Tom is the team leader. He was responsible for the message base and the all the other small special effects that you may encounter on the pages. Tom also was the one who coordinated all the work that the team did. He made sure we kept working and was always there to keep the innovation coming. These pages would not be here if it weren't for Tom bringing us all together.
Jiunwei did much of the layout and graphics of the pages, coded the majority of the HTML, and did a lot of research of the tour. He spent countless hours reading up on Washington D.C. history and even more making an HTML tour out of what he learned. Jiunwei also accompanied the other team member, Andrew, on a trip to the city to obtain pictures needed for the pages.
The last team member, Andrew , did much of the dirty work. He proofread all the pages and tested each and every link, so he caught a lot of our stupid mistakes on the pages that you hopefully don't see here. Andrew was also responsible for the editorials in the current events section of the pages. Andrew is the only one of the group who has actually lived in Washington D.C. This provided us with insight on what living in the nation's capital is actually like. Hopefully, it'll give you a better understanding as well.
(Andrew would also like to note that his school, Emerson Prepatory, may be considered an important historic site as well. John Wilkes Booth, although this is not certain, probably went to the Emerson Institute, located at 1324 18th Street NW, now called Emerson Preparatory School. While it isn't certain he went there, it is known that he went to a D.C. preparatory school for one term then dropped out, and Emerson was possibly the only one around back then; it was founded in 1852.)
We'd also like to thank the National Park Service, for their superb work at keeping these historical sites open to the public and maintaining them. We don't think they get enough credit for what they do, so please thank them the next time you see one of them. Without them, there would be no history to see in Washington DC!
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