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Friday, January 8, 2016
Public visits to USC Shoah Foundation give guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses to genocide preserved in the Visual History Archive, and how testimony is used to overcome prejudice, intolerance and hatred.Description:
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Barbara Reichmann survived the Holocaust by going into hiding and concealing her identity. In order to survive, she volunteered to work as a Polish forced laborer, which brought her eventually to Ulm, Germany. She was liberated by French armed forces. In Munich, she met her husband, Leon Reichmann, and had a daughter. They eventually emigrated to the United States.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
V Praze je nová digitální knihovna s 50 tisíci rozhovory o holokaustu (TV Nova)
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Archive features testimonials of survivors.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Across the United States and in Europe, USC Shoah Foundation is helping to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on May 4 and 5.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Julia Lentini Born April 15, 1926Eisern, Germany Date of Interview November 12, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 3:06:32 Camp(s) Auschwitz ll-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)Schlieben (Germany: Concentration Camp)  
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Richard Billauer Born January 1, 1925Warsaw, Poland Date of Interview March 1, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview :50:16 Other Experiences Soviet exileSovkhoz (A state-owned farm in the former Soviet Union)  
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Franz Wohlfahrt Born January 18, 1920Velden (Unterwinklern, Carinthia), Austria Date of Interview April, 13, 1997 Location of Interview Ontario, Canada Length of Interview 3:13:24 Arrested Yes Camp(s) Dieburg (Germany: Concentration Camp) Other Experiences Aid giverPrisons
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Henry Mikols Born August 27, 1925Poznan, Poland Date of Interview August 22, 2001 Location of Interview New Hampshire, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:20:24 Camp(s) Buchenwald (Germany: Concentration Camp)Ellrich (Germany: Concentration Camp) Other Experiences Camp medical experimentsDisplaced persons camps
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation is committed to expanding its archive to include testimony from survivors and witnesses of other genocides and crimes against humanity, and to make such testimony available for educational use around the world, alongside more than 55,000 testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.To that end, USC Shoah Foundation works with partners around the world, sharing the expertise the Institute acquired through the collection, indexing, preservation, and dissemination of the testimonies that are currently in the Visual History Archive.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Located northwest of Drohobycz in the Lwów voivoship in Poland (after the war Drogobych, Ukraine), the Bronica Forest was the site of massacres of the local Jewish population by the Nazis in 1942 -1943. The Jews were taken from the Drohobycz ghetto to the Bronica forest to be killed until the closing of the ghetto in June 1943. Nearly 11,000 Jews were killed on that site, including Al’fred Shraer’s mother and maternal grandfather. He speaks in Ukrainian about the history of the monument standing on the site and explains how the executions took place.
Monday, March 30, 2015
University of Pennsylvania Lubavitch House4032 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Friday, May 6, 2016
A new monument honoring victims of women’s slave labor camps, most of whom were Polish Jewish teenagers at the time, was unveiled on May 9th, 2016, the 71st anniversary of their liberation, in Trutnov, Czech Republic. The camps, part of Organization Shmelt, were located by textile mills and included: Gabersdorf, Parshnitz, Schatzlar, Ober Alstadt, Bernsdorf, Arnau, Dunkenthal, Hohenelbe, Ober Hohenelbe, Leibau and Bausnitz. After the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, they became concentration camps grouped under the administration of Gross-Rosen.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
“Pastrami, Tacos, Burgers: Continuity and Change in Boyle Heights” is now published on IWitness, incorporating Holocaust survivor testimony clips into a guided walk through the historic immigrant community of Boyle Heights, Los Angeles.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
After months of beta testing with educators around the globe, USC Shoah Foundation launches the brand new IWalk app, which features a refined layout and design, educator onboarding support, and improved video playback.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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:
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
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:
Thursday, December 12, 2013
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:
Thursday, December 12, 2013
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:
Thursday, January 30, 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:
Thursday, January 30, 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, April 30, 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, April 30, 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, May 16, 2014
Staff from USC Shoah Foundation will gather with education leaders, teachers and other experts to explore the best practices of using filmed witness testimony in education in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on June 5.
Wednesday, June 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:
Thursday, June 26, 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 19, 2014
Genocide survivors' testimonies are often cited in research papers and books - but that's not the only way they can be used. The Place and Media in Remembering Genocide panel will introduce three projects that incorporate survivor memories into specific locations and forms of media.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County held a dedication ceremony for its new Holocaust & Heritage Resource Center last week, where its students will use IWitness to learn about the Holocaust.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Hailed by some as a milestone in Ottoman Empire scholarship, the new book “Armenians in Ottoman Turkey, 1914” was the product of a manuscript that was donated to the Institute’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research in 2016. It will be a boon for testimony indexers and other researchers at the Institute.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Paris Papamichos Chronakis, Eric Le Bourhis and Andrew Curtis shared their research on the second day of the Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies conference, hosted by USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.

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