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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 9-22 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
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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

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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    


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      **HISTORY
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      **Elrod's bustling past
      Residents want to preserve town's rich history
      http://tinyurl.com/ysl2wt
      Tuscaloosa News 22 October 2007

      **Hattiesburg artist keeps Tuskegee Airmen's legacy alive
      http://tinyurl.com/2ga4a7
      Montgomery Advertiser 22 October 2007


      **October 22: Singer and Alabama native Shelby Lynne is 39.

      **1920 October 22: Timothy Leary, psychologist, drug testing advocate [& UA student] is born.
      FROM:  Poor Gabriel’s Almanac poorgabriel@...

      **Images from state's digital archives available on Web
      Photos can be viewed, downloaded
      http://tinyurl.com/267yhg
      BIrmingham News 21 October 2007

      **Stop for a rest at former boarding house that's now a cozy B&B
      http://tinyurl.com/2pguua
      Birmingham News 21 October 2007

      **Church donates bell to [Old Tuscumbia Depot] museum
      http://tinyurl.com/2jawsm
      Florence Times-Daily 21 October 2007

      **b. 10-20-1914 - Fayard Nicholas - Mobile , AL - d. 1-24-2006
      dancer: (The Nicholas Brothers) "Big Broadcast of 1936"; "Ben Bernie Show"

      **GSEA remembers the legacy of the Rev. F.L. Cherry [1828-1887]
      [Among which is ""The History of Opelika and Her Agricultural Tributary Territory,"collection of newspaper articles Cherry wrote in the 1880s.]
      http://tinyurl.com/33ylab
      Opelika-Auburn News 20 October 2007

      **Cedar Plains [ Christain Church ] making history
      http://tinyurl.com/2vfnvb
      Decatur Daily 20 October 2007

      **Pioneering black physicians discussed today [in Selma ]
      http://tinyurl.com/2jgtwf
      Montgomery Advertiser 20 October 2007

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      October 21: http://tinyurl.com/2dxbmy
      October 20: http://tinyurl.com/3yvvzt
      Mobile Press-Register

      **[Franklin Delano]
      Roosevelt’s Sheffield visit memorialized with statue
      http://tinyurl.com/24m8dw
      Florence Times-Daily 19 October 2007


      **Methodist history painting to help start celebrations

      Anniversary events at First UMC will include hymn fest
      http://tinyurl.com/35nowq
      Huntsville Times 19 October 2007

      **Develop it, preserve it: Don’t lose McClellan’s history [editorial]
      http://tinyurl.com/2suw4h
      Anniston Star 19 October 2007


      **Old Cahawba receives handmade quilt [by Lannice Mobley]
      http://tinyurl.com/2mu2yo
      Selma Times-Journal 9 October 2007


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      **CULTURE
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      ** Alabama lacking in tax breaks for movies [filmed in the state]
      http://tinyurl.com/37eokd
      Florence Times-Daily 22 October 2007

      **[Page and Palette] Bookstore plans several book signings
      [Includes Alabama authors Michael Knight and Christine Linson]
      http://tinyurl.com/22kgre
      Mobile Press-Register 21 October 2007

      **A national treasure
      Storytelling for Kathryn Tucker Windham is a slow, spontaneous art, but don’t expect a ‘performance’ from this legendary tale weaver
      http://tinyurl.com/2f75d7
      Decatur Daily 21 October 2007

      **Pretty Hot Stuff [by blown glass artist Cal Breed, Fort Payne ]
      http://tinyurl.com/25zuwq
      Gadsden Times 21 October 2007

      **Artistic development: Alabama artist Roger Brown focus of Auburn exhibit
      http://tinyurl.com/2hamp5
      Montogmery Advertiser 21 October 2007

      **More about Roger Brown [1941-1997]
      http://tinyurl.com/2y666s
      Montgomery Advertiser 21 October 2007

      **Home stories: Alabama native and award-winning author [ Jennifer S. Davis] releases new book
      http://tinyurl.com/242n4e
      Montgomery Advertiser 21 October 2007

      ** Capri celebrates 25 years of movie memories
      http://tinyurl.com/22me27
      Montgomery Advertiser 21 October 2007

      **Documentary film ["Inside Out"] offers inmates' cautionary tales
      http://tinyurl.com/2mudb3
      Birmingham News 20 October 2007

      **Fruit of others' labors inspires artist to grow and design her own [gourd art]
      http://tinyurl.com/3dmzoy
      Huntsville Times 20 October 2007

      **Birmingham film [“Popskull” by Adam Wingard] accepted into Rome , LA festivals
      http://tinyurl.com/2m2t3n
      Birmingham News 19 October 2007


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      **DEATHS
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      **Service celebrates life of longtime journalist, political analyst [Bob Ingram]
      http://tinyurl.com/367vx2
      Montgomery Advertiser 22 October 2007

      **
      Visitation for [Etoway Co. Sheriff James] Hayes set for tonight
      http://tinyurl.com/2glwfr
      Gadsden Times 22 October 2007

      **[Etowah Co. Sheriff James] Hayes remembered as kind man, good friend
      http://tinyurl.com/yuy665
      Gadsden Times 21 October 2007

      **UAH's 1st leader, Ben Graves, dies
      http://tinyurl.com/2kmzyz
      Huntsville Times 20 October 2007

      **BE&K co-founder Bill Edmonds dies
      http://tinyurl.com/2vrxab
      Birmingham News 20 October 2007

      **County mourns loss of sheriff [James Hayes]
      http://tinyurl.com/3322ta
      Gadsden Times 20 October 2007

      **Veteran state journalist Bob Ingram dies at 81
      http://tinyurl.com/34zaom
      Decatur Daily 20 October 2007

      **[Bob] Ingram had storied career in journalism, politics
      http://tinyurl.com/37xfow
      Montgomery Advertiser 20 October 2007

      **[Bob] Ingram influenced people's lives in many different ways
      http://tinyurl.com/2utjyw
      Montgomery Advertiser 20 October 2007

      **Robert B. (Bob) Ingram Jr. [obituary]
      http://tinyurl.com/26pyb4
      Birmingham News 20 October 2007

      **Southern History Writer Margaret Anne Barnes, 80
      “…she wrote "The Tragedy and the Triumph of Phenix City, Alabama," which examined the city's political turmoil in the 1950s.”
      http://tinyurl.com/3x89wt
      Washington Post 16 October 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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