Visual History Archive
Sidney Shachnow Records Testimony for Visual History Archive
Kigali Genocide Memorial Center Researching Potential for Rwandan Genocide Archive Center
Meet Rosalie Franks
Stephen Smith, USC Shoah Foundation executive director, is in North Carolina today recording Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow’s testimony for the Visual History Archive.LEARN MORE...
USC Shoah Foundation director of technology Anita Pace is spending the week in Rwanda to work with Kigali Genocide Memorial Center (KGMC) staff on the possibility of building KGMC its own Genocide Archive Center.LEARN MORE...
Rosalie Franks conducted 92 interviews for the Shoah Foundation in the 1990s. Now she uses IWitness to teach her students at Roger Williams University about ethics, tolerance, and critical thinking.
(Pictured: Rosalie Franks with
interviewee Joseph Singer)
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 over 51,000 witnesses. Watch a sample of over 1,000 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 44 access sites around the world where you can access the Visual History Archive.