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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 24-29 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:
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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....


      **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

      **activeculture.info History Events
      http://tinyurl.com/hn3lf

      **activeculture.info Literature Events
      http://tinyurl.com/fnf5l


      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

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

      **Sept. 28-Oct. 1, Fourth Annual UAB Festival of 10-Minute Plays
      Features Eight Cool, Short Plays
      http://tinyurl.com/zz3zm
      UAB Reporter 14 September 2006

      **Alabama Experience: I Shall Not Be Moved:Legacy Of W.C. Patton
      Times this episode will air on APT:
      Sunday, October 01, 2006 at 12:30PM
      Profiling the 84 year-old pioneer civil rights activist. Patton was
      president of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP and was
      instrumental in voter registration programs. When Alabama outlawed the
      NAACP in 1956 he became the organization's national voter education
      director and conducted crucial registration and education campaigns,
      even before the 1965 Voting Rights Act. (CC)

      **Discovering Alabama
      Native American Festival
      Episode 133
      Times this episode will air on APT:
      Sunday, October 01, 2006 at 1:00PM
      Sunday, October 01, 2006 at 8:00PM
      Tuesday, October 03, 2006 at 8:00PM
      This show reflects on Alabama's native heritage as we learn the
      importance of the Native American Festival held each year at Moundville
      Archeological Park. The show features Native Americans as they
      demonstrate arts and crafts unique to the Indian culture, play games
      from long ago and listen to stories about primary tribes, tribal
      territories, and basic lifeways.

      **Moundville Native American Festival October 4-7
      http://moundville.ua.edu/festival.html

      **Genealogical seminar planned [Oct. 7, Montgomery]
      http://tinyurl.com/zusr8
      Mobile Press-Register 26 September 2006

      **Lee County Historical Fair October 28
      http://tinyurl.com/m5e9t


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      **HISTORY
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      **Revisiting the Fort Mims massacre
      http://tinyurl.com/hvtgz
      Mobile Press-Register 29 September 2006

      **Scholars study lost city of Mabila at UA
      http://tinyurl.com/rfkb6
      Tuscaloosa News 29 September 2006

      **Lawrence starting courthouse renovations
      http://tinyurl.com/lpaov
      Decatur Daily 29 September 2006

      **Tumbling down
      Blake School [in Sheffield] demolished for housing units
      http://tinyurl.com/fwd2h
      Florence Times-Daily 28 September 2006

      **1954 September 29- Willie Mays makes his famous "over-the-shoulder
      catch" of Vic Wertz' 460' drive.

      1912 September 28- W.C. Handy's ground-breaking "Memphis Blues" is
      published in Memphis, Tennessee. The composition was originally
      entitled
      "Mr. Crump" and was written for the 1909 political campaign of Edward H.
      "Boss" Crump.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Edgewood house getting lift out of renovation plan [1940s Craftsman
      bungalow]
      http://tinyurl.com/oh7n8
      Birmingham News 27 September 2006

      **Barton's a worthy cause [editorial on restoration of Barton Academy]
      http://tinyurl.com/eabcw
      Mobile Press-Register 27 September 2006

      **Montevallo town house awaits historical group OK
      http://tinyurl.com/ztmcu
      Birmingham News 27 September 2006

      **Cavalry regiment to re-enact Civil War era at [Clay House] museum on
      Oct. 7; Members take up hobby for fun, to preserve history
      http://tinyurl.com/epc9j
      Huntsville Times 27 September 2006

      **Historic preservation fundraiser to be held at Old Warehouse Row
      http://tinyurl.com/jg9md
      Huntsville Times 27 September 2006

      **[Booker T.] Washington's leader celebrates [middle] school's history
      http://tinyurl.com/zms29
      Mobile Press-Register 27 September 2006

      **Church Focus: Ebenezer celebrates long history [outside Montevallo]
      http://tinyurl.com/zukdu
      Shelby County Reporter 26 September 2006

      **[American] Village has September snowfall for Washington painting
      re-enactment
      http://tinyurl.com/z4e74
      Birmingham News 26 September 2006

      **Part of sunken bomber on display in Birmingham [at Southern Museum of
      Flight]
      http://tinyurl.com/j5k3w
      Montgomery Advertiser 26 September 2006

