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Mayer displays three different photographs from the ghetto Sieradz. He says that the Nazis photographed every misdeed that they did because they were proud of what they were doing.
clip / Thursday, February 18, 2016
Center Fellow Alexander Korb Discusses Importance of Holocaust Research in Facebook Live Conversation
Korb's research will investigate how local authorities in southern and eastern Europe, particularly Croatia, Serbia and Greece, collaborated with the Nazis and carried out their own acts of mass violence outside the epicenter of Nazi Germany.
cagr, center fellow / Thursday, April 13, 2017
The day after Thanksgiving, the New York Times published an article called “In America’s Heartland, the Nazi Sympathizer Next Door,” by Richard Fausset. It profiles Tony Hovater, a 29-year-old far-right extremist and Nazi sympathizer who lives in the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio.
op-eds / Friday, December 1, 2017
Those who openly deny the Holocaust are either apologists for the Nazis, right wing radicals, religious extremists, and all are antisemites, even if they deny that too.
Facebook, denial, op-eds, antiSemitism / Friday, July 20, 2018
Donor enables indexing of Lithuanian testimonies, unlocking history of one of the hardest-hit countries in the Holocaust
When it comes to implementing Nazi Germany’s Final Solution, few places were more successful than Nazi-occupied Lithuania. More than 90 percent of the country’s wartime Jewish population of 250,000 was murdered in the Holocaust.
/ Friday, June 14, 2019
The USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life proudly presents"Casden Conversations" The Powers and Perils of Nazi PropagandaSunday, March 6, 20164-5:30 p.m.USC Doheny Memorial Library room 240
/ Thursday, February 4, 2016
At this public panel organized by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, three international scholars presented about the evolution of Nazi camps, illuminating different types of camps and how the functions and purposes of camps changed, often serving multiple functions as external and internal conditions changed over time.
cagr / Wednesday, November 30, 2016
George Auman escaped Nazi Germany in the late 1930’s and immigrated to the United States. He later joined the military and helped liberate Nordhausen concentration camp. Auman describes the importance of learning from the Holocaust and speaking about his experience.
clip, male, jewish survivor, george auman, future message / Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Neumark spoke to undergraduate students in Wolf Gruner's "Resistance to Genocide" class and donated two postcards he wrote while he was evading the Nazis.
holocaust survivor, cagr, wolf gruner / Thursday, April 28, 2016
The USC Casden Institute hosted a discussion with Stephen Smith and Steven Luckert of USHMM about the power of Nazi propaganda.
Stephen Smith, ushmm / Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Wendy Lower has used the Visual History Archive to uncover how women contributed to the Nazi Party and helped perpetrate the crimes of the Holocaust.
yom hashoah, wendy lower, lecture / Wednesday, May 6, 2015
An online lecture by Wolf Gruner, Founding Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, organized by The Wiener Holocaust Library
cagr / Monday, January 11, 2021
Laszlo Csatary, a former Nazi commander and the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s third Most Wanted Nazi War Criminal, died August 12 while awaiting trial in Budapest. He was 98.
hungary, nazi, visual history archive / Wednesday, September 4, 2013
It’s hard to imagine I’m even typing this sentence, but an avowed Holocaust denier on Tuesday became the official Republican nominee for an upcoming congressional election in Illinois. Arthur Jones won the primary despite the fact that he once led the American Nazi Party and has freely shared his antisemitic views. Perhaps even more disturbing is the fact that Arthur Jones received more than 20,000 votes, according to preliminary results.
op-eds / Friday, March 23, 2018
Archive features testimonials of survivors.
/ Thursday, January 26, 2012
In this lecture, Professor Peter Hayes details how and why the Nazi regime managed to kill an unprecedented number of people with ferocious speed, yet without applying significant quantities of German personnel or resources.
/ Thursday, March 19, 2020
Presented by The Documentation Center for North Africa Jewry durign World War II, the Ben Zvi Institute, International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem
/ Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Although the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive is typically thought of as a way to preserve the stories of people who survived the Holocaust, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania has found a way to use the Archive to broaden the scope of memory to include not only survivors but also people who perished.
Paris, University of Pennsylvania, Rutman, map / Wednesday, May 16, 2018
We at USC Shoah Foundation are saddened to learn about the passing of Marion Pritchard, a Dutch woman of great courage who rescued many Jews during the Holocaust. She was 96.
/ Wednesday, December 21, 2016
When I met Auschwitz survivor Eva Mozes Kor in January, she was dozing on a chair that doubles as her walker, wearing a contented smile while a flurry of activity buzzed around her.
Auschwitz70, eva kor, op-eds / Friday, February 27, 2015
We continue our 10-part Echoes and Reflections series with Lesson 3: Nazi Germany.
echoes and reflections, testimony, teaching, student, iwitness / Friday, September 27, 2013
Art and the Holocaust will present a sampling of artwork and propaganda done during World War II in the U.S. and Nazi Germany, and work done by a child survivor of the Holocaust after the war. Moderated by Stephen D.
/ Wednesday, July 1, 2020
A lecture by Maximilian Strnad (University of Munich)Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240
cagr / Monday, October 26, 2015
The USC Casden Institute presents a Casden Conversation featuring Dr. Wolf Gruner in conversation with Dr. Steve Ross
cagr / Monday, January 11, 2021
Albrecht Becker describes how in the immediate aftermath of liberation Germans, including German Jews, were silent about Nazi atrocities in an attempt to return to a normal as soon as possible.
Albrecht Becker, post-war, anti-semitism / Friday, March 27, 2015
The news about a group of teenagers throwing a Nazi salute at a party in Orange County is a startling reminder that knowledge of the Holocaust is fading. Here are four free online classroom-ready activities on IWitness that address the topics of antisemitism, bystanders and hatred.
Nazi salutes, swastikas, IWitness Spotlight / Tuesday, March 5, 2019
A public lecture by Jean-Marc Dreyfus (University of Manchester, United Kingdom) 2018-2019 Center Research Fellow
cagr / Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The award-winning author of ‘In the Name of Humanity: the Secret Deal to End the Holocaust’ was an interviewer for USC Shoah Foundation.
In the name of Humanity, book / Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The racism of the Jim Crow South and Nazi Germany are compared and analyzed at seminar co-led by USC Shoah Foundation’s Wolf Gruner
The two-week seminar at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in D.C. is meant to help university faculty make meaningful comparisons and to expand student awareness of Holocaust history.
antiSemitism, ushmm, wolf gruner, Jim Crow South, nuremberg laws, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum / Monday, June 4, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation is saddened to learn of the recent passing of Sol Gringlas, who survived both the Nordhausen and Auschwitz concentration camps. Sol passed away in May of 2020. He was 100.
holocaust / Tuesday, September 29, 2020