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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 7-10 September & 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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      Alabama History/Culture in the News: & Bonus Material

      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
      ================

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

      **Traditional Cultural Events in Alabama
      http://www.alabamafolklife.org/folkevents.html

      **[Huntsville] Author [Carter Martin] to discuss rural vs. modern society [Sept. 11]
      http://tinyurl.com/326eyk
      Decatur Daily 9 September 2007

      **Quick Trip: Collinsville [September 28-29]
      Old and new 'made-from-scratch' quilts star in 2-day quilt walk
      http://tinyurl.com/32oezh
      Birmingham News 10 September 2007

      **DISCOVER AUBURN: A LECTURE SERIES
      "PHILIP HENRY GOSSE:  A NATURALIST'S VIEW OF DALLAS COUNTY, ALABAMA, IN
      1838" by Dr. Gary Mullen, Professor of Entomology, Auburn University
      WHEN:  3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 4
      WHERE:  The Special Collections and Archives Department (GROUND FLOOR)
      in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Auburn University.
      Sponsored by:  the Auburn University Libraries, the Caroline Marshall
      Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal
      Arts, and the Auburn University Bookstore. Refreshments will follow the
      program.  Books will be available for purchase. For more information,
      call (334) 844-4946.

      *
      *Centennial reunion weekend set Oct. 5-7 [for Marietta Johnson School in Fairhope]
      http://tinyurl.com/2pjg6a
      Mobile Press-Register 10 September 2007



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      **HISTORY
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      *
      *Book explores area's 'amazing' history in pictures
      [Laura Flynn Tapia & Yoshie Lewis, _Images of America: Muscle Shoals_]

      1957 September 9- Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth is mobbed when he attempts to
              enroll his daughters in a "white" Birmingham school.

      1963 September 9- Alabama Governor George Wallace is served a federal
              injunction when he orders state police to bar African
              American students from enrolling in white schools.

      1940 September 8- Willie Tyler is born in Red Level, Alabama.  He will
              become a well known ventriloquist along with his wooden
              partner, Lester.

      1973 September 8- Hank Aaron sets the record for most Home Runs in 1
              league (709).
      FROM: Today in Black History
       
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      September 10: http://tinyurl.com/335nln 
      September 9:
      http://tinyurl.com/2n27cx 
      September 8:
      http://tinyurl.com/2t98ge
      Mobile Press-Register

      **b. 05-18-1932 - Walter Anglin - d. 9-8-2001
      disk jockey: WJLD Birmingham, Alabama

      **The Bright Star has food for thought in book debut
      http://tinyurl.com/2czt7a
      Birmingham News 7 September 2007

      *
      *Men's Hall of Fame will induct industrialists Blount, Eagan
      Birmingham News 7 September 2007 p2H




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

      *
      *Author [Roger Reid] brings longleaf crusade to schools
      http://tinyurl.com/2nng2c
      Mobile Press-Register 10 September 2007


      **[13th annual ARTrek] Event draws crowds to galleries
      http://tinyurl.com/25ha93
      Montgomery Advertiser 10 September 2007

      **Ex-city resident wins spot in MTV Awards ad
      A&M grad debuts tonight in Taco Bell commercial
      http://tinyurl.com/39yxo9
      Huntsville Times 9 September 2007

      **Middle Ages come to Fort Gaines
      http://tinyurl.com/392z95
      Mobile Press-Register 9 September 2007

      **'Longleaf' author [Roger Reid] set to visit schools
      http://tinyurl.com/2onup6
      Mobile Press-Register 9 September 2007

      **Dreams of an artist
      Holly Irwin's evocative paintings suggest nostalgia for less complicated time
      http://tinyurl.com/2pxylt
      Mobile Press-Register 9 September 2007

      **Drawing big crowds at downtown art festival
      http://tinyurl.com/32yvds
      Birmingham News 8 September 2007

      **New book tells legacy of Jimmy Carter
      [Author is Frye Gaillard, Mobile native]
      http://tinyurl.com/22q3xd
      Tuscaloosa News 8 September 2007

      **UA students make movies
      http://tinyurl.com/2lhb2p
      Tuscaloosa News 8 September 2007

      **'Whatever Remembers Us' gives state poetry a magnificent showcase
      http://tinyurl.com/3e3j43
      Mobile Press-Register 8 September 2007

      *
      *McCarthy, [Harper] Lee Among Quills Winners
      [Audio version of _To Kill a Mockingbird_]
      http://tinyurl.com/3azpe8
      Publishers Weely 7 September 2007



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

      **Longtime local educator [Harold Lee] Gautney dies
      http://tinyurl.com/2muj32
      Gadsden Times 9 September 2007

      **UA remembers [professor Ronald] Robel’s legacy at memorial service
      http://tinyurl.com/2r9la9
      Tuscaloosa News 9 September 2007


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

      **Main Author: Atkinson, William
      Title/Description: Birdseye Sketch of the Coal and Iron Fields of the State of Alabama Publication
      Info: hand drawn map Date: 1872 Scale: 1:2,469,000
      Original Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History
      http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/index.html
      UA Historical Maps Archive


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      **USEFUL LINKS
      ================

      **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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