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Monday, March 9, 2015
In February, I participated in an international conference titled Are we losing memory? Forgotten sites of Nazi forced labor in Central Europe. The event organized by the Terezin Initiative Institute and the North Bohemian Museum in Liberec brought together educators, researchers, archeologists and other experts from the Czech Republic, Poland and Germany to examine the disconnect between history of forced labor and regional history caused by the ethnic cleansing and population transfers after WWII in regions that were part of the German Reich.  
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The University of Haifa has become the first university in Israel with access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive, a searchable repository of nearly 52,000 video interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Branko Lustig, producer of Schindler’s List and the 50,000th interviewee in the Visual History Archive, recalls returning to Auschwitz during the filming of the TV mini-series War and Remembrance.
Monday, April 4, 2016
The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University are each hosting presentations about USC Shoah Foundation, the Visual History Archive and its possibilities for research this week.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Somogyi Károly Városi és Megyei Könyvtár (Somogyi Library) Szeged Dóm tér 1-4. 6720 Hungary Tel.: + 36 (62) 425-525 Email: library@sk-szeged.hu Website: http://www.sk-szeged.hu/
Friday, February 8, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Országos Széchényi Könyvtár (National Széchényi Library) Budapest Szent György tér 4-5-6. 1014 Hungary Tel.: +36 (1) 224-3845  Email: inform@oszk.hu Website: http://www.oszk.hu/
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Balassi Bálint Megyei Könyvtár (Balassi Bálint County Library) Salgótarján Kassai sor 2. 3100 Hungary Tel: +36 06/32 / 521-550 Email: info@bbmk.hu Website: http://www.bbmk.hu/
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Csorba Győző Könyvtár (Csorba Győző Library) Pécs Universitas street 2/A. 7622 Hungary Tel.: +36 72 501-690 Email: info@csgyk.hu Website: https://www.csgyk.hu
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Fővárosi Szabó Ervin Könyvtár (Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library) Budapest Szabó Ervin tér 1. 1088 Hungary Tel.: + 36 (1) 411-5000 Email: info@fszek.hu Website: http://www.fszek.hu/
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Hamvas Béla Pest Megyei Könyvtár (Pest County Library) Szentendre Pátriárka u. 7. 2000 Hungary Tel.: + 36 / 26-310-320 Email: info@pmk.hu Website: http://www.hbpmk.hu/
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Méliusz Juhász Péter Könyvtár (Méliusz Juhász Péter Library) Debrecen Bem tér 19/D 4026 Hungary Tel: +36 52 / 502-477 Email: info@meliusz.hu Website: http://www.meliusz.hu
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Vörösmarty Mihály Könyvtár (Vörösmarty Mihály Library) Székesfehérvár Bartók Béla tér 1. 8000 Hungary Tel.: +36 (22) 312-684 Email: kolcsonzo@vmk.hu Website: http://www.vmk.hu
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Three hundred and ninety-six testimonies were added to the Visual History Archive as part of the archive’s latest update on January 23, including new collections and features.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
IWitness now offers so many testimony clips and activities in multiple languages that new filters have been added to the Watch page and Activity Library to help users easily discover resources in their own language.
Friday, November 10, 2017
Librarians from New York City schools will have the opportunity to learn about IWitness at their 2017 annual fall conference on November 14.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Four undergraduate students from around the world are hard at work developing new search capabilities for the Visual History Archive as part of the annual Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) program hosted by the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM).
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive:   Békés Megyei Könyvtár (The Municipal Library of Bekes County) Békéscsaba Kiss Erno u 3. 5600 Hungary   Tel: +36 66 530-211 Email: bmk@bmk.hu   Website: http://konyvtar.bmk.hu
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Kigali Genocide Memorial KG 14 Ave 3396+J7 Kigali Rwanda Tel: +250 784 651 051 Email: team@kgm.rw Website: http://www.kgm.rw/
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Brandeis University Professor Dawn Skorczewski examines the differences between the testimonies of two sonderkommando survivors, Dario Gabbai and his cousin Morris Venezia.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation has partnered with The Memory Project Productions to debut a new IWitness activity and incorporate testimony into the organization’s curriculum.
Friday, October 14, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation is sorry to learn of the death of Andrzej Wajda, Poland’s preeminent filmmaker and the director of the 2002 USC Shoah Foundation documentary Pamiętam (I Remember). Wajda died October 9, 2016, at age 90. Wajda survived World War II in Nazi-occupied Poland with his mother and brother after his father, a captain in the Polish infantry, was killed in the Katyn massacre. He joined the Polish resistance at 16 and served in the Polish Home Army until the end of the war.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: Mémorial de la Shoah 17 rue Geoffroy l’Asnier 75004 Paris France Tel: +33 (0) 1 42 77 44 72 Email: bibliotheque@memorialdelashoah.org Website: http://www.memorialdelashoah.org For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Friday, September 7, 2018
A consortium of more than 40 Hungarian academic institutions and public libraries signs on, bringing the total number of worldwide subscribers to 138.
Monday, May 19, 2014
In the Spring 2014 issue of PastForward, Holocaust survivor Roman Kent shares his story of survival, education and one very special dog.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
The need for continued memorialization of the fate of the Roma and Sinti population of Europe has never been more important.
Monday, February 5, 2018
We are saddened to learn of the recent passing of Arkadii Vaispapir, one of few people ever to have survived the Sobibór death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland during the Holocaust. He was 96.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Braham was a professor of political science and an influential thinker about the Holocaust and its impact on his native Hungary. A Holocaust survivor himself, Braham was barred from attending school by the Hungarian government before the outbreak of World War II. He gave his testimony to the Institute and participated in the USC Shoah Foundation film “The Last Days."
Thursday, January 30, 2020
During my dissertation research on the history of fear in the Weimar Republic, 1919-1933, a Corrie ten Boom fellowship provided the opportunity for me to visit the USC Shoah Foundation to explore the visual testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive.
Friday, June 16, 2017
The staff at USC Shoah Foundation is saddened to learn about recent the passing of Asa Shapiro, father of board member Mickey Shapiro and Holocaust survivor.

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