Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures


Ray Murray, digital conversion specialist, served as the project leader for Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures. Georgia Higley, head of the Newspaper Section, Serial and Government Publications Division, served as subject specialist. Deborah Thomas of the Digital Conversion Group and Karen Renninger, chief of the Serial and Government Publications Division, provided administrative support. Many Library of Congress staff members made significant contributions to the project throughout its planning and production.

Conservation work on the collection materials was done by Jean Baldwin, Elmer Eusman, Lynn Kidder, and Tamara Ohanyan.

Tracey Barton, Tom Bigley, Chris Damrosch, and James King of the Serial and Government Publications Division entered data and collated pages prior to digitization.

Lloyd Carter, Lisa Cope, and Domenic Sergi of the Information Technology Services (ITS) Scanning Center imaged the New York Times pages.

Christa Maher of the Office of Strategic Initiatives assisted in converting the data for the page-turning functions. David Woodward, ITS, was the primary programmer for the collection. Steve McCollum produced the optical character recognition (OCR) files. Colleen Cahill of the Geography & Map Division converted page images into the MrSID format. Andrea Matles Savada and Barry Wolverton edited the collection's framing text. Colleen Byrne Wallace designed the Web pages. Michael Hughes from the Office of General Counsel advised the team on matters of copyright.

Invaluable additional work was done by digital conversion specialists Aaron Chaletzky and Sandy Bostian.

Background research and quality review was done by Johns Hopkins University intern Rob Gamble.

Scanning of The War of the Nations: Portfolio in Rotogravure Etchings was done by JJT, Inc., of Austin, Texas. The New York Tribune was imaged by PTFS, Inc., of Bethesda, Maryland.

The Library of Congress extends special thanks to Mrs. Sandra Baden, who donated the New York Times issues digitized in this collection and Mr. Daniel Pollen, who donated The War of the Nations: Portfolio in Rotogravure Etchings volume.