Dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action.


USC Shoah Foundation Announces ‘Preserving the Legacy’ Initiative

The initiative will use the Institute’s state-of-the-art infrastructure to digitize, index and integrate videotaped Holocaust testimony taken by other organizations around the world into the Visual History Archive.


From the Visual History Archive

Day 35 of 70 Days of Testimony: Lola Berliner on camp disease

Lola Berliner remembers when she and her fellow female inmates fell extremely ill to typhus and how her cousin hid Lola during work hours, evading selection to the gas chambers. This act from her cousin saved Lola’s life. This is the 35th testimony clip in the series 70 Days of Testimony: Leading up to the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. 


Impact in Profile

Meet Judy Janec

An average day at the office for Judy Janec can take place anywhere, and at any time, but the assignment is the same: to index video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and witnesses.