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Collected Item: “Team Things During Pandemic”

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Team Things During Pandemic

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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.

Our coaches asked the team to take a video of ourselves doing something with a softball. TikTok is a huge app in our generation and it is filled with popular videos and people. It is a very significant part of this generation's history and we wanted to be a part of that by creating this video and posting to our social media pages, along with TikTok. Within the video, one of my teammates is cleaning the softball with disinfectant spray which is what life has come to during the pandemic and that is what softball teams were doing during the summer. This video shows our team coming together during the pandemic and still somehow being a team during this crazy time. This is an object that an archivist can collect that relates directly to our generation along with an authentic view of Suffolk softball. As an archivist, they look for authenticity and unique objects that have meaning which is what this object represents.

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?

#TikTok, #Video, #SoftballTeam, #CovidPandemic, #Quarantine, #MissThem, #SummerTime, #Creative, #GettingThroughPandemic, #Together, #Suffolk, #HST241, #CovidMiniCollection

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

Suffolk Softball Coaches/Players

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