The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida conducts research studies and collects interviews with people from all walks of life. Their collection contains over five thousand interviews, including interviews with war veterans, civil rights campaigners from the 1960s and Florida politicians. As Paula Cunniffe reports, they are sharing their expertise with others in a one-day oral history workshop.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPoralhistoryWRAP.mp3]
Under a Florida statute, schools are required to teach Hispanic contributions, and Hispanic Heritage Month is one of the ways those contributions are highlighted.