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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 29-31 Jan & 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
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 31, 2007
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      Listings since July 2002:

      Alabama History & Culture in the News
      http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews0.htm
      <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
      <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
      <http://www.archives.state.al.us/thisweek/month.html>

      **activeculture.info [cultural events calendar for central Alabama]
      http://activeculture.info/index.asp
      <http://activeculture.info/index.asp>

      **activeculture.info History Events
      http://tinyurl.com/hn3lf <http://tinyurl.com/hn3lf>

      **activeculture.info Literature Events
      http://tinyurl.com/fnf5l <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://news.google.com/>
      http://www.topix.net/ <http://www.topix.net/>
      http://news.yahoo.com/ <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

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      **COMING EVENTS
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      **[no entries this issue]

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      **HISTORY
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      **Landmark friends
      Group that forged strong friendships during winters at motel continues
      tradition as Lighthouse alumni
      [Built in 1955, Gulf Shores motel was torn down in 2003]
      http://tinyurl.com/2e937d
      Mobile Press-Register 31 January 2007

      **Southern Research dismantling former toxic agent laboratory
      U.S. developed chemical warfare defense systems there
      http://tinyurl.com/yvk36j
      Birmingham News 31 January 2007

      **TIME FOR HONOR: Bert Bank to be nominated for place among state's
      military heroes
      http://tinyurl.com/2d8jdp
      Montgomery Advertiser 31 January 2007

      **Link to bus boycott lost in Capitol Heights [house] blaze
      "In 1955, the house belonged to James F. Blake, a man credited as
      sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott when he ordered Rosa Parks to give
      up her seat and had her arrested after she refused."
      http://tinyurl.com/yo54ex
      Montgomery Advertiser 31 January 2007

      **City condemns, could bulldoze historic house needing repairs
      [built in 1908]
      http://tinyurl.com/2ynmze
      Decatur Daily 30 January 2007

      **AKA sorority to host exhibit
      "Gadsden's local chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority members will host a
      pictorial exhibit of 30 years of service to the Gadsden community."
      http://tinyurl.com/246oln
      Gadsden Times 30 January 2007

      **Path to the past
      Workers creating Delano sidewalk as part of city's history trail
      http://tinyurl.com/yoctex
      Decatur Daily 30 January 2007

      **January 30, 2007: Actress and Alabama native Brett Butler turns 49.
      [Internet Movie Database entry: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0124843/ ]

      **2006 January 31- Coretta Scott King, widow of Dr. Martin Luther King,
      Jr., joins the ancestors after succumbing to complications
      of a stroke and heart attack at the age of seventy eight.

      1956 January 30- The home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Montgomery bus
      boycott leader, is bombed.

      1965 January 30- Leroy "Satchel" Paige, major league baseball player, is
      named all-time outstanding player by the National Baseball Congress.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      Jan 31: http://tinyurl.com/yuu9vb
      Jan 30: http://tinyurl.com/24xfqy
      Mobile Press-Register

      **On a Trip Through History, Students Join Freedom Riders
      http://tinyurl.com/ytnf57
      New York Times 29 January 2007


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      **CULTURE
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      **'Little Zoo' returns to prime time [Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo]
      http://tinyurl.com/2g8on7
      Mobile Press-Register 31 January 2007

      **'American Idol' mines more talent in Alabama
      http://tinyurl.com/2zcvkt
      Mobile Press-Register 31 January 2007

      **A clever look at [Alabama] constitution's many problems
      [Lewis Lehe's video documentary, "It's a Thick Book"]
      http://tinyurl.com/yvnozf
      Birmingham News 31 January 2007

      **Seacrest: 'Welcome to sweet home Alabama'
      Birmingham's talent, manners shine through 'American Idol' auditions
      http://tinyurl.com/ysbgj5
      Birmingham News 31 January 2007

      **Simple 'Tables of Content'
      Sleek, sophisticated look of latest cookbook by The Junior League of
      Birmingham is filled with easy-does-it ideas, fit for cooks at any level
      http://tinyurl.com/ypfm7a
      Birmingham News 31 January 2007

      **Piedmont girl shines on `Tyra Banks Show'z
      http://tinyurl.com/25qd3v
      Gadsden Times 31 January 2007

      **ASU marching band booked for 'Ellen'
      http://tinyurl.com/279kwa
      Montgomery Advertiser 31 January 2007

      **UAB professor nominated for prestigious literary prize
      "Robert J. Collins, Ph.D., UAB associate professor of English, has been
      nominated for the Pushcart Prize for his poem "Origen's Angels: The
      Fall," which was published in the spring 2006 issue of Connecticut
      Review."
      http://tinyurl.com/2zo6bj
      UAB eReporter 30 January 2007

      **'Constellation' lights Lee [H.S.]
      Billy Dee Williams visits; film premiere raises $20,000 gift
      http://tinyurl.com/2y4le6
      Huntsville Times 30 January 2007

      **New faces, new playbook for second season in spotlight
      [Hoover H.S. on "Two-A-Days" on MTV]
      http://tinyurl.com/ywn7op
      Birmingham News 30 January 2007

      **Q&A The cast of 'Two-A-Days'
      http://tinyurl.com/2g2yxr
      Birmingham News 30 January 2007

      **Birmingham gets real [auditions in the city for "American Idol"]
      http://tinyurl.com/2ymt7j
      Birmingham News 30 January 2007

      **Rural readers
      Small libraries depend on several sources for funds
      http://tinyurl.com/2ffpcb
      Florence Times-Daily 30 January 2007

      **Prattville native's 'Idol' audition airs tonight on Fox
      http://tinyurl.com/yusgx5
      Montgomery Advertiser 30 January 2007


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      **DEATHS
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      **[no entries this issue]

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      **BONUS MATERIAL
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      **The Way Down South
      "A stubborn belief in the poor, backward, reactionary South of myth
      still distorts American politics, and progressive politics in
      particular..."
      http://tinyurl.com/yrlbqq
      The Nation 12 February 2007



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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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