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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

SPOHP in St. Augustine: An oral history collaboration with the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center in the historic Lincolnville community in St. Augustine, Florida

Published: Jun 6th, 2016

Veterans History Project to Hold WWII Event with the Matheson, “Sentimental Journey: World War II Here and Over There,” Nov. 11

Published: Oct 28th, 2015

To celebrate Veterans Day, the public program will include event speakers Dr. Steven Noll and VHP Coordinator Ann Smith, and a multimedia exhibit of memorabilia and oral histories.

SPOHP Earns 2015 Diversity Award from the Society of American Archivists

Published: Oct 12th, 2015

SPOHP was recognized for ongoing work documenting community organizing, including the Latina/o Diaspora in the Americas Project (LDAP), newly founded in 2014. Coordinators Génesis Lara and Brittney Mejia accepted the award.

Fieldwork in Folklore Research Trip Returns to Virginia in October 2015

Published: Oct 1st, 2015

Gainesville, FL–This fall, students and staff from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) will return to the Middle Peninsula of Virginia, continuing the Fieldwork in Folklore research trip into… Read More

LDAP Receives National Endowment for the Humanities ‘Latino Americans: 500 Years of History’ Grant

Published: Aug 28th, 2015

Gainesville, FL—The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program has been selected to receive a competitive Latino Americans: 500 Years of History grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and… Read More

OHA Recognizes Freedom Summer Oral History and Library Curation Project with Elizabeth B. Mason Small Project Award

Published: Aug 28th, 2015

The Oral History Association (OHA), the national professional organization for oral history practitioners, will honor the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program and George A. Smathers Libraries Mississippi Freedom Summer Oral… Read More

SPOHP To Lead Panels, Sponsor Events and Performances at Oral History Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida

Published: Aug 6th, 2015

The 2015 theme, “Stories for Social Change and Social Justice,” focuses attention on the power of oral history to uncover links between political and cultural change.

UF School of Theatre and Dance to Stage Encore Performance of “Gator Tales” at 2015 Oral History Association Annual Meeting in Tampa

Published: Jul 28th, 2015

On Thursday, October 15, 2015, an encore performance of “Gator Tales” will be performed at the Oral History Association Annual Meeting at the Tampa Bay History Center in Tampa, Florida.