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September 3, 2015: Pops for SPOHP: A Benefit at First Magnitude Brewing Company!

Join SPOHP as we close out the summer fund drive with our first-ever benefit party, featuring pops from Hyppo, food truck fare, and live music!

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LDAP Receives National Endowment for the Humanities ‘Latino Americans: 500 Years of History’ Grant

Gainesville, FL—The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program has been selected to receive a competitive Latino Americans: 500 Years of History grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and… Read More

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OHA Recognizes Freedom Summer Oral History and Library Curation Project with Elizabeth B. Mason Small Project Award

The Oral History Association (OHA), the national professional organization for oral history practitioners, will honor the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program and George A. Smathers Libraries Mississippi Freedom Summer Oral… Read More

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SPOHP Prepares for October Oral History Association Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL

Click to read a full listing of SPOHP roundtables, panels, performances, awards, and co-sponsorships for the conference, centered around the theme, “Stories for Social Change and Social Justice.”

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Latina/o Diaspora in the Americas Project (LDAP) Founding Video Released

New for the Fall 2015 semester, coordinator Génesis Lara talks about the origins of the LDAP project with SPOHP Director Dr. Paul Ortíz.

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SPOHP To Lead Panels, Sponsor Events and Performances at Oral History Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida

The 2015 theme, “Stories for Social Change and Social Justice,” focuses attention on the power of oral history to uncover links between political and cultural change.

Mr. Keel in flight over Bellview, Florida!

Like a bird, like a plane…it’s SPOHP! with Tuskegee Airman Daniel Keel

The Veterans History Project (VHP) and Alachua County African-American History Project (AAHP) were high up in the sky this week with Mr. Daniel Keel, who served as a Tuskegee Airman in World… Read More