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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 14-24 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 24, 2007
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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
      ================

      **Confederate museum set to open April 28
      [at Confederate Memorial Park in Chilton Co.]
      http://tinyurl.com/29je9n
      Montgomery Advertiser 16 April 2007

      **2007 Historic Homes & Maple Hill Cemetery Tours May 5-6
      [includes photos of past tours]
      http://tinyurl.com/2q4m2k
      Huntsville.about.com


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

      **Cusseta becomes Ala.'s newest city
      "History was made in Chambers County Monday afternoon when Cusseta was
      reinstated as a city for the first time since the Civil War."
      http://tinyurl.com/ys3t78
      Tuscaloosa News 24 April 2007

      **City issues call for exhibits for Queen City Park museum
      http://tinyurl.com/2ymtly
      Tuscaloosa News 24 April 2007

      **Ceremony honors South's [Confederate] soldiers
      http://tinyurl.com/28vna2
      Montgomery Advertiser 24 April 2007

      **Killer cyclone hit town [Albertville] 99 years ago today
      http://tinyurl.com/3eywl5
      Sand Mountain Reporter 24 April 2007

      **Trail of Tears designation could give life to Park West
      http://tinyurl.com/ynnq4v
      Florence Times-Daily 24 April 2007

      **Hank Aaron three others to be inducted in Alabama Academy of Honor
      http://tinyurl.com/38eazn
      Montgomery Independent 23 April 2007

      **1954 April 23: Hammerin' Hank Aaron, of the Milwaukee Braves, hits the
      first of what will be 755 career home runs, in a game against the St.
      Louis Cardinals. The score will be 7-5 in favor of the Braves.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **1954 April 23: Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits the first of his 755 homers.
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...

      **The art of small town museums
      http://tinyurl.com/2y3epv
      Talladega Daily Home 22 April 2007

      **Rooted in tradition
      "Preservation suggests something trapped in amber. What the folks in the
      Sucarnochee Folk Festival do is more like revitalization.
      While this weekend's fourth annual festival in Livingston showcases
      handiwork of earlier times, founders hope something grows from the
      roots."
      http://tinyurl.com/2lbbn8
      Tusk Magazine/Tuscaloosa News 20 April 2007

      **Leroy author presents reading from latest book at AHA annual meeting
      "Ellen Williams of Leroy presented a reading from her newly published
      book (March 1, 2007), Prey for Us All; The Confederate Letters of B.F.
      Porter, 11th Alabama, April 13 and 14, at the annual meeting of the
      Alabama Historical Association in Opelika. "
      http://tinyurl.com/yqpbtg
      South Alabamian 19 April 2007

      **More than 100 graves to be adorned [for Confederate Memorial Day]
      http://tinyurl.com/34o229
      Florence Times-Daily 19 April 2007

      **Library celebrates a first
      "B.B. Comer Memorial Library in Sylacauga is the first group or
      institution to receive the Virginia Van Der Veer Hamilton Award for its
      contributions to Alabama history."
      http://tinyurl.com/yrdrtb
      Talladega Daily Home 15 April 2007

      **b. 12-15-1926 - Rose Maddox - Boaz, AL - d. 4-15-1998 country singer:
      "Faron Young Show"; "Country Hoedown" [radio shows]

      **b. 04-15-1918 - John Baragrey - Haleyville, AL - d. 8-4-1975
      actor: "X Minus One"; "There Is No Night"; "CBS Radio Mystery Theatre"
      [radio shows]

      **Troy gets $200,00 donation for project
      "The Alabama Power Foundation on Friday donated $200,000 to support the
      restoration of Troy University's oldest building, Bibb Graves Hall."
      [built in 1929]
      http://tinyurl.com/22zred
      Troy Messenger 14 April 2007


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

      **'Longleaf' [by Roger Reid] another Alabama book for young adults
      http://tinyurl.com/2fu6xn
      Tuscaloosa News 22 April 2007

      **Florence native [Hank Klibanoff] wins Pulitzer in history
      http://tinyurl.com/3bkcty
      Florence Times-Daily 18 April 2007

      **Huntsville man [Daniel Klibanoff] 'so proud' of brother's history
      Pulitzer
      Atlanta editor [Hank Klibanoff, Florence native] wins honor for civil
      rights book
      http://tinyurl.com/3xo4dw
      Huntsville Times 17 April 2007

      **Small-town life is just a matter of perspective
      http://tinyurl.com/ytxo3j
      Tuscaloosa News 15 April 2007

      **'Come Home' sold out fast
      "Brudidge Historical Society's production of "Come Home, It's
      Suppertime,"
      "Alabama's official folklife play"
      http://tinyurl.com/yudak2
      Troy Messenger 14 April 2007


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

      **Juanita Millender-McDonald [Birmingham native], Who Represented
      California in House, Dies at 68
      http://tinyurl.com/2fbcdn
      New York Times 23 April 2007

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

      **Queen City Park Museum [Tuscaloosa]
      http://www.eclecticgroup.com/queen-city/





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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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