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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 3-6 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 6, 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
      ================

      **Truman show returns to Capri [Capote bio film "Infamous"]
      http://tinyurl.com/ym6a9w
      Montgomery Advertiser 5 November 2006


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

      **Visitors (almost) always welcome [in Newton]
      http://tinyurl.com/y7smbb
      Mobile Press Register 6 November 2006

      **Couple preserves piece of history [building in Demopolis]
      http://tinyurl.com/ylsc7b
      Montgomery Advertiser 6 November 2006

      **[Veterans Memorial] Museum honors generations of those who serve
      http://tinyurl.com/y4hqgg
      Huntsville Times 5 November 2006

      **Goodyear and its Gadsden plant have rich history
      http://tinyurl.com/y8uves
      Gadsden Times 5 November 2006

      **1973 November 6- Coleman Young [Tuscaloosa native] is elected as the
      first African American mayor of Detroit, Michigan.

      1989 November 5- The first memorial to the civil rights movement in the
      United States is dedicated at a ceremony in Montgomery, Alabama. The
      memorial was commissioned by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a legal
      and educational organization located in Montgomery.

      1956 November 5- The Nat King Cole Show premiers. The 15-minute show
      starring the popular singer will run until June 1957 and reappear in
      July in a half-hour format. The first network variety series hosted by
      an African American star, it was canceled due to lack of support by
      advertisers.

      1867 November 5- First Reconstruction constitutional convention opens in
      Montgomery, Alabama. It has eighteen African Americans and ninety
      whites in attendance.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Locally created bank still going strong 25 years later [First
      American]
      http://tinyurl.com/wcqjn
      Decatur Daily 5 November 2006

      **Historic tire plant survives [Goodyear in Gadsden]
      http://tinyurl.com/y9x2y3
      Birmingham News 5 November 2006

      **Hank's Trail
      Follow honky-tonk hero from birthplace to grave with tourism bureau
      promotion
      http://tinyurl.com/y4u5jl
      Decatur Daily 5 November 2006

      **Vulcan Park's restoration earns national recognition
      http://tinyurl.com/wawdp
      Decatur Daily 5 November 2006

      **[Jim] Bouton seeks vintage baseball in Birmingham
      Birmingham News 5 November 2006 p17C

      **Emotional Hall induction honors Tuskegee Airmen
      [Alabama Military Hall of Honor]
      http://tinyurl.com/yflmxl
      Montgomery Advertiser 4 November 2006

      **Full honors, decades later
      Tuskegee Airmen inducted into Hall of Honor
      http://tinyurl.com/y9wcbf
      Tuscaloosa News 4 November 2006

      **Red Bay embraces its history
      http://tinyurl.com/ymfhxp
      Florence Times-Daily 4 November 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      Nov 6: http://tinyurl.com/vcxcp
      Nov 5: http://tinyurl.com/u9tue
      Nov 4: http://tinyurl.com/y5c56j
      Mobile Press-Register


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

      **Sounds like Alabama [accents around the state]
      Birmingham News 5 November 2006 pp1E, 4E

      **Local people react to being set up by comic film `Borat'
      http://tinyurl.com/y4ayo8
      Birmingham News 4 November 2006

      **Q&A with Sena Jeter Naslund
      http://tinyurl.com/ykyvm5
      Louisville [KY] Courier-Journal 4 November 2006

      **Little Big Town never quit
      And now the group has hit country music big time
      http://tinyurl.com/u5qh2
      Birmingham News 3 November 2006

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

      **City's first pediatrician dies at 93 [Dr. Kermit Pitt]
      http://tinyurl.com/tkkjo
      Decatur Daily 6 November 2006

      **Attorney, former DA [David] Thomas dies at 69
      He is recalled as a 'great trial lawyer, spirited person'
      http://tinyurl.com/uqaht
      Huntsville Times 5 November 2006

      **Mose T never knew his impact
      http://tinyurl.com/y6o9lj
      Birmingham News 5 November 2006

      **Artist Mose T laid to rest
      http://tinyurl.com/ykc4bw
      Montgomery Advertiser 5 November 2006

      **Remembering Mose T
      http://tinyurl.com/ydkldc
      Montgomery Advertiser 4 November 2006

      **Reporter shares her memories of Mose
      http://tinyurl.com/ym84fu
      Montgomery Advertiser 4 November 2006

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

      **Reviewed for H-South by James Seymour
      Thomas J. Ward Jr._Black Physicians in the Jim Crow South_.
      Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2003. vii + 300 pp.
      $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 1-55728-756-2.
      http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=279141161613228

      **Reviewed for H-South by Tristan Stubbs
      Stephanie M. H. Camp. _Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and
      Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South_. Chapel Hill:
      University of North Carolina Press, 2004. xi + 224 pp. $39.95
      (cloth),$18.95 (paper), ISBN 0-8078-2872-6,0-8078-5534-0.
      http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=299651161613389

      **Reviewed for H-South by Robert W. Haynes
      Bertram Wyatt-Brown. _Hearts of Darkness: Wellsprings of a
      Southern Literary Tradition_. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State
      University Press, 2003. 235 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 0-8071-
      2822-8.
      http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=48971161614788

      **Reviewed for H-South by Staci Simon Glover
      James N. Gregory. _The Southern Diaspora: How the Great
      Migrations of Black and White Southerners Transformed America_.
      Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. 446 pp.
      $59.95 (cloth),$19.95 (paper), ISBN 0-8078-2983-8,0-8078-5651-7.
      http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=57751161704446


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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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