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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 28 June-2 July & 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 , Jul 2, 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

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

      **American Village [in Montevallo] prepares for Fourth 
      http://tinyurl.com/2odtfn
      Birmingham News 2 July 2007



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

      *
      *1937 July 2: Polly Holliday, actor (Alice) [and Jasper, Alabama native, is born.]
      [Internet Movie Database entry:
      http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0391072/ 
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac
      poorgabriel@... 

      **City madam finally gets honor she's due [Louise Wooster]
      http://tinyurl.com/2u4skm
      Birmingham News 1 July 2007


      **1961 July 1- Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis is born in Birmingham,
              Alabama. He will be raised in Willingboro, New Jersey. He
              will become an athlete who will win 10 Olympic medals (9
              golds) during his career (1984 to 1996), and 8 World
              Championship gold medals, and 1 bronze (1983 to 1993). He
              will become only the third Olympian to win four
              consecutive titles in an individual event. 
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Honoring a local war hero [John Marvin Morris]
      Park Board dedicates trail to World War II veteran
      http://tinyurl.com/372qem
      Decatur Daily 1 July 2007

      **[Ed Taylor's] Missing tombstone returned after decades
      http://tinyurl.com/2wzpvu
      Decatur Daily 1 July 2007

      **Decatur man played key role in 1969 ouster from Senate
      http://tinyurl.com/2ja3pf
      Decatur Daily 1 July 2007

      **Tenants wanted [in five historic downtown areas in the Shoals]
      Keeping downtown buildings occupied can be difficult
      http://tinyurl.com/34p6t7
      Florence Times-Daily 1 July 2007

      **Neighbors gather for local cemetery cleanup
      [Madison Cemetery in Hunter Station]
      http://tinyurl.com/2puy97
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 July 2007

      *
      *Steaking claim to tradition
      Lloyd's at 70 still home to old-style Southern cooking
      Birmingham News 1 July 2007 pp 15A-16A


      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      July 2: http://tinyurl.com/395988 
      July 1:
      http://tinyurl.com/36f9ds 
      June 30:
      http://tinyurl.com/yqkdxe
      Mobile Press-Register

      **
      Former students, faculty to celebrate Reedtown Roundup
      [Reedtown School for blacks, in Russellville, closed in 1968]
      http://tinyurl.com/32pzdd
      Florence Times-Daily 29 June 2007

      **Coffeeville turns 200 next year
      http://tinyurl.com/372uma
      Clarke County Democrat 28 June 2007

      **Historical Church Must Be Abandoned, Will become Landmark
      http://tinyurl.com/2oaydo
      WTVY-TV [Dothan] 28 June 2007


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

      **[Fuller] Kimbrell’s storytelling brings his books to life
      http://tinyurl.com/yunrz7
      Tuscaloosa News 1 July 2007

      **Late activist [Dorothy Hendry] has 2 books
      http://tinyurl.com/3yuolr
      Huntsville Times 1 July 2007


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

      **Service for civil rights icon [Inez J. Baskin] Tuesday
      http://tinyurl.com/344ekt
      Montgomery Advertiser 2 July 2007


      **Former city councilman, 3M manager [Phil Raths] dead at 89
      http://tinyurl.com/2a6gx8
      Decatur Daily 30 June 2007

      **Gospel star [and Alabama native] Bill Moss dies
      http://tinyurl.com/2cx6tp
      Montgmery Advertiser 30 June 2007

      **Woman who covered Montgomery bus boycott [Inez J. Baskin] for black readers dies
      http://tinyurl.com/yp3n3j
      Montgomery Advertiser 29 June 2007

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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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