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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 26-31 May & Bonus Material

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  • Amos J Wright
    Listings since July 2002 are also at http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews0.htm as well as in the archives of alabamahistory at Yahoo:
    Message 1 of 1 , May 31, 2006
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      Listings since July 2002 are also at
      http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews0.htm

      as well as in the archives of alabamahistory at Yahoo:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/alabamahistory

      Listings prior to that date are in the archives.

      Materials in brackets are my additions. Items are listed more or less in
      reverse chronological order within each section.

      All links are working at the time I send this email and post them to the
      web page listing.

      Feel free to forward this email as desired....



      AND NOW THE NEWS...COMING EVENTS*HISTORY**CULTURE**DEATHS*BONUS MATERIAL


      **THIS MONTH IN ALABAMA HISTORY
      http://www.archives.state.al.us/thisweek/month.html



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      **COMING EVENTS
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      **Alabama Experience: Across the Black Belt on 80 [APT]
      Sunday, June 04, 2006 at 12:30PM
      Travel Highway 80 through Alabama's Black Belt, an area which gave birth
      to two American revolutions -- the Civil War and the civil rights
      movement. Visit the historic towns on this road including Demopolis,
      Selma, Montgomery, Faunsdale, Uniontown, Marion Junction, Benton,
      Lowndesboro, White Hall, Mt. Meigs, and Shorter and take in a crayfish
      festival, battle reenactment, bridge crossing jubilee, and other
      memorable events on "Across Alabama's Black Belt on Highway 80"

      **Bookmark: Warren St. John [APT]
      Sunday, June 04, 2006 at 1:30PM

      **[June 7-9]Archives offers volunteer training [for teens]
      http://tinyurl.com/loeyq
      Montgomery Advertiser 30 May 2006

      **Mobile Genealogical Society meets June 10
      http://tinyurl.com/pknnj
      Mobile Press-Register 31 May 2006

      **Jun 15: "If it Hadn't Been for the Women," the role of
      African-American Women in Alabama's Industrial Communities, presented by
      Karen Utz. ArchiTreats (Food for Thought) 1 2noon until 12:50 p.m.
      Alabama Department of Archives and History. 624 Washington Street,
      Montgomery.

      **June 24: Unlocking the Treasures of the Past: Your Key to Successful
      Research at the Alabama Archives. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration fee of
      $25 per person includes materials and box lunch. Seating is limited -
      so register EARLY. For more information, see:
      http://www.archives.state.al.us/



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      **HISTORY
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      **Local Jack and Jill chapter celebrates its first 50 years
      http://tinyurl.com/m3u9e
      Mobile Press-Register 31 May 2006

      **More about the 'lost' songs of Hank Williams
      http://tinyurl.com/o3ol6
      Montgomery Advertiser 31 May 2006

      **Union soldiers' sacrifice honored
      http://tinyurl.com/nzvt9
      Montgomery Advertiser 31 May 2006

      **Exhibit [at Museum of Mobile] highlights 100 years of electricity
      http://tinyurl.com/mmm84
      Mobile Press-Register 30 May 2006

      **Remember city churches led struggle
      http://tinyurl.com/lgkp4
      Birmingham News 30 May 2006

      **Freedom Riders' story told in song [by Bryan McFarland]
      http://tinyurl.com/paylt
      Montgomery Advertiser 30 May 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/lghxx
      Mobile Press-Register 30 May 2006

      **Clay man seeks funds to rescue historic site [Jayfe Ware house]
      http://tinyurl.com/ntvjg
      Birmingham News 29 May 2006

      **The Vietnam War's Audie Murphy [Joe Hooper]
      Decatur widow recalls husband, conflict's most decorated soldier
      http://tinyurl.com/moo97
      Decatur Daily 29 May 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/lu6bz
      Mobile Press-Register 29 May 2006

      **Dozen tapped for induction into [Ala.] Healthcare Hall of Fame
      Birmingham News 29 May 2006 p3C

      **Two Confederate memorial services planned
      Divisions among heritage groups mean separate commemorations today and
      next
      week at Point Clear Cemetery
      http://tinyurl.com/pr72p
      Mobile Press-Register 28 May 2006

      **Point Clear Landmark is closing
      [Jim] Mitchell looks forward to retirement after long career as Civil
      War
      collector [He operated Ye Old Post Office, Antiques and Militaria for 15

      years]
      http://tinyurl.com/norby
      Mobile Press-Register 28 May 2006

      **Historic home will be restored [ca. 1850 or older]
      http://tinyurl.com/s74d2
      Florence Times Daily 28 May 2006

      **T[alladega] C[ollege]'s Foster Hall on list of landmarks in danger of
      decay
      http://tinyurl.com/mvx4t
      Talladega Daily Home 27 May 2006

      **School is out for aging Ensley High School
      http://tinyurl.com/lhhs3
      Birmingham News 27 May 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/qv4oy
      Mobile Press-Register 27 May 2006

      **City's history on display during walking tours
      http://tinyurl.com/qk93s
      Madison Record 26 May 2006

      **Strolling through the history of Scottsboro
      http://tinyurl.com/o3wgb
      Scottsboro Daily Sentinel 26 May 2006


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      **CULTURE
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      **A conversation with: Jett Williams
      http://tinyurl.com/s5ar8
      Montgomery Advertiser 31 May 2006

      **Local writer's book helps kids learn to read [Hester Thompson Bass]
      http://tinyurl.com/p8op4
      Huntsville Times 28 May 2006


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      **DEATHS
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      **[no entries this issue]

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      **BONUS MATERIAL
      ==================

      **[no entries this issue]



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      A.J. Wright, M.L.S.
      Associate Professor
      Director, Section on the History of Anesthesia

      Department of Anesthesiology Library
      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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