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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 2, 20, 24-28 August & Bonus Material

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  • Amos J Wright
    Listings since July 2002: Alabama History & Culture in the News http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews0.htm Alabamahistory archives at Yahoo:
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 28, 2006
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      Listings since July 2002:

      Alabama History & Culture in the News
      http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews0.htm

      Alabamahistory archives at Yahoo:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/alabamahistory

      Listings prior to that date are in the Yahoo 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

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

      **[Cathy] Donelson to appear at Daphne library [Sept. 6]
      [she is author of "Fairhope," a pictorial history]
      http://tinyurl.com/gpgrn
      Mobile Press-Register 25 August 2006

      **[Philip Henry] Gosse's life, work to be part of lecture [Sept. 14,
      Monroeville]
      http://tinyurl.com/ft84j
      Mobile Press-Register 25 August 2006



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

      **Ancient road sign
      2nd tree believed to be marker on Indian trail
      http://tinyurl.com/h8quq
      Decatur Daily 28 August 2006

      **Landmark mill gets repairs [139-year-old Kymulga Grist Mill on
      Talladega Creek, near Childersburg]
      http://tinyurl.com/g67fv
      Montgomery Advertiser 28 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/zgdl7
      Mobile Press-Register 28 August 2006

      **Alabama Sports Hall of Fame nominees announced
      http://tinyurl.com/zkd9f
      Birmingham News 27 August 2006

      **Civil rights march museum opens
      http://tinyurl.com/gzwoh
      Montgomery Advertiser 27 August 2006

      **Still a part of Alabama [football] lore [Peter Kim]
      http://tinyurl.com/hztqh
      Honolulu Advertiser 27 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 12906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/hne2j
      Mobile Press-Register 27 August 2006

      **Book about '66 [UA football] team a good read
      http://tinyurl.com/zqus5
      Mobile Press-Register 26 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/kdptk
      Mobile Press-Register 26 August 2006

      **August 25: Birthday of film director John Badham, who grew up in
      Alabama
      along with sister Mary Badham, who starred in _To Kill a Mockingbird_.
      His Internet Movie Database entry: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000824/

      **1919 August 25: George C. Wallace, former Alabama Goveror and Pres.
      candidate (D) [is born.]
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...

      **48 years on block enough for Tuscaloosa businessman [Billy Pate]
      http://tinyurl.com/kvbcy
      Montgomery Advertiser 25 August 2006

      **[Watt] Espy deserves thanks for capital punishment research
      http://tinyurl.com/j9va6
      Montgomery Advertiser 25 August 2006

      **Museum upsets Lowndes residents
      http://tinyurl.com/gadnd
      Decatur Daily 25 August 2006

      **Mayer Mitchell to be inducted into [Alabama] business hall of fame
      http://tinyurl.com/gvqld
      Mobile Press-Register 25 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/l5daq
      Mobile Press-Register 25 August 2006

      **Thieves make off with historic marker
      Reward offered for information about theft from St. Stephens Landing
      http://tinyurl.com/q9fdc
      South Alabamaian [Jackson] 24 August 2006

      **ALABAMA VOICES: Historic trail boon for Lowndes
      http://tinyurl.com/gsfsk
      Montgomery Advertiser 24 August 2006

      **Camp Sibert [monument] dedicated
      Gadsden Messenger V16 N43 p4 2 August 2006


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

      **Customer service keeps small-town [film] theater open [in Livingston]
      http://tinyurl.com/znnbw
      Mobile Press-Register 28 August 2006

      **Mama, Dada ... Roll Tide/War Eagle: New DVDs aim to teach babies about
      their parents' favorite college teams
      http://tinyurl.com/js3yo
      Mobile Press-Register 28 August 2006

      **Gee's Bend quilters disappear with ferry
      http://tinyurl.com/hsgew
      Tuscaloosa News 28 August 2006

      **Personal struggles are heart of art at Capitol
      http://tinyurl.com/nauok
      Montgomery Advertiser 28 August 2006

      **Disabled songwriter [Bradley Walker] signs with record label
      http://tinyurl.com/fp7za
      Huntsville Times 27 August 2006

      **Eighth-grade novelist [Daniel Haddock]
      Oak Park teen working to complete fantasy book
      http://tinyurl.com/h2eax
      Decatur Daily 27 August 2006

      **Robert E. Lee graduates celebrate band director Johnny Long's life on
      the radio ["Alabama's most famous band director"]
      http://tinyurl.com/knp7w
      Montgomery Advertiser 27 August 2006

      **Therapist [Carolyn F. Spencer] writes children's book
      http://tinyurl.com/g74zu
      Montgomery Advertiser 27 August 2006

      **Hyundai films local commercial
      http://tinyurl.com/gu77f
      Montgomery Advertiser 26 August 2006

      **Troy University band director [Johnny Long] on the radio Saturday
      http://tinyurl.com/ea982
      Montgomery Advertiser 25 August 2006

      **James Redfield's Celestine vision
      'Celestine Prophecy' to debut on DVD 10 years after best-selling novel
      http://tinyurl.com/kupam
      Birmingham News 25 August 2006

      **Local photographer's [Gee's Bend] quilt photos now on postage stamps
      http://tinyurl.com/hjqtg
      Rockford [IL] Register Star 25 August 2006

      **Birmingham arts commission stumbles on grant applications
      http://tinyurl.com/jmgoq
      Birmingham News 20 August 2006


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

      **A life lived well, by design
      Joseph Braswell's elegant eye for interior design made him a star with
      royalty [died June 16]
      http://tinyurl.com/e6yrr
      Birmingham News 27 August 2006

      **Architect Alice Eichold dies at 59
      http://tinyurl.com/h5696
      Mobile Press-Register 26 August 2006

      **Public health pioneer Dr. [William F.] Bridgers dies at 74
      [obituary at http://tinyurl.com/kz7jb ]
      http://tinyurl.com/hcr9a
      Birmingham News 26 August 2006

      **City portrait studio mogul [Leon] Loard dies
      [also Decatur Daily http://tinyurl.com/kklom ]
      http://tinyurl.com/g8ldh
      Montgomery Advertiser 25 August 2006

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

      **Eastwood Mall 1960-2006
      http://mywebpages.comcast.net/Eastwood.Mall/index.html



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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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