Freedom Summer Symposium, Sept. 30-Oct.1, Includes American Experience Documentary Screening and Panel
Join SPOHP, the UF African American Studies Program, and the UF Religion Dept. for a screening of the documentary “Freedom Summer” and a panel of scholars and activists reflecting on its legacy.
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
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.
The internship class, taught by Jessica Taylor and Matt Simmons, began August 25. Volunteers return to the week of September 1.
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).
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