Offered below are tips for finding images relating to World War I in Prints & Photographs Division collections.
As when searching for visual evidence of any broad historical event or social movement, first do some background research to identify specific events, places, individuals, and dates you hope to see depicted—as this is the type of information that is most often included in image descriptions in the online catalog. In other words, what are you hoping to find images of? Secondly, think about what kind of evidence you think these images would provide.
Not all images in the collections are digitized or described online. The following tools and collections may aid in finding images that are not digitized or are not described in the online catalog:
If you are unable to make a visit to search these tools, you can submit an Ask-A-Librarian question.