Carl Fleischhauer holds degrees from Kenyon College and Ohio University. His work experience includes film and video production at West Virginia University and media documentation activities at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. His publications include the CD The Hammons Family (Rounder Records 1504/05, reissue 1999), the videodisc The Ninety-Six: A Cattle Ranch in Northern Nevada (Library of Congress, 1985), and the photographic book Documenting America, 1935-43 (University of California Press, 1988). From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Fleischhauer coordinated the American Memory program, a pilot project that modeled the dissemination of historical collections in electronic form. Mr. Fleischhauer continues to serve the collection-digitizing effort at the Library of Congress in the National Digital Library Program. From 1994 to 1998, he guided the continued production of digital collections for American Memory. In 1998, he began to coordinate a special effort to plan new approaches for the preservation of sound and video recordings.