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.
Tensi Trejo, Barbara & Joe Harper, Suzi Resnik
|Caryll Dziedziak, SOHA President|
Greetings to our members and a warm welcome to new members! It has been a busy fall and winter as we continue to implement SOHA’s new institutional home at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Our Graduate Assistant, Nicole Danelson has been working diligently to clean up the membership lists and have a 2014 Membership Directory ready for distribution at the 2014 Annual Conference. The Board has also been updating our Procedure Manual; carefully assessing the roles and communication of board members to improve our organizational effectiveness.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
2015 OHA Annual Meeting
October 14-18, 2015
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel
OHA 50th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE
SOHA 35th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
LONG BEACH, CA
***Watch our SOHA website for upcoming information**
Our Institutional Home
Pleased direct all SOHA correspondence to:
Southwest Oral History Association
University of Nevada Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway Box 455020
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5020
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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.