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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 14-23 April & 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 , Apr 23, 2007
      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

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

      **Poets look to good ode days
      "Poets from around the region will converge on the Huntsville Public
      Library Main Branch, 915 Monroe St., on Saturday [April 28] for the
      sixth annual Limestone Dust Poetry Festival. Registration starts at
      12:30 p.m. with poets speaking throughout the afternoon until a 3:30
      hour-long open-mike session."
      http://tinyurl.com/yw8oud
      Huntsville Times 22 April 2007

      **Birmingham Genealogical Society meets April 28
      http://tinyurl.com/ypm9f4
      Mobile Press-Register 18 April 2007



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

      **Is Cherokee a dying town?
      Is middle school closing an indication of larger problems?
      http://tinyurl.com/26yonk
      Florence Times-Daily 23 April 2007

      **Ceremony honors Civil War soldiers
      http://tinyurl.com/yteed5
      Florence Times-Daily 23 April 2007

      **Partnership plans Tombigbee erosion study
      [Nearly 50 year-old Ezell's Fish Camp restaurant is threatened]
      http://tinyurl.com/yuaoya
      Tuscaloosa News 23 April 2007

      **Bill Scopes recalls dad's role in landmark case as he visits historic
      site
      [Guntersville resident Scopes is son of John Scopes]
      http://tinyurl.com/2a293z
      Huntsville Times 19 April 2007

      **Hands-on history expands for students [at Southern Museum of Flight]
      http://tinyurl.com/yos599
      Birmingham News 19 April 2007

      **Blues singer Vera Hall gets `overdue' honor
      http://tinyurl.com/2bfz5p
      Birmingham News 18 April 2007

      **Tutwiler [Hotel, built in 1914] to show off its $9 million image
      makeover
      Public invited to hotel's April 26 open house
      http://tinyurl.com/ystkn7
      Birmingham News 17 April 2007

      **Home in historic Hollywood District [of Homewood] swings doors open
      for tour
      http://tinyurl.com/2w5yhj
      Birmingham News 17 April 2007

      **[Autauga County history] Book will benefit city arts council
      http://tinyurl.com/2xfm9s
      Montgomery Advertiser 17 April 2007

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      April 17: http://tinyurl.com/yoct9y
      Mobile Press-Register

      **[Huntsville-Madison Co. Athletic] Hall of Fame ready for class
      http://tinyurl.com/ysmawf
      Huntsville Times 15 April 2007

      **Daughter traces Civil War soldier's footsteps
      Woman, 87, makes first visit to Limestone, where her Union dad was
      captured by Confederate forces
      http://tinyurl.com/27z737
      Decatur Daily 14 April 2007

      **1865 April 14: Mobile, Alabama is captured.
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...


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      **CULTURE
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      **[Alabama Wildlife Federation] Art show gets bigger, better
      http://tinyurl.com/2fdvwf
      Montgomery Advertiser 23 April 2007

      **An actress' homecoming: Kelly McNair makes a go of an acting career in
      TV and movies. Recently, she returned to her alma mater [USA] to give
      advice to aspiring actors among the university's drama students
      http://tinyurl.com/2chhsw
      Mobile Press-Register 22 April 2007

      **Pulitzer winner [Hank Klibanoff] returns home for library visit
      http://tinyurl.com/yrmp6r
      Florence Times-Daily 22 April 2007

      **'Conecuh People' one of state's must-see events
      http://tinyurl.com/ytvssn
      Montgomery Advertiser 22 April 2007

      **Cast and crew of 'Conecuh People ... The Play'
      http://tinyurl.com/ywd3qy
      Montgomery Advertiser 22 April 2007

      **UA Press author wins national award:
      Jacob G. Rosenberg, whose memoir, "East of Time," was published by the
      University of Alabama Press, has won the $20,000 National Biography
      Award for the book. Rosenberg, a native of Poland, was the only member
      of his family to survive Auschwitz during World War II. "This
      beautifully crafted book holds extraordinary humanity," judges said of
      "East of Time." "Written at great personal cost, it shows us what human
      beings can be and do." Rosenberg was up against 58 other books for the
      prize given by the State Library of New South Wales.
      Birmingham News 22 April 2007


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

      **Congresswoman, 68, Birmingham native, succumbs to cancer
      "Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald, a seven-term congresswoman from
      Southern California described as a trailblazer and a leader in election
      reform..."
      http://tinyurl.com/yv9ovc
      Decatur Daily 23 April 2007

      **Local builder Billy Hensley dies at age 79
      http://tinyurl.com/2htx7l
      Florence Times-Daily 23 April 2007


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      **BONUS MATERIAL
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      **[no entries this issue]



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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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