Ansel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar


Staff from many offices of the Library of Congress assisted with the development of the online presentation of Ansel Adams's photographs of Manzanar.

Staff from the Prints and Photographs Division include:

Carol Johnson, Curator of Photography, and Jan Grenci, Reference Specialist, who wrote the framework elements and selected the images for the special presentations.

Gay Colyer, Digital Conversion Specialist, Arden Alexander, Cataloger, and Brett Carnell, Team Leader, who cataloged the photographs with assistance from Woody Woodis, Cataloger, and Helena Zinkham, Head of the Technical Services Section.

Gay Colyer, Digital Conversion Specialist, who coordinated the digitization of Adams's original negatives and prints.

Phil Michel, Digital Conversion Coordinator, who arranged for the scanning of images to illustrate framework texts (documents accompanying the collection online) and the Born Free and Equal special presentation.

Barbara Natanson, Automation Reference Specialist, who coordinated the test display of the collection in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog and assisted in editing the framework elements.

Helena Zinkham, Head of the Technical Services Section, and Jeremy Adamson, Chief, who assisted in the editing of the framework elements.

Mary Ison, Head of the Reference Section, who coordinated the development of the site as project leader and assisted in the editing of the framework elements.

Donna Collins, Photo Preservation Specialist, and David Pontarelli, Processing Technician, who oversaw work by the Chicago Albumen Company to preserve the original negatives through photographic copying.

Staff from other areas of the Library include:

Mary Ambrosio, Information Technology Services, who programmed the indexing and display of the documents.

Glenn Ricci, Information Technology Services, who created the graphic design and HTML coding for the collection's online framing materials and special presentations with assistance from Timberly Wuester, Office of Strategic Initiatives.

Jurretta Jordan Heckscher and Emily Lind Baker, of the Digital Reference Team, who edited the framework text.

Andrew Robb, Lee Ann Daffner, Carol Crawford, Heidi Nakashima, Nancy Lev, Erin Loftus, Annlinn Grossman, and Sara Shpargel, from the Conservation Division, who did the necessary conservation work on the prints and negatives to prepare them for scanning and service.

Irene Schubert and Ronald Murray, of the Preservation Reformatting Division, who assisted with the digitization of the collection.