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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 11-14 August & 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 , Aug 14, 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


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

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      **COMING EVENTS
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      **[no entries this issue]

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      **HISTORY
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      ** Tragic day halted Cowarts' prosperity for a time [in Houston County]
      http://tinyurl.com/fy9rf
      Mobile Press-Register 14 August 2006

      **Photo of state Medal winner found [Civil War sailor Edward J.
      Houghton]
      http://tinyurl.com/h9rmo
      Birmingham News 14 August 2006

      **Mooresville restorer breathes new life into old engines
      http://tinyurl.com/zl7un
      [Also Tuscaloosa News http://tinyurl.com/k99fe and Florence Times Daily
      http://tinyurl.com/k8ccf 13 August 2006 and Gadsden Times 14 August 2006
      http://tinyurl.com/jacag ]
      Montgomery Advertiser 14 August 2006

      **Old engines made into modern marvels [in Mooresville]
      http://tinyurl.com/e95ng
      Montgomery Advertiser 14 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/jq4a8
      Mobile Press-Register 14 August 2006

      **Circa-1829 schoolhouse may be moved to [Northport] park [Umbria
      Plantation school]
      [oldest educational structure in Alabama]
      http://tinyurl.com/joymy
      Tuscaloosa News 13 August 2006

      **Catholic TV network has celebration
      Mother Angelica started EWTN 25 years ago
      http://tinyurl.com/fb39t
      Birmingham News 13 August 2006

      ** Residents of old Southside gather to recall a bygone way of life
      Residents displaced by UAB, expressway
      http://tinyurl.com/gc9m8
      Birmingham News 13 August 2006

      **War Eagle!
      Museum showcases history, tradition of Auburn athletics, coaches,
      players
      http://tinyurl.com/zgzno
      Decatur Daily 13 August 2006

      **Pianist plays rock historian: 'OK, Mick, what key?'
      [Jim] Dickinson's career includes Shoals session with Stones
      http://tinyurl.com/jyqh4
      Huntsville Times 13 August 2006

      **Building history
      Rosenwald Schools topic of MTSU professor's book
      "Origins of this innovative school-building program began with the
      partnership of [philanthropist Julius] Rosenwald and Booker T.
      Washington, principal of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in
      Alabama."
      http://tinyurl.com/hjfoo
      Murfreesboro [TN] Daily News Journal 13 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/l5nqo
      Mobile Press-Register 13 August 2006

      **1948 August 13- Cleveland Indians rookie pitcher, Satchel Paige,
      throws his first complete game in the major leagues at the age of 42.
      He allows the Chicago White Sox only five hits in the 5-0 shutout.

      1965 August 12- Jonathan M. Daniels, a white Episcopal seminary student
      from Massachusetts, is killed and Richard F. Morrisroe, a white Roman
      Catholic priest from Chicago, is seriously wounded by shotgun blasts
      fired by white special deputy sheriffs in Hayneville, Alabama. They
      were participating in civil rights demonstrations in Lowndes County,
      Alabama.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Chilton County's ship [USS Chilton]
      http://tinyurl.com/l4lab
      Clanton Advertiser 12 August 2006

      **Harper Lee to get foundation award
      Chairman says `To Kill a Mockingbird' exemplifies Birmingham Pledge
      message
      http://tinyurl.com/gsn9n
      Birmingham News 12 August 2006

      **One for the record books
      County's earliest land documents get new home in library
      http://tinyurl.com/zxckh
      Huntsville Times 12 August 2006

      **Historic Somerville home catches fire, suffers damage
      http://tinyurl.com/g8kcb
      Decatur Daily 12 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/erf56
      Mobile Press-Register 12 August 2006

      **Jonathan Daniels, Alabama martyrs are focus of August 11-12 pilgrimage
      Ruby Sales says gathering serves as 'indelible mark'
      http://tinyurl.com/egxcp
      Episcopal News Service 11 August 2006


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      **CULTURE
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      **Red Planet redux
      Von Braun's fictional tale of Mars exploration finally will be published
      http://tinyurl.com/ec9u2
      Huntsville Times 13 August 2006

      **Downtown rebound
      Charm of small towns brings revival of antique stores and specialty
      shops that draw transplants and clientele from bigger cities
      http://tinyurl.com/k7dde
      Birmingham News 13 August 2006

      **Artist [Charlie "Tin Man"] Lucas to appear in national ad spots
      http://tinyurl.com/gp7qp
      Montgomery Advertiser 13 August 2006

      **CityVision on hotel TVs woos visitors
      Two men created channel to showcase area attractions
      http://tinyurl.com/jrl4s
      Birmingham News 13 August 2006

      **'Mississippi' Man [Alabama author Mark Childress]
      http://tinyurl.com/fogft
      Montgomery Advertiser 12 August 2006

      **Bio of Mark Childress
      http://tinyurl.com/hpw4l
      Montgomery Advertiser 12 August 2006

      **Former Alabama videographer creates TV-style content for Net
      [Mickey Corcoran]
      http://tinyurl.com/htkgh
      Montgomery Advertiser 12 August 2006

      **U.S. judge orders sports artist [Daniel Moore], UA to negotiate
      http://tinyurl.com/kasds
      Montgomery Advertiser 12 August 2006

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      **DEATHS
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      **Alabama's and Mobile's oldest practicing attorney dies at 97
      [Charles Hoffman]
      http://tinyurl.com/jssj5
      Mobile Press-Register 12 August 2006

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

      **[no entries this issue]



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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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