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Safe Spaces: Episode 2 – “Friends with Weapons”

Published: Apr 24th, 2017

http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/48/49/00001/Safe%20Spaces%20OHFC.mp3   This episode of the Safe Spaces series focuses on an African American armed defense organization that protected Civil Rights Movement demonstrators in Ocala, Florida in the 1960s. Challenging… Read More

Fall 2017 Internship Applications Are Now Available

Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

The Fall 2017 Internship Application is now open!  SPOHP’s semester-long academic internship is available to graduate and undergraduate students for credit as an introduction to the field of oral history. The… 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

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

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

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

Gainesville 8: Episode 3 (Final Cut)

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/35/75/00001/Gainesville%208%20Episode%203%20Final.mp3     In this final installment of SPOHP volunteer John Paul Lorie’s three-part podcast on the Gainesville Eight, we hear the story of the federal government’s indictment of the… Read More

Women’s March On Washington: Experiential Learning Oral History Project

Published: Jan 17th, 2017

On January 21, a major milestone in the history of U.S. women’s rights and social movements will unfold in Washington DC. This march occurs the day after another historical milestone,… Read More

Ottoman Greeks of the United States (OGUS): The Acropolis and the Madonna – A Case Study of Refugee Deportation from the United States

Published: Jan 13th, 2017

http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/31/10/00001/The%20Acropolis%20and%20the%20Madonna-%20A%20Case%20Study%20of%20Refugee%20Deportation%20from%20the%20United%20States.mp3       This is our first podcast in the Ottoman Greeks of the United States (1904-1924) podcast series. It tells the story of the S.S. Acropolis, a ship… Read More