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About BLM Historical Photo Collection

 

More pictures coming soon!

 

The BLM Historical Photograph collection features visual documentation of the operations and people of the Bureau of Land Management over the last several decades.

 

We are always adding more content, so check back often!

 

Photos also available on our flickr page! 

 

Or check out more photo databases from other DOI Agencies-

 

Department of Interior plus DOI flickr

 

National Archives

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

 

Repeat Photography Collections - For Sustainability and Working Forests  

 

USGS

 

Bureau of Reclamation

 

National Park Service

 

National Forest Service

 

Interagency Fire Center

 

 

 

Contact the BLM Library if you have any questions or would like a higher resolution image.

 

Search Tips

 

Enjoy the collection by browsing (select the Browse All tab at the top of the page) or by searching. To search, enter key words in the search window and click on the Search button next to it.

--To limit your search results, select from the subject or date options in the left sidebar. To build on your results, enter another term in the search window.      

--For more information about the photo, click on the image title or thumbnail. The image page will appear, which describes the photo, provides names of individuals depicted (if available), and    identifies all subject categories under which the photo can be found.

--To download or print directly from the image page, use the tools in the upper right-hand corner. Please see the About tab at the foot of the page for important copyright information.

 

 

Photographic Credit and Copyright Release 

 

Any photographic image or graphic obtained from this database may not be used to show, by implication or otherwise, that the U.S. Department of the Interior or the Bureau of Land Management endorses any product, service or political view. 

Can I reprint images from this web site? 

 

Many of the images in this web site are considered public domain. There is no cost to download public domain images and they may be used in your print and electronic publications without further authorization from the BLM. 

Can I reprint the BLM logo? 

 

The BLM logo may not be used without permission from the Bureau Public Affairs Office. 

 

How do I credit images? 

 

When using images, please give photographic credit to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the following manner: 
Bureau of Land Management, or
BLM/Photo By (if known), or
BLM/State or Field Office (if known)

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