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Call Number/Catalog Number DCPL Wash Historic Image
Title Historic Image Collection
Collection-level Call Number/Catalog Number DCPL Wash
Collection DCPL Washingtoniana Collection at HSW
Object Name Photographs
Description Collection Strengths
--Federal buildings
--Federal monuments and memorials
--Houses and estates
--Commercial buildings
--Early Washingtonians

The library has accepted donations, purchased, and collected images for the Historical Image Collection since the early 1920s. The Library does not hold copyright for all images in the collection, but many are in the public domain. It is the responsibility of the user to determine copyright, if any. Please review information on how to obtain Image Reproductions & Permissions for images from this collection. You can view a copy of the permission form.

Subject Guide available

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Admin/Biographical History These collections are held by the DC Public Library's Washingtoniana Division; they are temporarily co-located with the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. during the renovation of the MLK Library.
Level of description Series