Research

Web Resources - Personal Narratives / Oral History

The "1939" Club
The "1939" Club has about 100 full-length survivor interviews.

Abe's Story: A Holocaust Memoir
The story of Abraham Korn, a polish Jew and Holocaust Survivor

British Library, Holocaust Oral History Audio Collection
A collection of more than 440 hours of life story interviews of Jewish migrants and refugees to Britain, many of whom survived Nazi concentration and labor camps.

British Library, Jewish Experience in Britain and Holocaust Testimonies
Other Holocaust oral history interviews available at the British Library.

Centropa
A keyworded database of transcribed oral history interviews of approximately 1,300 elderly Jews living in 15 countries.

The European Resistance Archive
The ERA features video interviews with protagonists of European anti-Nazi resistance in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Slovenia.

Forschungs- und Arbeitsstelle Erziehung nach/über Auschwitz (Research and Study Center for Holocaust Education on Auschwitz)
Irene Eckler has documented the story of the persecution of her family, which was never be allowed to live as a family, as a case study. She published her book in German and English language, and she permitted us to bring her story to the web.

Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies
9 Testimonies of Holocaust survivors and witnesses, (with stream video files).

Holocaust Education Committee Central Ohio Survivor Video Project
A database of 48 testimonies of Holocaust survivors residing in Central Ohio.

 

Holocaust Remembrances
Includes a collection of survivors' stories.

Horst Eichenwald
A Website about a little Jewish boy: Horst Eichenwald.

The Last Sunrise
A true story and book by Harald Gordon, a polish Jew and Holocaust Survivor (with audio files).

Louisiana Holocaust Survivors
Louisiana residents share their stories in interviews conducted by the Southern Institute for Education and Research.

Refugee Voices
A Holocaust testimony collection of 150 video interviews of Jewish survivors and refugees to Great Britain.

USC Shoah Foundation Institute
The Institute's archives contain about 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors.

Voices of the Holocaust Project
In 1946, Dr. David P. Boder visited refugee camps in France, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany, carrying recording equipment.These recordings represent the earliest known oral histories of the Holocaust, which are available through this online archive.

Zwangsarbeit 1939-1945 (Forced Labor 1939-1945)
A collection of nearly 600 interviews of former forced laborers. Note: the interviews are in German.

 

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