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FW: Alabama History/Culture in the News: 4-12 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 12, 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
      ================

      **June 21-25: Helen Keller Festival, Tuscumbia
      http://www.helenkellerbirthplace.org/

      **Jul 20: "By One of the Tribe," Identity and Memory in George Stiggin's
      Narrative on Creek Indian History, presented by Kathryn Braund.
      ArchiTreats (Food for Thought) 1 2noon until 12:50 p.m. Alabama
      Department of Archives and History. 624 Washington Street, Montgomery.

      **July 21-22: Alabama Writers' Conclave 2006 Conference. Dixon Center,
      Auburn University. (begins 6 p.m. on July 21 and ends at 1 p.m. July
      23). For more information, see: http://www.alabamawritersconclave.org/



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

      **Rockford sits at a crossroads of history
      Coosa County community awaits word on status of its largest employer
      http://tinyurl.com/hrcoe
      Mobile Press-Register 12 June 2006

      **Moundville volunteers delve into world of area's Indians
      http://tinyurl.com/k7nzq
      Birmingham News 12 June 2006

      **Oldest bridge in Florence to be replaced [81 years old]
      http://tinyurl.com/g8v43
      Florence Times Daily 12 June 2006

      **Family finds trunk full of lost treasures
      http://tinyurl.com/eljsc
      Montgomery Advertiser 12 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/h5gj5
      Mobile Press-Register 12 June 2006

      **1932 June 12: Jim Nabors, actor (Gomer Pyle, USMC; Mayberry, RFD),
      singer
      [and Alabama native is born]

      1963 June 11: George Wallace backs down at the Alabama schoolhouse door.
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...

      **The Music Man
      [Thomas] Smith takes final bow as director of choral activities at
      Auburn
      http://tinyurl.com/kqjwt
      Decatur Daily 11 June 2006

      **Final reunion for boys who built Monte Sano
      5 original members call CCC 'best thing that ever happened to this
      country'
      http://tinyurl.com/kragl
      Huntsville Times 11 June 2006

      **Tale of 2 statues
      Confederate memorials stand over life and death
      http://tinyurl.com/ka9pu
      Decatur Daily 11 June 2006

      **Country comes to Hank's house
      Legends, daughter celebrate Williams at 27th festival
      http://tinyurl.com/zd5yp
      Decatur Daily 11 June 2006

      **1972 June 11- Hank Aaron, of the Atlanta Braves, ties Gil Hodges of
      the
      Dodgers for the National League record for the most grand-slam home runs
      in a career, with 14. The Braves will beat the Philadelphia Phillies
      15-3.

      1963 June 11- Vivian Malone and James Hood, accompanied by U.S. Deputy
      Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, attempt to register at the
      University of Alabama. They are met by Governor George Wallace, who
      bodily blocks their entrance to a campus building. When National
      Guardsmen return later in the day with Malone and Hood to enter the
      building, Wallace steps aside.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **VALLEY OF YEARS PAST [75 years ago, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/hjjmh
      Decatur Daily 11 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/klcub
      Mobile Press-Register 11 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/hlu6k
      Mobile Press-Register 10 June 2006

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

      **Hyundai plant on TV's '[Modern] Marvels' [History Channel]
      http://tinyurl.com/kvgcf
      Montgomery Advertiser 12 June 2006

      **Brushing up on their art [Academy of Fine Arts of Shelby County]
      Shelby County academy cultivates culture
      http://tinyurl.com/hfhzr
      Birmingham News 12 June 2006

      **In search of Harper Lee
      Author spends four years tracing the life of 'Mockingbird' writer
      http://tinyurl.com/kmwjy
      Birmingham News 11 June 2006

      **History made easy [Howell] Raines' memoir engaging, despite avoiding
      hot topics
      http://tinyurl.com/hhpgj
      Mobile Press-Register 11 June 2006

      **Glimpse rare Cahaba lily blooms before they're gone
      http://tinyurl.com/flj52
      Birmingham News 11 June 2006

      **Made in Gee's Bend
      The Alabama quilters return to the Houston museum that launched their
      art careers
      http://tinyurl.com/kbpmg
      Houston Chronicle 9 June 2006

      **No shame in idol-worship [local group Shame Idols at City Stages]
      Disbanded group reforms - and keeps old name
      http://tinyurl.com/gz72j
      Birmingham News 9 June 2006

      **Fast-forward or bust [local group at City Stages]
      The Rewinds are right on track for a music career with their power-pop
      sound
      http://tinyurl.com/k7v3y
      Birmingham News 9 June 2006

      **5 things to know about: Rick Carter [Birmingham music veteran]
      http://tinyurl.com/eqz5v
      Birmingham News 9 June 2006

      **Fairhope's [author Sidney] Thompson keeps his art in motion
      http://tinyurl.com/gmtj8
      Mobile Press-Register 4 June 2006


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

      **[Alabama author Emma Lila Fundaburk died June 3; obituary]
      http://tinyurl.com/jjwxo
      Birmingham News 11 June 2006

      **Tallapoosa County Commissioner Bill Thweatt dies at 67
      http://tinyurl.com/j3dbg
      Montgomery Advertiser 10 June 2006

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

      **Your Town Alabama
      http://www.yourtownalabama.org/



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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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