The Year 2021 saw stubborn covid-induced restrictions affect our programs and goals. However, we also became comfortable with digital processes and innovations. Our professional networks strengthened. We built new collaborations and adapted public programing and research methods. It is now hard to imagine going forward without considering zoom, live-streaming, or digital displays and teleconferencing. That said, the restrictions on public presentations, the limitations on personal interviews, and closures of story sites and archives for research and networking markedly dampened program effectiveness in 2021 such that the prospects of restoring pre-covid operations while continuing the successful digital work-around’s promise a productive and creative 2022.

1882 Annual Review 2021 and Plans for 2022