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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 17-27 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 27, 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

       

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      **COMING EVENTS

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      **Cherokee Indian Festival to take place in Graysville [June 30]
      http://tinyurl.com/2pp2um
      Birmingham News 27 June 2007

       

       

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      **HISTORY
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      **Pilot makes stop in Mobile before journey's end

      [Youngest person and first black to fly solo around the world]
      http://tinyurl.com/2mytso
      Mobile Press-Register 27 June 2007

      **History trumps commerce; 120-year-old building saved [in Calera]

      http://tinyurl.com/2jq4g7
      Birmingham News 27 June 2007

      **1880 June 27: Helen Keller, blind-deaf author-lecturer [is born.]
      FROM: Poor Gabriel’s Almanac poorgabriel@...


      **Historic flight making a stop in Mobile

      [Youngest person and first black to fly solo around the world]
      http://tinyurl.com/2s57dj
      Mobile Press-Register 26 June 2007

      **Former newsman recounts 1965 killing in Marion
      http://tinyurl.com/2soc9v
      Birmingham News 26 June 2007

      **Proposal to rename Athens street after MLK dies at meeting
      http://tinyurl.com/3bcol3
      Decatur Daily 26 June 2007

      **Yesterday’s News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      June 27: http://tinyurl.com/2p8ma7
      June 26: http://tinyurl.com/2srq4j  
      Mobile Press-Register

      **1935 June 25- Eddie Lee Floyd, rhythm and blues recording artist
      ("California Girl," "Knock on Wood") and songwriter is born in Montgomery, Alabama.

      1935 June 25- Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium.

      1948 June 25- Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 rounds to retain the

                  heavyweight championship of the world.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

       

      ** George Will: Wallace's 1968 presidential campaign spoke "for people furious about the '60s tumults"
      http://tinyurl.com/2as5k9
      MediaMatters for America [ Washington , D.C. ] 25 June 2007


      **From A to Zelda [Fitzgerald]: Alabama offers broad range of things to do
      http://tinyurl.com/28cbgp
      Birmingham News 24 June 2007

       

       

       

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      **CULTURE

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      **Travelocity.com names five state spots as `Local Secrets'

      Dreamland, Giuseppe's, VJ's make select list

      http://tinyurl.com/2nptgb
      Birmingham News 27 June 2007

      **The music in his heart [Hamilton Cleverdon]

      ASFA graduate’s compositions gain international notice
      http://tinyurl.com/3ao7ff
      Birmingham News 26 June 2007

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      Suit claims oldest Gee's Bend quilts stolen by folk art dealer
      http://tinyurl.com/2jkudm
      Tuscaloosa News 26 June 2007


      **Reward offered for missing pelican

      Artist says 'Pelican 'Bill' with a Grill' was pried from post  [in Fairhope]

      http://tinyurl.com/2samvd
      Mobile Press-Register 26 June 2007

       

      **Getting between the bookends: an interview with Martha Jane Brazy [USA History Dept. faculty, author]
      http://tinyurl.com/3ctehv
      Mobile Press-Register 17 June 2007

       

       

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      **DEATHS

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      **[no entries this issue]

       

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      **BONUS MATERIAL

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      ** Alabama High School Football Historical Society

      http://www.ahsfhs.org/

      **Tonya S. Holly [Film writer, director, producer based in Sheffield ]
      Internet Movie Database: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1266020/

      Cypress Moon Productions: http://cypressmoonproduction.com/

      **URL: http://www.martinboydfamily.com

      TITLE: Martin / Boyd Family of Calhoun County Alabama

      DESCRIPTION:     Royl H. Martin & Helen A. Boyd

      of Calhoun Co., Alabama .  Surnames include Hudgens, Studdard, Lloyd, Allen, Moore,
      Blackburn , just to name a few.  Families originated mainly from Georgia and South Carolina .

       

       

       

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