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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 2-3 Nov & 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 , Nov 3, 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

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

      **Tanner-Williams Heritage Day Saturday
      http://tinyurl.com/yek2bw
      Mobile Press-Register 3 November 2006

      **BOOK SIGNING AT OLD ALABAMA TOWN [November 16]
      Montgomery, AL- Come celebrate Montgomery with a book signing at Old
      Alabama Town. Meet and mingle with local authors while getting a head
      start on your holiday shopping. The book signing will be Thursday,
      November 16th from 4 to 6 pm in the Reception Center at Old Alabama
      Town. Refreshments including wine, cheese and punch will be served.
      Authors on hand signing books include: Mary Ann Neeley, Montgomery & The
      River Region Sketchbook and The Way it Was; Julia Oliver, Devotion;
      Jeffrey Benton, A Sense of Place; Faye Gibbons, Mountain Wedding and The
      Day the Picture Man Came; Tom Bailey, The Alabama Roots Series; Joey
      Brackner, Alabama Folk Pottery; Robert Gamble, Silent in the Land and
      Historic Architecture in Alabama; Karen Pell, Alabama Troubadour;
      Katherine Helms, Alabama Rich in Flavor; Jay Lamar, The Remembered Gate
      and Joseph Trimble, Marty Makes a Difference and The Fisherman, The
      Farmboy and the Watermelon Patch. The featured authors' books will be
      available for purchase. Guests will also receive a 10% discount in the
      museum shop on everything excluding books. Call 240-4500 for more
      information. Contact: Courtney Armstrong, Marketing Director,
      Old Alabama Town/Landmarks Foundation, 301 Columbus Street,
      Montgomery, AL 36104 334-240-4617
      http://www.oldalabamatown.com/


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

      **Vulcan's redo earns honors
      National Trust lauds preservation of statue, pedestal
      http://tinyurl.com/tgrdr
      Birmingham News 3 November 2006

      **School celebrates 125th homecoming [Tuskegee University]
      http://tinyurl.com/yynbcw
      Montgomery Advertiser 3 November 2006

      **Scottsboro Then and Now:
      The Perpetual Struggle for Justice in the United States
      http://tinyurl.com/v9ucu
      AScribe 2 November 2006

      **Saturn V vote will do wonders for the city
      Rocket is in the running to be new world landmark
      http://tinyurl.com/yhcbta
      Huntsville Times 2 November 2006

      **Man recalls growing up during more simple times in Fairhope
      http://tinyurl.com/ye3p8t
      Mobile Press-Register 2 November 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      Nov 3: http://tinyurl.com/yhpxkh
      Nov 2: http://tinyurl.com/yfku77
      Mobile Press-Register


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

      **Art in wood [Dale Lewis]
      http://tinyurl.com/yywc7r
      Birmingham News 2 November 2006

      **Ex-veteran, author [Michael Durant] to lead county parade
      http://tinyurl.com/yy7uw9
      Decatur Daily 2 November 2006


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

      **Mose Tolliver, Folk Painter of Outsider Art, Is Dead
      http://tinyurl.com/ycue5z
      New York Times 3 November 2006

      **The Florence native and music pioneer dies after a brief battle with
      cancer [Grady Liles]
      http://tinyurl.com/sz76l
      Florence Times-Daily 2 November 2006


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

      **Dr. B. T. Washington, Negro Leader, Dead
      Founder of the Tuskegee Institute Expires of Hardening of Arteries After
      Brief Illness
      Seth Low and W. J. Wilcox Persuaded Him to Consult Specialists, Who Told
      Him He Was Doomed
      http://tinyurl.com/ycsjwk
      New York Times 15 November 1915

      **Key Underwood Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery
      http://www.coondogcemetery.com/

      **Augusta Jane Evans Wilson [1835-1909]-Alabama author
      -Biographical Info
      http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.com/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-453
      -Full text of her novel _Infelice_ [1875]
      http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/17718
      -Full text of her novel _Inez: A Tale of the Alamo [1855]
      http://tinyurl.com/yejy94
      -Full text of her novel _Vashti_ [1869]
      http://tinyurl.com/ymdwrh



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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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