Song of America
Acknowledgments and Special Thanks
The Web site Song of America is the result of the contributions of many people within the Library of Congress:
Selection of materials was made by Stephanie Poxon, Jon Newsom and Jan Lauridsen.
Text for the site was written by Stephanie Poxon, Kevin LaVine, and James Wintle. Editorial assistance was provided by Albert Tucker and Andrea Savada.
Digital production and conversion work was coordinated by Karen Lund. The staff included Pat Padua, James Wolf, and Paul Fraunfelter. Scanning of paper items and digitization of audio files were performed by Pat Padua and James Wolf, respectively. Additional scanning was done by the Digital Scan Lab at the Library of Congress.
Technical functionality and programming of the site was performed by a team from Network Development and MARC Standards Office which included Morgan Cundiff, Glenn Gardner, Betsy Miller, Nathan Trail, and Kevin Ford.
Web site design and user interface was created by Betsy Miller based on user-centered design principles.
Thanks go to the staff of the Music Division for their assistance including Sue Vita, Jan Lauridsen, Jon Newsom, Henry Grossi, Kevin LaVine, Betty Auman, and Steve Soderberg. Thanks also go to the staff of the American Folklife Center for their assistance, including Matthew Barton, Jennifer Cutting, and Judith Gray; to Neil Huntley of the Digital Production Team and to Jim Cannady of ITS for their assistance with video files; to Suzanne Hogan of the Development Office, and Rob Sokol of the Librarian's Office.
Special thanks go to Thomas Hampson for the inspiration for this Web site and for his participation and cooperation in presenting this music online.
Last Update: October 28, 2010