Resistance, Community Control, and Higher Education in South Phoenix, 1977‒1981 Learn more about the origins of South Mountain Community College and the South Phoenix Oral History
Announcing: The Ultimate History Summer Camp
Join us for this four-day intensive summer camp. Open to incoming high school juniors and seniors. Learn about your community’s heritage. Document and preserve our
Ask the Author Series
JOIN US ON JULY 11 FOR A FREE VIRTUAL PROGRAM! Recent Journal of Arizona History author Summer Cherland will discuss higher education in South Phoenix,
Gather: Creating and Telling Family Holiday Stories
The holidays are a great time to collect family tales. They’re also a good time for sharing and discussing generational and historical stories. This year,
Complete our Survey: Where is South Phoenix?
Complete our survey on the boundaries and landmarks of South Phoenix
SPOH Named a Top-Ten Finalist for 2022 Bellwether Awards
From SMCC’s Media Release: South Mountain Community College has been selected as a top-ten finalist in two of the three available categories for a prestigious
Where is South Phoenix: An A-Ha Moment in an Oral History Interview
Summer reflects on an a-ha moment with narrator Garry Walters.
Summer 2021 Newsletter
Click to read what we’ve been up to this summer!
Intersections: Remembering Central Avenue
The South Phoenix Oral History Project and the Storytelling Institute at South Mountain Community College invite you to relive your memories of “cruising down,” working
Archiving Community Oral Histories – Summer Workshop
Date correction: July 19-23rd. Join us for this interactive, intensive multi-day workshop for oral historians. Participants will learn to analyze and index completed oral histories
We are getting a new look!
Southphoenixoralhistory.com is getting a new look! Please forgive any confusion or visual clutter as we revamp our website this summer!
SPOH is hiring for Summer 2021!
Have you enjoyed learning more about South Phoenix and local history? Are you interested in giving back to the community? The South Phoenix Oral History
Our Story: The South Phoenix Oral History Project
Hear from the faculty founders:
From Website to Archive: Designing Metadata for the South Phoenix Oral History Project In this piece, oral historian Eleonora Anedda will explore SPOH’s approach to
It’s Time for Us
It’s Time for Us: The South Phoenix Oral History Project
is student-led, student-researched, student-published, student-sustaining.
Sandra Siegel is an interior designer. She was born on March 27, 1970 in El Paso, Texas and moved to Mesa, Arizona in 1977. Currently,