Research Resources

Online Historical Archives

National Archive Photos
Modernized National Archives Photo Search
Library of Congress Military Images

DoD Source Images

     Guide to Museums 

U. S. Army Historical Center and Museums

U.S. Army Years in Photos

U.S. Navy History and Heritage Command

U.S. Air Force History and Museums


U.S. Marine Corps History Division   (Disable VPN)


U.S. Coast Guard Historian Office

U.S. Coast Guard

Fort Huachuca Museum

Fort Huachuca Museum Illustrations

MI History Online

MI History Virtual Tour

1st Infantry Division Museum

Fort Bragg Museum

Infantry Museum

Fort Sill Museum

Fort Campbell Museum

Fort Drum Museum


Buffalo Soldiers - Greater Washington DC

Huachuca Illustrated

Volume 1

Volume 2

Signal Corps History Site 

U.S. Army Symbols and Insignia


U.S. Army Women's Museums and Historical Repositories 

Library of Congress - Veterans History Project

National Guard Educational Foundation

American Legion Photo Repository

Research Support

Contributors of text and image may utilize current military and civic resources that are available online.  Content suggestions should be accompanied by a source reference.

Some of the best image resources is on YouTube.  Stop the video, enlarge to full screen, use alt-printscreen to capture and then paste into MS Paint.  Crop and Save image file and then email or post to accessible online location.  Use the contact function on this website to send me link or email me photo/image or text contributions for the markers. But First - you must have a copyright release from the source.

Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System

Image Tools

DoD Military Image Usage Constraints.  

In 2009, Congress passed a law which gave DoD responsibility to protect the use of the official logos of the Military Services and their subordinate Commands.  There may be a myriad of requirements and even cost associated with their use, although many are freely available and usable in a public domain.  The requirements are depicted as best as possible in the presentation at this link: DoD Image Use