Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz
The William P. Gottlieb Collection at the Library of Congress
Acknowledgments and Special Thanks
(This presentation was originally featured on the Library of Congress’ Web site American Memory. The first section of acknowledgments is for the original presentation. The second group is for the transfer of this presentation to the Performing Arts Encyclopedia.)
Original presentation acknowledgments and special thanks
William P. Gottlieb served as a consultant.
Jon Newsom (Chief, Music Division) provided administrative support and subject expertise.
National Digital Library Program
Morgan Cundiff (Senior Digital Conversion Specialist) served as project leader and was responsible for project planning, workflow tracking, file system management, Web site design, database design, data conversion, and recording, digitizing, and editing audio clips.
Jeni Dahmus (Digital Conversion Specialist) was responsible for writing the Web site text, cataloging, workflow tracking, file system management, image quality review, database design and editing, derivative image creation, Down Beat article digitization, physically processing the collection, and participating in extensive interviews with William Gottlieb to gather information about the photographs.
Glenn Ricci (Digital Conversion Specialist) was responsible for Web site design and construction including graphic design and HTML programming.
Carl Fleischhauer (Technical Coordinator) served as a consultant on digital imaging issues, participated in interviews with William Gottlieb, and provided support with many other aspects of the project.
Phil Michel (Digital Conversion Specialist) provided project management support and served as a consultant on digital imaging issues.
Tracy Meehleib (Cataloger) served as a consultant on cataloging issues.
David Arbury (Digital Conversion Specialist) assisted with derivative image creation and the scanning of Down Beat articles.
Melissa Levine (Legal Advisor) managed legal issues and permissions requirements.
Jurretta Jordan Heckscher and Emily Lind Baker (National Digital Library Program Editors) edited the Web site text.
Information Technology Services
Dave Woodward (Programmer Analyst) provided programming support and created the technical framework.
Automated Planning and Liaison Office
Ardith Bausenbach (Senior Automation Planning Specialist) provided bibliographic systems support.
Prints and Photographs Division
Donna Collins (Photographic Preservation Specialist) assisted with processing and evaluating preservation concerns.
Helena Zinkham (Head, Technical Services) served as a consultant on cataloging issues.
Andrew Robb (Photograph Conservator) assisted with the evaluation of collection materials.
John R. Stokes, Angela Bukowy, and the staff of JJT, Inc. for creating the digital images of the negatives, contact prints, and published prints.
Performing Arts Encyclopedia presentation acknowledgments
Technical functionality and programming of the site was performed by a team from Network Development and MARC Standards Office which included Morgan Cundiff, Betsy Miller, Nathan Trail, and Kevin Ford. Bibliographic updates, file transfers and reformatting were performed by Morgan Cundiff. Conversion of articles and special presentations from American Memory format to the Performing Arts Encyclopedia format was performed by Morgan Cundiff and Betsy Miller.
Web site design and user interface was created by Betsy Miller based on user-centered design principles.
Additional assistance for the conversion of the site was provided by Karen Lund, Digital Projects Coordinator; Larry Appelbaum and Caitlin Miller, Music Reference Specialists; and Daniel Boomhower, Reader Services Head, Music Division.
PAE Launch Date: July 30, 2010
Last Updated: July 28, 2010