Awards Luncheon 


Yesterday we honored Susan Resnik with the Mink Award during the awards luncheon. Our scholarship and mini-grant recipients were also acknowledged. Congratulations! Please join us this morning for our keynote address by William J. Bauer Jr. at 7:45-8:30am.

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SOHA Conference Program

APRIL 27-29
Looking Forward: Bridging Past, Present, and Future through Oral History
* 2017 Conference Registration

Please view the 2017 Conference Program to see the workshop and session details. There will be film screenings and a trip to the Heard Museum. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to join us, so register today!


SOHA Film Screening

We hope you’ll be joining us at the 2017 conference in Arizona. The Saturday, April 29th luncheon at 12:30pm will feature Diné filmmakers who will be sharing stories of their people. The films will discuss environmental justice and indigenous sovereignty. Visit to register via Eventbrite

Historical Society of Long Beach

On the Line with Rosie: Our Long Beach Stories
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
HSLB (Gallery), 4260 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, California 90807

Longtime Long Beach feminist activist and former councilwoman Hon. Gerrie Schipske presents an evening of stories about local women workers and their role in World War II. Schipske is the author of Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach, which will be available for purchase. The discussion will be moderated by retired professor of history at LBCC and CSULB, Dr. Craig Hendricks. The discussion expands upon an Historical Society of Long Beach exhibition, Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor. The program is free to the public and ADA accessible. Visit for more details.

SOHA Del Mar Conference

CSU, Fullerton graduate students Natalie Navar, Kevin Cabrera, and Carie Rael showcased their oral histories in a performance at the 2015 SOHA Conference in California. These narrators voices were echoed in the Del Mar Powerhouse Community Center with this powerful Closing Performance. This research was conducted on behalf of the Center for Oral and Public History at CSUF. Attend the 2017 conference to learn more about this performance technique! Visit to register.

Throwback Thursday

Today’s Throwback Thursday is from the 2015 Del Mar Conference. Featured here are Henderson Historical Society’s Fredric Watson and Anne Marie Hamilton-Brehm with SOHA Past President & Treasurer, Caryll Dziedziak. Make plans to join us in Tempe, AZ for our 2017 conference April 27-29. This year year’s theme is “Looking Forward: Bridging Past, Present, and Future through Oral History.” Visit for more details.

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The Material of Memory: Revisiting Our Histories of Immigration


A University of California, Irvine undergraduate student curated exhibition under the faculty advisement of Dr. Ana Elizabeth Rosas.

Duration: March 17, 2017 – April 7, 2017, Viewpoint Gallery, Student Center

This exhibition is co-sponsored by the Departments of Chicano-Latino Studies and History, School of Social Sciences, UCI Special Collections and Archives, Illuminations, Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture & Inclusion.

Please share this flyer and invite guests to join you! Visit for more information.