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Photographs - Archives Dept.: Examples of Archival Photographs

This guide provides information on using the Archives to locate and study photographs as source material, or as they inform on local history research. We recommend search paths, search tools, and collections with photographs.

Some Examples


Click here to see an example of one of the photos in the Archives. 

To explore some photos we have placed online, see the digital exhibit called UWM Photo Collection, or the Milwaukee Repertory Theater Photographic History exhibit.

And to find more collections of photos, visit us, or first use the catalog to discover collections which contain photos: Search@UW by using the term Photographs in the "Search" box; then set "within" to Subject and choose "Location" as Archives.

Subject Guide

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Archives Department
UWM Libraries
Room W250