Visual History Archive
Global Communication and Education Program Announced by USC Shoah Foundation and Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
USC Shoah Foundation and World Jewish Congress Announce Global Program to Support 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
USC Shoah Foundation Launches “Focal Points” in Response to Current Events
Auschwitz: The Past is Present will support official activities of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp.LEARN MORE...
As part of the program, 100 survivors of Auschwitz will travel to Poland to attend and participate in the official observance of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on Jan. 27, 2015.LEARN MORE...
Focal Points will present USC Shoah Foundation and its Visual History Archive as a very relevant resource for those looking to find a frame of reference for the complex issues facing the world today.LEARN MORE...
Find out how to conduct searches in the Institute's Visual History Archive. Log on to our Visual History Archive Online and search the entire catalog of nearly 52,000 witnesses so far catalogued and indexed of the over 53,000 testimonies housed at the Institute. Watch a sample of 1,228 video testimonies.
Learn about the history of the Visual History Archive, including the Institute's efforts to expand its video testimony holdings.
The Visual History Archive contains several collections of video testimonies. Beginning with the Holocaust collection, containing testimonies from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, the Institute is working on incorporating other collections of testimony on the Cambodian genocide, the genocide in Rwanda, and the Armenian genocide.
The Institute has 51 access sites around the world where you can access the Visual History Archive.