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USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive

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  • Rachael Spira (1923 - 2019)
    VHA Online Index -Shoah Video Project Testimony.
  • Eva Hava, Chavcia Kempinski (1925 - 2012)
    Eva Kempinski recorded a video testimonial with the USC Shoah Foundation.
  • David Dadek Kempinski (1921 - 2010)
    David Kempinski recorded a video testimony with the USC Shoah Foundation:
  • Henry (Haim) Kreisel (1929 - 2005)
    Professor Haim Kreisel wrote: He had fought in the Israeli War of Independence and I think he was in his early 20’s then so he was born sometime in the mid 1920’s.At in 2009: Henry Kreisel, Age: 80, Re...
  • Gertrude Silberstern (1926 - 2013)
    USC Shoah Foundation testimony:

The USC Shoah Foundation has more than 55,000 video testimonies of survivors of genocide and liberators, primarily from the Holocaust but also other genocides, the 1994 Rwandan Tutsi Genocide, the 1937 Nanjing Massacre, the Armenian Genocide that coincided with World War I, and the Guatemalan Genocide, and plans to include more.

This project seeks to collect profiles of people who have been interviewed. To search for a video, visit [] (free login required). Some videos are available on youtube. Only a small percentage of videos can currently be streamed online, but all can be viewed at access sites around the world, and family and others can order copies from the USC Shoah Foundation website.

Profiles of living people can not be added to projects, so as a work-around please add them here or inform the project collaborators.

Profiles of living interviewees: