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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 22-24 August & Bonus Material

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  • Amos J Wright
    NOTE: 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
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      NOTE:

      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....

       

      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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      ** Alabama History Community Calendar
      http://www.archives.alabama.gov/adahcalendar.html 

      ** FORT MIMS [massacre] REVISITED
      [ Battle of Fort Mims Commemoration August 25-26]

      http://tinyurl.com/2hkfjd
      Mobile Press-Register 23 August 2007

      **Pinson Butterbean Festival [September 1]
      [Celebration of Pinson's history and association with the butterbean]
      http://www.butterbeanfestival.com/

      **”Mr. Dial Has Something To Say”
      [Documentary about Alabama artist Thornton Dial]
      APT 16 October 2007
      http://www.aptv.org/AS/MrDial/index.asp

       

       

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      **HISTORY

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      **Wallace shooter to be freed
      http://tinyurl.com/yp92a7
      Huntsville Times 24 August 2007

      **Strings attached to release of would-be Wallace assassin

      http://tinyurl.com/ywto4s
      Mobile Press-Register 24 August 2007

      **After 35 years, Wallace shooter slated to go free
      http://tinyurl.com/2xqr3s
      Birmingham News 24 August 2007

      **Wallace’s shooter to get out of prison
      After 35 quiet years behind bars, Bremer poised to be released
      http://tinyurl.com/33fk2b
      Decatur Daily 24 August 2007

      **Celebrating history [in Killen]: Founder's Day begins tonight
      http://tinyurl.com/3yz7qv
      Florence Times-Daily 24 August 2007

      **Wallace shooter to get out
      http://tinyurl.com/3x9def
      Montgomery Advertiser 24 August 2007

      **Confederate graves [in Madison Co.] will soon be marked
      http://tinyurl.com/28mvh6
      Huntsville Times 23 August 2007

      **Wallace assailant set to be released from Maryland prison
      http://tinyurl.com/yr5b64
      Mobile Press-Register 23 August 2007

      ** Delano Park to offer Trail of [ Decatur ] History to students
      http://tinyurl.com/2weq39
      Decatur Daily 23 August 2007

      **[Elgin Crossroads] History book goes nationwide
      http://tinyurl.com/2k6d67
      Florence Times-Daily 23 August 2007

      **[Arthur] Bremer, who shot George Wallace, to be released from Md. prison
      http://tinyurl.com/2ntj85
      Montgomery Advertiser 23 August 2007


      ** Alabama History: Fort Morgan fell 143 years ago
      http://tinyurl.com/2s6r9e
      Montgomery Advertiser 23 August 2007

      **1900 August 23- The National Negro Business League is formed in Boston ,

                  Massachusetts .  Sponsored by Booker T. Washington, the

                  organization is established to stimulate the development

                  of African American businesses.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday’s News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      August 24: http://tinyurl.com/25py7e
      August 23: http://tinyurl.com/2477v3
      Mobile Press-Register

      **08-22-1907 - Sherling Oliver - Kipling , AL - d. 8-23-1971

      actor: Dudley Trowbridge "Valiant Lady" [radio show]

      **Blaze consumes 100-year-old home
      http://tinyurl.com/3y7jtr
      Tuscaloosa News 22 August 2007

       

       

       

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      **CULTURE

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      ** Birmingham florist [Dorothy McDaniels] pens new DIY book
      http://tinyurl.com/23kdgx
      Birmingham News 23 August 2007

      **[ Chester ] Higgins' work on exhibit in Montgomery
      http://tinyurl.com/3x22js
      Troy Messenger 22 August 2007

       

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      **DEATHS

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      **[no entries this issue]

       

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      **BONUS MATERIAL
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      ** Guntersville Museum & Cultural Center
      “ Guntersville Museum provides the history and culture of the region, including Native American artifacts and interesting local personalities.”
      http://www.guntersvilleal.org/museum.htm

       

      **Recent books with Alabama connections

       

      Holyfield, Evander and Lee Gruenfield, Becoming Holyfield: A Figher’s Journey. Atria, February 2008
      [Heavyweight fighter Holyfield is an Atmore native]

       

      Neufeld, Michael J. Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War. Knopf, 2007. 642pp.



      **Knight, Alisha R.  Furnace Blasts for the Tuskegee Wizard: Revisiting Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins, Booker T. Washington and the Colored American Magazine. American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, and Bibliography Volume 17, number 1, 2007

       

       

       

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      **USEFUL LINKS

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      ** Alabama History Community Calendar

      http://www.archives.alabama.gov/adahcalendar.html

       

      **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

       

       

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      **alabamahistory related links

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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

       

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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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