THE MARKS WE LEAVE BEHIND
Documenting personal experiences from the
2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
The Washington Historical Society is creating an archive of local
people's experiences during the current pandemic for future
generations to better understand our lives today.
Many communities around the world are collecting submissions for local
archives, as well as many museums, historical societies, and the
Capture your memories in whatever way you choose, and share and
reflect on any part of your experience.
- Written- journal, handwritten, typed, printed out (email, tweets, Instagram, FaceBook)
- Spoken (audio)
- Video (self-created, WHS assisted)
- Art (any medium)
- Music (audio, written)
- Poetry (audio, written)
Where to send:
What to include:
If you would like WHS to record you and/or video your
contribution, in a COVID safe environment, please contact Susan
Fairchild to schedule a time and place.
- Name (you can request your contribution be “anonymous”)
Questions? Email Susan Fairchild (susan.Fairchild@wnhhs.org) or
Marian Baker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Watch the special September 14, 2020 kickoff program
Encourage others to participate!