We invite everyone to share photos—taken from an appropriately socially-distanced perspective—documenting personal experiences during this challenging time. Post those images on Instagram using the hashtag #CovidStoriesNYC, and tag @museumofcityny.
New York is a resilient city that has a long, complex, and fascinating history of battling infectious disease and epidemics. This was presented in the exhibition "Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis," on view September 2018–April 2019. Take a look at these resources and see how they can put our response to the current coronavirus outbreak in context.
On April 15, 1947, America's national pastime was finally integrated with the debut of Jackie Robinson as a Brooklyn Dodger. Explore Robinson's groundbreaking career in Major League Baseball and his legacy as a baseball and civil rights legend that lives on today.