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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 25 Sept-1 Oct & 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
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 1, 2007

      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       

       

      **Traditional Cultural Events in Alabama

      http://www.alabamafolklife.org/folkevents.html 

      **Moundville [Native American] festival to begin Wednesday
      http://tinyurl.com/yux8bf
      Tuscaloosa News 1 October 2007

       

       

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      **HISTORY

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      *Old [A.F. Owens] school still standing
      http://tinyurl.com/22lrgt
      Mobile Press-Register 1 October 2007

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      *State to repair first Confederate White House|
      http://tinyurl.com/2y7drf
      Mobile Press-Register 1 October 2007


      **Space race changed Huntsville, world
      http://tinyurl.com/28otbn
      Birmingham News 1 October 2007


      **Levite Jewish Community Center celebrates centennial
      http://tinyurl.com/2488ml
      Birmingham News 1 October 2007


      **Looking Back [50 years, 25 years, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/24j3x5
      Tuscaloosa News 1 October 2007

      **Jazz lovers get a full taste at 4th Avenue Festival

      Historic black district hopping as area illustrates its viability
      http://tinyurl.com/369j8k
      Birmingham News 30 September 2007

      **The Princess diaries
      Fond memories surround the vintage theater, but in the late 1970s it was struggling. Read on for a look at 25 years to see how the community came together to breathe life into a performing arts center.
      http://tinyurl.com/37mzuh
      Decatur Daily 30 September 2007

      **‘Scottsboro Boys’ record
      Morgan archivist finds book listing names of potential black jurors for famous trial
      http://tinyurl.com/33quap
      Decatur Daily 30 September 2007

      **Painting brings mystery to Gaineswood Harvest Fest
      http://tinyurl.com/36cnmv
      Tuscaloosa News 30 September 2007

      **Moundville marks history as ancient hub
      http://tinyurl.com/27zm88
      Tuscaloosa News 30 September 2007

      **1924 September 30: Truman Capote, a short short story writer (In Cold Blood)[is born.]
      Poor Gabriel's Almanac
      poorgabriel@...

      **Historic iron bridge to return to its 1882 river site
      http://tinyurl.com/3bfg8c
      Tuscaloosa News 30 September 2007

      **An `American Journey' caught on celluloid
      Thelton Henderson's life now a feature film
      http://tinyurl.com/3amu4s
      Birmingham News 29 September 2007

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      Hartselle's West End Church to mark 50 years
      http://tinyurl.com/2l9e5e
      Decatur Daily 29 September 2007

      **[Tuscaloosa Police Chief Ken] Swindle inducted into state Special Olympics Hall of Fame
      http://tinyurl.com/2mb2j9
      Tuscaloosa News 29 September 2007

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      Pickens sawmill turns 100
      McShan Lumber Co. is celebrating a century of family-owned production
      http://tinyurl.com/2w9awc
      Tuscaloosa News 29 September 2007

      **F. Scott Fitzgeralds collection brings home glamorous era
      http://tinyurl.com/2nbjcu
      Montgomery Advertiser 29 September 2007

      **Downtown tours target history buffs
      http://tinyurl.com/37vdnk
      Montgomery Advertiser 29 September 2007

      **Oct. 12, 1974: One bizarre day [for Ala. vs. FSU football]
      http://tinyurl.com/34kwu8
      Montgomery Advertiser 29 September 2007

      **1954 - Willie Mays makes his famous "over-the-shoulder catch"
              of Vic Wertz' 460' drive.
      FROM: Today in Black History
       
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      October 1: http://tinyurl.com/27uhlk 
      September 30:
      http://tinyurl.com/33vwn5 
      September 29:
      http://tinyurl.com/3c4ar9
      Mobile Press-Register 

      **Family wants memorial at site of county's biggest plane crash
      http://tinyurl.com/3xak3t
      Randolph Leader 26 September 2007

       

      **Preservation group gives firm honor [for Woodlawn H.S., Bham, renovation]
      http://tinyurl.com/34ayc3
      Montgomery Advertiser 25 September 2007

       

       

       

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      **CULTURE

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      *Veet's guitarist [Tim Kinsey] to release new album
      http://tinyurl.com/ythsj3
      Mobile Press-Register 1 October 2007


      **Gulf Shores artist [Rick Tino] enjoys experimenting with different styles
      http://tinyurl.com/2yzqvj
      Mobile Press-Register 1 October 2007

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      *'Red Dirt Girl' returns and conquers [Birmingham native Emmylou Harris]
      http://tinyurl.com/25mmc2
      Birmingham News 30 September 2007 [Columnist Mary Colurso's blog review]


      **Bluff Park Art Show helps association enhance its collection
      http://tinyurl.com/ysfa29
      Birmingham News 30 September 2007


      **Can't make it to Italy? Art is readily available in Alabama's Florence
      http://tinyurl.com/249d9s
      Birmingham News 30 September 2007


      **Teen filmmakers shoot for success at Sidewalk

      Contest included Children's Hospital patients
      http://tinyurl.com/29c5s9
      Birmingham News 30 September 2007

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      *Writer [Johnna Dominguez] sees her script in action [at Young Southern Writers Project]
      http://tinyurl.com/2wfbar
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 October 2007

      **Canis major Sonny Brewer pays touching tribute to a four-legged friend
      http://tinyurl.com/2rzw3f
      Mobile Press-Register 30 September 2007

      **Birmingham to Boulder and back
      Emmylou Harris's long, colorful career brings her home tonight
      http://tinyurl.com/2unucx
      Birmingham News 30 September 2007

      **Nall [art] exhibit emphasizes cultural exchange
      http://tinyurl.com/37chus
      Montgomery Advertiser 30 September 2007

      **[Ala.'s Joshilyn Jackson] Author's second novel enjoyable Southern narrative
      http://tinyurl.com/2p478j
      Montogmery Advertiser 30 September 2007

      **[Musician] Charlie Louvin has the touch of a warmer era
      http://tinyurl.com/2ewvf3
      Tuscaloosa News 30 September 2007

      **Helping others find faith, hope, comfort
      [anchorwoman and author Brenda Ladun]
      http://tinyurl.com/2c66y6
      Birmingham News 29 September 2007

       

      **'Today' show in Decatur
      City schools show off for network TV crew
      http://tinyurl.com/37rwsw
      Decatur Daily 29 September 2007

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      *Music news: Acoustic Cafe preps lineup, CMA nods have Alabama links and more
      http://tinyurl.com/24u4ru
      Birmingham News 28 September 2007

       

       

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      **DEATHS

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      *Miss [Nora] Ezell: A treasure and friend
      [Gee's Bend quilter who died last month]
      http://tinyurl.com/28hr56
      Birmingham News 30 September 2007


      **First dean [James Ramer] imbued UA library school with love of books
      http://tinyurl.com/2xcjs4
      Tuscaloosa News 30 September 2007

       

      **Memorial held for Mayer Mitchell [Mobile businessman]
      http://tinyurl.com/2lqoss
      Mobile Press-Register 29 September 2007


       

       

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      **BONUS MATERIAL

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      **[no entries this issue]

       

       

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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

       

      **Project to Document the Birmingham District

      [Includes the BhamWiki and the Magic City Flickr group]

      http://tinyurl.com/yt49xj

       

      **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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      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

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