Over 50 cassette tapes and two 8mm films with hours of history and stories were converted to a digital format.
Newly digitized recordings of the testimonials of Holocaust survivors are now available on the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation’s website.
Jews undergo a selection on the ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Photo courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council teamed up with the Mahoning Valley Historical Society to digitize numerous analog audio and video recordings of these testimonies contained in the Dr. Saul Friedman Collection.
You can read more in an article by Zach Mosca published in the WFMJ.com web site at: https://bit.ly/3d7mxKx.