About this Site
Text and photographs for this site were prepared by Sarah Stauderman, Preservation Manager at the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Paul Messier, Conservator at Boston Art Conservation, formatted Sarah's work for presentation on the www. 

Special thanks to Art Shifrin, Steve Smolian and Richard Hess for feedback and expert advice. See also Sources page.

Additional thanks to Larry Miller and the staff at the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcast and Recorded Sound Division for providing many of the objects for photography.