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Jeffrey Pufahl To Transform Interviews from the Women’s March on Washington Trip into a Play

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that our 2017-2018 visiting scholar is Jeffrey Pufahl, joining us from the UF College of the Arts (UF Center for Arts in Medicine). Currently, he is building… Read More

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

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

Chicano Poet Matt Sedillo Brown Bag and Workshop

Published: Mar 15th, 2017

We are excited to announce that SPOHP will be hosting the visit of Chicano slam poet Matt Sedillo during which he will be hosting two public programs on Tuesday March 28th. The first event… Read More

Line Wraps Around Theater in Tacoma, WA for “Love and Solidarity”

Published: Feb 9th, 2017

Filmmaker Michael Honey raves about a successful turn out at a screening of Love and Solidarity at The Grand Cinema in Tacoma, Washington.   Friends, In Tacoma last night, the Grand… Read More

Public Screening of “Gator Tales”

Published: Jan 30th, 2017

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program in conjunction with Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency will host a free film screening of “Gator Tales,” the award-winning theatrical performance which highlights the experiences of… Read More

Love and Solidarity: A Film Screening and Q/A with Michael Honey

Published: Jan 10th, 2017

What can people do to change a world full of violence and hate? Is nonviolent revolution possible? Love and Solidarity explores these questions through the life of Reverend James Lawson,… Read More

Telling: Gainesville– Veterans Share Life Experiences

Published: Oct 13th, 2016

Join the friends of SPOHP from November 10-19, 2016, for a special performance by veterans in the Gainesville area! Telling: Gainesville will feature five veterans sharing their experiences of war in… Read More

A Book Talk With Mike Butler

Published: Oct 5th, 2016

Join us for a talk with Flagler College Professor Michael Butler as he discusses his new book, Beyond Integration, the Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980, on Wednesday, October 26… Read More