Quarantine Stories: Recording History

Inspired by Aspen Historical Society

We seek to memorialize this moment in time.  Please contribute your story to Carbondale's pandemic history.  This is a written or oral history collection focusing on this moment in time.  A moment that will soon by an important part of history.  

Some decades feel like a week.  Some weeks feel like a decade.

You can participate by interviewing your family or telling us your “Stay at Home” story. Some questions to help get you started:


  • What is your favorite and least favorite parts of the stay-at-home order?

  • Are you able to describe your anxieties concerning infections?  How to interact with your neighbors?  Community?

  • Have you or your family had to learn new skills?

  • What relationships have strengthened?  Which has weakened?

  • If you had a crystal ball, what would you guess it tells you about the future?

To contribute your story, simply call our phone number (970) 414-1078 and leave a message.  If you would rather, please use an audio recording software on your computer and email your clip to stories@carbondalehistory.org.  If you need help, call or write, we are glad to assist.  

Do you know of any privacy concerns in which we should be makde aware?

Thanks for submitting!