• Looking up at the Gateway Arch


    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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Visual Image Collection

The Visual Image Study Collection contains over 20,000 slides and 8,000 photographs. Some of the main subject groupings are: the Gateway Arch, the Old Courthouse, the Museum of Westward Expansion and events at the park.

Slides and photographic prints may be examined in the library for study purposes. However, they cannot be loaned to researchers. Many of the images in the collection can be reproduced for purchase, subject to copyright regulation. Payment in advance is required for all photo orders. Please allow two weeks after payment for photographic orders to be filled. Any rush, express mail or special handling request will result in an additional charge.

For price information or general inquiries regarding the collection, please contact Assistant Curator Kathleen Moenster at the JNEM Library at (voice) 314-655-1600.

Arch from Eastside
Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse as seen from Illinois.

Did You Know?

Black dog

Meriwether Lewis took his Newfoundland dog Seaman on the Lewis and Clark expedition? Seaman made the entire trip with the Corps and is credited with waking the members when a bison entered the camp and almost trampled them. Click here to learn more about Lewis and Clark. More...