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.

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Calling all members, award recipients, supporters – let us hear from you. Please share your memories of SOHA over the past decades. Tell us what SOHA has meant to you…send photos and other memorabilia too! We need your help to create a display for the 2016 OHA conference in Long Beach based on remembrances from our members. Send your thoughts and images to soha@unlv.edu

Caryll Dziedziak, Jennifer Keil & Claytee White
at the OHA Conference in October 2015

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 Call for Posters

OHA Conference Registration

Register for the joint OHA/SOHA conference by August 15 to receive the early-bird rate! SOHA members may register at the OHA membership rate!

For more information please contact OHA.

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

SOHA News Blog

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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We at SOHA strongly advocate professional networking and development. Follow and Like us at our RE-invigorated Facebook page, our new Twitter feed (SWoralhistory), and our new Pinterest site (SWoral) to stay current on the latest SOHA news!

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Send questions or comments about this website to Linda Ittenbach. Last modified on June 29, 2016