A Toolkit of Photo Sites
9/25/2009
Libraries and Archives

United States Army Military History Institute
Carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/photoDB.html
Write to Special Collections, 22 Ashburn Dr., Carlisle, PA 17013. Use the Web site and archive to find photographs of military participation.

Steamship Historical Society of America
www.ubalt.edu/archives/ship/transe.htm
University of Baltimore Library, 1420 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201. The society maintains an archive of photographs of ships that brought immigrants to America. You can write for information and then order copies of relevant images.

Denver Public Library
gowest.coalliance.org
The library's Western History/Genealogy Department, in partnership with the Colorado Historical Society and the Denver Art Museum, is digitizing its photograph collection. You can search a portion of the collection online at its site.

Library of Congress
lcweb.loc.gov/catalog/
Search the online catalog to find local histories and biographical encyclopedias for specific locations. Your public library can try to obtain copies for you via interlibrary loan.

Civil War Family Photographs
members.tripod.com/~cwphotos/
Submit your Civil War images for inclusion on this nonprofit site or search the archive. Includes pictures of soldiers from the Confederate and Union armies.

Francis Frith Collection
www.francisfrith.com
Search this online collection of images taken by Frith & Co. between 1860 and 1970 of 7,000 British towns and villages. Auction Sites

eBay
www.ebay.com
The most popular online auction house. Search for photographs and memorabilia by category.

Tias.com
www.tias.com
You can sign up for a mailing list, post messages on the bulletin boards and search for sale items by keyword.

Photo Reunion Sites

Ancestors Lost & Found
www.rootsweb.com/~neresour/ancestors
Part of the Nebraska GenWeb project, this site allows individuals to post photographs they've found, as well as photographs that need identification. Photographs must be Nebraska-related.

Ancient Faces
www.ancientfaces.com
Search and post family photographs, documents and recipes.

Ancestral Photos
pw1.netcom.com/~cityslic/photos.htm
This site lists photographs found at auctions and in antique stores. Each caption contains a brief description of the items. Most sell for $10 each.

Ford and Nagle
users.erinet.com/31363/fordand.htm
Family photographs can be searched by surname and purchased.

HeirloomsLost.com
heirloomslost.com
Online spot to find or sell family items.

iPhotoCentral
iphotocentral.com
Schedule of photo shows, search of collectors' photos and links.

Lenore Frost's Dating Family Photos Homepage
www.alphalink.com.au/~lfrost/Homepage/
If you have any Australian roots, you'll want to look at her list of found photographs.

Pastconnect.com
www.pastconnect.com
Bid on historical memorabilia, including photographs.

PhotoFind Searchable Database
www.everton.com/photofind/phfind.html
Search the database or add a surname to the card file. Copies of these images are available for purchase.

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