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We are collecting documentation of the experiences of Asian/Pacific Americans living during COVID-19 by:

Collecting Digital Artifacts
Text that reads, "How to start talking to your Korean family about BLACK LIVES MATTER." in both English and Korean with a woman sitting in front of a bookcase in the bottom right corner

Collecting digital artifacts including, but not limited to: articles, flyers, and resource lists; publications and journal articles; photographs and images of artwork and installations; video and audio recordings. Select artifacts may be accessioned, alongside the recorded oral history interviews, by the NYU Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. To contribute an artifact to the project, complete the artifact donation form.

Recording oral history interviews with narrators who wish to share their A/P/A COVID-19 experiences or perspectives for archival preservation and future access.
Black banners that read "RENT STRIKE" in English and Mandarin outside a fire escape in Chinatown, NY

These interviews will be conducted remotely (while social distancing protocols are still necessary) or in person (only when safe to do so). The volunteer narrator form has been closed, join our newsletter to see when we are taking applications again.

Collecting a wide range of recorded interviews to document, as thoroughly as possible, A/P/A COVID-19 experiences.
Two Zoom boxes sit side by side featuring two women

The volunteer interviewer form has been closed, join our newsletter to see when we are taking applications again.


Questions? Please contact apa.archives@nyu.edu.

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