There are several ways to find photographs in this collection:
To search by keyword, enter words or phrases in the box and click "begin search."
Example: India will pull up photographs of people and places in India.
Troops (with "ignore word endings") will pull up pictures of troopships or troop or troops.
Troops (with "whole word must match") will pull up pictures only with the word troops in the photographs description.
|Use "set preferences" to refine or expand your searches. "Ignore word endings" broadens your search, and "whole word must match" narrows your search. Choose either option and click "set preferences," then start your search. To switch options, choose the other preference and click "set preferences," then run your search again.|
You can keyword search by titles, subjects, personal names, places, dates, corporate names, and categories.
Example: Rutgers (searching by keyword in titles, subjects, names, etc.) will give you a list of pictures of the campus, events, faculty, and students at Rutgers University.
To browse by these methods, click on these links from the top of any search page.
Titles, subjects, places, people, organizations, and categories are arranged alphabetically.
Two of the best ways to search for photographs are by subjects and places.
Dates are grouped chronologically. Photographs date from 1945-1999.