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Unveiling the Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral History

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Title:
Unveiling the Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral History
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Birch, Stephanie
Russell, Judith C.
Taylor, Laurie N.
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Gainesville, FL
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Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP), University of Florida
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English
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Presentation slides

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Slides for the presentation at the From Segregation to Black Lives Matter: African American Oral History Symposium, March 21-23, 2019.

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Unveiling the Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral HistoryJudith C. RussellDean of University LibrariesStephanie BirchAfrican American Studies LibrarianLaurie TaylorChair of Digital Partnerships

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Judith C. RussellDean of University Libraries

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Joel Buchanan, in the Libraries 20042010 Joel pictured with Bo Diddley (top right);

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Stephanie BirchAfrican American Studies Librarian

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Collection Features -700+ interviews already online-Descriptive information -Broad range of topics-Free public access

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Collection Highlights Joel Buchanan One of five students who integrated Gainesville High SchoolLaura Dixie Civil Rights Movement trailblazer from Tallahassee and Quincy Patricia Stephens DueLegendary civil and human rights activist from QuincyHon. John Stephan MickleFirst Black student to graduate from UF with a Bachelors degreeLois MillerBeloved Ocala community elder, born in 1913Mary & Leonard ReynoldsFirst family to return to Rosewood after the 1923 massacreSam Taylor Lincoln High alumnus & First Black Student Body President at UF

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Collection Access http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ohfb

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Collection Scope TOPICS, THEMES, & EVENTS: Life under Jim Crow Civil Rights activism in Florida and the Southern US, including:1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Tallahassee Bus Boycott Personal memories of Black luminaries in Florida history 1923 Rosewood Massacre Black education in Florida Wartime Military Service, 1910s 1990s Gullah Geechee and Black Seminole legacies and traditions Slavery & forced migration into Florida African Diaspora heritage from North America and the Caribbean Significance of Obamas 2008 election Historic Black churches in Florida

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Laurie Taylor Digital Partnerships & Strategies

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Sincerely yours Choose a message to write: -Thank past or present interviews for their contributions-Reflect on what this collection of stories means to you -Tell us why you think Black oral histories should be heard, remembered, and shared

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Thank you! Stephanie Birch stephanie.birch@ufl.edu (352) 2732656 Images: (left) Protest in Plaza de la Constitucin, St. Augustine, 1964. Courtesy of Associated Press; (right) Black Lives Matter protest, Washington D.C., 2015. Photo by Johnny Silvercloud

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Sincerely yours Choose a message to write: -Thank past or present interviews for their contributions-Reflect on what this collection of stories means to you -Tell us why you think Black oral histories should be heard, remembered, and shared