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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: Website: For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email:
Friday, August 15, 2014
Sonia Gomes de Mesquita, chief program officer at World Jewish Congress, says education is key to fighting anti-Semitism – and there’s still a lot of work to be Mesquita, who visited the USC Shoah Foundation offices on Tuesday, served in various capacities at World ORT including COO and CEO for 14 years before joining World Jewish Congress in 2013.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Access copies of 4 testimonies given by Jewish Survivors in Dutch, English, German, and Spanish.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:Tel:  +1 213 740 3756Email:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Cecilia De Jesus, MFA ’13, chose one of the most unlikely filmmaking materials to tell the story of Holocaust survivor Vera Gissing. But the risk paid off in a big way when her film Where Is My Home? won the 2013 Student Voices Short Film Contest.
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.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Dieses Video ist ein herunterladbarer Zusammenschnitt von mehreren Zeitzeugen-Interviews des USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archivs, welche mit jüdischen Überlebenden geführt wurden, die in der polnischen Stadt Oświęcim geboren wurden und aufgewachsen sind. Heute kennt man Oświęcim als eine Stadt, die von dem Lagerkomplex Auschwitz gezeichnet ist.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive Museo del Holocausto de Buenos Aires José Hernández 1750 C1426EOD Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires Argentina Tel: +54 11 4786-8602 Email: Website:
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
L’édition 2014-2015 du Concours national de la Résistance et de la Déportation propose aux élèves des collèges et lycées de travailler sur le thème suivant : « La libération des camps nazis, le retour des déportés et la découverte de l'univers concentrationnaire ». Afin de nourrir la réflexion des candidats, nous leur proposons de visionner une série de témoignages.
Monday, October 5, 2015
L’édition 2015-2016 du Concours national de la Résistance et de la Déportation propose aux élèves des collèges et lycées de travailler sur le thème suivant : « Résister par l’art et la littérature ».
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
For the sixth time, the Freie Universität Berlin will offer a free summer course for international and visiting scholars about USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. This summer, the topic of the course is memories of the Nazis’ forced laborers.
Friday, January 18, 2013
L'USC Shoah Foundation – Institut pour l’histoire visuelle et l’éducation, a organisé une exposition qui a été présentée au siège de l’UNESCO, à Paris. Cette exposition fut l’un des volets de la Journée internationale du souvenir de l’Holocauste pour l’année 2013. Chaque année, le 27 janvier – date anniversaire de la libération d’Auschwitz-Birkenau –, il est rendu hommage aux victimes de l’Holocauste.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives 1590 Docteur Penfield Avenue Montreal, Quebec H3G 1C5 Canada Website: For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email:
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Discover the testimonies of Holocaust survivors who share memories of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, which is commemorating its 80th anniversary this week as the 2016 Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro.
Monday, April 27, 2015
ENS Lyon is mounting a major exhibition looking at the plight of liberated survivors returning to France at the end of World War II.
Friday, March 6, 2015
On March 8, 2015 there will be events all over the world celebrating the achievements of women for International Women’s Day. This year’s theme Make it Happen encourages action for advancing women’s rights and also recognizing the incredible and courageous work women do in various industries throughout the world.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Ana Benkel de Vinocur describe sus primeras impresiones del campo de concentración Auschwitz II-Birkenau a su llegada del gueto de Lódz en mayo de 1944. Ella recuerda su reacción cuando se abrieron las pesadas compuertas del tren de deportación y vio a los prisioneros vistiendo uniformes rayados, calvos, luciendo como esqueletos. Ella habla de la confiscación de todas sus pertenencias y del proceso de selección durante el cual se mantuvo con su madre, pero fue separada de su padre y hermano.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Inge Sack de Kord describes what she and her family went through during the years of war to obtain visas to leave Europe while her father was at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Jewish Holocaust Survivor Interview language: Spanish Ana Benkel de Vinocur describes her first impressions of the Auschwitz II-Birkenau Concentration Camp upon arrival from the Lódz Ghetto in May 1944. She remembers her reaction when the heavy doors of the deportation train opened and she saw prisoners, in striped uniforms, bald, looking like skeletons. She speaks of the seizure of all her belongings and of a selection process in which she remained with her mother, but was separated from her father and brother.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 44 testimonies conducted in Venezuela.  For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:
Thursday, October 30, 2014
In honor of National Archives Month, here are 10 unique facts about USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Secure storage ensures safety and accessibility of archives.
Friday, March 19, 2010
USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education to host its first International Digital Access, Outreach, and Research Conference.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research staff will be traveling around the world this summer to host academic workshops about the Visual History Archive.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Four researchers who are part of the Holocaust Geographies Collaborative explored the Visual History Archive for the first time and were inspired by what they found.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Stephen Smith, USC Shoah Foundation executive director, is in North Carolina today recording Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow’s testimony for the Visual History Archive.
Monday, October 7, 2013
The Jewish Museum in Prague recently debuted a new exhibit dedicated to the Nazi-produced films about the Terezin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp. The Visual History Archive is also a unique resource for Terezin remembrance.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Secondary school students across France are hard at work on their entries for the 2013-2014 National Contest on Resistance and Deportation – and many of them are drawing inspiration from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The integration of the new collection means the Archive now represents nine genocidal events. USC Shoah Foundation last month added 11 Rohingya video interviews -- as well as 77 testimonies from other collections -- to its ever-expanding Archive.
Friday, March 29, 2013
On Thursday evening, March 28, 2013, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education held its third annual Student Voices Film Contest awards ceremony and screening. The event took place at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. The Student Voices Film Contest challenges USC students to “join the conversation about genocide and human rights” by producing a five- to seven-minute film using testimony from the Institute’s Visual History Archive, which contains video interviews with survivors and eyewitnesses of the Holocaust.


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