Alvin Sherman Library is pleased to announce that we have access to the Visual History Archive (VHA) USC Shoah Foundation. This resource contains over 54,000 testimonies relating to the Holocaust and other genocides.This is the biggest digital collection of this type on the planet, the archive gives an unparalleled look at the experience of genocide as told by survivors as unedited, personal narratives of life before, during, and after a genocide.
Testimony found in the Visual History Archive (VHA) USC Shoah Foundation includes information about the:
Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda of 1994
Nanjing Massacre in China
Guatemalan Genocide of 1978-1996
Cambodian Genocide of 1975-1979
Interviews were conducted in over 31 different languages with English being the largest language represented-some videos in languages other than English include subtitles.
You will need to make your own account to use this resource!
The Visual History Archive is a fully streaming primary source that includes: