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Collected Item: “Sanitize Everything”

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Sanitize Everything

What sort of object is this: text story, photograph, video, audio interview, screenshot, drawing, meme, etc.?

This is a picture that I took.

Tell us a story; share your experience. Describe what the object or story you've uploaded says about the pandemic, and/or why what you've submitted is important to you.

I started working at Loretta, a restaurant located in Newburyport MA, in the middle of July. One of the most important things they told me to do (besides wear a mask,) was to sanitize everything. We have to wipe down the tables, chairs, pens, drink menus, receipt books and everything else you can think of. This is important to do because while we try to limit what people touch, they still touch everything, because that is what humans do. This will be important for future historians because it will show how much work is done behind the scenes that we have to do as workers in a restaurant. It will show how much cleaning increased in the year of 2020.

Use one-word hashtags (separated by commas) to describe your story. For example: Where did it originate? How does this object make you feel? How does this object relate to the pandemic?

#HST241, #CovidMiniCollection, #Suffolk, #Loretta, #Newburyport, #ResturantDuringPandemic, #SprayIt

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then put "self" here.)

Emily Yurkus

Give this story a date.

2020-12-06
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