New Testimonies Spanning More than a Century Added to Visual History Archive
Mon, 05/17/2021 - 1:26pm
USC Shoah Foundation has added 132 testimonies to its Visual History Archive. These firsthand accounts of mass atrocities spanning more than 100 years are now available to researchers, educators, family members, and the public.
Hela Goldstein’s testimony given to the British Film and Photographic Unit on April 24, 1945 is believed to be the first-ever audio-visual testimony given by a Holocaust survivor. As a 22-year old victim, she spoke from Bergen-Belsen, the Nazi concentration camp where she was imprisoned upon liberation. Standing at the foot of a mass grave with her killers before her, Hela recounted what she experienced. By telling her story in the face of death, she became a foremother of testimony.
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Helen Colin on Auschwitz
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Testimony, Conversation, Demonstration
Free Online Event
June 03, 2021 @ 3:00 pm | Free Online Event
3:00 PM PDT/6:00PM EDT/8:00 AM AEST (+1)
Over the past year, budding bakers sought refuge and comfort in their kitchens, learning to bake bread. Loaves of sourdough and challah forged connections between families and cultures when we could not physically be together. These connections build on deep traditions in cultures around the world, often discussed in USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive of 55,000 testimonies of genocide survivors and witnesses.
Mona Golabek Brings ‘Willesden Lane’ to New York City/Tri-state Audiences
Tue, 05/11/2021 - 10:18am
USC Shoah Foundation partner and celebrated pianist Mona Golabek is scheduled to bring her livestreamed theatrical performance and concert to students and educators in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut at two signature events later this month.