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Friday, March 14, 2014
Survivors describe their memories of Auschwitz in the following selection of English-language clips from the Visual History Archive. A total of 11,780 testimonies in the Visual History Archive mention Auschwitz; these testimonies were conducted in 26 languages and 45 countries.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Tento sestřih z filmových vzpomínek pamětníků původně vznikl jako součást programu 5. výroční konference Centra vizuální historie Malach při Univerzitě Karlově v Praze. Úryvky z rozhovorů vybrané Jakubem Mlynářem, koordinátorem CVHM, a sestříhané Martinem Šmokem, konzultantem USC SF, ukazují nejen rozsah a hloubku Archivu vizuální historie, ale jsou také kulturním a emocionálním zážitkem. Zachycují roli, jakou v našich životech a vzpomínkách hrají písně a nápěvy.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Friday, August 5, 2016
 Aristides de Sousa Mendes was a Portuguese diplomat stationed in Bordeaux in the late 1930s who issued tens of thousands of visas to Jewish families, in direct violation of anti-Jewish laws instituted by Portugal’s fascist government at the time. For this act of resistance, Sousa Mendes faced trials and conviction, leaving him to live out the rest of his life in poverty and disgrace, and his 15 children scattered all over Europe and the U.S.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Friday, March 6, 2015
To commemorate International Women’s Day, March 8, 2015, listen to the testimonies of 10 amazing women from the Visual History Archive who all “made it happen,” from standing up to injustice to saving lives during the Holocaust to preserving the memories of genocide victims and many other courageous acts.
Friday, March 4, 2016
In honor of Women's History Month in March, discover some of the diverse experiences of women in the Visual History Archive.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
This set of clips from the Institute's archive showcases survivors before the camera performing music that helped sustain them during the Holocaust.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A collection of clips from the Institute Archive that focus on interviewees describing particular feelings and emotions they experienced, such as fear, gratitude, and attitudes about others.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
At the end of each interview the Institute recorded for the Archive, the interviewer would ask the interviewee if he or she had a special message for future generations watching the interview. The survivors and other witnesses often spoken about such themes as forgiveness, the importance of individual action, and the need to teach children tolerance. Here are a few messages from the Institute's Archive.
Monday, December 1, 2014
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, listen to the testimonies of 70 Holocaust survivors, drawn from the Visual History Archive at USC Shoah Foundation, as they recall their personal experiences in the Nazi extermination camp.
Friday, May 27, 2016
A collection of testimony clips from WWII liberators who served in the United States Armed Forces. Special thanks to Ford Motor Company for their support of our World War II Veterans and Liberators collections.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
To view the entire Armenian Genocide Testimony Collection, log into the  Visual History Archive Online to explore the full-length eyewitness testimonies.
Friday, March 25, 2016
To commemorate Genocide Awareness Month listen to clips of testimony from survivors across six genocides represented in the Visual History Archive. This testimony series follows the narrative of the "Pyramid of Hate," which lists the steps, beginning with Prejudiced Attitudes, Acts of Prejudice, Discrimination and then Violence, which lead to Genocide and Genocide Denial. Explore full-length testimony from the Visual History Archive
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Did you catch USC Shoah Foundation’s latest PSA in partnership with Comcast? Explore these survivors’ stories below. These clips are just a sample of the 55,000 testimonies available in the Visual History Archive. Be inspired by their stories of hope and resilience, and consider sharing the stories that impact you most on social media. 
Thursday, April 7, 2016
From April to July 1994, one of the most brutal genocides in human history occurred in Rwanda. It claimed the lives of 800,000 men, women, and children, most of whom were of Tutsi descent. Kwibuka, the official anniversary of the Rwandan Tutsi Genocide, is observed every year on April 7. Explore this selection of testimony clips of survivors and eyewitnesses to the genocide from the Visual History Archive. 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation presents 24 stories of genocide survivors who recall their experiences as refugees in their testimonies preserved in the Visual History Archive. Each clip of testimony to inspire, inform and shed light on the impact of war, genocide and massacre forcing individuals from their homes.