This presentation was developed under the leadership of James H. Billington, the Librarian of Congress.

This online presentation and its programming are made possible by the generous support of AARP.

Staff for the Exhibition

  • Williams Jacobs, Chief, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Carroll Johnson-Welsh, Exhibition Director, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Adrienne Cannon, Exhibition Curator, Manuscript Division
  • Maricia Battle, Curator of Photography, Prints and Photographs Division

Interpretive Programs Office

Denise Agee, Kimberli Curry, Vicki Fortuno, Martha Hopkins, Tambra Johnson, Betsy Nahum-Miller, Cheryl Regan, Patrick Shepler, Susan Mordan-White, and Sarah Eagin, Intern

Other Library of Congress Staff

Jo Ann Jenkins, Office of the Librarian; Deanna Marcum, Library Services; Susan Siegel, Development Office; James Hutson and Barbara Bair, Manuscript Division; John Cole, Center for the Book; Aimee Hess and Linda Osborne, Publishing Office; Dorothy Gholston, Printing Management Section; Domenic Sergi, Christopher Pohlhaus, and Andrew Cook, Digital Scan Center; Jim Karamanis, Thip Padavong, Rohit Gupta, Laura Moiseev, Qun Lai, Phillip Buggs, Dan Trachtman, Laurent Teyssere, Web Services

Special thanks to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Logo/Brochure Design

Design3, Orange, Virginia