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

May 28, 2017


Visual History Archive Workshops Around the World This Summer

USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research staff will be traveling around the world this summer to host academic workshops about the Visual History Archive.


From the Visual History Archive

Sol Messinger on the ship St. Louis

Sol Messinger was a young boy, nearly seven, when he boarded the ship St. Louis with his family. He describes the voyage from Germany to Cuba. St. Louis was a German ship carrying Jewish refugees who were not permitted to disembark in Havana, Cuba, upon their arrival on May 27, 1939. Sol’s testimony is featured in the new IWitness activity, Voyage of the St. Louis: From Hope to Despair. Pictured: The ship St. Louis.


Impact in Profile

Meet Leonie Schueler-Springorum

For the past two months, the Leonie Schueler-Springorum, a recent high school graduate from Germany, has been an enthusiastic assistant on a variety of communications tasks.