Museum collecting COVID-19 artefacts, stories

How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected your life and work? The Fort St. John North Peace Museum wants to document Fort St. John’s COVID-19 history. We are looking for donations of stories, photographs, and artefacts from our community.

We want to record and preserve how Covid-19 had an impact on Fort St. John and the North Peace so we are inviting citizens of Fort St. John and the North Peace to contribute their thoughts and reflections during  this significant period in history. The stories and artefacts collected may be used in future exhibitions and as primary research material for future generations.

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This is our chance to capture how our communities have and continue to respond and adapt to a global crisis. The written accounts, photographs, and artefacts will go through the same process as all donations to the  museum collection where our acquisitions committee makes a decision on accepting them to avoid duplication, etc. Please include information about a photograph you are donating (i.e. what is going on, who is in the photo, and how the photo relates to the Covid-19 pandemic experience) or how the artefact you are donating relates to Covid-19.

Digital photographs and typed accounts or stories can be submitted by email to fsjnpmuseum@fsjmail.com at any time. Artefacts, hard copies of photographs, and written accounts can be submitted in person (Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) once the museum re-opens on Monday, June 15.

For more information please phone Heather Sjoblom at the Fort St John North Peace Museum at 250-787-0430 or email fsjnpmuseum@fsjmail.com. 

Heather Sjoblom is manager and curator of the Fort St. John North Peace Museum.

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