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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 2-7 July & 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:
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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
      ================

      **Alabama Experience: Triptik: Traveling Alabama's Highway 90
      Times this episode will air on APT:
      Sunday, July 09, 2006 at 12:30PM
      Whether you like your wit-n-wisdom from Steve the Horse Trainer or Norm
      the Tireman, or if you'd rather just explore the history of Mardi Gras,
      you can find it all on Highway 90 a small stretch of road with a heap of
      Southern Charm!

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

      **'Antiques Roadshow' arrives for look at Mobile treasures
      Popular PBS program to shoot footage here for three of next season's
      episodes
      http://tinyurl.com/gtn9c
      Mobile Press-Register 7 July 2006

      **Shorty's Boys: Football, Benson Field topics when former Red Raiders
      meet
      http://tinyurl.com/jl845
      Decades after playing for the Decatur High Red Raiders under coach H.L.
      "Shorty" Ogle, they gather once a month for breakfast at the Holiday Inn
      in Decatur.
      Decatur Daily 7 July 2006

      **Bridging history
      Shoal Creek bridge reaches historical status
      http://tinyurl.com/ppej6
      Florence Times Daily 7 July 2006

      **Director striving to add sparkle to [Battle of Selma] re-enactment
      http://tinyurl.com/p4xfd
      Montgomery Advertiser 7 July 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/fhqbk
      Mobile Press-Register 7 July 2006

      **A ferry for Gees Bend
      The long-awaited resurrection of the Gees Bend ferry may be imminent.
      But who can blame residents for not getting their hopes up?
      http://tinyurl.com/nepwb
      Birmingham News 6 July 2006

      **[Fairhope] Veterans' memorial design to be unveiled during Friday Art
      Walk
      Concept submitted by Sissy Scott, who collaborated with sculptor Stephen
      C. Spears
      http://tinyurl.com/nhxan
      Mobile Press-Register 6 July 2006

      **Park board asked to rename Caldwell Park for [Nina] Miglionico
      Served on council for 22 years
      http://tinyurl.com/hxxbt
      Birmingham News 6 July 2006

      **Historian [Pam Jones] discusses media, crime
      Says coverage has greatly impacted some local cases
      http://tinyurl.com/p6afh
      Birmingham News 6 July 2006

      **NAACP to honor lawyer [Fred Gray] for service
      http://tinyurl.com/oha2k
      Montgomery Advertiser 6 July 2006

      **1915 July 7- Margaret Walker is born in Birmingham, Alabama.
      Encouraged by Langston Hughes and others, Walker will become a writer
      best known for her volume of poetry 'For My People,' her novel
      'Jubilee,' and a biography of novelist Richard Wright.

      1990 July 6- Jesse Owens is honored on a stamp issued by the U.S. Postal
      Service. Owens was a four-time Olympic gold medal winner in the 1936
      Summer Games in Berlin.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/ncess
      Mobile Press-Register 6 July 2006

      **Neighbors oppose restoration plan for historic house
      [Henderson-Jones House in Troy]
      Birmingham News 6 July 2006 p5C

      **New space book includes Huntsville's role
      http://tinyurl.com/pjsje
      Huntsville Times 2 July 2006

      **Quicktrip: Florence
      Hear about Tallulah Bankhead's work on civil rights in the arts
      Birmingham News 2 July 2006 p1G


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

      **Museum to show work by native artist [Arthur Bolney Keller, Sr.]
      [at Old Methodist Church Museum of Daphne]
      http://tinyurl.com/kujtn
      Mobile Press-Register 7 July 2006

      **July 7: 79th birthday of Charles Louvin, country singer and Alabama
      native

      **Former Gadsden State instructor-turned-author discusses her recent
      book
      [Sandra Bonilla Thompson]
      http://tinyurl.com/nslej
      Gadsden Times 6 July 2006

      **Melissa's in Moundville keeps catfish, adds culinary extras
      New chef at 1927 café refines 'country cooking'
      Birmingham News 6 July 2006 p4C

      **Film to be screened locally [_When I Find the Ocean_]
      [set in Alabama in 1965, film was shot in Selma]
      http://tinyurl.com/jgpgd
      Selma Times-Journal 5 July 2006


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

      **Local library founder [Nancy Agnew Yates] dies at 92
      http://tinyurl.com/pyo7w
      Decatur Daily 7 July 2006

      **Ex-sheriff [Talladega Co.], councilman Hoyt Cabaniss dies
      Birmingham News 6 July 2006 p4C

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

      **Daniel Wallace: Inspirations of a Writer
      http://www.aptv.org/AS/DWallace/index.htm

      **"Alabama's Storyteller" series from APT
      http://www.aptv.org/AS/index.htm?ID=79547



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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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