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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 13, 20-23 October & 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:
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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
      ================

      **[Ala. authors John] Sledge, [Robert] Inman have book signings
      http://tinyurl.com/y75qfa
      Montgomery Advertiser 22 October 2006

      **Living history demonstrations set at Blakeley [October 28]
      http://tinyurl.com/ukr8b
      Mobile Press-Register 22 October 2006


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

      **Ex-Marshall engineer recalls Skylab struggle
      [Bob] Schwinghammer worked with von Braun team
      http://tinyurl.com/stcj8
      Huntsville Times 23 October 2006

      **Saving the past [log cabin in Fairhope]
      http://tinyurl.com/vtpcv
      Mobile Press-Register 23 October 2006

      **Amateur artifact hunters can unearth controversy
      http://tinyurl.com/y4w6z3
      Birmingham News 23 October 2006

      **Group plans to restore historic Valley church
      http://tinyurl.com/u69mt
      Decatur Daily 23 October 2006

      **[Monroe County Heritage] Museum director builds on legacy
      http://tinyurl.com/y3heja
      Montgomery Advertiser 23 October 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      Oct 23: http://tinyurl.com/yyackk
      Oct 22: http://tinyurl.com/y24oan
      Oct 21: http://tinyurl.com/wo43y
      Mobile Press-Register

      **Voices from the past: Young teacher brings old language to new
      audience
      [Muskogee, taught at Poarch Creek Reservation]
      http://tinyurl.com/y67ml7
      Mobile Press-Register 22 October 2006

      **Historic clock [on Dexter Avenue] moves with time
      http://tinyurl.com/ux35q
      Montgomery Advertiser 22 October 2006

      **Tuskegee bioethics center dedicated
      [result of Tuskegee Syphilis Study]
      http://tinyurl.com/yy5uut
      Montgomery Advertiser 21 October 2006

      **Depot saved for now
      Those fighting for preservation of the Vicksburg and Brunswick Depot
      earned a key victory Tuesday.
      http://tinyurl.com/y86yb5
      Eufaula Tribune 20 October 2006

      **Group helps individuals trace roots, plans Saturday meeting
      [Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society
      (BBAAGHS)]
      http://tinyurl.com/sbyg8
      Selma Times-Journal 20 October 2006

      **Church shares new vision for historic [Holy Family] hospital
      Birmingham News 13 October 2006 pp 1H, 8H




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

      **'Mockingbird' brings unity
      Students from Mountain Brook, Fairfield Preparatory put hard work into
      play with simple message of togetherness
      http://tinyurl.com/wsys7
      Birmingham News 22 October 2006

      **Carving through adversity [Andy Cummings]
      Chain saw artist discovers talent while clearing hurricane debris
      http://tinyurl.com/y3fbfj
      Decatur Daily 21 October 2006

      **Just how realistic is 'Two-A-Days' series?
      [MTV series about Hoover H.S. football]
      http://tinyurl.com/y6cxzr
      Florence Times-Daily 21 October 2006

      [Truman] Capote tale a study in light and dark
      'Infamous' has much to admire despite timing
      USA Today 13 October 2006 p4E


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

      **Mobile activist [and dentist Dr. Robert W.] Gilliard, 92,dies
      http://tinyurl.com/y8a8y4
      Mobile Press-Register 21 October 2006

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

      **[no entries 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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