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Lone Endeavor

Lone Endeavor As a mother looked idly through a small medical journal, an article written by a doctor on alcoholism caught her attention. Anything in...

Box 4-5-9 (52 PDF Articles)

Box 4-5-9 A.A. News Letters indexed on silkworth.net for historical and research purposes only.

Box 4-5-9 – Identification Is

Identification Is ‘The Essence of Our Common Bond’     ” ‘My name is Rosemary P., and I am an alcoholic.’ That’s a simple introduction. And powerful!...

The Central Bulletin

The Central Bulletin AA’s first news letter, Published by Cleveland Central Committee of A.A. Cleveland, Ohio – indexed on silkworth.net for historical & research purposes...

The Combined Addiction Disease Chronologies

The Combined Addiction Disease Chronologies of William White, MA, Ernest Kurtz, PhD, and Caroline Acker, PhD

The Anonymous Press Study Edition of Alcoholics Anonymous.

This is a “lite” version adapted from The Anonymous Press Study Edition of Alcoholics Anonymous. See: http://anonpress.org/store/ “Please feel free to distribute or reproduce this index....

A New Approach To Psychotherapy In Chronic Alcoholism

A New Approach to Psychotherapy in Chronic Alcoholism by W.D. Silkworth, M.D. New York, New York JOURNAL-LANCET, Vol.46, July, 1939       The beginning and subsequent development...

A.A. Spiritual History Workshop

This PDF contains the slides from Jay S.’ history workshop at the Men Among Men conference in Reykjavik, Iceland – 03/10/07, file size: 92.2 mb

An Unofficial Guide To The Twelve Steps

An Unofficial Guide To The Twelve Steps Written by A.A. Members in Texas, Edited by Dr. Paul O. author of the “Acceptance Story” on page...

Bill Wilson’s Memorial – Dr. Norris Talk

Bill Wilson’s Memorial Dr. Norris’  Comments. DR. NORRIS’ TALK NEW YORK, N. Y. FEB 14TH, 1971 Our beloved Bill is dead. Even as I stand...

Keeping It Simple

Keeping It Simple Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc. – Date unknown Before I came to AA, I centered my life around intellectual accomplishments and analytic thinking....

The Man On The Bed “Stain Glass Window”

The Man On The Bed “Stain Glass Window” New at the Akron Intergroup Office     Some people involved with Akron Intergroup and the Akron A.A. Archives...

Daily Reflections – April 30

Daily Reflections April 30 A GREAT PARADOX These legacies of suffering and of recovery are easily passed among alcoholics, one to the other.  This is...

A Guide To The 12 Steps Of Alcoholics Anonymous

A GUIDE  to the  TWELVE STEPS  of  ALCOHOLICS  ANONYMOUSALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS OF GREATER DETROIT 380 Hilton Road Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Phone 541-6565 Actual pamphlet measures approximately...

A Proposal Regarding AA’s Future

A PROPOSAL REGARDING AA’s FUTURE In order to embody the principles of inventory and vision, as described in the following statement from The A. A....

The Four Absolutes

The Four Absolutes Foreword  Spelled out as such, the Four Absolutes are not a formal part of our AA philosophy of life. Since this is...

Congressman Seiberling’s remarks About Bill Wilson’s Visit To The Seiberling Estate

Congressman Seiberling’s remarks about Bill Wilson’s Visit to the Seiberling Estate Cong. John Sieberling wrote: In the spring of 1971, the newspapers reported the passing...

The Impact Of Alcoholism

THE IMPACT OF ALCOHOLISM HEARINGS BEFORE THE SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON ALCOHOLISM AND NARCOTICS OF THE COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE UNITED STATES SENATE NINETY-FIRST...

A Manual For Alcoholics Anonymous – The Akron Manual

A Manual for Alcoholics Anonymous THE AKRON MANUAL (1940) Edit. This present text, available for printout at www.iusb.edu/~gchesnut, was formatted for the web by Glenn...

Sister Ignatia’s Message Inspires

Sister Ignatia’s Message Inspires Akron woman treasures book that belonged to late father; A.A. figure signed it in 1947 By Jim Carney Beacon Journal staff...

Saint Francis Of Assisi

Saint Francis Of Assisi* Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181 or 1182 – the exact year is uncertain; died...

James Houck And Alcoholics Anonymous

James Houck And Alcoholics Anonymous By Wally P. Archivist, Historian, and Author Back to Basics    During the past five years, I have been asked on...

Flowchart Of Events

Flowchart of Events of Interest to Members Of The Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous By Miles M. William Griffith Wilson born Nov. 26, 1895, in a...

Bill Wilson’s Talk To The Manhattan Group – New York City, N.Y., 1955

Bill Wilson’s Talk To The Manhattan Group New York City, N.Y., 1955 Already, the history of AA is being lost in the mists of its...

The Tombstone Mentioned In Bill’s Story In The Big Book

The tombstone mentioned in “Bill’s Story” in the Big Book. “The tombstone mentioned in “Bill’s Story” in the Big Book.” In Memory of Thomas Thetcher...

Felicia G. Magruder, Ex-Countess, Dies At 93

Felicia G. Magruder, Ex-Countess, Dies At 93 The New York Times, April 4, 1999 by ERIC PACE Felicia Gizycka Magruder, an American heiress who was...

Chuck C.’s Testimony

Chuck C.’s Testimony Before a U.S. Senate Subcommittee Chuck C., a well-known early AA member in California, testified before the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Subcommittee...

Who What

1 Feb 02 ver Who/What is on Page 3rd edition Book titled, “Alcoholics Anonymous” Many heartfelt thanks go out to this member of the ‘Show...

The Oxford Group And Alcoholics Anonymous

The Oxford Group And Alcoholics Anonymous – Part 1 The Oxford Group And Alcoholics Anonymous – Part 2 The Oxford Group And Alcoholics Anonymous –...

A Tribute To Sister Ignatia For Sister Ignatia: Our Everlasting Gratitude

 A Tribute To Sister Ignatia For Sister Ignatia: Our Everlasting Gratitude SISTER MARY IGNATIA, one of the finest friends that we of AA shall ever...

A Tribute To Bob Smith

The Last Of The Tribe A Tribute To Bob Smith —Son of Our Co-Founder Dr. Bob By Dick B.         Bob Smith is dead. As his...

In Memory Of Big Al

  In Memory OfBig Al Big Al M., sober December 1, 1973 + + + May 22, 1931-September 21, 2000 In Memoriam Member of our Archives...

In Memoriam – Nancy Moyer Olson

+ In Memoriam + Nancy Moyer Olson   Founder of the AAHistoryLovers   September 18, 1929 – March 25, 2005     New Orleans 2004  ...

Step Six

Step Six “Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.” “This is the step that separates the men from the boys.”...

Step Seven

Step Seven “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.” Since this Step so specifically concerns itself with humility, we should pause here to consider what...

Step Eight

Step Eight “Made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.” Steps Eight and Nine are...

Step Nine

Step Nine “Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.” Good judgment, a careful sense...

Step Ten

Step Ten “Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.” As we work the first nine Steps, we prepare ourselves...

Tradition Eleven

Tradition Eleven “Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio,...

The Circle And Triangle

Whatever Happened To The Circle And Triangle December 1993