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Welcoming Gainesville Fall 2017 Civic Engagement Internship

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

Welcoming Gainesville is partnering with the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at UF to offer academic internships in using history to inform the creation of  programs aimed at combating prejudice,… Read More

SPOHP Sponsoring the Jacob Lawrence Workshop

Published: Jun 7th, 2017

SPOHP is sponsoring a Jacob Lawrence workshop at the Harn Museum June 24th at 12:30PM, featuring a discussion of Jacob Lawrence’s life and work, and upcoming exhibition, “History, Labor, Life: The… Read More

50th Anniversary of the Attack on the USS Liberty

Published: May 22nd, 2017

On June 8th, 1967, Israeli warplanes and torpedo boats launched a ferocious two-hour attack on and attempted to sink the USS Liberty as she sailed under a U.S. Flag in… 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

Spring 2017 Internship Class Podcasts: Civic Engagement

Spring 2017 Internship Class Podcasts: Civic Engagement

Published: May 10th, 2017

With the help of coordinators Raja Rahim and Ryan Thompson, the Spring 2017 interns produced podcasts about Civic Engagement at the University of Florida. University of Florida Digital Collections Archive… Read More

Big News: We’re On the Air!

Published: Mar 15th, 2017

Beginning Thursday, March 16th, the SPOHP Radio Hour hits the airwaves DAILY at 8:00 a.m. on WUBA 88.1 FM. Drawing from the 7,500+ interviews in the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program archive… Read More

Michael T. Barry Jr.: Nation needs more debates

Published: Feb 15th, 2017

SPOHP’s Michael Barry was featured in the Gainesville Sun in his Op-ed, on the heels of the Sanders-Cruz debate, about the need for more broadcasted Senate debates to enhance public… 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

Fieldwork in Folklore Research Trip Returns to Virginia in October 2015

Published: Oct 1st, 2015

Gainesville, FL–This fall, students and staff from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) will return to the Middle Peninsula of Virginia, continuing the Fieldwork in Folklore research trip into… Read More