NYU Archival Collections is a single search portal and finding aid for each of the Libraries archival and special collections, including the Fales Library & Special Collections The Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University Archives, New-York Historical Society, and Brooklyn Historical Society.
This resource requires an active NYU NetID and password.
The Visual History Archive, an online portal from the USC Shoah Foundation, includes over 54,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocides. The testimonies were conducted in 62 countries and in 41 languages. The VHA includes testimonies covering the:
European Holocaust, 1939-1945;
Armenian Genocide, 1915-1923;
Cambodian Genocide, 1975-1979;
Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, 1994; and
Nanjing Massacre, 1937-1938.
Please see our guide if you are a member of the public interested in using the VHA: https://guides.nyu.edu/vha
Listen to any of the hundreds of stories we’ve recorded, drawn from conversations between more than 30,000 participants in all 50 states. Just press the “play” button next to each image; if the story moves you, pass it along using the share link.
The American Folklife Center was created in 1976 by the U.S. Congress to "preserve and present American folklife" through programs of research, documentation, archival preservation, reference service, live performance, exhibitions, publications, and training. Designated by the U.S. Congress as the national center for folklife documentation and research, the American Folklife Center continues to collect and document living traditional culture, while preserving for the future its unparalleled collections in the state-of-the-art preservation facilities of the Library of Congress.