The Prints and Photographs Department holds more than 200,000 graphic images, including photographs, slides, postcards, broadsides, prints, negatives, and maps. These items date from the mid-1600s to the present and feature many unique items such as illustrated newspapers, drawings, sketches, daguerreotypes, tintypes, stereograph cards, and glass plate negatives. To request information and to learn more about the collections please visit: http://msrc.howard.edu

All permission to publish inquiries for photographs housed within the Manuscript Division are processed through the Prints and Photographs Department. To request information and to learn more about the collections please visit: http://msrc.howard.edu . Any photograph collections that are present on Digital Howard will not be pulled for appointments as they are readily available for viewing on our website.

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Browse the Prints and Photographs Department Collections:

1880s Photograph Scrapbook

Associated Publishers Photograph Morgue Collection

Black Women's History Exhibit

Gordon Parks Foundation Photograph Collection

Harold Hargis Photograph Collection

Harry Bowman Black Vaudeville Collection

John Porter Photograph Collection

Negatives Collection

Newsom Family Photograph Collection

Robert Adelman Civil Rights and Black Life Photograph Collection

Scott's Official History of the American Negro in the World War