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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 2-6 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 6, 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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      ** Alabama History Community Calendar
      http://www.archives.alabama.gov/adahcalendar.html

      **Traditional Cultural Events in Alabama
      http://www.alabamafolklife.org/folkevents.html

      **Literary Events in Alabama [via Alabama Writers Forum]
      http://www.writersforum.org/calendar/default.aspx

      **The tour of homes returns [Oct. 11-12; Greene Co. Historical Soc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/4o9tvo
      Tuscaloosa News 6 October 2008


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      **HISTORY
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      **
      Looking back to set 100-year mark [Huntsville H.S.]
      http://tinyurl.com/3jajqc
      Huntsville Times 6 October 2008

      **Be a part of [Huntsville H.S.] centennial fun
      http://tinyurl.com/3ert79
      Huntsville Times 6 October 2008

      ** Birmingham preview of TV hate crime program set [Discovery Channel’s “The Last Lynching”]
      http://tinyurl.com/3fc7d7
      Tuscaloosa News 6 October 2008

      **
      10 have served as MSFC director [beginning with W. von Braun]
      http://tinyurl.com/3pqsv8
      Huntsville Times 5 October 2008

      **Reflecting on vision of von Braun
      http://tinyurl.com/4kwfms
      Huntsville Times 5 October 2008

      **Test stands signify past and future
      http://tinyurl.com/4tlpvb
      Huntsville Times 5 October 2008

      **Local veterans participate in Honor Flight
      http://tinyurl.com/4v3739
      Florence Times-Daily 5 October 2008

      **
      Going to movies turned out to be more than passing fad [in Gadsden ]
      http://tinyurl.com/5yyc5y
      Gadsden Times 5 October 2008

      **History of Vulcan comes alive in play [by UAB’s playwright-in-residence Lee Shackleford]
      http://tinyurl.com/3txhkk
      Birmingham News 5 October 2008


      **
      State VA board wants a veterans cemetery in southwest Alabama
      State would operate 100-acre site
      http://tinyurl.com/4gnrjw
      Birmingham News 4 October 2008


      **
      Shirley Place to expand to include county history
      http://tinyurl.com/3f4ff5
      Florence Times-Daily 4 October 2008

      **
      Center to focus on W. Alabama history
      http://tinyurl.com/3ejmn8
      Tuscaloosa News 4 October 2008

      **
      Chilton's champion tree
      Maplesville Bitternut Hickory is designated statewide title
      http://tinyurl.com/3l3fvg
      Clanton Advertiser 4 October 2008

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1858, 1908 etc.]
      October 6:
      http://tinyurl.com/49ckln
      October 5: http://tinyurl.com/3zabmp 
      October 4: http://tinyurl.com/4plbm6 
      Mobile Press-Register

      **
      A history of racing: First Talladega race Sept. 14, 1969
      http://tinyurl.com/495hyl
      Talladega Daily Home 3 October 2008


      **
      Heritage Learning Center is planned for Tuscaloosa
      http://tinyurl.com/3gfmr6
      Tuscaloosa News 3 October 2008

      **
      Local attorneys' names in credits of [film] 'An American Carol'
      http://tinyurl.com/4y28aw
      Huntsville Times 3 October 2008

      **
      Dining review: Landmark cafe Nabeel's has staying power [opened in 1972]
      http://tinyurl.com/42kf4c
      City Scene/Birmingham News 3 October 2008


      **b.
      09-14-1922 - Frances Bergen - Birmingham , AL - d. 10-2-2006
      actor: (Wife of Edgar, Mother of Candice) "New Edgar Bergen Hour"
      old.time.radio Digest V2008 Issue #232

      b. 05-22-1891 - Parks Johnson - Sheffield , AL - d. 10-4-1970 emcee, interviewer: "Vox Pox"
      old.time.radio Digest V2008 Issue #233
      http://lists.oldradio.net/



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      **CULTURE
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      **”A Genesis Found” [filmed in Alabama ]
      http://tinyurl.com/48xv86
      Huntsville Times 5 October 2008

      **
      Fairhope arts center set to unveil [new book] 'A Painter's Paradise '
      http://tinyurl.com/3zb8po
      Mobile Press-Register 5 October 2008

      **
      George Culver will lead Birmingham Children's Theatre
      http://tinyurl.com/3txhkk
      Birmingham News 5 October 2008


      **
      Greystone man [Nevin R. Newton], 76, wins top prize at Bluff Park Art Show
      http://tinyurl.com/44obvf
      Birmingham News 5 October 2008

      **
      Pat Dye finds Lee's ‘Mockingbird' to be a masterpiece [Ben Windham column]
      http://tinyurl.com/3laa76
      Tuscaloosa News 5 October 2008


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      **DEATHS
      ===========

      **
      TV, radio pioneer [Walter] Bamberg to be buried today
      http://tinyurl.com/45jnqc
      Montgomery Advertiser 6 October 2008



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

      ** Huntsville High School Centennial
      http://www.huntsvillehigh100.com

      **
      URL: http://www.afn.org/~afn47465/html/genealogy

      TITLE: NW Florida McCurdys
      DESCRIPTION: South Alabama and NW Florida McCurdys have been living there since about 1819.



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


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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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