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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 2 , Oct 10, 2007
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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     

       

      **Traditional Cultural Events in Alabama

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

      **"Mr. Dial Has Something to Say" Tuesday, October 16, 7-9pm APT
      [documentary about Alabama artist Thornton Dial]
      [more info at http://www.aptv.org/AS/MrDial/index.asp ]
      http://tinyurl.com/2nvukn

      **UAB Presents Patricia Neal in a Tribute to Helen Keller [Nov. 11]
      ["world premiere, one-time performance of “Words I Live By: A Tribute to Helen Keller,” written and directed by Joel Vig]

      http://main.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=114539
      UAB Media Relations 3 October 2007

       

       

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      **HISTORY

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      ** ALABAMA HISTORY

      [George Washington] Carver moved here 111 years ago
      http://tinyurl.com/3dfwcm
      Montgomery Advertiser 10 October 2007

      **Old jail should be preserved [letter]
      http://tinyurl.com/2n9grk
      Tuscaloosa News 10 October 2007

       

      **[ Alabama ] Music Hall of Fame gets windfall from settlement
      http://tinyurl.com/35a4cv
      Florence Times-Daily 9 October 2007

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      October 10: http://tinyurl.com/37ayzq
      October 9: http://tinyurl.com/2rmuvh
      Mobile Press-Register

       

       

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      **CULTURE

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      **Sword swallower [Dan Meyer] from area earns national award
      http://tinyurl.com/3xfgwv
      Decatur Daily 10 October 2007

      **Cover Man [Michael McCarty, who has designed 100s of album covers]

      Dothan native finds satisfaction in an abstract world
      http://tinyurl.com/3awuyl
      Birmingham News 9 October 2007

      **Nursing student gives life to stories with words, illustrations

      [Daniel Bertagnolli publishes his first children's book, "The Lady in Red."]
      http://tinyurl.com/37rvq3
      Mobile Press-Register 9 October 2007

       

      **Lyrically driven [Mike Hilliard]

      In the music industry, nothing is a sure thing, and an aspiring Decatur songwriter knows this all too well
      http://tinyurl.com/33phd4
      Decatur Daily 9 October 2007

      ** Alabama 's Randy Owen recording solo album
      http://tinyurl.com/3au6xg
      Tuscaloosa News 9 October 2007

       

      ** Huntsville 's [ Carlo s] Prieto is a wanted man in world of symphony

      http://tinyurl.com/38wbfs

      Huntsville Times 7 October 2007

       

       

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      **DEATHS

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      **Former [ Gadsden ] Councilman [Dawson] Partee dies
      http://tinyurl.com/2tecsc
      Gadsden Times 10 October 2007

      **Educator 'Mrs. Pearl' Haskew dies

      Longtime teacher 'Mrs. Pearl' lives on as namesake of an elementary school
      http://tinyurl.com/2rb2pu
      Mobile Press-Register 9 October 2007

       

      **Joe D. Bright leaves strong legacy in local racking horse industry

      http://tinyurl.com/2n9zfu
      Decatur Daily 9 October 2007

       

       

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      **BONUS MATERIAL

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      ** Birmingham 's Batman [Willie James Perry]
      http://www.bhamwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Willie_Perry

       

      **Historical Newspaper Abstracts: Alabama

      [currently 688 articles]

      http://tinyurl.com/2pkvg3  

      **The Captain & Tennille Specials. Three rare television specials featuring performances by Ella Fitzgerald, B.B. King, Fats Domino, Glen Campbell, Kenny Rogers and many more: "Captain & Tennille in New Orleans" (originally broadcast on April 3, 1978), "Captain & Tennille in Hawaii" (originally broadcast on May 5, 1978) and "Captain & Tennille Songbook" (originally broadcast on March 26, 1979); $49.99 the set or $19.99 each. Extras: Commentary by [ Montgomery native] Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon, photo gallery and original network promos. (Retroactive Entertainment) [DVDs released October 9, 2007]

       

      **Title: UNC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Southern Studies

         Location: North Carolina

         Date: 2007-11-15

         Description: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Southern Studies. The Center

            for the Study of the American South (CSAS) at the University of

            North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a

            one-year postdoctoral fellowship in the history, culture, or

            society of the American South, to begin July 1, 2008. The award...

         Contact: csas@...  

         URL: www.unc.edu/depts/csas/grants_stipends/postdoctoral%20apply.html  

         Announcement ID: 158694

         http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=158694  

       

       

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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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      **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

       

    • 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 2 of 2 , Oct 10, 2008
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        Alabama History/Culture in the News: USE THIS ONE & 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. Many of the articles listed are printed in other Alabama newspapers; in general, I do not attempt to list all appearances of an article. Some dates given are those when the item was posted to the newspaper or magazine web site. 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/ONGOING EVENTS

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        *Oct 10, 8 pm, Bamaslam Poetry Slam, Eclipse Coffee and Books, Montevallo, http://www.newdawnunlimited.com/

        **Selma Set for Weekend market, [Alabama Tale Tellin’] festival [Oct. 10-11]
        http://tinyurl.com/5469xd
        Montgomery Advertiser 10 October 2008

        **Tuskegee Airmen site to be dedicated [Oct. 10-12]
        http://tinyurl.com/4nq547
        Montgomery Advertiser 10 October 2008

        **Memorial honors Vietnam War hero [October 11]
        [Don Leslie Michael, Congressional Medal of Honor winner]
        http://tinyurl.com/3tno3j
        Florence Times-Daily 9 October 2008

        *Oct 11, 8:30 am-4 pm, Fall Writers Festival, West Regional Branch Mobile Public Library, http://www.mobilewritersguild.org/

