JMU Historic Photos Online

Contains approximately 1,650 photos from 1909 to 1997, mostly black and white, ranging in size from 1x2 to 8x10.  Numbers after a heading indicate the number of folders containing pictures in that category.  The collection is broken into two chronological periods:
  • Pre-1985, which constitutes the bulk of the collection with approx. 1,500 photos.
  • 1985+, which contains approx. 150 photos from 1985 to 1997.  

The online images are 72 dpi jpegs.  CDs containing 300 dpi tiff images are available for check out from Special Collections. Check the Spec. Coll. Visitor Information Page for hours and contacts to inquire about checking out these CDs.

Pre-1985

1985+