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SPOHP featured in “American Tales” article in 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

Oral Histories from the Poarch Band of the Creek Indians

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

A team from SPOHP just returned from collecting oral histories at the archives of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Unlike many eastern Indian tribes, the Poarch Creeks were not removed… Read More

Intersections Grant Awarded!

Published: Jun 21st, 2018

News! 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… Read More

Take a Look at Our Veteran’s History Project

Published: May 24th, 2018

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

March 21-23rd, 2019: African American History Project Symposium

Published: May 21st, 2018

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”

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

From Colored to Black: The Stories of North Central Florida

Published: Apr 9th, 2018

We will be sharing nine dramatic vignettes created by our students and performed by members of the local theatre community with our performance, “From Colored to Black: The Stories of… Read More

Tale of Two Houses: A Dialogue on Black and Latinx History at UF

Published: Mar 28th, 2018

Event: Tale of Two Houses: A Dialogue on Black and Latinx History at UF Date: Friday, March 30, 2018 Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Location: Pugh Hall – Ocora Join… Read More