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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 24 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
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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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      **Local delights [in food, October 5]
      Break 'n Bread is a Birmingham original, by the Birmingham Originals [locally-owned restaurateurs]
      http://tinyurl.com/4bdcju
      Birmingham News 1 October 2008

      **Friends of Fendall Hall to host dinner [October 7]
      http://tinyurl.com/3opwjz
      Eufaula Tribune 29 September 2008

      **AU
      LIBRARY EXHIBIT:  100 YEARS OF ALABAMA 4-H

         The exhibit, CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF ALABAMA 4-H featuring numerous photographs, informative captions, a timeline covering the period 1909-2007, scrapbooks, pamphlets, books, and other documents, as well as realia like t-shirts and a gavel, is located in the three large glass display cases found immediately on one*s left and in the three upright glass cases on the north side of the Special Collections and Archives Department. The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the GROUND FLOOR of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

       

      **AU LIBRARY EXHIBIT:  AUBURN FOOTBALL TRADITIONS

         Located in the five flat display cases in the Special Collections and Archives Department, is an exhibit on FOOTBALL TRADITIONS AT AUBURN. The exhibit features numerous photographs, yearbooks, sheet music, and even an issue of the ORANGE AND BLUE newspaper from 1915 concerning various Auburn football traditions such as rallies, cheers, cheerleading, and more.   The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the GROUND FLOOR of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.


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      **HISTORY
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      Gardendale celebrates history of stagecoach toll road
      http://tinyurl.com/3zfvnv
      Birmingham News 1 October 2008

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      Historic cabin being relocated in Springville
      http://tinyurl.com/4wo5k4
      Birmingham News 1 October 2008

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      Association for the Study of African American Life and History to revisit Birmingham
      http://tinyurl.com/49aksz
      Birmingham News 1 October 2008

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      Experiment [at AU] demonstrates 110 years of sustainable agriculture
      http://tinyurl.com/5y2o8h
      Hindu News [ Chennai , India ] 1 October 2008


      **Landmark home destroyed in fire [built in Muscle Shoals in 1935]
      http://tinyurl.com/4dv4t8
      Florence Times-Journal 1 October 2008

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      New Hawaii Superferry ship launches [built in Mobile ]
      http://tinyurl.com/3sov4v
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 October 2008

      **The Cigar Factory in Selma to close; 213 jobs lost [Plant opened in 1941.]
      http://tinyurl.com/4fxnd2
      Tuscaloosa News 1 October 2008

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      Owen and Jamar families closely linked in Madison County since early 1800s
      http://tinyurl.com/3gxhab
      Huntsville Times 1 October 2008

      **Burger Master lives on in our memories
      http://tinyurl.com/4vdzup
      Mobile Press-Register 1 October 2008

      **
      Dynetics pledges to help vets memorial
      http://tinyurl.com/4qef2s
      Huntsville Times 30 September 2008

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

      **Yesterday’s News [in Mobile in 1858, 1908, etc.]
      October 1: http://tinyurl.com/3knwlm
      September 30: http://tinyurl.com/4t4qtt
      Mobile Press-Register

      **Killen man honored by labor foundation [David Freeze, by Alabama AFL-CIO HoF]
      http://tinyurl.com/4qln5a
      Florence Times-Daily 29 September 2008

      **Sons of the South
      [Review of CAPITOL MEN: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen By Philip Dray; I’m not sure if Alabama ’s black Congressmen are included]
      http://tinyurl.com/4pwapp
      New York Times 28 September 2008

      **Restaurant pulls up anchor
      The Anchorage to close Tuesday [ Homewood restaurant in business for 67 years]
      Birmingham News 27 September 2008 pp 1D, 8D

      **Wright Dairy tradition continues in Inverness [began in Ragland in 1947]
      http://tinyurl.com/45ynz6
      Shelby County Reporter 24 September 2008


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      **CULTURE
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      State's foods spotlighted in new campaign
      http://tinyurl.com/3jdoo6
      Montgomery Advertiser 30 September 2008


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      Foley arts center sets opening
      Performing Arts Association's new facility has more space for exhibits, classes
      http://tinyurl.com/4kdgr9
      Mobile Press-Register 29 September 2008


      **Theater company takes show to N.Y. [StoryTree Company]
      Greene County group to perform at conference
      http://tinyurl.com/4ooka7
      Tuscaloosa News 29 September 2008

      **The Artist’s Journey
      At 40, Terry Strickland found new devotion to her painting
      Lipstick [ Birmingham ] September 2008, pp 46-49


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      **DEATHS
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      Civil rights attorney [J.L.] Chestnut dies [ Selma ’s first black attorney]
      [See also AP story via Tuscaloosa News at http://tinyurl.com/3t8485 ; longer Selma Times-Journal article at http://tinyurl.com/42lcnr ]

      http://tinyurl.com/42qf37
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 October 2008

      **Dr. Thomas Milton Hamby [obituary]
      [Dr. Hamby was a long-time Baptist pastor and author of two books.]
      http://tinyurl.com/4kjpmv
      Birmingham News 25 September 2008


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      **BONUS MATERIAL
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      **Birmingham Originals [locally-owned restaurateurs]
      http://www.birminghamoriginals.org/



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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

      ** 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


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      **alabamahistory related links
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      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://medicine.uab.edu/anesthesiology/education/35465/

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