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Photograph Collection

Containing over 25,000 photographs, the Photograph Collection of the Indiana State Library Rare Books and Manuscripts Division depicts historical people, places and events in Indiana from the 19th to the 21st century. The collection includes a variety of formats, from photograph albums, ambrotypes, tintypes and lantern slides to digital photographs portraying a miscellany of subjects, such as Indiana counties and cities, notable Hoosiers and families, architecture, businesses, organizations, transportation and significant events in Indiana, United States and world history.

The Indiana State Library Digital Collections repository includes digitized photographs from the physical collection. Photographs can be viewed at the library upon request. For more information, Ask-A-Librarian.

RBM BF 2-14-2018