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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 1-4 Dec & 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 , Dec 4, 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. Web sites related to some articles often appear in the
      "Bonus Material" section.

      COMING EVENTS*HISTORY**CULTURE**DEATHS*BONUS MATERIAL

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

      **Folklorists in the South Retreat April 20-22, 2007 at the Palm Key
      Nature Getaway in Ridgeland, South Carolina. The forthcoming retreat
      will mark the 20th anniversary! On-line registration will be available
      on the Southern Arts Federation's website in January. More details in
      early 2007.


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

      **[Middleton] Cemetery holds victim of [1818 Ogley] massacre
      http://tinyurl.com/vf8p9
      Mobile Press-Register 4 December 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      Dec 4: http://tinyurl.com/y99nyd
      Dec 3: http://tinyurl.com/tlwu8
      Dec 2: http://tinyurl.com/vzxy6
      Mobile Press-Register

      **AU's Housel, Tide's Moore to be honored at [Ala. Sports ]HoF induction
      http://tinyurl.com/yxg9cz
      Birmingham News 3 December 2006

      **Book looks at history of ironwork [in Mobile]
      http://tinyurl.com/y2jaow
      Montgomery Advertiser 3 December 2006

      **Events mark end of boycott anniversary
      http://tinyurl.com/y8gfxg
      Montgomery Advertiser 3 December 2006

      **Has bus boycott anniversary made a difference?
      http://tinyurl.com/umley
      Montgomery Advertiser 3 December 2006

      **Historian's book takes in-depth look at Mobile's ironwork
      http://tinyurl.com/y7st3k
      Florence Times-Daily 2 December 2006

      **Rosa Parks remembered for her courage
      Students honor civil rights pioneer
      http://tinyurl.com/y4zfa8
      Cincinnati Enquirer 2 December 2006

      **Civil Air Patrol: 1941 - 2006 -- Then and now, aviators answer call of
      duty
      http://tinyurl.com/y6ewbo
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 December 2006


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

      **`The Bamas' make it to last leg of `The Amazing Race'
      http://tinyurl.com/y3hj97
      Birmingham News 4 December 2006

      **Artist [Jan Roblin] puts her talent toward writing book
      http://tinyurl.com/y4jnmj
      Florence Times-Daily 4 December 2006

      **Alabamians work both sides of camera [for HGTV series]
      http://tinyurl.com/y95jly
      Birmingham News 3 December 2006

      **'Alabama Moon' [by Watt Key] a teenage tale for readers of all ages
      http://tinyurl.com/y2arhv
      Tuscaloosa News 3 December 2006

      **Springville man's podcast discusses dead celebrities
      http://tinyurl.com/yyoae6
      Birmingham News 3 December 2006

      **Author Reed to do Christmas readings
      http://tinyurl.com/yxclxm
      Birmingham News 3 December 2006

      **Racing to the finish line [2 Birmingham-area women on "Amazing Race"]
      http://tinyurl.com/y25zjb
      Birmingham News 3 December 2006

      **The detail man
      Matt Welch captures even the obscure when he puts brush to canvas
      http://tinyurl.com/ubr3h
      Decatur Daily 1 December 2006

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

      **Herman Spivey, Birmingham's loving `toyman,' dies at age 79
      [owner of Spivey Toy & Hobby since 1950]
      http://tinyurl.com/y94mz2
      Birmingham News 2 December 2006

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

      **b. 12-31-1930 - Odetta [folk singer] - Birmingham, AL
      singer: "Voices of Vista" [old radio show]





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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@...

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