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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 20-24 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 24, 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   

      **Preservation Society plans meeting [October 24]

      Little Lagoon group to discuss dredging, maintaining the pass...

      http://tinyurl.com/yvrtvq
      Mobile Press-Register 23 October 2007

      **700th Confederate grave [in Madison Co.] to be marked [Oct. 27]
      http://tinyurl.com/ytr8jl
      Huntsville Times 24 October 2007

      **Pine Hill Day Camp offers memorabilia [October 28]
      [The camp, opened in 1977, is closing.]
      [See also http://www.pinehilldaycamp.com ]
      http://tinyurl.com/yo7zvo
      Decatur Daily 24 October 2007

       

       

       

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      **HISTORY

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      **[John M.] Tyson to chair battleship panel

      Former naval aviator and lawmaker, long active in civic affairs, has served on commission since 1999
      http://tinyurl.com/2a9adt
      Mobile Press-Register 24 October 2007

      ** Decatur native elected to national [Trust for Historic] preservation board
      "[Sam] Frazier and his wife, Carol, are restoring Woodside, an 1860 Greek Revival house near Belle Mina."

      http://tinyurl.com/2hy7xe
      Decatur Daily 24 October 2007

      **Gristmill wheel finds its way home

      Limestone family paid heirloom for baby's birth

      http://tinyurl.com/2ae9gm
      Decatur Daily 24 October 2007

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1857, 1907, etc.]
      October 24: http://tinyurl.com/ynluhd
      October 23: http://tinyurl.com/2gsdly
      October 22: http://tinyurl.com/24u823
      Mobile Press-Register

       

      **Coffee Printing closes its doors after 70 years
      http://tinyurl.com/32r9bt
      Selma Times-Journal 20 October 2007

       

       

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      **CULTURE

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      **Monument engraver [Rod Hayes] takes detailed approach to job
      http://tinyurl.com/2nj62t
      Montgomery Advertiser 23 October 2007

       

      **Spirit hunters haunt Sloss

      Oxford Paranormal Society's members fear not the phantoms of the furnace
      http://tinyurl.com/yr38rf
      Birmingham News 21 October 2007

      **A night at Sloss Furnaces
      http://tinyurl.com/2hq4ww
      Birmingham News 21 October 2007

       

       

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      **DEATHS

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      **Well-known Florence surgeon dies [Dr. John Murphy]
      http://tinyurl.com/2dztfs
      Florence Times-Daily 24 October 2007

      **Sheriff [James Hayes] honored, laid to rest
      http://tinyurl.com/2f7v5d
      Gadsden Times 24 October 2007

      **Cooper Phillips Speaks [ Ala. author; obituary]
      http://tinyurl.com/299v7f
      Birmingham News 23 October 2007

       

      **Friends, colleagues say farewell to [Etowah Co. Sheriff James] Hayes
      http://tinyurl.com/3alkfc
      Gadsden Times 23 October 2007

       

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      **BONUS MATERIAL

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      **"Alabama Heritage" #86 fall 2007
      Article abstracts
      http://www.alabamaheritage.com/current.htm

       

       

      **Thicket Magazine
      "A new and creative Alabama magazine called "Thicket" will be launched in early 2008. An Alabama lifestyle magazine covering travel, business, food, music, arts and politics, the publishers are providing the first issue of Thicket for free to potential subscribers.  Visit http://www.thicketmag.com/subscribe.php  to sign up"



      **Recent Books with Alabama Connections

       

      Smith, R.T. "Outlaw Style: Poems" University of Arkansas Press, 2007
      http://tinyurl.com/3x2ghb [Smith was long-time AU English professor]



      **THE ALABAMA-WEST FLORIDA CONFERENCE COMMISSION ON ARCHIVES AND HISTORY
      PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF OUR HISTORIC [Methodist] CHURCHES
      http://archives.huntingdon.edu/archivescenter/Historic%20Churches.htm

       

       

       

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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

       

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