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Voices from the Archives: Putting Food on America’s Table – Part 1

Published: Sep 22nd, 2016

http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/04/84/29/00001/SPOHP%20podcast%20Voices%20from%20the%20Archives.mp3 Our first entry of the Voice from the Archives series, “Putting Food on America’s Table,” features interviews with three women who grew up in farmworker families in central Florida.… Read More

Theron Hunter: Big Time on the Brotherhood (IBEW-010)

Published: Jan 19th, 2016

Former IBEW Local 1205 business manager and president Theron Hunter (IBEW-010) describes some of the benefits, economic and social, of being part of the brotherhood. He also reflects on changes in the union, from greater diversity in its membership to the challenges of recent decades. Created by Anupa Kotipyina.
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Judith Davis: The Breakdown of Gender Stereotyping in the IBEW (IBEW-007)

Published: Jan 19th, 2016

As the first woman to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in the entire state of Florida, Judy Davis (IBEW-007) describes her trials and subsequent success as a journeyman/wireman. Created by Richelle Davis.

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Women Activists Feminists, Medea Benjamin (WAF-024)

Published: May 11th, 2015

Activist and founder of grass roots organization Cope Pink, Meada Benjamin (WAF-024) explores the effects of police brutality on community organizing. Topics include: organizing and protesting, police relations, and the importance of citizen movements. Created by Virginia Hamrick.
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Community Organizing in America, David Barsamian (COA-025)

Published: May 11th, 2015

David Barsamian created Alternative Radio to cover important stories neglected by mainstream media. In this podcast, he explains why he first pursued broadcasting, and how journalism can continue to be a source of social change. Topics include Alternative Radio, broadcasting, Armenian genocide, and using journalism to hold the government accountable. Created by Virginia Hamrick.
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Addiction History Project, Erika Clarke (ADHP-011)

Published: May 6th, 2015

Erika Clarke (ADHP-011) is a recovering addict and current member of Gainesville’s House for Hope sobriety program for women. In this podcast, she talks about her drug-related experiences and how she was able to end her addiction through involvement with the program. Created by Mikey Bennett.
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Florida Queer History, Fred Pratt (FQH-001)

Published: Feb 12th, 2014

This podcast explores the issues of identity and representation that minorities face with a focus on LGBT life in Florida, specifically the views of Fred Pratt, a man who is a part of both the disabled and gay communities. Podcast edited by Sabrina Mijares. For more information about Fred Pratt, the Florida Queer History collection, and the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, visit http://oral.history.ufl.edu. … Read More

African American History Project, Joel Buchanan (FAB-039)

Published: Feb 12th, 2014

Joel Buchanan, a longtime Gainesville resident and noted local historian, reflects on the circumstances and experiences of his high school education, when he participated in public school desegregation by being… Read More

Farmworker Association of Florida, Carol Johnson (FAF-005)

Published: Feb 12th, 2014

For more information about farmworker awareness, the Farmworker Association of Florida, and the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, visit http://oral.history.ufl.edu. http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/01/99/67/00001/FAF%20005%20Carol%20Johnson%20Podcast.mp3

Farmworker Association of Florida, Marie Francois (FAF-015)

Published: Feb 12th, 2014

For 30 years, Haitian immigrant Marie Francois committed her life’s work on HIV/AIDS and community health in Florida to answering the question, “How can we combat ignorance with education?” http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/01/99/69/00001/FAF%20015%20Marie%20Francois%20Podcast.mp3