The March King: John Philip Sousa
Acknowledgments and Special Thanks
The materials in this presentation were selected from collections in the Library of Congress’ Music Division and the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. The printed band and orchestra instrumental portions are from a private collection.
Selection of materials was done by Loras Schissel, music specialist (Music Division) and Paul Fraunfelter, digital conversion specialist (Library Services, Digital Conversion Group). Mr. Schissel also provided curatorial expertise.
Text for the site was written by Loras Schissel and Paul Fraunfelter. Editorial assistance was provided by Andrea Matles Savada,
Project oversight was provided by Karen Lund, project coordinator for The Library of Congress Presents: Music, Theater and Dance.
Digital production and conversion work was coordinated and/or performed by Paul Fraunfelter, who also served as project leader.
Alicia Patterson and Michael Ferrando, technicians, (Music Division) assisted with the creation of bibliographic data.
James Wolf, digital conversion specialist, (Library Services, Digital Conversion Group) provided transfer, processing and formatting of audio files.
Domenic Sergi and Courtney Whisenton of the LC Digital Scan Center coordinated and performed paper scanning.
Steven McCollum (Office of Strategic Initiatives) assisted with optical character recognition.
Technical functionality and programming was provided by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office (NetDev), primarily Morgan Cundiff and Nathan Trail.
Web site design was created by Elizabeth Miller, NetDev.
Permissions and copyright considerations were advised by Maureen Harrington, Office of General Counsel.
Special thanks to:
The U.S. Marine Band Library, for permission to reprint copies of Sousa Band tour books.
Paul E. Bierley for permission to reprint his biographical note and bibliography.
The Sousa family and John Philip Sousa IV for their ongoing support.
Launch Date: November 5, 2007 (release 1)