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Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida

Published: Aug 1st, 2018

Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida September 20, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Pugh Hall – Ocora 296 Buckman Drive Gainesville FL 32611 Welcoming Gainesville and Alachua… Read More

March 21-23rd, 2019: African American History Project Symposium

Published: Jul 24th, 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

SPOHP’s Summer Fundraiser- Please Give!

Published: Jun 27th, 2018

Thanks to our donors, 2017-2018 has been amazing!  And we’re planning a busy year ahead!  During our Summer 2018 Fundraising Campaign Please Donate Today!

SPOHP Scholars present at the 8th Annual National Civil Rights Conference in Mississippi, June 2018

Published: Jun 25th, 2018

SPOHP Undergraduate Research Coordinator Oliver Tesluma and undergraduate Political Science major, as well as SPOHP alums Assistant Professor Jessica Taylor of Virginia Tech and George Washington University doctoral student Candice Ellis,… Read More

SPOHP featured in “American Tales” article in CLAS’s Ytori Magazine

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

“Samuel Proctor became the first UF Historian and Archivist when he was still a PhD student. He never left the role. Proctor was heavily involved with UF, so much so… Read More

From Colored to Black: The Stories of North Central Florida

Published: Apr 9th, 2018

We will be sharing nine dramatic vignettes created by our students and performed by members of the local theatre community with our performance, “From Colored to Black: The Stories of… Read More

Tale of Two Houses: A Dialogue on Black and Latinx History at UF

Published: Mar 28th, 2018

Event: Tale of Two Houses: A Dialogue on Black and Latinx History at UF Date: Friday, March 30, 2018 Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Location: Pugh Hall – Ocora Join… Read More

Now on UFDC: “Keep Your Trash” (1971) First Documentary on Memphis Sanitation Worker’s Strike

Published: Jan 12th, 2018

“Keep Your Trash” 1971 Documentary on Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike Newly Released for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations on UF Digital Collections Gainesville, FL—Award-winning PBS documentarian Churchill Roberts was… 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

Telling Gainesville: A Film Screening

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

Please join military veterans and their families for a special Veterans Day film screening of the play “Telling Gainesville.” Telling Gainesville is part of a nationwide initiative by the National… Read More