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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 6-15 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 15, 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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      **History makes for haunting night [Oct. 17; Cahawba]
      http://tinyurl.com/4eho3n
      Montgomery Advertiser 15 October 2008

      **Haunted History Tour this weekend [Oct. 17-18; Selma ]
      http://tinyurl.com/44yeqk
      Montgomery Advertiser 14 October 2008

      **Ghost tours still available [Oct. 17-18, Selma ]
      http://tinyurl.com/48u8y2
      Selma Times-Journal 13 October 2008


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      **HISTORY
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      **One of Madison ’s most stately homes began as 3-room house [built between 1845 and 1847]
      http://tinyurl.com/5xc7vu
      Huntsville Times 15 October 2008

      **Contract awarded for vets cemetery in Montevallo
      http://tinyurl.com/4ehtot
      Tuscaloosa News 15 October 2008

      **Dr. King’s Children Battling Over Book [about Ala. native Coretta Scott King]
      http://tinyurl.com/3suawe
      New York Times 14 October 2008

      **Yesterday’s News [in Mobile in 1858, 1908, etc.]
      October 15: http://tinyurl.com/3f5l72
      October 14: http://tinyurl.com/4jhvdy
      Mobile Press-Register

      **
      Bodon prepares to show film to Library of Congress [UAB professor Jean Bodon's "Howling with the Angels" about his father Jan Bodon in WWII] http://images.main.uab.edu/uabreporter/101308color.pdf

      UAB Reporter 13 October 2008, p.8

      **Our sordid past [Murder of Michael Donald in Mobile in 1981]
      http://tinyurl.com/4a3prg
      Tusk Magazine/Tuscaloosa News 13 October 2008

       

      **Television Review | 'The Last Lynching' [on Discovery Channel]
      In the Bad Old Days, Not So Very Long Ago [Murder of Michael Donald in Mobile in 1981]
      http://tinyurl.com/3omumw
      New York Times 12 October 2008

       

      ** Montgomery man recognized for historic preservation efforts "...Alabama Historical Commission recognized James Willoughby Fuller for helping to rescue the 1837 Figh-Picket House."
      http://tinyurl.com/3s2rtc
      WSFA-TV [ Montgomery ] 12 October 2008

      **World War II bride [from France ] settles in Siluria [now Alabaster]
      http://tinyurl.com/4w2zk9
      Shelby County Reporter 10 October 2008


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      **CULTURE
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      **Collector [Paul R. Jones] donates $4.8 million in African-American art to UA
      http://tinyurl.com/3kh4oh
      Tuscaloosa News 15 October 2008

      **[ Ala. native] Courtney Cox, Demi Moore make directorial debuts
      http://tinyurl.com/5yd8us
      Tuscaloosa News 15 October 2008


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      **DEATHS
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      ** Dauphin Island Sea Lab director dead at 56 [L. Scott Quackenbush]
      http://tinyurl.com/3fwwu5
      Mobile Press-Register 15 October 2008

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      Dauphin Island Sea Lab director L. Scott Quackenbush dead at 56
      http://tinyurl.com/45hlpd
      Mobile Press-Register blog 14 October 2008


      **A Southern lady bows out
      Adelaide Trigg leaves a genteel legacy [co-founder of Haunted Book Shop, Mobile ]
      http://tinyurl.com/4oy4xk
      Mobile Press-Register 13 October 2008

      ** Selma native, business leader Otha Carneal dies
      http://tinyurl.com/3gcp9k
      Selma Times-Journal 11 October 2008

      **Jazz great Al Gallodoro, who grew up in Birmingham , dies [Oct. 4, at 95]
      http://tinyurl.com/3fpq88
      Birmingham Weekly blog 8 October 2008

      **Al Gallodoro, music legend and Oneonta resident, dies at 95
      http://tinyurl.com/44j78b
      Oneonta [NY] Daily Star 6 October 2008


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      **BONUS MATERIAL
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      ** Carolyn Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, AU: Fall 2008 Newsletter
      http://media.cla.auburn.edu/cah/news/documents/Fall2008Newsletter.pdf

      **History in overtime [Hank Aaron and Willie Mays]
      [Bob] Costas and a couple of legends recall baseball’s Golden Age
      http://tinyurl.com/4yh24p
      Birmingham Weekly 2 October 2008

      **Jazz legend [Al Gallodoro, 95] with Birmingham roots releases CD recorded here in 1969
      http://tinyurl.com/3ffr4l
      Birmingham Weekly blog 2 October 2008

      **Festival & hall of fame induction highlight local jazz heritage
      http://tinyurl.com/3qkxz2
      Birmingham Weekly 25 September 2008, p9

      **Looking Back to the early days of Alabama City Part 5
      Gadsden Messenger 2 July 2008, p8A

       

      **Emma Sansom statue's fingers replaced

      [Letter to the editor in issue of 16 July 2008, p2A]
      Gadsden Messenger 2 July 2008, p4A

       

      **112 year old Alabama Folk Artist [Frank Calloway]
      Gadsden Messenger 6 August 2008, p5A

       

      **Local [sports history] exhibit garners state recognition
      ["The Art of Competition" at the Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, through November 9]
      Gadsden Messenger 13 August 2008, p2B

      **Teaching American Indian Literatures in the South: Selected Bibliography
      http://oncampus.richmond.edu/faculty/ASAIL/SEIndianlit.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

      ** 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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