      **4 inducted into Kiwanis Business Hall of Fame
      http://tinyurl.com/lrpw6
      Birmingham News 26 September 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      Sept 29: http://tinyurl.com/fl9v3
      Sept 28: http://tinyurl.com/kywh9
      Sept 27: http://tinyurl.com/k4nq6
      Sept 26: http://tinyurl.com/ga894
      Mobile Press-Register

      **Hartselle seeking more funds for downtown restoration
      http://tinyurl.com/gholy
      Decatur Daily 25 September 2006

      **Montgomery Bus Boycott Exhibit Opens
      http://tinyurl.com/hcfw3
      Carlton College [MN] News 25 September 2006

      **1896 September 24: F. Scott Fitzgerald (in St. Paul, MN), writer
      (Great Gatsby) [and husband of Alabama's Zelda is born.]
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...


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

      **Faith flows throughout author's children's books
      [Huntsville author Annie Laura Smith]
      http://tinyurl.com/fmm2z
      Huntsville Times 29 September 2006

      **MTV to tackle more `Two-A-Days'
      Hoover football show to air a second season"
      http://tinyurl.com/nfj9d
      Birmingham News 28 September 2006

      **Hoover's MTV show renewed
      http://tinyurl.com/gh22a
      Montgomery Advertiser 28 September 2006

      **Good Hoover season
      MTV plans to continue popular series filmed at Birmingham high school
      http://tinyurl.com/g8bqz
      Decatur Daily 28 September 2006

      **Lacey's Spring man to be on 'Millionaire'
      http://tinyurl.com/fkhtu
      Decatur Daily 28 September 2006

      **`Early Show' to film piece on `Two-A-Days' [Hoover H.S.]
      http://tinyurl.com/my5jw
      Birmingham News 27 September 2006

      **Developer defends [Hoover H.S. football coach] Propst's actions in
      MTV's `Two-A-Days'
      http://tinyurl.com/kflh6
      Birmingham News 27 September 2006

      **Her life in Guatemala inspires Birmingham native to do cookbook
      http://tinyurl.com/nem6e
      Birmingham News 27 September 2006

      **'Teller Man' latest from Trussville toymaker
      http://tinyurl.com/qe4u5
      Birmingham News 26 September 2006

      **Crimson Bride
      Hard-core Alabama fans are first couple to marry in the newly expanded
      Bryant-Denny Stadium's skybox, The Zone
      http://tinyurl.com/ktfwf
      Decatur Daily 26 September 2006

      **Area museums offer more than just paintings
      From Christmas trees to lamps, area exhibits run the creative gamut
      http://tinyurl.com/jalzb
      Mobile Press-Register 24 September 2006

      **Christian vocal group 4Him says farewell
      Quartet plays last concert Saturday at Cottage Hill Baptist Church
      http://tinyurl.com/gsg2h
      Mobile Press-Register 24 September 2006


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

      **Brewton leader, Auburn supporter dies [Earl Hagood Weaver]
      http://tinyurl.com/jxlmh
      Mobile Press-Register 29 September 2006

      **Founder [Paul Stroud] of Big Band Bash, summer concerts dies
      http://tinyurl.com/zez2r
      Decatur Daily 28 September 2006

      **Timothy Rooney, son of Mickey Rooney, dies at 59 in California
      [Rooney was Birmingham native; mother was former Miss Alabama, Betty
      Jane Rase]
      http://tinyurl.com/jmwpd
      San Jose [CA] Mercury News 26 September 2006

      **Longtime local dentist, community servant dies [David White]
      http://tinyurl.com/ed6rj
      Decatur Daily 26 September 2006

      **Dr. Joseph Charles Kiger [historian, author, UA graduate]
      http://tinyurl.com/jf9bp
      Tuscaloosa News 26 September 2006


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

      **Historic Huntsville Foundation
      http://www.historichuntsville.org/

      **Lee County Historical Society
      http://www.leecountyhistoricalsociety.org/

      **Explore Southern History
      http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/

      **BookSouth
      http://booksouth.com/

      **URL: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/
      TITLE: My Kith and Kin
      DESCRIPTION: Many surnames from Alabama. Each surname has a good
      family history with photos. A collection of over 25 years of genealogy
      research.

      **Reviewed for H-SHEAR by David J. Libby
      Steven M. Stowe. _Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and
      Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century_. Chapel Hill:
      University of North Carolina Press, 2004. x + 373 pp. $45.00
      (cloth), ISBN 0-8078-2885-8.
      http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=317791159035439



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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
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      ajwright@...

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