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Tacoma Public Library Digital Collections

About the Image Archive

 

Tacoma Public Library's photographic collections contain more than one million images in a variety of formats, including glass lantern slides, early and modern prints, panoramic photographs, and glass and film negatives. More than 35,000 of these photos have been digitized and are included in the Image Archive.

 

The Image Archive contains the work of many prominent Northwest photographers, including:

 

Use of Images

 

Tacoma Public Library supports free public access to all of its resources.  High-resolution copies of images in the Image Archive may be downloaded for personal, educational, and other non-commercial use at no charge. It is the responsibility of the user, however, to address issues or concerns related to copyright. 

 

Images used for publication or display shall credit Tacoma Public Library as follows:

 

Tacoma Public Library, (image number)

 

Questions? Contact the Northwest Room at nwr(at)tacomalibrary.org, or 253-292-2001 ext. 1605.

 

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