This special episode of the podcast A New York Minute In History explores how historians are documenting the coronavirus pandemic in real time.
Co-hosts New York State Historian Devin Lander and Saratoga County Historian Lauren Roberts are joined by Christine Ridarsky, the City of Rochester Historian and President of the Board of the Association of Public Historians of New York State and Matthew Urtz, Madison County Historian and Vice-President of APHNYS.
APHNYS has issued guidelines for public historians throughout New York about how best to document the historical event and Urtz has created a timeline tracking the major moments in the pandemic. In the episode, we also explore how museums, like the New York State Museum, are engaging with audiences virtually during the pandemic to showcase their collections.
You can listen to the podcast here.
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