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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 21-24 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:
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 24 11:21 AM
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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


      **activeculture.info [cultural events calendar for central Alabama]
      http://activeculture.info/index.asp



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

      **[no entries this issue]

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

      **Historic Elyton School prey for vandals, neglect
      [Bham Mayor Bernard] Kincaid declines to sell coveted city property
      http://tinyurl.com/r3rws
      Birmingham News 24 July 2006

      **On the trail of Indians
      Hartselle man's unique tree marked Native American path
      "A rare northern red oak malformed by Indians centuries ago adorns a
      Hartselle man's pasture, the only path-marking tree known to exist in
      Morgan County."
      http://tinyurl.com/rjwep
      Decatur Daily 24 July 2006

      **[Nina] Miglionico name eyed for [proposed literacy] center
      http://tinyurl.com/qd4ll
      Birmingham News 24 July 2006

      **Vietnam memorial coming to Colbert [County Courthouse]
      http://tinyurl.com/mut7t
      Florence Times-Daily 24 July 2006

      **[President Robert] Witt says UA still pursuing deal to acquire Bryce
      campus
      http://tinyurl.com/q6fsa
      Tuscaloosa News 24 July 2006

      **1937 July 24: Alabama drops charges against 5 blacks accused of rape
      in
      Scottsboro.
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/qegq3
      Mobile Press-Register 24 July 2006

      **[William Bradford] Huie was flawed, but author loved Hartselle, widow
      says
      Board, council set to consider renaming library
      http://tinyurl.com/lvhyf
      Decatur Daily 23 July 2006

      **Fans prefer flying mud over asphalt
      [Bham International Raceway vs. Talladega Short Track; lots of history]
      http://tinyurl.com/prq34
      Birmingham News 23 July 2006

      **Dull downtown sites to shine
      Owner plans overhaul of old Kress buildings
      http://tinyurl.com/qzycs
      Birmingham News 23 July 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/ogmg7
      Mobile Press-Register 23 July 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/lar4n
      Mobile press-Register 22 July 2006

      **After 71 years, history book published
      Decades after it was written, the "History of Barbour County, Alabama"
      has been published.
      http://tinyurl.com/nqy8r
      Eufaula Tribune 21 July 2006

      **b. 07-21-1915 - Floyd McDaniel - Athens, AL - d. 7-22-1995 guitarist,
      vocalist: (Member of the Ink Spots) "The Four Ink Spots"; "Let's Go
      Nightclubbing" [radio shows]



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

      **Locals see themselves in [film 'When I Find the] 'Ocean'
      http://tinyurl.com/ponpk
      Montgomery Advertiser 24 July 2006

      **Poets to be honored [Area poets Sue Walker, Phyllis Peck and P.T.
      Paul]
      http://tinyurl.com/n6wtr
      Mobile Press-Register 24 July 2006

      **Fear always a factor in stuntman's job
      'Like Moles, Like Rats' brings Hollywood veteran to Huntsville
      http://tinyurl.com/qqhjt
      Huntsville Times 23 July 2006

      **Faith and humor see missionary through [Suzanne Crocker]
      Local woman's book shows human side of doing God's work
      Huntsville Times 21 July 2006 pp1D, 6D

      'One Mississippi,' by Mark Childress
      Girlfriend in a Coma
      http://tinyurl.com/mv95z
      New York Times Sunday Book Review 23 July 2006

      **Southern barbecue
      Alabama-based restaurants gaining popularity out of state
      http://tinyurl.com/r4uvp
      Decatur Daily 23 July 2006

      **July 22: Oscar-winning actress/Bham native Louise Fletcher turn 72

      **`Papa Snake' [Kenny Stabler] shows new side with kids' book
      http://tinyurl.com/p42ou
      Birmingham News 22 July 2006


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

      **Celebrated social worker Paul Cherney dies
      http://tinyurl.com/lqam6
      Mobile Press-Register 24 July 2006

      **Songwriter James Joiner dies at 78
      'A Fallen Star' credited with landing area on musical map
      http://tinyurl.com/rwonb
      Florence Times Daily 22 July 2006

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

      **URL: http://www.alabamagenealogysearch.com/
      TITLE: Alabama Genealogy and History Guide
      DESCRIPTION: A guide for genealogy research
      and history resources in Alabama.



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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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