This project documents the COVID-19 pandemic experiences of people in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Read stories, explore images, and browse a variety of material collected and contributed by the Westmoreland County community. Help preserve the history of the 2020 pandemic by contributing your own material on the "Contribute an Item" page.

This digital archive is a joint collaboration between Saint Vincent College's History Department and the Westmoreland Historical Society.

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Switching to Zoom


The image shows a college faculty member's first reaction to Zoom. I think it highlights well some of the difficulties involved in switching to online…

Things will get better

Things will get better.jpg

This is something I painted to remind myself that things will get better over time.