Biddeford COVID-19 Community Archive

Title

Biddeford COVID-19 Community Archive

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Description

Community documentation of life in Biddeford during the COVID-19 pandemic, a joint project of McArthur Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and the Biddeford Cultural and Heritage Center.

Help us document life in Biddeford during the COVID-19 pandemic by submitting your stories, images, oral history interviews, and videos to the Biddeford COVID-19 Community Archive.

We welcome anything created by you including audio or video diaries, journal entries, letters, photographs, drawings, personal recollections, and interviews with friends and family.

Creator

McArthur Public Library
Biddeford Historical Society
Biddeford Cultural and Heritage Center

Coverage

Biddeford, Maine

Collection Items

Your Teachers Miss You
This sweet banner, reminds Biddeford kids that "Your Teachers Miss You, Be Well" with tiger paws (Tiger Pride!). It hangs on the fence at St. Louis Baseball fields, near the corner of West and Hill Streets.

City Theater Highlights Concert: An Online Event
This is the digital flyer for the City Theater's Highlight's Concert, which was put together by City Theater Associates and aired for home viewing during the weekend of October 9-11, 2020 via the theater's YouTube channel.

Frozen in Time
Our seasonal bulletin board (with a 'Counting Birds' theme) in our Children's Room at McArthur Library remains stuck in the snow even in June 2020 as the library has been closed to the public since March 16, 2020.

A Hands-on Workshop, Covid Style
Biddeford Historical Society hosted a cemetery stone cleaning and repair workshop, and here are the attendees learning and listening in a physically distant manner, with masks. Maine is doing a great job staying safe!
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