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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 31 Oct-3 Nov & 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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      ** 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

      **Frontier Days starts this week [at Fort Toulouse-Jackson State Historical Site]
      http://tinyurl.com/6rg7lg
      Montgomery Advertiser 3 November 2008


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      **HISTORY
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      **History, family fills old church
      New Market Presbyterian celebrates 120th
      http://tinyurl.com/6rx2gg
      Huntsville Times 3 November 2008

      **[Historic] Blakeley Foundation loses contested land
      Family contends they have used the property for years
      http://tinyurl.com/6h2cux
      Mobile Press-Register 3 November 2008

      **Robertsdale [H.S. athletic] Hall of Fame inductees are recognized
      http://tinyurl.com/6hf55j
      Mobile Press-Register 3 November 2008

      ** Alabama breaks its record with 78 tornadoes in 2008
      http://tinyurl.com/5msnab
      Birmingham News 3 November 2008

      **Fulfilling a dream
      Man [Cody Bentley] sees father’s name on national law enforcement memorial
      http://tinyurl.com/6fwzuu
      Gadsden Times 3 November 2008

      **Church celebrates 190 years [First United Methodist]
      http://tinyurl.com/5lg2sl
      Tuscaloosa News 3 November 2008

      **Guitar man and the governor: Billy Grammer remembers the day a gunman shot down his friend George C. Wallace
      http://tinyurl.com/59ca5k
      Mobile Press-Register 2 November 2008

      **Education history rich with details [in Gadsden ]
      http://tinyurl.com/6j2b4j
      Gadsden Times 2 November 2008

      **Raid ended in disaster for Union army [Battle of Town Creek]
      http://tinyurl.com/64dtqf
      Florence Times-Daily 2 November 2008

      **Pitching phenom [Bob] Feller is forgotten hero
      Hall of Famer 90 on Monday
      [Feller served as a gun captain aboard the USS Alabama in WWII]
      http://tinyurl.com/6kgwur
      Detroit Free Press 2 November 2008

      **Bataan POW [Bert Bank] honored for valor
      http://tinyurl.com/6meth5
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 November 2008

      **Civil War reenactment today at 2 p.m. [Tallassee "Battles for the Armory"]
      http://tinyurl.com/5pw7xo
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 November 2008

      **Yesterday's News[in Mobile in 1858, 1908, etc.]
      November 2: http://tinyurl.com/56x26a 
      November 1: http://tinyurl.com/6bghxb 
      Mobile Press-Register

      **Community news: The Alabama Historical Commission recently added Union Grove Congregational Cemetery, located in the Golden Springs community, to the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register.
      http://tinyurl.com/628ko7
      Anniston Star 1 November 2008

      **Military veteran inducted into Alabama Military Hall of Honor [Bert Bank]
      http://tinyurl.com/5zbals
      Tuscaloosa News 31 October 2008

      **[Hank] Aaron remembers father building childhood home
      http://tinyurl.com/5zewxo
      Tuscaloosa News 31 October 2008

      **Area rich in ghost stories, folk lore

      http://tinyurl.com/69uuuk
      Demopolis Times 30 October 2008



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      **CULTURE
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      **Birmingham-area artists, dealers struggle in tight economy
      http://tinyurl.com/6m7tob
      Birmingham News 3 November 2008

      **Cookbook features first lady’s [Patsy Riley] favorites
      http://tinyurl.com/6xu22l
      Montgomery Advertiser 3 November 2008

      ** USA professor [and cinema historian Richard Lewis Ward] featured on ‘Little Rascals’ [DVD] set
      http://tinyurl.com/5wm9gf
      Mobile Press-Register 3 November 2008

      **Taxidermist [Robbie Reynolds] show interest in wildlife, birds through 'art'
      http://tinyurl.com/68n4f5
      Mobile Press-Register 2 November 2008

      ** Alabama first lady Patsy Riley compiles  a cookbook with national appeal
      http://tinyurl.com/5v73a5
      Birmingham News 2 November 2008

      **Daphne artist Provie Musso uses her Catholic faith for artistic inspiration
      http://tinyurl.com/5ewmtn
      Mobile Press-Register 1 November 2008


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      **DEATHS
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      **[no entries this issue]

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      **BONUS MATERIAL
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      **Amber Qureshi

      Unusual career path--and now a Booker win [Profile of UA graduate who is a book editor at Picador] http://tinyurl.com/6e4stc Publishers Weekly 20 October 2008 p17

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      Rivertown [Wetumpka] Recipes Help Shore-Up Church [Shall We Gather: Recipes and Remembrances of a Rivertown]

      http://tinyurl.com/5ml328

      Friends & Family [Alfa] fall 2008, pp 12, 14

      **Shoals Heritage
      [Indian Peace] Medal found home in museum
      http://tinyurl.com/6xlyv8
      Florence Times-Daily 28 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, History of Anesthesia Section 

      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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