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Project Team

Project leads: Christina Linklater, Sandi-Jo Malmon, Kerry Masteller

Student Research Assistants and Designers: Hannah Ezer, Jamie Lu, Siriana Lundgren, Isabelle Montoute, Sara Speller

Harvard Library Advancing Open Knowledge Team: Colleen Cressman, Claire DeMarco, Jehan Sinclair

Contact Us

Do you have information about a composer, creator, or contributor listed in The Music of Black Americans? Please reach out to us at muslib@fas.harvard.edu.

Project Funding

The Music in The Music of Black Americans was funded by Harvard Library's Advancing Open Knowledge Grants Program, which "seeks to advance open knowledge and foster innovation to further diversity, inclusion, belonging and anti-racism" (Advancing Open Knowledge Grants).

Site Theme

The Omeka theme used for The Music in The Music of Black Americans is based on a theme developed by Cara Buzzell, available on GitHub.

Source Collections

Much of this music presented on this site was available in a digital format when we embarked on our project; we are grateful to the following libraries and archives for their work to digitize and share their collections: