As you can imagine, oral histories of the pandemic are incredibly important stories to gather with care and sensitivity in this moment. In response to queries about contributing oral histories or how to conduct them, please explore the following resources.
- the Baylor Institute for Oral History’s recent webinar on Oral History at a Distance: Conducting Remote Interviews.
- The Oral History Society’s “Advice on remote oral history interviewing during the Covid-19 pandemic.”
- Columbia Center for Oral History Research NYC COVID-19 Oral History, Narrative and Memory Archive
- The COVID-19 Oral History Project
- Journal of the Plague Year
- Foxfire COVID Oral History Project (Southern Appalachia focus)
- Queens Memory COVID-19 Project
- CoronaDiaries: Documenting the everyday lived experiences of a global pandemic
- Stitching the Curve: knitting a data visualization of COVID-19 cases in Canada
Covid-19: First Person Histories (Institute of Psychiatry at Weill Medical Center, Cornell University)