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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

NAFTA’s Long Shadow: Where immigration and economic policy meet

Published: Jan 12th, 2018

SPOHP alumna and longtime research collaborator Dr. Sarah McNamara was published on Public Seminar with an essay titled, “NAFTA’s Long Shadow Where immigration and economic policy meet.” Sarah is a professor… 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

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

Voices from the March: A Multi-Media Experience

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

On January 27th, our Fall interns and staff will be performing an original multi-media play titled Voices from the March at the 2018 UF Social Justice Summit. A collaboration between the Samuel… Read More

Black and Latinx History of the Gator Nation: Spring 2018 Course

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

AFA 4931: A BLACK AND LATINXHISTORY OF THE GATOR NATION This upcoming Spring, the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program is offering a oral history methods course course called Black and… 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