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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

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