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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 8-14 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 prior to that date are in the Yahoo archives.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 14, 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.
      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
      ================

      **From Alabama governor to appellate judge: Wier takes a look at John
      Patterson's career
      "On Monday, June 18 at 8 p.m., UAB Communication Studies adjunct
      instructor and film producer Tommy V. Wier's documentary "John
      Patterson: In The Wake of the Assassins" will debut on Alabama Public
      Television."
      http://main.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=110327
      UAB eReporter 8 June 2007

      **From Phenix City to Goldville
      Documentary chronicles life of John Patterson [APTV June 18]
      http://tinyurl.com/272ne2
      Tuscaloosa News 11 June 2007

      **ArchiTreats lecture set June 21
      The topic will be the "Experience of Creek Indian Removal" by
      Christopher Haveman.
      http://tinyurl.com/2ka567
      Mobile Press-Register 12 June 2007

      **"The work of Scott Meyer, professor of art at the University of
      Montevallo, will be exhibited in several venues this summer. Three large
      crucible pieces will be included in "Alabama, Industry and Art" at
      Auburn University's Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art; his bottle
      abstractions will appear in "Alabama Originals: Contemporary Craft" at
      the State Council for the Arts Gallery in Montgomery; and his bottle
      forms will be featured in a group show celebrating the year of the
      artist at the Eastern Shore Art Center in Fairhope."
      Birmingham News 12 June 2007

      **Writer's workshop, words-to-art project planned [with local authors]
      http://tinyurl.com/2n7qox
      Mobile Press-Register 12 June 2007



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

      **Alabama Trivia
      Hank Williams' Opry debut 58 years ago
      http://tinyurl.com/2w4z7j
      Montgomery Advertiser 14 June 2007

      **SYLVAN SPRINGS: Pink tombstone's owner being sought
      [Ed Taylor, 1886-1969]
      http://tinyurl.com/3bmdan
      Birmingham News 13 June 2007

      **A complex, complicated governor [John Patterson]
      http://tinyurl.com/2zoz3h
      Anniston Star 13 June 2007

      **Alabama town [Monroeville] uses "Mockingbird" to learn from past
      http://tinyurl.com/2bnv87
      Washington Post 13 June 2007

      **Alabama port city a gateway to baseball's Hall [of Fame]
      http://tinyurl.com/ypuuyr
      Sporting News 13 June 2007

      **Courtship's roots of Madison families' names and heritage
      http://tinyurl.com/2r8f7n
      Huntsville Times 13 June 2007

      **World War II memoir [of Eugene Sledge] basis for upcoming TV
      productions
      http://tinyurl.com/3dss46
      Mobile Press-Register 13 June 2007

      **Hoover throwing itself a party for its 40th birthday
      http://tinyurl.com/2c2srb
      Birmingham News 13 June 2007

      **After 40 years on the map, retail is still king in Hoover
      http://tinyurl.com/2a37bh
      Birmingham News 13 June 2007

      **Bluff Park eatery renovated, renamed, ready for business
      http://tinyurl.com/2fxhc4
      Birmingham News 13 June 2007

      **Resident pushes city to focus on downtown revitalization [in Warrior]
      http://tinyurl.com/2emj9g
      Birmingham News 13 June 2007

      **Hoover would startle its founder [William H. Hoover]
      http://tinyurl.com/2fclvy
      Birmingham News 12 June 2007

      **1932 June 12: Jim Nabors, actor (Gomer Pyle, USMC; Mayberry, RFD),
      singer [is born]
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      June 14: http://tinyurl.com/37thsu
      June 13: http://tinyurl.com/2vpwwo
      June 12: http://tinyurl.com/2mmzuk
      Mobile Press-Register

      **From Edison to the iPod
      [Profile of UAB History professor Andre Millard, an authority on Edison
      and recorded sound; includes discussion of Percy Sledge's recording of
      "When A Man Loves A Woman" in Muscle Shoals]
      http://main.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=110340
      UAB Reporter 11 June 2007


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

      **Shaver's Books faces final chapter [closing July 31]
      http://tinyurl.com/2j2tbj
      Huntsville Times 14 June 2007

      **Editor, writer fulfills dream with book aimed at children
      {Chandra Sparks Taylor}
      http://tinyurl.com/2aak9v
      Birmingham News 14 June 2007

      **Our town's ties to the Tonys
      http://tinyurl.com/33bufk
      Birmingham News 10 June 2007


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

      **[William] Bauer, former telephone co. president, dead at 90
      http://tinyurl.com/2jov5y
      Tuscaloosa News 14 June 2007

      **Newspaperman Peter Trigg dies of lung cancer at 61
      http://tinyurl.com/37q8as
      Mobile Press-Register 13 June 2007

      **International headmaster [& Mobile native] Joseph McPhillips III dies
      http://tinyurl.com/2q4z5r
      Mobile Press-Register 12 June 2007

      **Mary Jane Knight Frazer [active in arts community] dies at 92
      http://tinyurl.com/3d8bmp
      Mobile Press-Register 12 June 2007


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

      **URL: http://daviscemetery.com
      TITLE: Davis Cemetery Dora Alabama
      DESCRIPTION: Cemetery in Alabama dating back to the early 1800's. The
      cemetery is located in Walker County Alabama in the town of Dora.

      **Cruikshank, George. _History of Birmingham_ Volume 1, 1920
      http://tinyurl.com/ys9822

      **Recent Books with Alabama Connections

      Fox, Stephen. _Wolf of the Deep: Raphael Semmes and the Notorious
      Confederate Raider CSS Alabama_ Knopf, 2007. 320pp.



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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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