Digital Files for Personal, Editorial, Commercial, and Other Uses

High resolution TIFF files (400-800 dpi), low resolution JPG files (200-300 dpi), standard web-quality JPG files (72-96 dpi), and high or low resolution PDF files are available for use in newspapers/magazines, books, journals, film/television, exhibitions, websites, and all other uses.

Contact us for specific questions.

To order reproduction prints, contact us.


  1. Complete and submit the NCHS Permissions Order Form.
  2. Review the fee schedules (below).
  3. Prepayment is required. An invoice will be provided once the NCHS Permissions and Reproduction Form is submitted.
  4. Orders are non-refundable. Rush fees and special handling fees are non-refundable.

Fee Schedule for Public Domain and NCHS Copyrighted Images

An “Existing Digital Image” is one that is already scanned at the requirements needed by the purchaser. If specific scanning requirements are requested, the image falls under the “New Digital Image” fee schedule. Most images will fall under the “New Digital Image” category.

Price per image. Bulk rates may be available upon request.


Private Individuals
Researchers & Educational Use
Nonprofits & Government Agencies
Commercial Organizations
Commercial Publications

Existing Digital Image






New Digital Image