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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 26-29 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 29, 2007
      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
      ================

      **[no entries this issue]

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      **HISTORY
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      **Attorney seeks dismissal in 1965 shooting [of civil rights worker Jimmie Lee Jackson]
      http://tinyurl.com/2umqtt
      Montgomery Advertiser 29 June 2007


      **Town marks first anniversary
      Magnolia Springs plans cleanup day and reception to commemorate incorporation
      http://tinyurl.com/yq5efd
      Mobile Press-Register 28 June 2007

      **Forty years later, no arrest in bombing of LeFlore home
      http://tinyurl.com/2f9qz4
      Mobile Press-Register 28 June 2007

      **Aging with grace [Junior Miss pageant, now 50]
      http://tinyurl.com/yr65q9
      Birmingham News 28 June 2007

      **Cottoning on to the Chattahoochee Trace
      River corridor is greatest-hits collection of nature reserves and deep-fried everything

      http://tinyurl.com/yt8aag
      Toronto Star 28 June 2007

      **Fence history exhibit opens in West Blocton
      http://tinyurl.com/yrys3e
      Tuscaloosa News 28 June 2007

      **Northport remembers longtime city clerk [Amon Williamson]
      http://tinyurl.com/2x4etp
      Tuscaloosa News 28 June 2007

      **Black mayors approach milestone
      [35th anniversary of Ala. Conference of Black Mayors]
      http://tinyurl.com/2xzj9q
      Montgomery Advertiser 28 June 2007

      **State swaps old high court building for parking
      http://tinyurl.com/2ycxtu
      Montgomery Advertiser 28 June 2007

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      June 29: http://tinyurl.com/ypzerl
      June 28: http://tinyurl.com/yqco65
      Mobile Press-Regsiter

      **b. 06-27-1880 - Helen Keller - Tuscumbia , AL - d. 6-1-1968
      deaf and blind lecturer: "Fleischmann's Yeast Hour"; "Meet the Press" [radio shows]

      **A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of
         hardships.  -- Helen Keller
        (http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Helen_Keller
      Wikiquote of the Day 27 June 2007

      **Digging up the dirt on W. Alabama
      http://tinyurl.com/3b2rxv
      Tuscaloosa News blog posting 27 June 2007

      **Railroad turntable's future home is ready [at Tuscumbia Depot]
      http://tinyurl.com/28n3qc
      Florence Times-Daily 26 June 2007


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

      **Quilts returned after suit filed
      No explanation given regarding where they've been for the past two years
      http://tinyurl.com/23gf42
      Mobile Press-Regsiter 28 June 2007

      **Gee's Bend quilts delivered to lawyers
      http://tinyurl.com/2ap8q3
      Birmingham News 28 June 2007

      **Living stunt life on 'Die Hard'
      Former Decatur resident is now a stuntman in California , but wouldn't mind
      moving back after working in movie industry for 15 years [David Earle]
      http://tinyurl.com/ywpc6u
      Decatur Daily 28 June 2007

      **Science fiction author at library today [Travis Taylor]
      http://tinyurl.com/ysmdtd
      Decatur Daily 28 June 2007

      **Promoters of Gee's Bend quilts respond to lawsuit
      http://tinyurl.com/ynkatn
      Montgomery Advertiser 28 June 2007


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

      **Boycott figure [Inez J.] Baskin dies
      http://tinyurl.com/2mgx5t
      Montgomery Advertiser 29 June 2007


      **Noted novelist [Donald Earl] Wetzel, former Baldwin resident, dies at 86
      http://tinyurl.com/yuy325
      Mobile Press-Register 28 June 2007

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

      **Mobile Genealogical Society
      http://www.mobileroots.org/



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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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