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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

Spring 2018 Internship: The Jacob Lawrence Project

Published: Oct 31st, 2017

This semester-long academic internship is available to graduate and undergraduate students for credit. In partnership with the Harn Museum, SPOHP, and The Actors’ Warehouse Community Theater, interns will develop an… Read More

SPOHP is Seeking Out Undocumented UF Students for an Oral History Project

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

SPOHP is looking for undocumented UF students to be interviewed for an oral history project. Please share with anyone who might be interested in participating. For more information direct message… Read More

Farmworkers Irma Relief

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Gainesville residents and UF community: there are ways to help the Immokalee community by dropping off goods at multiple on-campus locations. Items will be transported to Immokalee first on September… Read More

“Surviving & Resisting: Defending DACA A Toolkit For DREAMers.”

Published: Sep 13th, 2017

We wanted to share a sheet that the directors of the IC-Race (Immigration, Critical Race and Cultural Equity) Lab at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Drs. Nayeli Y. Chavez-… Read More

SPOHP Intern at the Defend DACA/Save TPS Rally at Orlando City Hall

Published: Sep 6th, 2017

SPOHP intern Chelsey Hendry Simmons attended the Defend DACA/Save TPS Rally at Orlando City Hall. The rally was held just one hour after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the… Read More

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

SPOHP Staff Visited Trinidad to Lay the Groundwork for our New Study Abroad Program

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

SPOHP staff members Anupa Kotipoyina and Krystal Dixon traveled to Trinidad the last week of July to meet with local historians and educators to map out a trajectory for a… 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