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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 6-10 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
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 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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      ** 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


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      **HISTORY
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      **Local Vietnam memorial being retired after Tuesday’s parade
      [Has the names of 1209 Alabamians who died 1963-1975]
      http://tinyurl.com/6xo7ew
      Birmingham News 10 November 2008

      ** Hoover man [Billy Gamble] recalls close call, old friendship as WWII submariner
      http://tinyurl.com/6knnya
      Birmingham News 10 November 2008

      **Local veteran [Kenneth Farmer] recalls Bataan Death March on CD
      http://tinyurl.com/5o8n3k
      Birmingham News 10 November 2008

      **
      Servicemen survived Korea only to die hours from home
      '53 plane crash claimed 6 Alabamians
      http://tinyurl.com/6ar3vm
      Birmingham News 9 November 2008


      **
      Fest celebrates Baldwin heritage
      Celebration concludes today in Foley
      http://tinyurl.com/6g2ynj
      Mobile Press-Register 9 November 2008


      ** Gadsden [H.S.] graduated 10 students in 1899
      http://tinyurl.com/59kv5t
      Gadsden Times 9 November 2008

      **New brochure preserves area's historic churches
      http://tinyurl.com/68k4r2
      Florence Times-Daily 9 November 2008

      **Honors
      "Three individuals were inducted into the University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences Hall of Fame. The honorees are Nelle Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird;" the late James D. Ramer, founding dean of the UA School of Library and Information Studies; and the late H. Pettus Randall III, president and chairman of the board of Randall Publishing." Birmingham News 9 November 2008

      **
      1965 November 9- Willie Mays is named the National League's Most Valuable Player.

      1932 November 8- The NAACP's Spingarn Medal is awarded to Robert R. Moton,

      president of Tuskegee Institute, for his "thoughtful leadership in conservative opinion      and action."
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html


      **
      Project preserving Shoals history
      http://tinyurl.com/6lkxb9
      Florence Times-Daily 8 November 2008


      **
      State encyclopedia debuts online
      http://tinyurl.com/5exz4q
      Tuscaloosa News 8 November 2008


      **
      World War II reunion attendees tour Enlisted Heritage Hall [at Gunter AFB; photos]
      http://tinyurl.com/5leca5
      Montgomery Advertiser 8 November 2008

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1858, 1908, etc.]
      November 10: http://tinyurl.com/5ffwxg

      November 9: http://tinyurl.com/6ygwby 
      November 8: http://tinyurl.com/596lce
      Mobile New Register


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      **CULTURE
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      **Wilder world: Brought to Lee High by playwright in residence
      Young Writers’ Project professional brings best to area students
      [Elyzabeth Wilder, author of “Gee’s Bend ” and other plays]
      http://tinyurl.com/5cghna
      Huntsville Times 10 November 2008

      **
      Home-grown humor
      [Don] Noble unites Alabama writers in 'A State of Laughter'
      http://tinyurl.com/65r7ca
      Mobile Press-Register 9 November 2008

      **
      Photographer [John Lewis] uses technology to create his works of art
      http://tinyurl.com/65zzh3
      Mobile Press-Register 9 November 2008

      **
      Cypress Moon's 'Ocean' wins film festival award
      [Much of
      When I Find the Ocean was filmed in northwest Alabama ]
      http://tinyurl.com/55wqr4
      Florence Times-Daily 9 November 2008

      **
      Quilt mural trail highlights Gee's Bend artists
      http://tinyurl.com/6pd4jw
      Birmingham News 8 November 2008

      **Noted WWII artist Nathan Glick visits Demopolis
      [The Birmingham native has also illustrated various Alabama history books.]
      http://tinyurl.com/58ycfa
      Demopolis Times 6 November 2008



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      **DEATHS
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      **Longtime civil rights activist, the Rev. Abraham Woods, dies at 80
      Preacher collaborated with M.L. King
      http://tinyurl.com/6hj34z
      Birmingham News 8 November 2008

      **Heart attack claims radio legend's life [ Selma 's Alvin Reaves]
      http://tinyurl.com/5rzb7v
      Montgomery Advertiser 8 November 2008


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

      **BHAM.FM [local music in Birmingham ]
      http://bham.fm

      **Dr. B. T. Washington, Negro Leader, Dead
      http://tinyurl.com/ycsjwk
      New York Times 15 November 1915

      **Forthcoming Book with Alabama Connection

      Dorsey, Tim. Nuclear Jellyfish. Morrow, February 2009.
      [Eleventh novel by AU graduate; reviewed in Publishers Weekly http://www.publishersweekly.com  3 November 2008]


      ================
      **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, 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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