USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education

Address: 
Leavey Library, 650 West 35th Street, Suite 400
CA
United States
Contact: 
Phone: 
213-740-6001

Archives and Collections

The mission of USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education is to develop empathy, understanding and respect through the use of testimony. Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive contains 55,000 videotaped interviews with witnesses to the Holocaust and other genocides that were conducted in 65 countries and in 43 languages over the period 1994-2018. The approximately 2,600 interviews that were gathered in Los Angeles relate to the experiences of Jewish Holocaust survivors who came to the city during and after World War II.

Regions covered: 
Europe; Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Burbank, San Fernando Valley, Pasadena