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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 22-25 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 25, 2006
      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....


      **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


      AND NOW THE NEWS...

      Additional articles can often be found at Google, Topix or Yahoo news
      sites: http://news.google.com/
      http://www.topix.net/
      http://news.yahoo.com/

      Please note that many articles continue beyond the single web page I
      have linked here.


      COMING EVENTS*HISTORY**CULTURE**DEATHS*BONUS MATERIAL

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

      **Booksigning [by Fannie Flagg] to benefit Fairhope group [Sept. 26]
      http://tinyurl.com/n8kpb
      Mobile Press-Register 25 September 2006

      **Authors appear here Wednesday [Tom Franklin is one]
      http://tinyurl.com/zu3dn
      Montgomery Advertiser 24 September 2006

      **Civil War clash will see replay at county park
      New Market-area fight to be recalled at weekend event
      http://tinyurl.com/z5yt2
      Huntsville Times 25 September 2006


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

      **Town's past tied to the mighty Chattahoochee [Gordon]
      http://tinyurl.com/rell4
      Mobile Press-Register 25 September 2006

      **Bracelets to 'Save Barton' [Academy] for sale
      http://tinyurl.com/rj72w
      Mobile Press-Register 25 September 2006

      **After years of neglect, Linn Park statue gets facelift
      ["...statue of Mary Ann Cahalan, who taught Birmingham's first
      generation of students at Powell School from 1874 until 1906, when she
      died suddenly. City leaders, many of them former students, immediately
      raised sums for a memorial. In 1907, famed Italian artist Giuseppe
      Moretti carved Cahalan's likeness from Talladega marble...]
      http://tinyurl.com/ekwyk
      Birmingham News 25 September 2006

      **Glencoe High graduate becomes member of [Army] Ranger Hall of Fame
      http://tinyurl.com/gyxjj
      Gadsden Times 25 September 2006

      **[Rosa] Parks museum Children's Wing packs in visitors
      http://tinyurl.com/zppg3
      Montgomery Advertiser 25 September 2006

      **[Alabama] Senior Hall of Fame enshrines 11 [Inductees list:
      http://tinyurl.com/jsawu ]
      http://tinyurl.com/fpcmd
      Montgomery Advertiser 25 September 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      Sept 25: http://tinyurl.com/qm43w
      Sept 24: http://tinyurl.com/odbof
      Sept 23: http://tinyurl.com/ndhgz
      Mobile Press-Register

      **Former Times columnist writes book on oil [Alan Cockrell]
      [book is "Drilling Ahead: The Quest for Oil in the Deep South,
      1945-2005";
      two other Alabama authors with new books mentioned in this article]
      http://tinyurl.com/eg7vj
      Huntsville Times 24 September 2006

      **Painful landmark [Junction Store in Hale County]
      http://tinyurl.com/s5gmg
      Tuscaloosa News 24 September 2006

      **War of legal titans [one of whom was Hugo Black]
      http://tinyurl.com/m8cdw
      Anniston Star 24 September 2006

      **Alabamian [Joey Brackner] wrote the book on folk pottery
      http://tinyurl.com/kkkwr
      Montgomery Advertiser 24 September 2006

      **Alabama folk pottery exhibit [at Bham Museum of Art] spans 200 years
      http://tinyurl.com/qvk82
      Birmingham News 24 September 2006

      **Tour of homes in Black Belt town blends vintage historic with new
      http://tinyurl.com/norqj
      Birmingham News 24 September 2006

      **1965 September 25- Willie Mays hits his fiftieth home run of the
      baseball season, making him the oldest player to accomplish this. He
      was 34 years old. Ten years before this, at the age of 24, he
      was the youngest man to accomplish the same feat.

      1935 September 24- World Heavyweight Champion, Joe Louis, becomes the
      first African American boxer to draw a million dollar gate.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Quilting historian will visit Bluff City
      [Mary Elizabeth Johnson, author of "Alabama Quilts"]
      http://tinyurl.com/n2yzb
      Eufaula Tribune 22 September 2006

      **Heaven sent [filmed in Alabama, about Scottsboro Boys case]
      Two years after Hurricane Ivan almost wiped out production, "Heavens
      Fall" makes its Alabama debut
      http://tinyurl.com/k6xk9
      Birmingham News 22 September 2006


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

      **Alabamians to bring authentic voice to next [John] Sayles-[Maggie]
      Renzi film ["Honeydripper"]
      http://tinyurl.com/go7x8
      Birmingham News 24 September 2006

      **Passing time [William Christenberry exhibit opens at Bham Museum of
      Art]
      http://tinyurl.com/fgxae
      Birmingham News 24 September 2006

      **Patty Jackson proves her project was more than 'a waste of time'
      [world's largest rubber band ball]
      http://tinyurl.com/e66vu
      Huntsville Times 24 September 2006

      ** Retired teacher's unique decorative floor cloths found in homes,
      galleries
      http://tinyurl.com/jckt7
      Montgomery Advertiser 23 September 2006

      **Hoover Bucs merchandise flies off shelf
      http://tinyurl.com/z5fwh
      Montgomery Advertiser 23 September 2006

      **Sweet Om Alabama
      Brightblack Morning Light [band of Ala. natives] Shine
      http://tinyurl.com/pdt8c
      The Stranger [Seattle] 21 September 2006


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

      **Developer of Riverchase Galleria dies [Jim Wilson, Jr.]
      Montgomery man known for malls in several cities
      [obituary: http://tinyurl.com/zflmb ]
      http://tinyurl.com/f8t7s
      Birmingham News 23 September 2006

      **'Father of WJAB,' Hayward Handy loved radio, music
      http://tinyurl.com/h64o4
      Huntsville Times 23 September 2006

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

      **Heavens Fall
      [filmed in Alabama, about Scottsboro Boys case]
      [Internet Movie Database: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425094/ ]
      http://www.heavensfallthemovie.net




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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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