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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 7-10 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 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


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      **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


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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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