Join us June 19th at the 2018 Juneteeth Celebration!

Two years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, enslaved Africans in Texas received word from Union soldiers on June 19, 1865, that they were free. Today that date, remembered… Read More

This Memorial Day, Take a Look at Our Veteran’s History Project

The Veterans 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

Dates Saved For African American History Project Symposium Next March

From Segregation to Black Lives Matter: A Symposium and Celebration of the Opening of the Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral History. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the… Read More

“Puerto Ricans find new home in Alachua County”

“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

Applications Open for Mississippi Freedom Project Summer 2018 Fieldwork Trip

Interested in social justice, the Civil Rights Movement, and Oral History? Join our Mississippi Freedom Project this Summer to travel to the Mississippi Delta for our annual fieldwork trip July… Read More

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

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

Safe Spaces: Episode 3 – “Miracle On 13th Street”

In this latest episode of our podcast series Safe Spaces, Anupa Kotipoyna looks back at the creation of the India Cultural and Education Center (ICEC) in Gainesville, Florida.

Art of Aging

In the summer of 2017 SPOHP partnered with UF College of Medicine, to develop an oral history segment for the Geriatrics Medicine Clerkship, a required rotation for all 4th year… Read More

Now on UFDC: “Keep Your Trash” (1971) First Documentary on Memphis Sanitation Worker’s Strike

“Keep Your Trash” 1971 Documentary on Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike Newly Released for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations on UF Digital Collections Gainesville, FL—Award-winning PBS documentarian Churchill Roberts was… Read More

NAFTA’s Long Shadow: Where immigration and economic policy meet

SPOHP alumna and longtime research collaborator Dr. Sarah McNamara was published on Public Seminar with an essay titled, “NAFTA’s Long Shadow Where immigration and economic policy meet.” Sarah is a professor… Read More