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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 12-16 May & 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.
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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.
      Some items are listed without links because I could not find online
      versions.

      Feel free to forward this email as desired....

      **THIS MONTH IN ALABAMA HISTORY

      http://www.archives.state.al.us/thisweek/month.html

      **Alabama County Historical & Genealogical Societies & Records
      Repositories
      http://www.archives.state.al.us/referenc/hsglist.html

      **Alabama Historical Association Marker Index
      http://www.archives.state.al.us/markers/histmarkindex.html

      **Alabama History Resources on the Internet
      http://www.archives.alabama.gov/teacher/netres.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
      ================

      **_John Patterson: In the Wake of Assassins_
      Latest film from Alabama documentary filmmaker Robert Clem
      The film premieres at the Department of Archives and History in
      Montgomery next Monday at 4 p.m. It is scheduled to air on Alabama
      Public Television on June 18 and June 26

      **Fringe Festival of New Theatre debuts May 25-27
      Theatre UAB presents the first Birmingham Fringe Festival of New
      Theatre, featuring the best new and experimental works by students from
      area universities, 6-11 p.m. nightly May 25-27 on the UAB campus.
      http://main.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=108751
      UAB eReporter 15 May 2007


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

      **City [of Madison] was part of Indian hunting ground
      http://tinyurl.com/2u5rq2
      Huntsville Times 16 May 2007

      **Man rose from sharecropper to big landowner, businessman
      http://tinyurl.com/32n6qx
      Huntsville Times 16 May 2007

      **Masons' history is even older than city [of Madison]
      http://tinyurl.com/3bv6tc
      Huntsville Times 16 May 2007

      **Revolutionary War veteran brought Scottish lady here
      http://tinyurl.com/39ajb8
      Huntsville Times 16 May 2007

      **Bluff Park group paintings on exhibit at safety center
      "The paintings are some of the oldest of 96 prize-winning works the
      group has purchased over the years at the popular Bluff Park fall art
      shows."
      http://tinyurl.com/39bnvf
      Birmingham News 16 May 2007

      **Author sheds light on little-known POW camps [in Aliceville]
      http://tinyurl.com/2lgaxb
      Birmingham News 16 May 2007

      **Vestavia Hills residents talk about city history on video
      http://tinyurl.com/3yey45
      Birmingham News 16 May 2007

      **Remember bad ol' days of politics?
      [Column about latest effort by Alabama documentary filmmaker Robert
      Clem, _John Patterson: In the Wake of Assassins_; see "Coming Events"
      above]
      http://tinyurl.com/2llpz5
      Birmingham News 16 May 2007

      **How an 'Invisible' Man Was Seduced by His Visibility
      [review of new bio of author Ralph Ellison, student at Tuskegee]
      http://tinyurl.com/2bvl4n
      New York Times 16 May 2007

      **Memory of Gov. Wallace Shooting Fades
      http://tinyurl.com/2yhjqr
      The Guardian [London] 15 May 2007

      **Wallace aide recalls day of shooting
      http://tinyurl.com/yrctrs
      Huntsville Times 15 May 2007

      **Tales of von Braun vision
      http://tinyurl.com/2zkzp9
      Huntsville Times 15 May 2007

      **Former Mobilian [David] Alsobrook on short list of candidates to lead
      Museum of Mobile; Clinton library director is leaving that job, but city
      denies it has hired him yet
      http://tinyurl.com/2b4xbx
      Mobile Press-Register 15 May 2007

      **City launches audio civil rights tour
      http://tinyurl.com/32r52l
      Montgomery Advertiser 15 May 2007

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      May 16: http://tinyurl.com/3y7lgc
      May 15: http://tinyurl.com/2f4me3
      Mobile Press-Register


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

      **[_Inside Out_] Film aims to keep youths in school
      [Documentary by Alabama native Shelley Stewart]
      http://tinyurl.com/3yuhzn
      Montgomery Advertiser 16 May 2007

      **Powerful paradox
      Biography depicts Condoleezza Rice's strengths, weaknesses on her rise
      to political office
      http://tinyurl.com/3ahhxd
      Birmingham News 15 May 2007

      **'Mockingbird' play has another sellout season
      Mary Badham, who played Scout in film version, talks about her visits to
      Monroeville
      http://tinyurl.com/2g6pte
      Mobile Press-Register 15 May 2007

      **'Good Eats' couple call Dauphin Island home
      Husband-and-wife team are a behind-the-scenes force on popular Food
      Network show starring Alton Brown
      http://tinyurl.com/286bq7
      Mobile Press-Register 15 May 2007

      **Two Alabamians nominated for Tony Awards [Rebecca Luker and Max
      Cooper]
      http://tinyurl.com/2xfvmm
      Birmingham News on the al.com blog 15 May 2007

      **Back on the 'Train'
      [Brad Vice, Alabama-born author of _The Bear Bryant Funeral Train_]
      http://tinyurl.com/3282fu
      Montgomery Advertiser 13 May 2007

      **California stylist, Madison County barber swap roles for reality TV
      show 'Split Ends'
      http://tinyurl.com/yv5r5n
      Huntsville Times 13 May 2007

      **Built to Last, and Lasting [AU's Rural Studio Program]
      http://tinyurl.com/29jp8t
      New York Times 12 May 2007


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

      **[Montgomery native] Yolanda King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr.,
      dies
      [Internet Movie Database entry: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0455390/ ]
      http://tinyurl.com/36dn69
      Montgomery Advertiser 16 May 2007

      **Daughter of Martin Luther King Jr.
      [Yolanda King, Montgomery native]
      http://tinyurl.com/2bcy6s
      New York Times 16 May 2007

      **Former Millbrook mayor [Armand] Fronduti dies
      http://tinyurl.com/334l3q
      Montgomery Advertiser 15 May 2007


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

      **Former prosecutor publishes his fourth novel
      "Veteran Huntsville novelist Jim Accardi has just published his fourth
      novel, "The Spindrift Frame.""
      http://tinyurl.com/25532b
      Huntsville Times 15 April 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@...

      http://www.anes.uab.edu/libraryinformation.htm
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