We are living in an extraordinary time. This feels like an understatement, given that in the space of just a few weeks, our lives have been turned completely upside down by the coronavirus. Historians will be analyzing and writing about this event for centuries, trying to imagine and recreate what life was like in a world upended by an invisible enemy. The Los Altos History Museum recognizes the importance of contributing to this history by collecting our community’s experiences and preserving this history for future generations.

To document the impact of COVID-19 on our community, we need your help. We are now actively seeking stories, photos, diary entries, and other materials from residents of Santa Clara County. We want to hear how you and your loved ones are experiencing this event—how has it disrupted your lives? How are you getting through it? How has everyday life changed in your household?

Questions? Contact Dianne Shen.

Submit Your Experience Now

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