First Visual History Archive site in Africa opens in Rwanda along with the launch of the world's first IWitness classroom
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 3:48pm
The additions will enable the people of Rwanda, who are still dealing with the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsis that left as many as 1 million people murdered over the course of 100 days, to connect with people from the past who shared similar experiences.
The additions will enable the people of Rwanda, who are still dealing with the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsis that left as many as 1 million people murdered over the course of 100 days, to connect with people from the past who shared similar experiences.
Iberoamericana University in Mexico City Opens Visual History Archive Access Site
Thu, 12/07/2017 - 5:00pm
Iberoamericana University in Mexico City is the first university in Latin America to gain full access to the Visual History Archive.
Iberoamericana University in Mexico City is the first university in Latin America to gain full access to the Visual History Archive.
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Visual History Archive Workshop at Clark University on September 13
Wed, 08/30/2017 - 5:00pm
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Wolf GrunerUSC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Director Wolf Gruner will give a workshop on how to use the Visual History Archive at Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies on Wednesday, September 13 at 4 p.m.

Visual History Archive Workshops Coming to Northeastern University, Keene State College and University of Pennsylvania
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 5:00pm
The workshop will cover the history of the archive, strategies for searching the testimonies, and examples of how the VHA has been used in classroom teaching.
The workshop will cover the history of the archive, strategies for searching the testimonies, and examples of how the VHA has been used in classroom teaching.

USC Shoah Foundation Adds New Holocaust Testimony Collection from JFCS to its Visual History Archive

More than 900 Holocaust testimonies recorded over four decades by the Jewish Family and Children Services Holocaust Center of San Francisco (JFCS) are now fully integrated into USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive as part of the Preserving the Legacy initiative – an ambitious plan to save recorded eyewitness testimony and bring voices of genocide survivors to a wider audience.
ITS Staff Begins Visual History Archive Site Visits in North Carolina
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:00pm
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.
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.
Freie University Berlin Offering Summer School Course on the Visual History Archive
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:00pm
For the sixth time, the Freie Universität Berlin will offer a free summer course for international and visiting scholars about USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. This summer, the topic of the course is memories of the Nazis’ forced laborers.
For the sixth time, the Freie Universität Berlin will offer a free summer course for international and visiting scholars about USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. This summer, the topic of the course is memories of the Nazis’ forced laborers.
Jacqueline Gmach

Born in Tunisia in 1940, Jacqueline Gmach left at the age of 18. Though her family was not directly in danger, the Nazi genocide remains deeply personal to her. She has devoted her career to educating people about its horrors as well as promoting the Jewish culture its executioners tried to obliterate. A scholar with degrees and credentials from institutions ranging from the Sorbonne in Paris to the University of Jerusalem and the University of Montreal, Gmach serves as project director for USC Shoah Foundation’s Testimonies of North Africa and the Middle East project.

Lesson About Infamous Terezin Ghetto using VHA Testimony Now Available to Czech Teachers
Wed, 08/07/2013 - 11:55am

The Jewish Museum in Prague has teamed with USC Shoah Foundation to provide a new testimony-based lesson plan for teachers in the Czech Republic. The lesson, “International Committee of the Red Cross and Terezín,” is about the Terezín ghetto and its use as a source of Nazi propaganda in a 1944 International Red Cross report.

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