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Dates Saved For African American History Project Symposium Next March

Published: May 21st, 2018

From Segregation to Black Lives Matter: A Symposium and Celebration of the Opening of the Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral History. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the… Read More

Laura Dixie: Remembering a ‘Mother of the Movement’

Published: Dec 18th, 2017

Laura Mae Dixie, known as “the Mother of the Movement in Tallahassee, Florida,” passed away last month at the age of 92. Her life is a testament to the oft-forgotten… Read More

Our Year-End Journal is Available Now

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

Dear Friends of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, As you will read in this exciting end-of- year progress report, SPOHP has reached more students, scholars, and members of the… Read More

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program’s Summer 2017 Newsletter

Published: May 18th, 2017

50 Years of Collaboration “From participating in interviews, to engaging with the collection, to attending SPOHP’s events, the public is the lifeforce behind SPOHP’s past, present, and future.” -Dr. Paul Ortiz… Read More

Congratulations to Michael Barry for his new film, The Universal Soldier: Vietnam!

Published: Sep 1st, 2016

Congratulations to new SPOHPer Michael T. Barry, Jr. (B.A., College of the Holy Cross 2014, M.A. Providence College 2016)! He is a first-year doctoral student in American history and a SPOHP… Read More

Feb. 17, Award Reception for Eastside American History Teacher David Jones

Published: Feb 15th, 2016

SPOHP and the Center for European Studies will host a reception for Mr. Jones in recognition of his Martha Ross Teaching Award from the Oral History Association last fall. The… Read More

Eastside High School Teacher Wins Oral History Award, WUFT

Published: Feb 2nd, 2016

For the past 20 years, Jones has been incorporating the practice of oral history in his International Baccalaureate American history classroom at Eastside High School, as highlighted in this feature… Read More

Digital Humanities Coordinator Receives 2015 Peace Helmet Award from Gainesville Veterans for Peace

Published: Jan 4th, 2016

Happy New Year, SPOHP’ers! We have some wonderful news to share: Gainesville’s chapter of Veterans For Peace recently honored SPOHP’s Digital Humanities Coordinator, Ms. Deborah Hendrix, with the coveted Peace Helmet… Read More

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Receives Diversity Award from the Society of American Archivists

Published: Jun 10th, 2015

The award recognizes individuals and institutions for outstanding contributions advancing diversity within the archives profession, and will be presented at a ceremony during the SAA Annual Meeting in Cleveland August 16-22.

Recap: Reflections from the Oral History Association 47th Annual Conference in Oklahoma City, OK

Recap: Reflections from the Oral History Association 47th Annual Conference in Oklahoma City, OK

Published: Oct 25th, 2013

From October 9-13, the Oral History Association hosted its 47th annual conference in Oklahoma City, OK. The conference featured presentations from researchers from around the world, including members of the Samuel… Read More