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USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive: Introduction

Established in 1994 to preserve the audio-visual histories of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust, the USC Shoah Foundation maintains one of the largest video digital libraries in the world: the Visual History Archive (VHA).


This guide is intended to help USC students/staff/faculty and visitors to USC use the Visual History Archive, the collection of over 53,000 video interviews with witnesses of the Holocaust, the 1915 Armenian Genocide, the 1994 Rwandan Tutsi Genocide, and the 1937 Nanjing Massacre gathered by USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education.


Here you will find information on:


For information about the USC Shoah Foundation, please consult its website.


For any questions not addressed here or by the USC Shoah Foundation's website, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Visual History Archive Curator

Crispin Brooks
DML 232, 213-740-5463
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