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The Visual History Archive

The Visual History Archive is an online-platform, that provides access to the interview collections of the "USC Shoah Foundation. The Institute for Visual History and Education." The collection of interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust was compiled between 1994 and 2000 and is the largest of its kind. It contains almost 52,000 interviews conducted in 56 countries and in 32 languages. Meanwhile the Visual History Archive expanded to include collections of interviews with survivors of other genocides.

Access to the archive at the Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin is providing access to the Visual History Archive of the "USC Shoah Foundation. The Institute for Visual History and Education" for research and teaching purposes. Also individuals or academic institutions, who are not members of Freie Universität Berlin have the possibility to access the largest oral-history-archive, as guests. Learn more about the research possibilities of the Archive and the activities of Freie Universität Berlin.