aug 2014 panama centennial

Panama Canal Centennial Celebrations at UF, August 15-17

Oral histories from SPOHP’s Panama Canal Collection will be featured, and residents from Silver City will be interviewed on August 15 for the archive.

aug 2014 block

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).

aug 2014 senior times

SPOHP Feature in Senior Times, August 2014

“Living History: UF Program Captures Memories Through Recordings,” by Amanda Williamson, Senior Times, August 2014. Pick up a copy or read online today! Senior Times, Gainesville’s local award-winning resource for active… Read More


August 13 Battle of Gainesville Symposium: The Civil War’s Legacy in Alachua County

Join the Matheson Museum on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. with Dr. Paul Ortiz, Dr. Matt Gallman, and Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn, tracing the history of Alachua County’s African American families from… Read More


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! 

july 2014 clayton

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.

july 2014 ldap slider

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.