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Prints & Photographs

View research guides created by curators in the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division (P&P). Collection and subject overviews provide tips for locating images in P&P collections and context that may help in understanding what is found. Thematic lists of images on popularly requested topics are also available.


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We provide assistance with our holdings of photographs, prints, posters, drawings, and architectural records, including those found in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC). View our FAQs or use our online forms to request assistance,
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