB surgeon Dr. 'Jack' Odess dead at age 80
      http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/106802773796820.xml
      Birmingham News 5 November 2003, 6C
      [Obituary notice is here: http://www.legacy.com/birmingham/LegacySubPage2.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=1571834  ]

      **Civil Rights museum becomes home for burned cross that sent trio to prison
      Kaleidoscope 4 November 2003, 4

      **Vulcan Park to offer walk through Birmingham History
      Kaleidoscope 4 November 2003, 4

      **Six decades later, Mobile Beacon shines
      http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/1067854648121370.xml
      Mobile Register 3 November 2003

      **Montevallo's American Village offers a revolutionary field trip
      http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/1067854705121370.xml
      Mobile Register 3 November 2003

      **The kudzu lady: Former Decatur author's book for children tells about chaotic vine
      http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/livingtoday/031102/kudzu.shtml
      Just call her the "kudzu lady."
      That's because Jennifer Holloway Lambe can often be spotted wearing a hat festooned with kudzu, carrying a kudzu vine basket and reading from her new book about kudzu.
      Decatur Daily 2 November 2003

      **Symbol of hate becomes memento for vigilance; Burned cross given to civil rights center after federal trial
      Birmingham News 2 November 2003, 19A

      **Birmingham style: New book showcases city's variety in architecture
      [_A Guide to Architectural Styles Featuring Birmingham Homes_]
      Birmingham News 2 November 2003, 1B, 7B

      **From Flint to Bama: Hartselle elementary principal writes book about relationship with his late brother
      http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/news/031101/book.shtml
      HARTSELLE -- The muscular young man stood with his old high school football coach in the middle of a parlor at Peck Funeral Home.
      It was cold outside and even colder in the funeral home. There were still moments of sadness, but the young man had cried all he could.
      His older brother lay in a coffin, just feet from where the coach embraced his former offensive lineman.
      Decatur Daily 1 November 2003

      **Ad executive J. Tyler Turner Jr. dies at 62
      http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/1067681701300610.xml
      Mobile Register 1 November 2003

      **A haunt in Hickory Hills? Southeast family can't explain strange visitor
      http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/news/031031/ghost.shtml
         So you think ghosts only haunt creepy-looking homes that are older than Great-great-grandma and once witnessed a horrible death.
         Then you haven't been to Tim and Dee Farr's home in Hickory Hills Subdivision, where unexplainable sounds, movements and a figure turn their typical middle-class brick house into a place scary enough to cause one son to sleep with a knife under his bed while also attracting youths eager for a fright.
      Decatur Daily 31 October 2003

      **Farmer one of five inductees for 2004 [into International Motorsports HOF]
      http://www.al.com/sports/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/sports/1067595477298600.xml
      Birmingham News 31 October 2003

      **1989 November 5- The first memorial to the civil rights movement in the United
              States is dedicated at a ceremony in Montgomery, Alabama.  The
              memorial was commissioned by the Southern Poverty Law Center,
              a legal and educational organization located in Montgomery.

      1956 November 5- The Nat King Cole Show premiers. The 15-minute show starring the popular singer will run until June 1957 and reappear in July in a half-hour format. The first network variety series hosted by an African American star, it was canceled due to lack of support by advertisers.

      1867 November 5- First Reconstruction constitutional convention opens in
              Montgomery, Alabama.  It has eighteen African Americans and
              ninety whites in attendance.

      1945 October 31- Educator, Booker T. Washington, is inducted into the Hall of Fame
              for Great Americans.
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      **1932 November 1: Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program.

      1948 October 29: Kate Jackson (in Alabama), actor (Charley's Angels, Making Love)[is born.]
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      **Bonus Links

      **Dr. B. T. Washington, Negro Leader, Dead
      Founder of the Tuskegee Institute Expires of Hardening of Arteries After Brief Illness
      Seth Low and W. J. Wilcox Persuaded Him to Consult Specialists, Who Told Him He Was Doomed
      http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0405.html
      New York Times 15 November 1915 [requires registration for free access]

      **On Nov. 5, 1968, Republican Richard M. Nixon won the presidency, defeating Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and third-party candidate George C. Wallace.
      http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/20031105.html
      New York Times 5 November 1968 [requires registration for free access]

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      A.J. Wright, MLS
      Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
      Director, Section on the History of Anesthesia

      Dept of Anesthesiology/Library
      School of Medicine
      University of Alabama at Birmingham
      619 19th Street South, JT965
      Birmingham AL 35249-6810

      205-975-0158
      205-975-5963 [fax]

      ajwright@...

      http://www.anes.uab.edu/libraryinformation.htm

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