jan 2015 gator tales

UF School of Theatre and Dance Presents “Gator Tales” in February 2015 with Alachua County African American History Project

From February 13 to 22, the UF School of Theatre and Dance will perform a new drama entitled Gator Tales, an original play devised and directed by Professor Kevin Marshall… Read More

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Black History Month Events at the Museum of Florida History to feature John Due & Zohara Simmons

TALLAHASSEE— The Museum of Florida History is hosting public programs throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. The programs complement the current exhibit in the Museum, Civil Rights in the… Read More

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The Villages Squad: Veterans History Project Volunteers in Wildwood, Florida

by Ann Smith, Veterans History Project Coordinator In early 2014, SPOHP Veteran’s Coordinator Ann Smith gathered the volunteers for the Veterans History Project group for a fact-to-face meeting. Ms. Smith’s talk… Read More

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UF in Selma: 50 Years Later with the Daniel Harmeling Papers

by Justin Dunnavant, AAHP Graduate Coordinator This year marks the 50th anniversary of the infamous march in Selma, Alabama and with the recent release of the movie “Selma,” we thought… Read More

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: “Keep Your Trash” on the Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike of 1968, Now on UFDC

Award-winning PBS documentarian Churchill Roberts was a doctoral student at the University of Iowa in 1971 when he produced the first documentary film recounting events of the historic 1968 Memphis… Read More

jan 2015 roy craven

University Gallery at 350: The Roy Craven Legacy, Gallery Founder and Longest Standing Director

Digital Humanities Coordinator Deborah Hendrix produced an interview documentary on Roy’s Craven’s remarkable legacy for the 50th Anniversary Commemoration, taking place this January. The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program interviewed Roy… Read More

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SPOHP, Lees-McRae Form Partnership for Appalachian Oral History Field Research Event

Gainesville, FL—On February 5, 2015, UF CLAS undergraduate and graduate students will leave for Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina in the company of staff from the Samuel Proctor… Read More