The Purpose of SOHA 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.

SOHA 35th Invitation

Upcoming Events

Oral History Association 50th Anniversary Conference
October 12-16, 2016
Renaissance Hotel
Long Beach, CA

Co-sponsored by the Southwest Oral History Association
OHA Conference Registration

For more information please contact OHA.

SOHA 35th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, October 15, 2016 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

SOHA members, friends, and supporters: We plan to see you in Long Beach for the 50th Anniversary Oral History Association Conference from October 12-16, 2016. During the conference, SOHA will celebrate our 35th Anniversary with a special gathering and awards ceremony from 6:30 to 8:00 pm Saturday evening, October 15th! We are gathering in the beautiful and historic First Congregational Church of Long Beach, about six blocks from the conference hotel. Requested donation of $15 for dinner and awards ceremony; proceeds support SOHA's Scholarships and Grants programs. Mark your calendars now to join us in Long Beach!


Summer 2016 Newsletter

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2017 SOHA Annual Conference:
April 27-29 2017
Tempe, Arizona
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
Call for Proposals Coming Soon!

SOHA is a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization and donations are very much appreciated.  Such donations are tax deductible in accordance with IRS Tax Code Section 170(c).

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Thank You, SOHA Members and Donors! We appreciate the support of individual new members, renewing members, and donors, especially the Ak-Chin Indian Community and the HL Boyer Charitable Foundation. Your contributions make our oral history education and outreach possible!

Our Institutional Home

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Please 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
Office: 702-895-5011

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