The Purpose of the organization is to provide a vehicle for communication among persons, programs, and institutions using oral testimony; to encourage cooperation among its members; to promote standards among oral historians, to foster an understanding of and use of oral history; to provide guidance to projects; to create educational programs and resources; to aid in securing financial funding for members' projects.

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Caryll's Message

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Caryll Dziedziak, SOHA President

Greetings to our members and a warm welcome to new members! The 2013-2014 year promises to be a very productive one for our organization. As we mentioned at the 2013 Annual Conference, SOHA now has a new institutional home at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Why is this important?

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March 19-21, 2015
In the beautiful beach-side community of DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA
***More information coming soon!

Southwest Oral History Association Newsletter - Summer 2014 | Issue 88

Call for papers for a collection on Oral History and Education .pdf | .docx

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Our New Institutional Home

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We are pleased to now have a permanent physical home:

Southwest Oral History Association
University of Nevada Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway Box 455020
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5020
Office: 702/895-5011

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Professional Networking

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We at SOHA are strong advocates for professional networking and development. We now have a facebook fan page to help keep busy individuals informed and updated. Please click on the facebook logo below to see what's new.

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Educator Awards

The Southwest Oral History Association is pleased to announce the SOHA Oral History Educator Awards.  These annual awards will honor the individuals and/or projects in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada and New Mexico that best represent the exemplary use of oral history as an educational methodology at elementary and secondary levels.

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