This is a collection of smaller project and single interviews pulled together by Archives and Special Collections about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals, communities and organizations. These interviews were conducted from 2021-2023. The original interviews are held at Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula.
In this interview John Nugent, who served as Missoula Senior Center board president from 2020-2021, talks about how he came to be on the board of the Senior Center, the sources of revenue for the Center, and its activities, including its thrift store, bingo and ... Read More
In this interview Kathy Walter, a member of the Spring Creek Hutterites, a religious Colony from Hanover, Montana, discusses the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic throughout 2020-2021. She discusses her experiences with friends, family, and herself having the virus. Walter recalls how the pandemic impacted ... Read More
In this interview Phillip Hofer, a member of the North Harlem Hutterite Colony from Harlem, Montana, discusses the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, and the impacts on his community. Hofer recalls his initial understanding of the virus, his health and experiences with illness, including spending over ... Read More
In this interview Albert Wollman, a member of the Warden Hutterite Colony in Warden, Washington, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted his community in 2020. Wollman discusses the agrarian community’s history dating back to 1973. He describes when he first learned about the virus, his ... Read More