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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 13-17 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 17, 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
      ================

      **Cahaba River Film Festival to be held at Helena Park
      http://tinyurl.com/n6mwg [August 18 and 19]
      [ see also http://www.cahabafilmfestival.com/ ]
      Birmingham News 16 August 2006

      **Big Easy gallery to hold exhibit of art from Mobile [opens Oct. 12]
      http://tinyurl.com/lw455
      Mobile Press-Register 13 August 2006


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

      **Burritt seizes historic opportunity by relocating, reassembling cabin
      1810-era structure likely state's oldest surviving house
      http://tinyurl.com/plv3j
      Huntsville Times 17 August 2006

      **Apollo tapes' value is clear to pioneer
      'I hope they find them,' says member of von Braun team [Dr. Ernst
      Stuhlinger]
      http://tinyurl.com/o659n
      Huntsville Times 17 August 2006

      **[C.C.] Clay Bridge is falling down
      A few hundred people watch as first section of steel truss is blasted
      into river
      http://tinyurl.com/nj3ac
      Huntsville Times 17 August 2006

      **Caldwell Park name to remain
      http://tinyurl.com/lukee
      Birmingham News 17 August 2006

      **There she blows, a bridge no more [C.C. Clay Bridge]
      Demolition delayed, but it still goes down
      http://tinyurl.com/ov8bp
      Decatur Daily 17 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/rhg6y
      Mobile Press-Register 17 August 2006

      **C.C. Clay Bridge demolition begins after delay
      http://tinyurl.com/pq23b
      [also Tuscaloosa News http://tinyurl.com/ns7qf and
      Florence Times-Daily http://tinyurl.com/pelw7 ]
      Montgomery Advertiser 16 August 2006

      **New Civil War book published [4th by Art Green]
      http://tinyurl.com/rj7ex
      Mobile Press-Register 16 August 2006

      **Sand Island Lighthouse study gets under way
      http://tinyurl.com/rq9en
      Mobile Press-Register 16 August 2006

      **Man seeks names of those buried in old cemetery [near Vandiver]
      http://tinyurl.com/qkp4o
      Birmingham News 16 August 2006

      **Demolition of [C.C. Clay] bridge set for today in Lacey's Spring
      http://tinyurl.com/nwzqx
      Decatur Daily 16 August 2006

      **Woman spruces up Cherokee memorial
      http://tinyurl.com/p6mom
      Decatur Daily 16 August 2006

      **Your photos in pictorial history book
      http://tinyurl.com/q9wn9
      Decatur Daily 16 August 2006

      **Carving Out a Piece of History [Central-Carver Museum, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/p7e6f
      Gadsden Times 16 August 2006

      **1970 August 16- Activist Angela Davis is named in a federal warrant
      issued in connection with George Jackson's attempted escape from San
      Quentin prison.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/qyrve
      Mobile Press-Register 16 August 2006

      **Torme's grocery closes, may not remain grocery [75 years same
      location]
      Two separate entities show interest in property
      http://tinyurl.com/m843u
      Birmingham News 15 August 2006

      **Engineers to begin inspecting [Sand Island] lighthouse
      http://tinyurl.com/oh7vk
      Mobile Press-Register 15 August 2006

      **Engineers study 135-year-old [Sand Island] lighthouse near Dauphin
      Island
      http://tinyurl.com/qugo3
      [also Florence Times-Daily http://tinyurl.com/rpph5 ]
      Tuscaloosa News 15 August 2006

      **An interview by Hemingway
      Harvest man recalls meeting famous author during wartime
      http://tinyurl.com/enmdr
      Decatur Daily 15 August 2006

      **Home repairs [at home of Gen. Joe Wheeler]
      Wheeler foundation enters second phase of restoration
      http://tinyurl.com/l4mb9
      Florence Times-Daily 15 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/l7gnw
      Mobile Press-Register 15 August 2006

      **Cobb's light may be returning to Foley
      http://tinyurl.com/jrlvy
      Mobile Press-Register 14 August 2006

      **Announcing The Underground Railroad Bicycle Route [starts in Mobile]
      http://tinyurl.com/r42x2
      PPOLNews 14 August 2006

      **1st truss of old C.C. Clay Bridge set to fall on Tuesday
      http://tinyurl.com/zd45r
      Huntsville Times 13 August 2006

      **Anniston native writes the toxic truths of home
      [review of Dennis Love's _My City Was Gone: One American Town's Toxic
      Secret, Its Angry Band of Locals, and a $700 Million Day in Court_]
      Birmingham News 13 August 2005 p6F

      **b. 11-24-1891 - Ben Gross - Birmingham, AL - d. 8-13-1979
      Wrote newspaper column critiquing radio


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

      **Gospel group Livin' Witness celebrates debut of new CD
      and
      Author pens dialogue with Jesus [Frederick Arceneaux of Hanceville]
      http://tinyurl.com/q6y9p
      Birmingham News 17 August 2006

      **Hoover High selling tickets for debut of MTV series
      http://tinyurl.com/p4csu
      Birmingham News 17 August 2006

      **Director brings vision, vigor to new [Pell City] theater
      http://tinyurl.com/pg8ms
      Birmingham News 16 August 2006

      **On a mission
      Cookbook helps nurses raise funds for medical trips
      http://tinyurl.com/qeakt
      Decatur Daily 16 August 2006

      **U.S. Postal Service to Showcase Black Alabama Quilters in New Stamp
      Series
      http://tinyurl.com/s8gzt
      BlackAmericaWeb.com 15 August 2006

      **A future for arts [at Samford University]
      http://tinyurl.com/m9fky
      Birmingham News 15 August 2006

      **[State Sen. Hank] Sanders hits milestone in second career as columnist
      [1000th column]
      http://tinyurl.com/kzdmq
      Montgomery Advertiser 14 August 2006


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

      **Former USA professor [John E.] Morrow dies
      http://tinyurl.com/mdftk
      Mobile Press-Register 16 August 2006

      **Decorated veteran Malcolm Akridge dies
      http://tinyurl.com/rgnmb
      Mobile Press-Register 15 August 2006

      **Irene Preston Dortch [obituary; UAB medical editor]
      http://tinyurl.com/pqoox
      Birmingham News 14 August 2006

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

      **This Goodly Land: Alabama's Literary Landscape
      http://media.cla.auburn.edu/goodlyland/index.cfm

      **Cahaba River Film Festival
      http://www.cahabafilmfestival.com/

      **To Kill a Mockingbird & Harper Lee
      http://mockingbird.chebucto.org/index.html

      **16th Street Baptist Church Renovation [photos]
      http://tinyurl.com/pedsj
      Birmingham News



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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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