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SPOHP Contributes Travel Support for OHA Conference Attendees from Hurricane-Affected Areas

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

The OHA’s Day of Giving last year raised money for scholarships to fund travel to the Annual OHA Conference for those in hurricane-affected areas. With matching funds provided by the… Read More

Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida

Published: Aug 1st, 2018

Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida September 20, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Pugh Hall – Ocora 296 Buckman Drive, Gainesville FL 32611 Watch on Streaming and… Read More

Check Out Our Students’ Reflections On Our Annual Mississippi Freedom Trip

Published: Jul 24th, 2018

Our students just got back from another successful and exciting trip doing oral history fieldwork in the Mississippi Delta as part of our Mississippi Freedom Project! The Mississippi Freedom Project… Read More

Commemorating Black and Brown Wednesday

Published: Jul 12th, 2018

As we work diligently on our documentary project on the history of Institute of Black Culture and Institute of Hispanic and Latino Affairs, today we commemorate the one-year anniversary of… Read More

SPOHP featured in “American Tales” article in CLAS’s Ytori Magazine

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

“Samuel Proctor became the first UF Historian and Archivist when he was still a PhD student. He never left the role. Proctor was heavily involved with UF, so much so… Read More

Collecting Oral Histories from the Poarch Band of the Creek Indians

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

This Summer a SPOHP team of undergraduate students, graduate students, and SPOHP alumni returned to in Atmore, Alabama to conduct interviews with members of the Poarch Band of the Creek… Read More

Take a Look at Our Veteran’s History Project

Published: May 24th, 2018

The Veteran’s History Project, founded in 2000, is a collection of 300+ oral history interviews with veterans from military conflicts from the Civil War to present day in partnership with… Read More

“Puerto Ricans find new home in Alachua County”

Published: May 7th, 2018

“Marta Rivera felt uneasy a few weeks ago when she arrived at Pugh Hall on the University of Florida campus. She was there to watch, for the first time, a… Read More

Our Mississippi Freedom Project Summer 2018 Fieldwork Trip

Published: May 4th, 2018

We will be continuing our Mississippi Freedom Project this Summer to travel to the Mississippi Delta for our annual fieldwork trip July 15th – 22nd. The Mississippi Freedom Project (MFP) is… Read More

Our Summer B Intro to Oral History Course Will Focus on FL Farmworker History

Published: Apr 10th, 2018

Summer B 2018, July 2 – August 10 AMH 3593: Introduction to Oral History Course Overview This course will introduce students to the theories and methods of oral history. Oral… Read More