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Inaugural SPOHP Folklore and History in Virginia Team to Launch in October

Gainesville, FL—From October 21-26, 2014, UF history students will travel to eastern Virginia to discuss folklore, traditional crafts, and rural development with residents of Mathews and Middlesex Counties. The inaugural… Read More


SPOHP Presents: “Civil Rights Attorney John Due: An Oral History Series” Happy Birthday, Mr. Due!

To commemorate the life and work of civil rights movement veteran John Due and his family, SPOHP compiled this volume in honor of his 80th birthday. Click to read.


SPOHP travels to 48th Annual Oral History Association Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin!

Congratulations and good luck to Deborah Hendrix, Jessica Taylor, Matthew Simmons, Chelsea Carnes, Génesis Lara, Sarah Blanc, Diana Dombrowski, Dr. Paul Ortíz, and alumni Dr. Erin Conlin and Sarah McNamara!

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Congratulations to Jeffrey Flanagan, SPOHP’s Volunteer of the Quarter for Summer 2014!

Jeffrey Flanagan, who has volunteered for the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program through spring and summer 2014, recently completed a major project enabling SPOHP’s podcast collection to go online. He… Read More

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June 2014 Reunion for the Largest Mass Arrest of Rabbis in US History Now Available Online: ‘Justice, Justice 1964′

16 rabbis protesting in St. Augustine at Martin Luther King Jr.’s request were arrested in June 1964. Video produced by SPOHP at the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society reunion event.

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Welcome Back, Interns & Volunteers, for Fall 2014 at the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program!

The internship class, taught by Jessica Taylor and Matt Simmons, began August 25. Volunteers return to the week of September 1.

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Remembering Dr. Seymour S. Block, UF Chemical Engineering

Dr. Block’s life and work at the University of Florida is remembered in the Gainesville Sun. His oral histories at SPOHP archives are in GHS 062 (1971) and UF 346 (2014).