Congratulations to SPOHP University Scholars for 2014-2015!

Derick Gomez, Raina Shipman, Jennifer Thelusema, and Ellie Portillo presented at the 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on March 18, 2015. Dr. Paul Ortiz supervised each student’s research.


Meet SPOHP’s University Scholars! Focusing on Chilean student activism, local Gainesville food movement, and more

Using oral histories and resources from SPOHP, USP students work with Dr. Paul Ortiz to develop their academic research interests.


February 27, 2015, A Tale of Three, Female Activists: Women in the Civil Rights Movement Panel at the Museum of Florida History

By Randi Gill-Sadler, African American History Project Graduate Coordinator On February 27, 2015, as Black History Month was coming to a close and the eve of International Women’s History Month… Read More

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“Gator Tales” Digital Video Recording Now Publicly Available on YouTube

“Gator Tales” was presented by the UF School of Theatre and Dance with oral histories from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program’s African American History Project, and ran February 13-22.


Congratulations to Allison Mitchell, SPOHP’s Student Volunteer of the Quarter for Fall 2014!

Allison Mitchell, who was a volunteer for the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program during the Fall 2014 Semester, is a second year dual major in History and African American Studies… Read More

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Congratulations to Sandy Burnett, SPOHP’s Community Volunteer of the Quarter for Fall 2014!

Sandy Burnett, who has volunteered for the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program for over a year, was initially recruited by Veterans History Project Coordinator Ann Smith to assist SPOHP’s Digital Humanities… Read More

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“Gator Tales” Performance Gallery Now Online

Digital Humanities Coordinator Deborah Hendrix photographed the “Gator Tales” performance and discussion for the UF School of Theatre and Dance show. A film version will be available to the public in… Read More