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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Institut für Zeitgeschichte Bibliotheksleitung Leonrodstr. 46b 80636 München Germany Tel.: ++49 +89 12688 112 Website: http://www.ifz-muenchen.de For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Doug Ballman, manager of external relations of the online archive at USC Shoah Foundation, paid a visit to North Carolina’s three Visual History Archive access sites earlier this month to receive feedback from librarians and give public presentations about the archive.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Drexel University is now the 45th site in the world to have full access to USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Dartmouth College is the latest university to gain full access to USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Friday, June 7, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation has granted the Istituto Centrale per i beni sonori ed audiovisivi headquarters in Rome full remote access to its Visual History Archive. The partnership establishes the 43rd access site for the Shoah Foundation around the globe—and the first in Italy.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Iberoamericana University in Mexico City is the first university in Latin America to gain full access to the Visual History Archive.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Forty-nine universities and museums around the world now have full access to the Visual History Archive. The Visual History Archive's 52,000 testimonies will be available to members of the University of Vienna - faculty and students - for the purposes of teaching, studying and research.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation has established four “mirror sites” for the Visual History Archive, guaranteeing that a fully-functional Visual History Archive will exist in perpetuity outside its home at the University of Southern California.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest is now the second Visual History Archive access site in Hungary and the 45th in the world.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Cornell marked the launch Wed., Nov. 3 with a public lecture by New Yorker columnist and Rwandan Genocide expert Philip Gourevitch.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation’s latest quarterly stats update shows remarkable gains in its testimony access and academic and educational outreach over the past year.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The Malach Center for Visual History at Charles University in Prague marked its fifth year as a full access site of the Visual History Archive with a conference that brought together local dignitaries, scholars, and students.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A special delegation of staff and supporters of the USC Shoah Foundation arrived in Rwanda yesterday to begin a weeklong mission to learn about the Institute’s work in Rwanda, reinforce their commitment, and share the experience with others.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Access copies of 5 testimonies given in the German language.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Access copies of 15 testimonies given by survivors born in MagdeburgFor more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:
Monday, March 17, 2014
The footsteps of Holocaust survivors come to life in IWalks, USC Shoah Foundation’s interactive testimony-based educational program.
Friday, January 31, 2014
A USC Shoah Foundation exhibit and New York Times article remember that millions of people were murdered not in concentration camps, but in public sites all over Eastern Europe.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Access copies of 35 testimonies in the Croatian language.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:Tel:  +1 213 740 3756Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A forgotten forced labor camp for Jews in Czech Republic has been rediscovered as a result of research conducted in the Visual History Archive by Marcel Mahdal, a graduate of USC Shoah Foundation’s Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century program.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
After watching testimony in the Visual History Archive, many students say they feel like they really “met” the survivors they watched. Véronique Mickisch actually did.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Monika Koszynska, the USC Shoah Foundation’s regional coordinator in Poland, has been appointed as Chief Specialist in Education at the newly inaugurated Museum of the History of Polish Jews.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Access copies of 15 testimonies given by survivors of the Hailfingen camp.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:
Monday, June 20, 2016
The work includes hardware and software updates to systems that have been in use in the Shoah Foundation digitization, archive and storage process for testimony ingest for over nine years.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Salzburg University will provide local access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive containing almost 52,000 testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, recorded in 56 countries and in 32 languages.This is the first site in Austria to have access to the entire Visual History Archive, and it is linked to Freie University in Berlin which also has access to the archive in its entirety.  Local Salzburg historian and former survivor interviewer, Albert Lichtblau, was instrumental in arranging access at Salzburg University.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Professor Andrea Pető of Central European University in Budapest has written an article about how to use USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive in teaching students at the graduate level. The piece appears as a chapter in the seventh volume of Jewish Studies at the Central European University edited by András Kovács and Michael Laurence Miller.
Monday, October 7, 2013
The Jewish Museum in Prague recently debuted a new exhibit dedicated to the Nazi-produced films about the Terezin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp. The Visual History Archive is also a unique resource for Terezin remembrance.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Stephen Smith, USC Shoah Foundation executive director, is in North Carolina today recording Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow’s testimony for the Visual History Archive.

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