USC Shoah Foundation - Monthly Tour

USC Shoah Foundation - Monthly Tour

  • Dates:
    Wednesday, July 17, 2013
    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
  • Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Leavey Library (LVL)
  • Room:
    114
  • Cost:
    free
  • Phone:
    (213) 740-0965

Summary:

Free and open to the public, monthly tours give visitors a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides and to discover how their memories are being used to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry.

Description:

  • Receive a hands-on demo of the Visual History Archive, the Institute’s searchable repository of nearly 52,000 video testimonies.
  • Preview IWitness, an award-winning educational website that lets teachers and students 13 and older interact with more than 1,000 testimonies.
  • Tour the state-of-the-art technology facility where the testimonies are digitally restored and preserved to ensure their availability for generations to come.
  • Learn how the Institute works globally to promote tolerance and justice, improve education, and preserve memories of the Holocaust and other genocides.