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Northeast Times | June 7, 2020

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IRVING ARCHIVES AND MUSEUM HOLDS COLLECTING INITIATIVE FOR COVID PANDEMIC

IRVING ARCHIVES AND MUSEUM HOLDS COLLECTING INITIATIVE FOR COVID PANDEMIC

The Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) is committed to preserving the history of the city and its residents, and the IAM is seeking help to fulfill its mission during this challenging moment. The IAM is launching a collecting initiative to document the experiences of Irving employees, residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following items are suitable for donating to the IAM: 

  • Photographs
  • Short videos
  • Journals or writings reflecting personal experiences
  • Objects and artifacts directly connected to the pandemic (e.g. Signs from car parades; new products/inventions created; items that reflect life under quarantine and social distancing measures; business signs communicating closures or modified operations; community projects; etc.

When donating journals, objects or artifacts, make a note on the donation form and upload a photograph of items, if possible. An IAM staff member will be in contact about donation arrangements when it is safe to submit.

Begin the donation process.

For more information, email the Irving Archives and Museum at IAMinfo@cityofirving.org