Visual History Archive

VicNode ID 2014R9.09

Mark Baker, Monash University

Visual History Archive

The Visual History Archive is the largest visual history archive in the world with over 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and witnesses, in 32 languages and from 56 countries. The Shoah Foundation Institute has interviewed Jewish survivors, homosexual survivors, Jehovah’s Witness survivors, liberators and liberation witnesses, political prisoners, rescuers and aid providers, Roma and Sinti survivors (Gypsy), survivors of Eugenics policies, and war crimes trials participants. The Australian instance of this which is hosted at Monash University contains over 2,000 interviews recorded in Australia. The archive is fully catalogued and indexed permitting researchers to perform detailed searches for relevant testimonies and segments of testimonies.

Mark Baker at Monash University was awarded 200 TB of storage for this collection under the RDSI ReDS Scheme—with 200 TB of Market storage.