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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 31 May-5 June & 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 , Jun 5, 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

      ================
      **COMING EVENTS
      ================

      **Bookstore announces June events [Page & Palette in Fairhope]
      [includes several Alabama authors]
      http://tinyurl.com/owvmy
      Mobile Press-Register 1 June 2006

      =============
      **HISTORY
      =============

      **Bustling town [of Falco] is no longer, but kind people remain
      http://tinyurl.com/n8f3t
      Mobile Press-Register 5 June 2006

      **City considers museum partnerships
      Public-private situation like Vulcan Park a possibility
      http://tinyurl.com/msqke
      Birmingham News 5 June 2006

      **[Jefferson] Davis' day inspires debate
      http://tinyurl.com/hngrr
      Montgomery Advertiser 5 June 2006

      **State banks on Civil War tourism
      http://tinyurl.com/fcx6d
      Montgomery Advertiser 5 June 2006

      **TV-Filmed Version of Powerful Autobiographical Play Why History
      Matters:
      The Choctaw Project Available on DVD
      http://tinyurl.com/fgb4x
      BlackNews.com 5 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/omsqa
      Mobile Press-Register 5 June 2006

      **1863 June 5: CSS "Alabama" captures the "Tailsman" in the Mid
      Atlantic.

      1985 June 4: Supreme Court strikes down Alabama "moment of silence" law.
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...

      **1972 June 4- [Ala. native] Angela Davis is acquitted by 11 whites and
      one
      Mexican American of murder, kidnapping, and criminal conspiracy charges
      brought in connection with a 1970 courthouse shoot-out in San Rafael,
      California.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/q34sh
      Mobile Press-Register 4 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/l842b
      Mobile Press-Register 3 June 2006

      **State paves 'Lost Highway' [as part of Hank Williams Trail]
      http://tinyurl.com/kq5sv
      Montgomery Advertiser 2 June 2006

      **Hartselle is planning first major renovation of depot in decades
      http://tinyurl.com/gpvrb
      Decatur Daily 2 June 2006

      **Where the movement got started
      Churches honored for role in civil rights era
      http://tinyurl.com/r8l7f
      Birmingham News 2 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/mq63l
      Mobile Press-Register 2 June 2006

      **Ivy Green stands as tribute to Helen Keller's life
      http://tinyurl.com/nnphm
      Athens News Courier 1 June 2006

      **Avondale employee [Bob Bain] wants to keep company history alive
      http://tinyurl.com/lmfyj
      Talladega Daily Home 1 June 2006

      **The origin of Alabama's Black Belt prairies
      http://tinyurl.com/ms6sq
      Thomasville Times 1 June 2006

      **Black Belt Institute offers unique picture of region
      http://tinyurl.com/pzrkk
      Thomasville Times 1 June 2006

      **40 years of history to end at Berry school building
      http://tinyurl.com/mf48t
      Birmingham News 1 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/m76sf
      Mobile Press-Register 1 June 2006

      **Historical panel [Jeff. Co. Historical Commission] bestows honors
      http://tinyurl.com/lu7os
      Birmingham News 31 May 2006


      ===========
      **CULTURE
      ===========

      **Book notes [includes several Alabama authors]
      http://tinyurl.com/mrefw
      Birmingham News 4 June 2006

      **Writers need time to think, memoir shows
      [review of Gay Talese, _A Writer's Life_]
      Birmingham News 4 June 2006 p6F

      **Touring with Alice Cooper no nightmare, guitarist says
      [Damon Johnson of Alabaster]
      http://tinyurl.com/pp3xp
      Birmingham News 2 June 2006


      ===========
      **DEATHS
      ===========

      **Highland Home athletic director [Ronald McVay] dies
      http://tinyurl.com/f7eoz
      Montgomery Advertiser 2 June 2006

      **Ex-GOP committeewoman Jean Sullivan dies at 78
      http://tinyurl.com/lv4rr
      Birmingham News 1 June 2006


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

      **The following databases have come online recently. They are
      searchable, but not browseable.
      Search: To look for specific data or occurrence of text in a file.
      Browse: To view the entire contents of a file or a group of files.

      ALABAMA.
      Jefferson County. Cluster Springs Cemetery;
      373 records; Robin K. Miner
      http://userdb.rootsweb.com/cemeteries/
      Morgan County. Minute Books 4 and 5;
      16 records; David H. Lowery
      http://userdb.rootsweb.com/courtrecords/



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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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