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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 27 Feb-2 March & 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 , Mar 2 9:57 AM
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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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      **[George Lindsey UNA film] festival continues to draw big names, crowds [March 5-8]
      http://tinyurl.com/bhfeho
      Florence Times-Daily 1 March 2009

      **Southern Literary Trail opens at Fitzgerald House [March 6]
      http://tinyurl.com/bknudy
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 March 2009

      **Project links literary arts sites across the South [March; Southern Literary Trail]
      http://tinyurl.com/b3csmm
      Montgomery Advertiser 1 March 2009

      **On the [Southern] Literary Trail: Trailfest features Alabama authors [March]
      http://tinyurl.com/b7axfn
      Birmingham News 1 March 2009


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      **HISTORY
      =============

      **Historic landing [Boat Yard] basks in quiet corner
      http://tinyurl.com/adxxqh
      Mobile Press-Register 2 March 2009

      **Montevallo veterans cemetery on schedule for May burials
      http://tinyurl.com/c5luka
      Birmingham News 2 March 2009

      **Photographer captured generations
      [John Earl and his father; Photography by Earl studio, opened in 1947, is closing]
      http://tinyurl.com/b7vg9o
      Tuscaloosa News 2 March 2009

      **Looking Back [50, 25, etc., years ago this week]
      http://tinyurl.com/awj7xu
      Tuscaloosa News 2 March 2009

      **Group hopes to preserve 6 acres of Athens [African-American] history
      http://tinyurl.com/d4yqz4
      Tuscaloosa News 1 March 2009 [via Decatur Daily]

      **40 years of changes at Intergraph
      http://tinyurl.com/agfwz7
      Huntsville Times 1 March 2009

      **Intergraph's history
      http://tinyurl.com/d6tkp5
      Huntsville Times 1 March 2009

      **Preservation group gets private grant [Ala. Trust for Historic Preservation]
      http://tinyurl.com/d3xtf6
      Gadsden Times 1 March 2009

      **Vulcan goes high-tech with interactive, hands-on displays
      http://tinyurl.com/d8mxsr
      Birmingham News 1 March 2009

      **
      1867 Mar. 2- Howard University is chartered by Congress in Washington , DC .

                Also founded or chartered are Talladega College in Talledega,

                Alabama , Morgan State College in Baltimore , Maryland , Johnson

                C. Smith College in Charlotte , North Carolina , and St.

                Augustine's College in Raleigh , North Carolina .

       

      1867 Mar. 2- Elections are ordered for constitutional conventions and

                freedmen are enfranchised. Commanders in some states change

                the status of African Americans by military orders.  Major

                General E.R.S. Canby opens the jury box to African Americans.

                African Americans are named policemen in Mobile , Alabama .

       

      1960 Mar. 1- The Alabama State Board of Education expels nine Alabama State

                University students for participating in sit-in

                demonstrations.

       

      1960 Mar. 1- Montgomery , Alabama , police break up a protest demonstration

                on the Alabama State University campus and arrest thirty-five   students, a teacher and her husband.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

       
      **Cowetans take part in Alabama marker ceremony [in Barbour Co.]
      [Ceremony dedicated tombstone of Confederate Capt. Dennis Harrison Zorn and his wife Nancy]
      http://tinyurl.com/bc6qzp
      Newnan [GA] Times-Herald 28 February 2009

      **[Ronald G.] Bruno honored by ASHOF
      http://tinyurl.com/dkq38s
      Birmingham News 28 February 2009

      **New Hope Presbyterian [in Shelby County ] celebrates 180th year
      http://tinyurl.com/agxa8m
      Birmingham News 28 February 2009

      **ASF play examines life after storm
      [Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder's "The Furniture of Home" about Bayou La Batre after Katrina]
      http://tinyurl.com/b6aqsh
      Montgomery Advertiser 28 February 2009

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1858, 1908, etc.]
      March 2: http://tinyurl.com/amhjs2
      March 1: http://tinyurl.com/asjbvv 
      February 28: http://tinyurl.com/ah8baa
      Mobile Press-Register

      **Play chronicles African-American experience
      [Produced by local Pneuma Performing Arts and Production Company]
      http://tinyurl.com/czrj2k
      Montgomery Advertiser 27 February 2009

      **World War II veterans [from Etowah Co.] will get chance to travel to Washington
      http://tinyurl.com/cagtfg
      Gadsden Times 27 February 2009


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      **CULTURE
      ===========

      **Queen of the World Wide Web:
      Birmingham ’s Barret Swatek stars in new Internet sitcom
      http://tinyurl.com/b4atyb
      Birmingham News 1 March 2009

      ** Hamilton ’s international pottery man [Jerry Brown]
      http://tinyurl.com/d6wse5
      Birmingham News 1 March 2009

      **Gulrey sculptor Alan Derrick brings nature to life in a large way
      http://tinyurl.com/bnarah
      Huntsville Times 1 March 2009

      **After two decades of controversy and struggle, [Renaissance] tower becomes an asset
      http://tinyurl.com/bjgx3h
      Florence Times-Daily 1 March 2009

      **Students' music may be silenced for lack of funds [in Tuscaloosa city schools]
      http://tinyurl.com/dksfz4
      Tuscaloosa News 1 March 2009

      **Musician [Chuck Leavell] uses the Web for the good of nature
      http://tinyurl.com/dfjabu
      Montogmery Advertiser 1 March 2009


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      **DEATHS
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      **Jimmy Lee Jr., former Buffalo Rock. Co. chief, dies
      http://tinyurl.com/bj93m2
      Birmingham News blog 2 March 2009

      **Tuskegee Airman Col. Harry Ford dies at 88
      http://tinyurl.com/cedpyy
      Birmingham News 28 February 2009


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

      ** Ala. Dept. of Archives and History: Online Videos
      http://www.archives.state.al.us/video/


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      **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@...
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