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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 25-28 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
    Message 1 of 1 , May 28, 2007
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      Alabama History/Culture in the News: & Bonus Material

      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

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

      **Local writer [Tm Knox] to sign new business humor book [June 28]
      http://tinyurl.com/ywukrk
      Huntsville Times 27 May 2007


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

      **Driven by by Revenge: Former Gov. John M. Patterson looks back on how corruption and murder ended his father's life and changed his own, and the story is told in a new television documentary
      http://tinyurl.com/yukp8e
      Mobile Press-Register 28 May 2007

      **Local vet spent WWII working in secret unit
      Group's mission was to deceive the enemy
      http://tinyurl.com/ysb8tl
      Birmingham News 27 May 2007

      **Historic Bessemer [Baptist] church on move to a new location
      http://tinyurl.com/2c4lk7
      Birmingham News 27 May 2007

      **[Jerry] Duncan dreamed of hoops glory
      Tide football player became legend for tackle-eligible play
      [Inductee to Alabama Sports Hall of Fame]
      http://tinyurl.com/2ysf4g
      Birmingham News 27 May 2007

      **Rare items on block again in Hartselle
      Estates yield treasures for annual auction
      http://tinyurl.com/yo3ma6
      Decatur Daily 27 May 2007

      **Bridging History
      Cousins retell account of parents' double wedding - in two counties
      http://tinyurl.com/25w7nt
      Gadsden Times 27 May 2007

      **Town marks 100 years [Autaugaville]
      http://tinyurl.com/2kuwew
      Montgomery Advertiser 27 May 2007

      **Tannehill hosting  [Civil War] re-enactment
      http://tinyurl.com/3aux7g
      Birmingham News 26 May 2007

      **
      3M donates to help protect Indian mounds [in Lawrence County]
      http://tinyurl.com/2vx66l
      Decatur Daily 26 May 2007


      **A Southern tradition
      Decoration Day a time for family togetherness, celebration
      http://tinyurl.com/ynvgp2
      Florence Times-Daily 26 May 2007

      **b. 02-01-1916 - Helen Walpole - Birmingham, AL - d. 5-26-1992
      actor: Sylvia Bardine "Just Plain Bill"; Frances "Lorenzo Jones" [radio shows]

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      May 28: http://tinyurl.com/25b5bw 
      May 27: http://tinyurl.com/23of8e 
      May 26: http://tinyurl.com/36cfff
      Mobile Press-Register

      **Attending doctor: [Jimmy Lee] Jackson killed by anesthesia dosage [in 1965]
      http://tinyurl.com/yu4jwc
      Anniston Star 25 May 2007


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

      **Birmingham Art Music Alliance to collaborate with Chicagoans
      [BAMA is a consortium of local composers]
      http://tinyurl.com/26t9os
      Birmingham News 27 May 2007

      **Lawyer [Allison Powell] helps filmmakers on business end
      http://tinyurl.com/ys5mjn
      Birmingham News 27 May 2007

      **[Montgomery] Museum [of Fine Arts], AUM may get $18M
      http://tinyurl.com/3y3x9z
      Montgomery Advertiser 27 May 2007

      **Brad Vice’s short story collection is back in print
      http://tinyurl.com/2ooqsq
      Tuscalossa News 27 May 2007

      **[William] Christenberry’s art comes alive in latest book
      http://tinyurl.com/3bexv7
      Tuscaloosa News 27 May 2007

      **'Bama belle [actress Sela Ward]
      http://tinyurl.com/35xqyv
      Tuscaloosa News 17 April 2007



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

      **Oilman Bart Chamberlain dead at 93
      http://tinyurl.com/2rs7v3
      Tuscaloosa News 26 May 2007

      **Fugitive oilman 'Black Bart' dies
      http://tinyurl.com/2tlgq4
      Mobile Press-Register 26 May 2007

      **Shoals songwriter dies in car wreck [Bobby Hood, Jr.]
      http://tinyurl.com/2f72pf
      Florence Times-Daily 26 May 2007


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

      **Recent Books with Alabama Connections

      Ellsworth, Loretta. In Search of Mockingbird. Holt, 2007 [novel in which teenage main character comes under the spell of _To Kill a Mockingbird_]

      English, Beth. A Common Thread: Labor, Politics, and Capital Mobility in the Textile Industry. University of Georgia Press, 2006 [focuses on a textile mill in northern Alabama]

      Griffin, W.E.B. and William E. Butterworth IV. The Double Agents: A Men at War Novel. Putnam, 2007 [Alabama author]



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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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