NBC 2: Museums and historians are navigating how to write the history of Covid-19 when the end isn’t in sight

NBC 2: Museums and historians are navigating how to write the history of Covid-19 when the end isn’t in sight. “When the Covid-19 pandemic broke out in the United States, the California Historical Society received call after call asking for its archive on the 1918 flu. Researchers and journalists were looking for clues into how Americans coped in the thick of a pandemic — and what we could learn in 2020 from 1918. But the documents from the early 20th century were few and there was just one photograph in the archive to depict the entire experience. Historians, libraries and museums now are making sure, in that way, history does not repeat itself with the coronavirus pandemic.”