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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 11, 15-19 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 19, 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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      **Author Ace Atkins [former AU football player] to appear Thursday
      http://tinyurl.com/ojht8
      Montgomery Advertiser 18 June 2006

      **Samford University offers courses related to Alabama history and
      culture in its noncredit program. Alabama's Hidden Treasure will examine
      forgotten and lost artifacts and other articles of historical interest
      in the area. The eight-week course begins June 28, meeting 6-8 p.m.
      Wednesdays. Alabama Off the Beaten Path, a photography course that
      begins Tuesday, explores the beauty of the state's back roads, with
      professional photographer Paul Franklin. The six-week course will meet
      6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, excluding July 4. Registration is $99 for each
      course.
      http://www.samford.edu/News/060806_2.html



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      **HISTORY
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      **Bellingrath home celebrates [70th anniversary]
      http://tinyurl.com/oyx35
      Mobile Press-Register 19 June 2006

      **[Albert] Patterson killing had ripple effect
      http://tinyurl.com/oy8ma
      Montgomery Advertiser 19 June 2006

      **City doesn't elbow in at Horseshoe Bend
      http://tinyurl.com/q5fjw
      Montgomery Advertiser 19 June 2006

      **Festivities commemorate Juneteenth
      http://tinyurl.com/r3une
      Montgomery Advertiser 19 June 2006

      **1864 June 19: CSS "Alabama" sunk by USS "Kearsarge" off Cherbourg,
      France.
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/qsx92
      Mobile Press-Register 19 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/m7gnt
      Mobile Press-Register 18 June 2006

      **Writer [Bob Drake] updates economic book that helped to inspire
      Fairhope
      http://tinyurl.com/o8wcl
      Mobile Press Register 17 June 2006

      **Veterans Memorial continues to change
      http://tinyurl.com/lgss4
      Florence Times Daily 17 June 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/mc25o
      Mobile Press-Register 17 June 2006

      **A Hero of Phenix City's Dark Days Remembered [Albert Patterson]
      http://tinyurl.com/qcos7
      WTVM-TV [Columbus GA] 16 June 2006

      **[Albert Patterson] Phenix City martyr's legacy lives on
      http://tinyurl.com/qeku7
      Montgomery Advertiser 17 June 2006

      **John Appleyard Book Signing and Sale
      [book is _Lumbering in Northwest Florida and Alabama_]
      http://tinyurl.com/mu5sc
      Pensacola News Journal 17 June 2006

      **Honoring a memory [Albert Patterson]
      http://tinyurl.com/og9mq
      Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 16 June 2006

      **'55 Champs relive the past [UA baseball]
      http://tinyurl.com/owb2s
      Demopolis Times 16 June 2006

      **1936 June 19- Joe Louis is knocked out by Max Schmeling in the 12th
      round of their heavyweight boxing match. The German boxer earns his
      victory at Yankee Stadium in New York.

      1946 June 19-Joe Louis fights Billy Conn, in New York City, in the first
      championship prize fight to be televised.

      1864 June 19- In a famous duel between the USS Kearsage and the CSS
      Alabama off Cherbourg, France, a brave African American sailor, Joachim
      Pease, displays "marked coolness" and will win a Congressional Medal of
      Honor. The CSS Alabama will be sunk.

      1957 June 17- A major boycott begins in Tuskegee, Alabama. African
      Americans boycott city stores in protest against an act of the state
      legislature which deprives them of municipal votes by placing their
      homes outside city limits.

      1991 June 16- Natalie Cole's album 'Unforgettable' is released. The
      album consists of her rendition of 24 songs by her father, Nat King
      Cole, and includes the title track, specially remixed to include both
      father and daughter's voices. It will be her most successful album,
      selling over 4,000,000 copies, and will sweep the Grammy Awards
      ceremonies in 1992.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **[Albert] Patterson memorial will be unveiled Friday
      [by Russell County Historical Commission]
      http://tinyurl.com/l9gns
      Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 15 June 2006

      **Early Bird history lesson [on Woodville]
      http://tinyurl.com/rl7dt
      Scottsboro Daily Sentinel 15 June 2006


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      **CULTURE
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      **Quilting tales may become part of book
      http://tinyurl.com/o4ybp
      Montgomery Advertiser 18 June 2006

      **He salutes 'General' with new score
      Ed Hickman spends 2 years writing soundtrack for 1927 Keaton classic
      http://tinyurl.com/qhchp
      Huntsville Times 18 June 2006

      **Elkmont man composes new score for 1927 Buster Keaton film
      http://tinyurl.com/l7wfm
      Decatur Daily 18 June 2006

      **As Southern as it gets
      This part of country rich in sound, tradition of Sacred Harp
      http://tinyurl.com/o7cnv
      Birmingham News 16 June 2006

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


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      **DEATHS
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      **[no entries this issue]

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

      **Title: Southern Spaces: An Internet Journal and Scholarly Forum
      Date: 2006-08-12
      Description: Southern Spaces is a peer-reviewed Internet journal
      and scholarly forum that provides open access to essays,
      interviews and performances, events and conferences, gateways,
      and annotated links about real and imagined spaces and places
      of the U. S. South. We intend our audience to be researchers
      and t ...
      Contact: stoton@...
      URL: www.southernspaces.org/abo_sub_gui.html
      Announcement ID: 151568
      http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=151568

      **Reviewed for H-South by Sivananda Mantri
      Glenn Feldman, ed. _Before Brown: Civil Rights and White Backlash
      in the Modern South_. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama
      Press, 2004. xiii + 430 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 0-8173-5134-5.
      http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=155291149693187



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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@...

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