• Part of a roofline shows from one building. Trees with fall color leaves on them fill most of the photo. A lamp-post is near center of the photo.

    Harpers Ferry Center

Historic Photos Collection

The National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection is comprised of more than two million images which cover a wide variety of subjects: Park architecture, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Native American heritage, NPS personnel, roads and transportation, scenic views, and much more.

There are presently 1975 images from the Collection available online. The collections of several eminent National Park Service photographers, including Jack Boucher, Arno B. Cammerer, George A. Grant, and Abbie Rowe, are also included in the Collection.

If you have questions about use policies or reuse permissions for photos in the Collection, please read about Copyright of Archival Collections. If you have questions or information about any photographs in the Collection, please contact HFC Photo Archivist John Brucksch (Telephone: 304-535-6119, Email Contact Form).

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