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Historical societies across the U.S. are crowdsourcing pandemic time capsules; Organizations are collecting submissions of stories, artwork, photographs and "anything flat" through online portals.

May 28, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

Last week as I stopped by my local sushi restaurant to pick up a to-go order, I felt awed by the science fiction nature of the plastic wall the restaurateurs had built to separate us. The waitress opened a transparent pass-through, like the cupboard where you put your sample in the bathroom at the lab, to set down the bagged food. After she closed it, I picked up the bag on my side. Both of us were masked, and the stakes seemed high: It felt like "2001: A Space Odyssey" meets spider roll. As I s...