COVID in Illinois, USA

“When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down much of life as we know it in early 2020, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum got to work on an oral history project intended to capture Illinoisans’ in-the-moment recollections of the tumult. Led by oral historian Amanda Riggenbach, the Tumultuous 2020 project was designed to collect dozens of interviews recounting the time’s tragic, inspiration and humorous stories.” Read full story here which includes a link to these and other Illinois oral histories here.

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