        *Oct 11, 8 pm, New Poets and Writers Series, GreencupBooks, Birmingham , http://www.greencupbooks.org/

        **Large UFO will appear Oct. 14, says Aussie woman
        “[Blossom] Goodchild states that they told her, ‘We give to you the name of Alabama .’”
        [The truth is out there, I say!]
        http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/77096
        American Chronicle 9 October 2008

        *Oct 15, noon, Faye Brown, B.B. Comer Memorial Library, Sylacauga, http://www.sylacauga.net/library

        *Oct 16, 6 pm, Mayor Richard Arrington Jr., The Alabama Booksmith, Homewood , http://www.alabamabooksmith.com/

        **Haunted History Tours of Dallas County & Selma [October 17-18]
        http://selmaalabama.com or 800-457-3562

        **Dedication planned for grave of soldier [Oct. 19; Revolutionary War veteran Jonathan Clower]
        http://tinyurl.com/45qzlr
        Clanton Advertiser 7 October 2008

        **Southern Literary Trail [March 2009; includes several Alabama authors]
        http://www.southernliterarytrail.org/


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        **HISTORY
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        **Von Braun sketches will be up for auction
        “Sketches by 1950s ‘Mr. Missile’ influenced movies, Disney”
        http://tinyurl.com/4ymjup
        Huntsville Times 10 October 2008

        **Ford’s Chapel [in Harvest] celebrates 200 years
        http://tinyurl.com/4snbv4
        Huntsville Times 10 October 2008

        **Tuskegee Airmen’s Historical Site tour [21 photos]
        http://tinyurl.com/4f9pfy
        Montgomery Advertiser 10 October 2008

        **Site manager [Deanna Mitchell] revels in rich history of Tuskegee
        http://tinyurl.com/4o3l5c
        Montgomery Advertiser 10 October 2008

        **[Tuskegee Airmen] Flying mentor fondly recalled [C. Alfred Anderson]
        http://tinyurl.com/5yk4bs
        Montgomery Advertiser 10 October 2008

        **Visitors drawn to record book chronicling Tuskegee [Airmen program] people

        [Compiled by Theopolis W. Johnson]
        http://tinyurl.com/4zwyex
        Montgomery Advertiser 10 October 2008

        **Jim Hudson will be added to [Alabama Business] hall of fame
        http://tinyurl.com/54lq3a
        Huntsville Times 10 October 2008

        **Mobilian [& arts patron] Vaughan Morrissette inducted into Alabama ’s Academy of Honor
        http://tinyurl.com/4fudqd
        Mobile Press-Register 10 October 2008

        **Uncovered ship believed to be The Rachel
        Reports indicate ship at Fort Morgan was built in 1918
        http://tinyurl.com/3g68bp
        BaldwinCountyNOW.com 9 October 2008

        **Exploring Alabama : The Native American Festival of Moundville
        http://tinyurl.com/3ej44p
        Planet Weekly [ Tuscaloosa ] 9 October 2008

        **Putting a modest price on a storied literary life
        [Marshall Frady’s’; among his books was a biography of George Wallace]
        http://tinyurl.com/3wcg5y
        New York Times 9 October 2008

        **Release keeps Muscle Shoals [music] legacy alive
        http://tinyurl.com/548on5
        Florence Times-Daily 9 October 2008

        **TVA documentary debuts [Built for the People: The Story of TVA]
        http://tinyurl.com/4gt5zt
        Florence Times-Daily 9 October 2008

        **Yesterday’s News [in Mobile in 1858, 1908, etc.]
        October 10: http://tinyurl.com/3qe6z2
        October 9:  http://tinyurl.com/54cxc4
        Mobile Press-Register

        **Local tourism will get boost from historic site [Tuskegee Airman National Historic Site]
        http://tinyurl.com/3prw3b
        Auburn Villager 8 October 2008

        **b.
        10-07-1931 - Gordon Terry - Decatur , AL - d. 4-9-2006

        fiddler: "Country Music Time"; "Country Style U.S.A. "
        old.time.radio Digest V2008 Issue #236
        http://lists.oldradio.net/


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        **CULTURE
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        **Dylan’s headed back to Broadway
        [Local actor Dylan Riley Snyder]
        http://tinyurl.com/3phjfm
        Tuscaloosa News 9 October 2008

        **[American Idol Taylor] Hicks is the word
        http://tinyurl.com/3n9ygh
        Birmingham News 9 October 2008

        **Songwriter [Cliff Darby] turns life experiences into winning tunes
        http://tinyurl.com/4kw2fs
        Huntsville Times 9 October 2008

        **Self expression

        [Shoals] Art guild members display work in autumn show
        http://tinyurl.com/3efqxb
        Florence Times-Daily 9 October 2008

        ** Rocket City Celebrates Local Indie Filmmaking
        http://exponent.uah.edu/?p=170
        Exponent [UAH] 8 October 2008


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        **DEATHS
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        **Dr. Joseph Nathan Gayles, Jr. [obituary; Alabama author; President Talladega College, 1977-1983]
        http://tinyurl.com/3mlwh6
        Birmingham News 8 October 2008


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

        ** Alabama Local Legacies Projects
        http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/legacies/AL/index.html

        ** Alabama Mailing Lists at RootsWeb
        http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/usa/AL/

        *A real rock star [rock collector Ruby Baltimore]
        http://tinyurl.com/4wmx65
        Shoals Magazine/Florence Times-Daily 10 September 2008


        ================
        **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

        ** Birmingham Rewound
        http://www.birminghamrewound.com/

        **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


        ===============================
        **alabamahistory related links
        ===============================


        alabamahistory archives at Yahoo:
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/alabamahistory

        ***************************************


        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://medicine.uab.edu/anesthesiology/education/35465/

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