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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 1-4 June & 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 , Jun 4 8:12 AM
      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
      ================

      **Tuscumbia trolley tours to feature historic homes [begin June 5]
      http://tinyurl.com/yrm6ax
      Florence Times-Daily 2 June 2007


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

      **CSS Alabama yields a sailor's remains
      http://tinyurl.com/37ufay
      Mobile Press-Register 4 June 2007


      *
      *Vulcan 103 and still standing
      Enduring icon a fitting tribute to Birmingham's past, future
      http://tinyurl.com/2ksxuz
      Birmingham News 4 June 2007


      **Old M&O Railroad trestle could be lost to history
      http://tinyurl.com/2leokh
      Tuscaloosa News 4 June 2007

      *
      *Historic buildings [in South Perry Historic District] could be lost
      http://tinyurl.com/3ytbd9
      Montgomery Advertiser 4 June 2007

      *
      *The [1864] battle at Peters Place and its tragic aftermath
      http://tinyurl.com/3635ju
      Florence Times-Daily 3 June 2007

      *
      *ASHOF CLASS OF 2007 INDUCTEES
      http://tinyurl.com/39w985
      Birmingham News 3 June 2007

      **Cut on last day of'89 camp sent ex-Tide star to MVP year
      [Barry Krauss, Alabama Sports HoF]
      http://tinyurl.com/38dwmk
      Birmingham News 3 June 2007


      **[National Maritime] Museum [of the Gulf Coast] to open capital campaign
      http://tinyurl.com/235jqb
      Mobile Press-Register 3 June 2007

      **Turpentine days: Alabama's turpentine days are mostly gone now, but Ennis Rainwaters remembers them well.
      http://tinyurl.com/24ra6h
      Mobile Press-Register 3 June 2007

      **Currents, poor visibility, cost hamper shipwreck exploration [in Mobile Bay]
      http://tinyurl.com/2qe9mp
      Birmingham News 3 June 2007

      *
      *SHIP'S TREASURE NO FORTUNE
      http://tinyurl.com/2r9uuw
      Birmingham News 3 June 2007


      **Restoration of Nat 'King' Cole [birthplace] house gets started
      http://tinyurl.com/2tovxc
      Montgomery  Advertiser 3 June 2007

      **Speaker channels Confederate leader [Jefferson Davis]
      http://tinyurl.com/2o4roh
      Montgomery Advertiser 3 June 2007

      **Old South comes alive [in commemoration of Jefferson Davis' 199th birthday]
      http://tinyurl.com/352d38
      Montgomery Advertiser 3 June 2007

      **Golden tales
      Whether truth or legend, stories of treasures in Shoals are entertaining
      http://tinyurl.com/38aq4f
      Florence Times-Daily 3 June 2007

      *
      *Historic hangar [at Chilton Co. Airport] should be restored for several reasons
      http://tinyurl.com/2w4cuz
      Clanton Advertiser 2 June 2007


      **City Federal to welcome its first residents in July
      Tower to relive glory days as Birmingham icon
      http://tinyurl.com/2mk27d
      Birmingham News 2 June 2007

      **No kidding, Sonny Smith was a seriously good college basketball coach
      http://tinyurl.com/yonysl
      Birmingham News 2 June 2007

      **1972 June 4- Angela Davis [Birmingham native] is acquitted by 11 whites
      and one Mexican American of murder, kidnapping, and criminal conspiracy
      charges brought in connection with a 1970 courthouse shoot-out in
      San Rafael, California.

      1943 June 2- The 99th Pursuit Squadron (Tuskegee Airmen), the first
              African American Army Air Corps unit, flies its first
              combat mission in the Mediterranean, strafing enemy
              positions on the Italian island of Pantelleria.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday's News
      June 4: http://tinyurl.com/3y455g
      June 3:
      http://tinyurl.com/28mvq9 
      June 2:
      http://tinyurl.com/33dcfk
      Mobile Press-Register

      **`Just run, Wilbur, just run'
      [Wilbur Jackson, first black scholarship football player at UA]
      http://tinyurl.com/285ggj
      Birmingham News 1 June 2007

      **Family tries to revivie [93-year-old] Ashland Theatre
      Birmingham News 1 June 2007 p2C

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      **CULTURE
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      **Alabaman eye doctor wins Cliburn piano contest for amateurs
      http://tinyurl.com/2qcgmk
      Montgomery Advertiser 4 June 2007

      **City of surprises [Montgomery]
      http://tinyurl.com/374upt
      Birmimngham News 3 June 2007


      **Longtime Times book reviewer, professor [Reese Danley-Kilgo] releases her first novel
      http://tinyurl.com/ypupf2
      Huntsville Times 3 June 2007

      **Former actor [Ron Meszaros] now prefers writing, mentoring others
      http://tinyurl.com/ywxc8d
      Mobile Press-Register 3 June 2007

      **Artists give 'a little soul to the city'
      http://tinyurl.com/yrefbu
      Mobile Press-Register 3 June 2007

      **Alabama artist [Nall] featured in Pisa
      http://tinyurl.com/35zj6f
      Birmingham News 3 June 2007


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      **DEATHS
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      **[no entries this issue]

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

      **[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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