Podcast Samuel Proctor Oral History Program



College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Safe Spaces: Episode 2 – “Friends with Weapons”


    http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/48/49/00001/Safe%20Spaces%20OHFC.mp3   This episode of the Safe Spaces series focuses on an African American armed defense organization that protected Civil Rights Movement demonstrators in Ocala, Florida in the 1960s. Challenging the misconception that the Civil Rights Movement was based entirely on non-violence, the story of the Ocala Hunting and Fishing Club illustrates the diversity of […]

  • Gainesville 8: Episode 3 (Final Cut)


    http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/35/75/00001/Gainesville%208%20Episode%203%20Final.mp3     In this final installment of SPOHP volunteer John Paul Lorie’s three-part podcast on the Gainesville Eight, we hear the story of the federal government’s indictment of the Eight on charges of conspiracy to disrupt the 1972 Republican National Convention. We hear the lawyer for the defendants assess the prosecution’s case, and describe […]

  • Ottoman Greeks of the United States (OGUS): The Acropolis and the Madonna – A Case Study of Refugee Deportation from the United States


    http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/31/10/00001/The%20Acropolis%20and%20the%20Madonna-%20A%20Case%20Study%20of%20Refugee%20Deportation%20from%20the%20United%20States.mp3       This is our first podcast in the Ottoman Greeks of the United States (1904-1924) podcast series. It tells the story of the S.S. Acropolis, a ship that transferred Armenian and Greek refugees from the city of Smyrna to Ellis Island in the winter of 1922. Modern Syrian refugees are experiencing similar […]

  • Safe Spaces: Episode 1 – No Place Like Home


    http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/30/78/00001/SPOHP%20-%20Safe%20Spaces-%20Episode%201.mp3   This first episode of the Safe Spaces series spring-boards off of the controversial acceptance letter sent out this year to incoming students of the University of Chicago, and it follows a racially charged and abnormally divisive presidential election. It explores what a safe space means to different students and faculty at the University […]

  • Gainesville 8: Episode 2


      http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/29/57/00001/GNV%208%20Episode%202.mp3   In this second installment of SPOHP volunteer John Paul Lorie’s three-part podcast on the Gainesville Eight, we hear Scott Camil and other members of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) describing the founding of the organization and the recruitment of new members. One of the VVAW’s first major actions concluded with […]

  • Gainesville 8: Episode 1


        http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/05/28/50/00001/GNV%208%20Episode%201.mp3   Just on the heels of Veteran’s Day, SPOHP volunteer John Paul Lorie has assembled a three-part special feature on the Gainesville Eight. Members of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War, the Gainesville Eight were indicted on charges of conspiracy to disrupt the 1972 Republican National Convention in Miami Beach. This first […]

  • SPOHP Special Feature: The Ongoing Fight for Equal Education in Cleveland, Mississippi


    A highlight of SPOHP’s annual Mississippi Freedom Project research trip this year was the opportunity for staff member Anupa Kotipoyina to interview Edward Duvall, a pastor who has been working with the local community to finally desegregate all schools in Cleveland, Mississippi. Despite a 1969 desegregation order, the Cleveland School District continues, more than forty […]

  • Voices from the Archives: Putting Food on America’s Table – Part 1


    http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/04/84/29/00001/SPOHP%20podcast%20Voices%20from%20the%20Archives.mp3 Our first entry of the Voice from the Archives series, “Putting Food on America’s Table,” features interviews with three women who grew up in farmworker families in central Florida. Their stories describe challenging living conditions, harrowing working conditions, and lasting impacts on the health of themselves and their families while, as Ms. Betty Dubose […]

  • Judith Davis: The Breakdown of Gender Stereotyping in the IBEW (IBEW-007)


    As the first woman to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in the entire state of Florida, Judy Davis (IBEW-007) describes her trials and subsequent success as a journeyman/wireman. Created by Richelle Davis. http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/03/85/76/00001/IBEW-007%20Judith%20Davis%20Podcast.mp3

  • Community Organizing in America, David Barsamian (COA-025)


    David Barsamian created Alternative Radio to cover important stories neglected by mainstream media. In this podcast, he explains why he first pursued broadcasting, and how journalism can continue to be a source of social change. Topics include Alternative Radio, broadcasting, Armenian genocide, and using journalism to hold the government accountable. Created by Virginia Hamrick. http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/02/92/68/00001/Barsamian%20Podcastfixed.mp3

  • Addiction History Project, Erika Clarke (ADHP-011)


    Erika Clarke (ADHP-011) is a recovering addict and current member of Gainesville’s House for Hope sobriety program for women. In this podcast, she talks about her drug-related experiences and how she was able to end her addiction through involvement with the program. Created by Mikey Bennett. http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/03/16/91/00001/ADHP-011%20Erika%20Clarke%20Podcast.mp3

  • Florida Queer History, Fred Pratt (FQH-001)


    This podcast explores the issues of identity and representation that minorities face with a focus on LGBT life in Florida, specifically the views of Fred Pratt, a man who is a part of both the disabled and gay communities. Podcast edited by Sabrina Mijares. For more information about Fred Pratt, the Florida Queer History collection, and the […]

  • Farmworker Association of Florida, Carol Johnson (FAF-005)


    For more information about farmworker awareness, the Farmworker Association of Florida, and the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, visit Oral History Program. http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/01/99/67/00001/FAF%20005%20Carol%20Johnson%20Podcast.mp3

  • Farmworker Association of Florida, Marie Francois (FAF-015)


    For 30 years, Haitian immigrant Marie Francois committed her life’s work on HIV/AIDS and community health in Florida to answering the question, “How can we combat ignorance with education?” http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/01/99/69/00001/FAF%20015%20Marie%20Francois%20Podcast.mp3

  • Vietnam War Veterans, Mary Bahr (VWV-048)


    Mary Bahr, a veteran of the Vietnam War, recounts the work of her in-country service as an Intelligence Officer, including challenging sexism in her ranks and living in a devastated conflict zone. http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/01/99/72/00001/VWV-048%20Mary%20Bahr%20Podcast.mp3

  • Confederate Veterans Collection, Sarah Carrol (CONVET-003)


    Sarah Carrol, one of the last Confederate veteran widows, connects the realities of post-war life and pensions for veteran families to the complex politics of the South’s “Lost Cause.” http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/AA/00/01/99/70/00001/CONVET-003%20Sarah%20Carrol%20Podcast.mp3