Webinar: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Database for Holocaust Survivor and Victim Names

  • Last Updated: April 11, 2022
  • Published: April 11, 2022

Register to attend the live training webinar, "The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Database for Holocaust Survivor and Victim Names."

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (EDT)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speaker: Sarah Kopelman-Noyes, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Senior Technical Information Specialist, Names Data Branch, National Institute for Holocaust Documentation
  • Learning outcomes: The Database for Holocaust Survivor and Victim Names (HSV) contains 12 million records on people persecuted during World War II under the Nazi regime. It brings together information from the Museum’s collections, as well as from other organizations, about individual survivors and victims into one search tool. This webinar will highlight the many ways the USHMM gathers this data and the efforts made to ensure this data is made available to the public. Learn how the HSV Database allows anyone to search for a name of a survivor or victim of Nazi persecution (even via Google), find information about that individual, and in some cases request a copy of the original document.

Registration confirmation information:
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Prior to the webinar:
For those participating via a desktop or laptop computer (preferred method), a WebEx plug-in must be installed (one-time only). Download instructions. Some features will not be available for users participating with a tablet or smartphone. Devices need to have a WebEx app installed from the device’s app store, which may take time. After installation, the app will ask for you to Allow or Deny permissions.