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Collection Details


Collection Name: Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Program
Repository Name: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Collections [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
URL: http://www.ushmm.org/research/collections/
Description: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s oral history collection is one of the largest and most diverse resources for Holocaust testimonies in the world. The collection contains over 7,000 interviews, of which approximately 4,500 are video and 2,500 are audio. These testimonies enable students, researchers, and the general public to see and hear the first-hand accounts of those who experienced, witnessed, or perpetrated the events of the Holocaust.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 7000
Broad Subjects: Genocide; Military; Ethnic groups; Wars and Conflicts
ASP Subjects: Belarus; Concentration camp inmates; Concentration camps; Czech Republic; Estonia; France; Gays--Nazi persecution; Germany; Greece; Holocaust survivors; Holocaust, 1938-1945; Israel-Palestine; Jehovah's Witnesses--Nazi persecution; Jewish children in the Holocaust; Jewish families; Jewish ghettos; Latvia; Lithuania; Montenegro; Oral history; Poland; Public welfare; Romanies; Romanies--Nazi persecution; Ukraine; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities; World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements
Collection Code: OHC0001626