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WEATHER UPDATE: The Museum is closed Monday January 30.

We challenge you to use your camera to document how you are dealing with your current situation.

Photographers have used cameras to document American life during pivotal historic events in American history. We are currently living through another historic event. We challenge you to use your camera (with a black and white filter, of course) to document how you are dealing with your current situation. How are you effectively socially distancing, dealing with isolation, filling your time, and generally helping to fight COVID-19 and contributing to flattening the curve? Show us your hand washing, social distancing, homeschooling, or time-filling activities. Post your photos to social media and gather inspiration from what others are doing. We’ll post our favorites to our website.

Here are a few examples:

Women line up for paychecks—Richmond Shipyards Circa 1942, Gelatin silver print Gift of Paul S. Taylor, A67.137.93023
Shipyard, End of Shift at Yard 1 September 1943, Gelatin silver print Gift of Paul S. Taylor, A67.137.97181

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