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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 25 August-1 September & 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 , Sep 1, 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


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

      **Fort Toulouse holds living history event [Sept. 2-3]
      http://tinyurl.com/zfnr8
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 September 2006

      **Antique Trail to be held in Alabama [Sept. 15-17]
      http://tinyurl.com/okhvv
      Thomasville Times 31 August 2006


      =============
      **HISTORY
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      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/g4wzl
      Mobile Press-Register 1 September 2006

      **New Bryant [Museum] exhibit
      http://tinyurl.com/rc3xy
      Tuscaloosa News 31 August 2006

      **Joe's ending 58-year run
      Popular Ranch House club drew celebrities, politicians, families for
      steak, seafood, waiters singing `Rambling Rose'
      http://tinyurl.com/lwpef
      Birmingham News 31 August 2006

      **`Missing Ring' [book] makes case for 1966 Tide team's title
      http://tinyurl.com/m2vos
      Birmingham News 31 August 2006

      **Old [Wetumpka] junior high building being repaired [built in 1926]
      http://tinyurl.com/pjnpf
      Montgomery Advertiser 31 August 2006

      **1936 August 31- Marva Collins is born in Monroeville, Alabama. She
      will become an innovative educator who uses her pension funds to open
      Westside Preparatory School in Chicago, dedicated to reverse the
      educational decline in the city's African American neighborhoods.
      Collins' motto for the school is "entrance to learn, exit to serve."
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/owaw9
      Mobile Press-Register 31 August 2006

      **Alabama Historical Commission hiring new director
      [also WSFA-TV http://tinyurl.com/nknoy ]
      http://tinyurl.com/lm47l
      Columbus [GA] Ledger-Enquirer 30 August 2006

      **Veterans, officials discuss options and challenges of establishing
      burial grounds
      http://tinyurl.com/oqhy7
      Mobile Press-Register 30 August 2006

      **Graves to be moved from small, abandoned cemetery [in Warrior]
      http://tinyurl.com/r36gn
      Birmingham News 30 August 2006

      **Gees Bend ferry to finally cross river after 7-year delay
      Official says costs, use will determine if service remains
      http://tinyurl.com/p25te
      Birmingham News 30 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/rzny6
      Mobile Press-Register 30 August 2006

      **Department store founder [Eddie] Ceitlin 'still Vogue after 100 years'
      Birmingham News 30 August 2006 pp 1S, 4S

      **Memorial to mark blast anniversary [August 31, 1976]
      http://tinyurl.com/gdkrv
      Gadsden Times 29 August 2006

      **Belgreen School recording its history
      http://tinyurl.com/ec566
      Florence Times-Daily 29 August 2006

      **Young men show interest in developing Cox Building [in Sheffield]
      http://tinyurl.com/zbeez
      Florence Times-Daily 29 August 2006

      **Riley issues reward in 1965 death
      [of civil rights activist Jimmmie Lee Jackson]
      http://tinyurl.com/ka9jh
      Montgomery Advertiser 29 August 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/m3vc7
      Mobile Press-Register 29 August 2006

      **b. 08-29-1924 - Dinah Washington - Tuscaloosa, AL - d. 12-14-1963
      blues singer: "Jubilee"; "Bob Hope Show"; "One Night Stand" [radio
      shows]

      **Traffic to stop along portion of Tennessee River for 24 hours
      [for demolition of center span of C.C. Comer Bridge]
      http://tinyurl.com/jrbxz
      Montgomery Advertiser 28 August 2006

      **Group hopes to revive Athens square
      http://tinyurl.com/fn9vt
      Athens News Courier 28 August 2006


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

      **Filmed in Mobile County ["All the Great Pretenders"
      http://tinyurl.com/gmhqa
      Mobile Press-Register 1 September 2006

      **Gees Bend stamps debut
      http://tinyurl.com/ect8s
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 September 2006

      **Twilight for the racking horse?
      Association membership plummets amid controversy about use of mechanical
      devices
      http://tinyurl.com/e9du9
      Decatur Daily 29 August 2006

      **Event honors popular singer [Shelia Jackson]
      http://tinyurl.com/ghra5
      Montgomery Advertiser 29 August 2006

      **State tourism bureau wins top award for "Year of Food" campaign
      http://tinyurl.com/han3m
      Tuscaloosa News 29 August 2006

      **Another look at some more local albums
      http://tinyurl.com/mj4ge
      Mobile Press-Register 25 August 2006


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

      **Dr. Rocco Petrone, MSFC director in 1973-74, dies at 80
      Colleagues say his tough leadership helped save Skylab
      http://tinyurl.com/on72j
      Huntsville Times 31 August 2006

      **Former Marshall Center Director Rocco Petrone dies at age 80
      [same brief AP report in Florence Times-Daily and Decatur Daily]
      http://tinyurl.com/mhmex
      Tuscaloosa News 31 August 2006

      **Dr. Donna Lee Rickert [Ala. author; obituary]
      http://tinyurl.com/om75h
      Birmingham News 30 August 2006

      **Medical pioneer Wilson dies at 76
      {Dr. Hagalyn Seay Wilson was Montgomery's first black female physician]
      http://tinyurl.com/r98q5
      Montgomery Advertiser 30 August 2006

      **Freedom Life pastor Lucille Ritchie dies
      http://tinyurl.com/of8k8
      Montgomery Advertiser 30 August 2006

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

      **[no listings 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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