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Summer Fundraiser 2014: 100 Reasons to Donate to SPOHP Today!

The outcome of this annual fundraiser will determine what projects we are able to accomplish in the coming term. Here are 100 things we did last year thanks to your support! 

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Congratulations Mr. Cornelius Clayton, Inductee to the Palatka Hall of Fame!

Mr. Clayton, volunteer and photographer of SPOHP events, has been selected as one of Palatka’s 2014 Hall of Fame inductees for his volunteer work in Melrose, Florida. The ceremony will be August 9.

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Latina/o Diaspora in the Americas Project (LDAP) Launch! Highlights: Archival Collections and Media Resources

Visit the LDAP page for more information about the inaugural launch of this new SPOHP collection, coordinated by Génesis Lara.

The SPOHP archives contain thousands of cassette tapes of oral histories.

UFDC Report Tallies 34,000 Visitors and 1.7 Million Hits to Online Interviews Since 2006

An annual review of SPOHP’s online archives at UFDC concluded 34,000 unique visitors accessed the archives since 2006, and over 1.7 million “hits” were logged within the collections. Congrats, SPOHP’ers!

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Edited volume of Mississippi Freedom Project interviews, “I Never Will Forget,” now online

Read and share the volume, now available for reunion celebrations of Freedom Summer 2014. Edited by MFP Coordinator Sarah Blanc.

Oral history interviews in the afternoon, June 17, 2014.

Rabbis return to St. Augustine in anniversary of the largest mass arrest of rabbis in U.S. history

In June 1964, sixteen rabbis were arrested in a group of civil rights organizers protesting segregation at the Monson Motor Lodge and Restaurant in St. Augustine. It was the largest… Read More

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Introducing the 4+1 BA/MA Oral History Program!

For more information, contact Dr. Paul Ortiz (portiz@ufl.edu) and Dr. Elizabeth Dale (edale@ufl.edu). Introductory video coordinated by SPOHP intern alumni Deniann Grant.