From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909 was made possible by a major gift from the Citigroup Foundation.
Many Library of Congress staff members contributed to the development and presentation of the online collection.
From the National Digital Library Program:
Melissa Front and Catherine Tousignant coordinated production of the online collection and prepared its framing materials. Melissa Front also coded the HTML web pages.
Martha Anderson provided expertise, general advice, and consultation.
David Arbury helped create derivative images.
Jurretta Jordan Heckscher and Emily Lind Baker edited the framing materials.
Danna Bell-Russell developed publicity.
Beth Davis-Brown managed the contract for digitization.
Hussein Hassan assisted with text quality review.
Melissa Smith Levine evaluated rights issues and permissions requirements.
Karen Lund co-wrote the Special Presentation.
Steven C. McCollum gave technical instruction and assisted with text quality review.
Christopher J. Pohlhaus tracked receipt of digital images and assisted with text quality review.
Glenn Ricci designed the graphic layout and coded the HTML web pages.
Barak Stussman assisted with database conversion, technical support, and text quality review.
The NDLP Rare Book Team, comprised of team members, past and present, Kathy Chappell, Connie Everhart, Abigail Grotke, Jan Lancaster, Sarah Mason, John Pull, and Salwa Samaan, assisted in many aspects of the production and digitization of the collection.
From the Automation Planning and Liaison Office (APLO):
Ardie Bausenbach helped compile catalog records.
From the Conservation Division:
Mary Wootton and Alan Haley provided expertise in the handling and rehousing of materials. Alan Haley also treated fragile items in preparation for scanning and contributed a conservation report for Building the Digital Collection.
From Information Technology Services (ITS):
Mary Ambrosio programmed the indexing and display of the documents.
From the Main Reading Room:
Ardie Myers provided expertise and title suggestions for the Special Presentation.
From the Manuscript Division:
Adrienne Cannon provided expertise and title suggestions for the Special Presentation.
From the Public Affairs Office:
Guy Lamolinara developed publicity.
From the Rare Book and Special Collections Division:
Rosemary Fry Plakas provided expertise and subject categories for the Special Presentation.
Special thanks to Division Chief Mark Dimunation for his cooperation and understanding of the project.
From the Social Science Cataloging Division:
David Michener helped compile catalog records.
From outside the Library:
Systems Integration Group, Inc. (SIG), of Lanham, Maryland, produced the digital images and coordinated production of the searchable text. Special acknowledgment goes to Art Brown, Imelda Chase, Theresa Clarke, Valencia Downing, Arnold Goodman, Donna McDonald, and Dan Pence.
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