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Sunday, May 5, 2013
Survivor of Genocide in Rwanda Venuste describes losing his daughter right before his eyes. Born: 1953 City of Birth: Kabagali (Gitarama, Rwanda) In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda) Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) Liberation location: Nyanza (Kicukiro, Kigali, Rwanda)  
Thursday, January 23, 2014
This downloadable video contains clips from testimonies of Jewish survivors of the Holocaust from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive who were born and grew up in the Polish city of Oświęcim, now infamous as the location of Auschwitz camp system created there by the occupying Nazi German administration.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Academy Award® winner Branko Lustig to attend upcoming reception.
Friday, April 4, 2014
The footsteps of Holocaust survivors will come to life in IWalks, USC Shoah Foundation’s new interactive testimony experience in Czech Republic now available on the USC Shoah Foundation website.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Hungarian ethics teachers and Polish educators were introduced this spring to IWalk, USC Shoah Foundation’s educational program that combines testimony with real-life locations, and are interested in incorporating it into their teaching.  
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
These resources make it possible for anyone to embark on the IWalks and hear the stories of survivors in the authentic locations where they experienced the Holocaust.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
There are several parallel stories told in the documentary “Finding Oscar.” The main one lays out, with traditional means, the horrific circumstances of a 1982 atrocity perpetrated by Guatemalan army commandos against the residents of a small Guatemalan village. Taking its name from the location of the raid, the so-called Dos Erres massacre left 250 civilians dead — many of them unceremoniously dumped down a well, with some thrown in while still alive — by a squad of elite military operatives, known as Kaibiles.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration Camp)(generic)Ravensbrück (Germany, Concentration Camp)Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)Drancy (France: Concentration Camp)Neustadt-Glewe (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Ralph Fischer Born November 28, 1922Lódz, Poland Date of Interview February 5, 1996 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:14:43 Ghetto(s) Lódz (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Mauthausen (Austria: Concentration Camp)Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)Ebensee (Austria: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Jack Lewin Born April 13, 1927Lódz, Poland Date of Interview January 27, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:56:35 Ghetto(s) Lódz (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic)Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)Trzebinia (Poland: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Henry Wellner Born February 16, 1920Sosnowiec (Kielce), Poland Date of Interview November 29, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:16:41 Camp(s) Gross Rosen (Germany: Concentration Camp)Gross Sarne (Germany: Concentration Camp)Klettendorf (Germany: Concentration Camp)Sakrau (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Sam Steinberg Born September 1, 1928Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland Date of Interview March, 27, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:18:49 Ghetto(s) Tomaszów Mazowiecki (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic)Flossenbürg (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Engelina Billauer Born July 29, 1927Berlin, Germany Date of Interview March 1, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:30:22 Camp(s) Bergen-Belsen (Germany: Concentration Camp)Stutthof (Danzig (FC): Concentration Camp)Goldfields (Estonia: Concentration Camp)Ereda (Estonia: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Fela Gipsman Born September 5, 1926Bedzin, Poland Date of Interview October 17, 1994 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview :53:41 Camp(s) Sosnowitz (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic)Blechhammer (Germany: Concentration Camp)Schatzlar (Czechoslovakia: Concentration Camp) Liberated by
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Gerda KleinBornMay 8, 1924Bielsko, PolandDate of InterviewDecember 7, 1995Location of InterviewArizona, U.S.A.Length of Interview3:09:23Ghetto(s)Bielsko Biala (Poland: Ghetto)Camp(s)Helmsbrechts (German: Concentration Camp)Bolkenhain (Germany: Concentration Camp)Grünberg in Schlesien (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Renée Firestone is a survivor of the Holocaust and was among our first interviewees. She became a successful fashion designer, as well as a frequent speaker about her experiences during the war in schools, museums and other educational settings.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Sally RoismanBornOctober 2, 1930Sosnowiec (Kielce), PolandDate of InterviewOctober 23, 1996Location of InterviewCalifornia, U.S.A.Length of Interview1:54:05Ghetto(s)Sosnowiec (Poland: Ghetto)Camp(s)Bergen-Belsen (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Michael Zelon Born April 16, 1922Plock, Poland Date of Interview November 27, 1998 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:13:54 Ghetto(s) Bodzentyn (Poland: Ghetto)Plock (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Soldau (Poland: Concentration Camp)Tschenstochau (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Hilda Eisen Born April 24, 1917Izbica (Lódz, Poland), Russia/Soviet Union Date of Interview June 18, 2001 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:09:07 Ghetto(s) Miedzyrzec (Lublin, Poland: Ghetto) Went into hiding Yes Member of underground, resistance or partisan group Yes
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Regina Lewin Born October 3, 1927Bedzin, Poland Date of Interview January 27, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:32:06 Ghetto(s) Bedzin (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Dunkelthal (Czechoslovakia: Concentration Camp)Ober Altstadt (Czechoslovakia: Concentration Camp) Liberated by
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Leopold Page Born March 20, 1913Cracow, Poland (Austria-Hungary) Date of Interview November 6, 1994 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:29:38 Ghetto(s) Cracow (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Brünnlitz (Czechoslovakia: Concentration Camp)Gross Rosen (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Cinemark will hold special screenings of Schindler’s List, with all proceeds benefiting the USC Shoah Foundation—the Institute for Visual History and Education that the film inspired. Participating Cinemark theatres will screen Schindler’s List on Sunday, June 23 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and on Wednesday, June 26, at 2 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Summary:Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry.Description:
Friday, September 5, 2014
Summary:Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry.Description:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Summary:Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry.Description:
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry.Description:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
April's visit is canceled. For the next scheduled visit click here Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry.Description:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry. The public visit for May is full. The next scheduled visit will be available soon. Description:
Monday, July 13, 2015
Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry.  Description:
Monday, July 13, 2015
Free and open to the public, monthly Institute visits give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry.  Description:

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