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Congratulations to Our Fall 2016 Volunteers of the Quarter!

Published: Dec 12th, 2016

The Villages were an untapped interviewing grounds for our Veteran’s History Project, but since its start, SPOHP volunteer team, the Villages Squad, has collected many invaluable interviews. For the past… Read More

Congratulations to Allison Mitchell, SPOHP’s Student Volunteer of the Quarter for Fall 2014!

Published: Mar 13th, 2015

Allison Mitchell, who was a volunteer for the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program during the Fall 2014 Semester, is a second year dual major in History and African American Studies… Read More

Congratulations to Sandy Burnett, SPOHP’s Community Volunteer of the Quarter for Fall 2014!

Published: Mar 13th, 2015

Sandy Burnett, who has volunteered for the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program for over a year, was initially recruited by Veterans History Project Coordinator Ann Smith to assist SPOHP’s Digital Humanities… Read More

UF School of Theatre and Dance Presents “Gator Tales” in February 2015 with Alachua County African American History Project

Published: Feb 4th, 2015

From February 13 to 22, the UF School of Theatre and Dance will perform a new drama entitled Gator Tales, an original play devised and directed by Professor Kevin Marshall… Read More

The Villages Squad: Veterans History Project Volunteers in Wildwood, Florida

Published: Jan 28th, 2015

by Ann Smith, Veterans History Project Coordinator In early 2014, SPOHP Veteran’s Coordinator Ann Smith gathered the volunteers for the Veterans History Project group for a fact-to-face meeting. Ms. Smith’s talk… Read More

Congratulations to Jeffrey Flanagan, SPOHP’s Volunteer of the Quarter for Summer 2014!

Published: Sep 11th, 2014

Jeffrey Flanagan, who has volunteered for the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program through spring and summer 2014, recently completed a major project enabling SPOHP’s podcast collection to go online. He… Read More

Several give stark accounts of segregation-era racism

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

“Several give stark accounts of segregation-era racism,” The Gainesville Sun, by Jeff Schweers, March 12, 2014. The Gainesville Sun highlighted SPOHP’s public history program, “The Florida Civil Rights Struggle: Past… Read More

3/10 Gainesville Sun: “UF students get immersed in the history of civil rights”

Published: Mar 10th, 2014

The Gainesville Sun highlights student and staff work in a feature this week for the March 12 civil rights program focusing on the value of involving students in local history work.

UF students get immersed in the history of civil rights

Published: Mar 10th, 2014

“UF students get immersed in the history of civil rights,” The Gainesville Sun, by Jeff Schweers, March 10, 2014. In preparation for the upcoming public history program, “The Florida Civil Rights… Read More

Congratulations to Emily Nyren, SPOHP’s Volunteer of the Quarter for Spring 2014!

Published: Feb 26th, 2014

Emily Nyren, an intern alumni from Spring 2013, has volunteered for the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program through summer and fall 2013, and now in her last semester at the… Read More