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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 6-9 Oct & 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 Listings prior to that date are in the Yahoo archives:
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 9, 2006
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      Listings since July 2002:

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

      Listings prior to that date are in the Yahoo archives:

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

      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
      ================

      **Meet the Authors Event attracts great lineup [Oct. 13]
      http://tinyurl.com/eaqtg
      Mobile Press-Register 8 October 2006

      **Pleasant Grove Church 150th anniversary Oct. 15
      http://tinyurl.com/qqson
      Decatur Daily 7 October 2006

      **Oct 19: The Center for the Book and Auburn University Libraries will
      host a program featuring the editors and contributors to History and
      Hope in the Heart of Dixie: Scholarship: Activism, and Wayne Flynt in
      the Modern South. Participants will discuss the contributions of Wayne
      Flynt to the field of social and political history of the modern South.
      Auburn University Libraries. 4 p.m. For more information, call
      334-844-4948.

      **Oct 27: William Bartram: an interdisciplinary symposium. 9 a.m. to
      4:30 p.m. Auburn University. For more information and to register by 25
      October, go to: http://www.auburn.edu/cah or call 334-844-4948

      **42 quilts on display at [Decatur Public] library until Oct. 31
      http://tinyurl.com/o3ngt
      Decatur Daily 8 October 2006



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

      **Von Braun got rocket for center, Buckbee recalls
      Ex-director tells of plan to bring parts here from all over
      http://tinyurl.com/jaq9v
      Huntsville Times 9 October 2006

      **Author promotes book about poet-priest
      Professor pens biography about Mobile's Father Abram J. Ryan
      http://tinyurl.com/zykl3
      Mobile Press-Register 9 October 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      Oct 9: http://tinyurl.com/e95bo
      Oct 8: http://tinyurl.com/g9nuh
      Mobile Press-Register

      **Little Joe's likeness to be included on state's War Dog Memorial
      http://tinyurl.com/hgkbv
      Huntsville Times 8 October 2006

      **Fall Muster [at Marbury] full of Confederate fun
      http://tinyurl.com/qoer4
      Montgomery Advertiser 8 October 2006

      **[Bill] Goodwin filled with fishing-tackle history
      http://tinyurl.com/jeght
      Mobile Press-Register 8 October 2006

      **'Best Place to Be' serves big slice of coastal history [of Orange
      Beach]
      http://tinyurl.com/grq2o
      Mobile Press-Register 8 October 2006

      **ROSA PARKS WON A FIGHT, BUT LEFT A LICENSING RIFT
      http://tinyurl.com/g4wrg
      Amherst [NY] Times 8 October 2006

      **Outlaw [John Wilson] remains topic of many interesting tales
      http://tinyurl.com/mtxok
      Tuscaloosa News 8 October 2006

      **The Indian giver
      Man who once collected Native American relics later returned them
      http://tinyurl.com/on3sh
      Decatur Daily 8 October 2006

      **City looks at Quinlan Castle future
      SRI, Veterans Affairs and developer present proposals
      http://tinyurl.com/r7z38
      Birmingham News 7 October 2006

      **War dogs memorial planned for Battleship Park
      http://tinyurl.com/rdzgl
      Tuscaloosa News 7 October 2006

      **Use history to build community [5 outdoor murals as ASU]
      http://tinyurl.com/k7lhu
      Montgomery Advertiser 6 October 2006


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

      **[Alex] DePue earns 'Champion' title at 40th Fiddlers Convention
      http://tinyurl.com/s59mv
      Decatur Daily 9 October 2006

      **Wife guides husband to university
      [Montevallo; new president and wife are both authors]
      http://tinyurl.com/kkuur
      Montgomery Advertiser 9 Ocotber 2006

      **Dancer, 95, struts stuff at Fiddlers [Convention]
      http://tinyurl.com/mh9b4
      Decatur Daily 8 October 2006

      **Actress ["To Kill a Mockingbird" etc.] and Birmingham native Mary
      Badham
      turns 54 7 October 2006
      Internet Movie Database: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000825/


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

      **'Big Hoop' remembered as business owner, avid hunter, great
      storyteller
      {Hooper Matthews, Sr.]
      http://tinyurl.com/hrpvr
      Mobile Press-Register 8 October 2006

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

      **Birmingham Public Library Digital Collections
      http://www.bplonline.org/resources/Digital_Project/Collections.asp


      **Category Summary ( Cyndi's List - U.S. - Alabama
      http://www.CyndisList.com/al.htm ):
      * New Links: 0
      * Updated Links: 1
      * Removed Links: 0
      * Total Links: 3305



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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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