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Documents

It is the nature of this kind of project to amass files from other locations and to share the files created as a result of the research.

PDF Files - Get a free PDF reader from Adobe
13 Virtues - You may know about he seven deadly sins, but this is worth knowing, too.
18 Week Step Workgroup Materials - This is a class with support material in a compressed archive. Double click to open.
Acronyms - AA thoughts embodied in the words.
Akron Guide to the 12-Steps - From Akron, OH early AA
Akron Manual  - - From Akron, OH early AA
Bedevilments vs. Promises - Page 52 against the Ninth Step Promises
Beginners Classes - Wally P's history of AA Classes from http://www.aabacktobasics.com
Beginners Class - Indiana - One of the AA Beginners class documents
Beginners Class - Michigan - One of the AA Beginners class documents
Beginners Class - Minnesota - Description
Big Book Study Guide - 2002, in depth, over 500 pages
Chicago AA - Local AA History
Common Sense of Drinking - Peabody
Detroit Interpertation of the Twevle Steps
First Edition Names - In 1940 a lady in New York took pity on Bill Wilson and finally bought a copy of the Big Book, but on the condition that people autograph her copy. They Did.
Four Absolutes - from the pre-AA Oxford Group
It Doesn't Say That! - Commonly heard AA "Wisdom" vs. what the Big Book actually says.
Liberty Magazine Article - "Alcoholics and God"
More than Words - Exactly what the words mean. 1992 "Big Book Experience" No link.
Pocket Meeting Format - One sheet, two sides, for when you need a format but don't have one
Saturday Evening Post Article - Jack Alexander article, "The Drunkard's Best Friend"
Six Nights with the Washingtonians - First Person view of 19th Century movement
Soul Surgery - One of Dr. Bob's favorite books from the Oxford Group
What is the Oxford Group? - Introduction to the Oxford Group
When a Man Listens - Oxford Group favorite

RTF and TXT files
AA Name - Origin of the name "Alcoholics Anonymous"
AA Service Glossary - Reference

Graphics

It is the nature of this kind of project to amass files from other locations and to share the files created as a result of the research.
The Six Steps - The Oxford Group used Six Steps, but no one wrote them down. So everyone had their own way of saying them. This was Bill Wilson's version.
The Sponsor Logo - Just a way to represent one leading another up the steps.

Resources

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