Pandemics, Parenting, and the Historian’s Craft

This post appears in the SHA Grad Council's new series about research, teaching, and living under the shadow of the pandemic.

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When I locked up my study carrel and left campus to pick up my son at preschool on Friday, March 13th, little did I imagine that within a few days my entire life would change. Within a week, the city of Boston shuddered to a halt – as did my archival research into the city’s public health history.

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