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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 17-20 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 21, 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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      Lowndesboro Landmarks Bazaar and Fall Luncheon is Saturday at Marengo [Oct. 25]
      [Includes dishes from
      Lowndesboro Legacy cookbook]
      http://tinyurl.com/5lw96c
      Montgomery Advertiser 20 October 2008


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      **HISTORY
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      **[Point Clear Polo]
      Classic celebrates 20 years
      http://tinyurl.com/5jxrao
      Mobile Press-Register 20 October 2008

      **
      Carraway hospital closing doors after 100 years
      http://tinyurl.com/5rp3j6
      Birmingham News 20 October 2008


      **
      State's first black federal judge U.W. Clemon to retire and leave the bench Jan. 31
      http://tinyurl.com/5hpxpd
      Birmingham News 19 October 2008


      **Thanks for the oral history
      http://tinyurl.com/5rfnb4
      Gadsden Times 19 October 2008


      **Shoals heritage
      Tuscumbia cemetery surveyed by WPA
      http://tinyurl.com/6gwrme
      Florence Times-Daily 19 October 2008


      **Ritz Theater [in Sheffield ] returns to its former glory days
      http://tinyurl.com/54scme
      Florence Times-Daily 19 October 2008

      **New documentary chronicles 1975 [Vietnam War] 'forgotten' crash
      http://tinyurl.com/5sn9b9
      Montgomery Advertiser 19 October 2008


      **Church [Elizabeth Baptist] to celebrate 125th anniversary [Oct. 19]
      http://tinyurl.com/644ka9
      Montgomery Advertiser 19 October 2008

      **1962 October 19: [ Ala. native] Evander Holyfield, boxer [is born.]
      FROM: Poor Gabriel's Almanac poorgabriel@...

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      Volunteers to clean up Old Catholic Cemetery today
      http://tinyurl.com/5b9phz
      Mobile Press-Register 18 October 2008


      **
      Alabama Historical Association to tour Tannehill, nearby homes
      http://tinyurl.com/5gu3al
      Birmingham News 18 October 2008


      **New clue emerges in sunken sub mystery [H.L. Hunley, built in Mobile ]
      http://tinyurl.com/6nd2ub
      AOL.com 18 October 2008

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1858, 1908, etc.]
      October 20: http://tinyurl.com/6fdlq4 
      October 19: http://tinyurl.com/6yw2rh 
      October 18: http://tinyurl.com/6hc2pn
      Mobile Press-Register


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      **CULTURE
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      **Local woman [Terrah Emmons] lands magazine cover with inspirational story
      http://tinyurl.com/56rrd7
      Florence Times-Daily 20 October 2008

      **
      Blind pianist [Nancy Pendegraph], accompanied by guide dog, keeps music going on Friday nights at local bar
      http://tinyurl.com/58v522
      Huntsville Times 19 October 2008

      **
      Book pays tribute to McCalla siblings who died in wrecks
      http://tinyurl.com/5fjtop
      Birmingham News 19 October 2008


      **[Local] Author [Cheryl] Gillman quickly finds publisher for [Civil War] novel
      http://tinyurl.com/5k6tm3
      Gadsden Times 19 October 2008

      **
      New Palin biographer was local lawyer [Joe Hilley]
      Author studied law at Cumberland
      http://tinyurl.com/66jbsf
      Birmingham News 19 October 2008

      **
      Former Birmingham lawyer [Joe Hilley] pens bio on Sarah Palin
      http://tinyurl.com/6s5fo7
      Birmingham News blog 18 October 2008


      **Buzz of creativity [at Kentuck Festival]
      http://tinyurl.com/6e7aoo
      Tuscaloosa News 18 October 2008

      **
      Corner native Amanda Shiflett in line for Price is Right model job
      http://tinyurl.com/5wwpnx
      Birmingham News 18 October 2008


      ** Montgomery designer [Natalie Williams] cut from "Top Design" show
      http://tinyurl.com/6n8pj4
      Montgomery Advertiser 17 October 2008


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      **DEATHS
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      **
      Emmy-nominated director [Sherrell Hoffman] Grean dies
      Mobile native broke gender barriers to direct well-known shows, dramas
      http://tinyurl.com/5bukpq
      Mobile Press-Register 19 October 2008

      **A generous contributor to Mobile 's literary life
      [Adelaide Trigg, co-founder of Haunted Book Shop]
      http://tinyurl.com/5rb4jj
      Mobile Press-Register 13 October 2008



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      **BONUS MATERIAL
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      **[no items this issue]


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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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