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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 16-20 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 20, 2006
      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
      ================

      **[no entries this issue]

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

      **Young adults breathe new life into old houses
      Money, hard labor transform homes
      http://tinyurl.com/yyhey6
      Birmingham News 20 November 2006

      **UNA grad T.S. Stribling earns literary honors
      http://tinyurl.com/y5f2f2
      Florence Times-Daily 20 November 2006

      **Fake picture of Hunley captain [George Dixon] offered on eBay
      http://tinyurl.com/wcflo
      Tuscaloosa News 20 November 2006

      **Fire damages landmark Massey store
      Flames shut down one-stop shop for food, fuel, friends
      http://tinyurl.com/y7bwlw
      Decatur Daily 20 November 2006

      **Historic B&B forced to close
      [Bordelon Place in Mobile; house built in 1890]
      http://tinyurl.com/wtxwb
      Montgomery Advertiser 20 November 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      Nov 20: http://tinyurl.com/y7ez9n
      Nov 19: http://tinyurl.com/w2ygl
      Nov 18: http://tinyurl.com/wrjxq
      Mobile Press-Register

      **[Fred] Shuttlesworth, 84, remarries
      Couple met some 20 years ago, dated last 5
      http://tinyurl.com/y3de54
      Birmingham News 19 November 2006

      **Civil rights icon [Fred Shuttlesworth] ties knot at age 84
      http://tinyurl.com/y44erm
      Montgomery Advertiser 19 November 2006

      **Woman marks seventh year on heart assist pump
      [UAB patient Sherri Selph is longest such survivor]
      http://tinyurl.com/yy3bh7
      Gadsden Times 19 November 2006

      **UAB heart patient [Sherri Selph] sets survival record
      Woman has been on assist pump for 7 years
      http://tinyurl.com/y9ccjj
      Birmingham News 18 November 2006

      **Actor [Al Bouler] teaches kids about history
      [living history actor at Fort Toulouse and Old Alabama Town]
      http://tinyurl.com/slnq6
      Montgomery Advertiser 18 November 2006

      **Six months of work proves fruitful for AHC and Tuskegee Main Street
      http://tinyurl.com/twy28
      Tuskegee News 17 November 2006

      **Wanted: Old Houses That Can Talk! [for HGTV series]
      http://huntsville.about.com/b/a/258046.htm
      huntsville.about.com 17 November 2006

      **100-year-old Elyton School called haven for criminals
      Smitherman urges shuttered building be sold or occupied
      http://tinyurl.com/tgfln
      Birmingham News 17 November 2006

      **Book of historic homes presented to WashCo Museum
      http://tinyurl.com/y3yksj
      South Alabamian 16 November 2006

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

      **Carnegie [Visual Arts Center] to benefit from new book featuring 50
      local gardens
      http://tinyurl.com/y4a3vn
      Decatur Daily 20 November 2006

      **Leighton honors volunteer [J.D. Leatherwood] with water tank in his
      name
      http://tinyurl.com/y3c3to
      Florence Times-Daily 20 November 2006

      **Birmingham artist's painted quilts bridge gap between art and crafts
      [Chris Clark]
      http://tinyurl.com/y5q8yv
      Montgomery Advertiser 18 November 2006

      **Harvard biologist extends olive branch to evangelicals
      [Alabama native Edward O. Wilson]
      http://tinyurl.com/y8bxjy
      Tuscaloosa News 18 November 2006


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

      **Former Auburn trustee Charles Glover dead at 83
      http://tinyurl.com/y9asow
      Montgomery Advertiser 19 November 2006

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

      **Alabama Veterans Museum in Athens
      http://tinyurl.com/tjr6n
      Huntsville.about.com

      **URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~alcgs
      TITLE: Canebrake Genealogical & Historical Society
      DESCRIPTION: Genealogical and Historical Society for Conecuh County,
      Alabama.



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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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