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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

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

Intersections Grant Awarded!

Published: Jun 21st, 2018

Dr. Paul Ortiz and SPOHP will take part in developing UF undergrad courses on Intersections of Global Blackness and Latinx Identity through an Intersections Research-Into-Teaching Grant from the Center for… Read More

Laura Dixie: Remembering a ‘Mother of the Movement’

Published: Dec 18th, 2017

Laura Mae Dixie, known as “the Mother of the Movement in Tallahassee, Florida,” passed away last month at the age of 92. Her life is a testament to the oft-forgotten… Read More

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program’s Summer 2017 Newsletter

Published: May 18th, 2017

50 Years of Collaboration “From participating in interviews, to engaging with the collection, to attending SPOHP’s events, the public is the lifeforce behind SPOHP’s past, present, and future.” -Dr. Paul Ortiz… Read More

Congratulations to Michael Barry for his new film, The Universal Soldier: Vietnam!

Published: Sep 1st, 2016

Congratulations to new SPOHPer Michael T. Barry, Jr. (B.A., College of the Holy Cross 2014, M.A. Providence College 2016)! He is a first-year doctoral student in American history and a SPOHP… Read More

Feb. 17, Award Reception for Eastside American History Teacher David Jones

Published: Feb 15th, 2016

SPOHP and the Center for European Studies will host a reception for Mr. Jones in recognition of his Martha Ross Teaching Award from the Oral History Association last fall. The… Read More

Eastside High School Teacher Wins Oral History Award, WUFT

Published: Feb 2nd, 2016

For the past 20 years, Jones has been incorporating the practice of oral history in his International Baccalaureate American history classroom at Eastside High School, as highlighted in this feature… Read More

Digital Humanities Coordinator Receives 2015 Peace Helmet Award from Gainesville Veterans for Peace

Published: Jan 4th, 2016

Happy New Year, SPOHP’ers! We have some wonderful news to share: Gainesville’s chapter of Veterans For Peace recently honored SPOHP’s Digital Humanities Coordinator, Ms. Deborah Hendrix, with the coveted Peace Helmet… Read More

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Receives Diversity Award from the Society of American Archivists

Published: Jun 10th, 2015

The award recognizes individuals and institutions for outstanding contributions advancing diversity within the archives profession, and will be presented at a ceremony during the SAA Annual Meeting in Cleveland August 16-22.