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Browse Records

The browse function presents all of Moncrief's digitized images for viewing. The images are arranged in numerical order. Due to numbering anomalies some images were separated from others with the same subject matter. Conduct a subject search to retrieve groups of images with the same subject matter.

  • To use the browse query function click Browse Collection. A thumbnail listing of all the images in the collection will be retrieved.
  • The thumbnails display with their corresponding item number and the caption assigned by the photographer.
  • Click on a thumbnail to select its image.
  • Only one image may be selected at a time.
  • The corresponding image will now be retrieved and will be displayed in the Image View Screen with descriptive metadata.
  • Click "New Search" to conduct another search.
  • Click "Help" to return to these instructions.

Subject Search

Each image was assigned subject classifications by the processing archivist according to the Library of Congress Subject Headings scheme. The subject headings include personal and corporate names, place names and content/subject descriptive terms.

  • Click on a subject heading to select corresponding images.
  • Only one subject heading may be selected at a time.
  • A thumbnail listing of all the images assigned that subject heading will be retrieved.
  • The thumbnails display with their corresponding item number and the caption assigned by the photographer.
  • Click on a thumbnail to select its image.
  • Only one image may be selected at a time.
  • The corresponding image will now be retrieved and will be displayed in the Image View Screen with descriptive metadata.
  • Click "New Search" to conduct another search

Image Screen

Once you have selected an image from the thumbnail listing produced by either the Browse or Subject search functions the system will retrieve the image. The image is displayed with some or all of the following metadata.

  • item#:
  • Collection Title:
  • Original Accession Number:
  • Creator:
  • Original Format:
  • Original Dimensions (mm):
  • Original Creation Date:
  • Image Format Information:
  • Contextual information:
  • Subject Links (formed according to Library of Congress subject headings):
  • Local Subject Links (non-LC descriptive headings):
  • Subject Links, Personal Names (formed according to LC subject headings):
  • Local Subject Links, Personal Names (non-LC descriptive headings):
  • Subject Links, Corporate Names (formed according to LC subject headings):
  • Local Subject Links, Corporate Names (non-LC descriptive headings):
  • Subject Links, Locations (formed according to LC subject headings):
  • Local Subject Links, Locations (non-LC descriptive headings):
  • Rights Management Statement:

In addition to the metadata the image-view screen also includes the date viewed and navigation functions.

  • To return to the thumbnail results listing and select another image click your browser's Back button.
  • To view a larger image click the "Larger Image" link.
  • To view the next or previous images in the collection click the "Next Image" or "Previous Image" links.
  • To print the image and supplied metadata use the Print function of your browser.
  • To conduct a new search click the "New Search" link.
  • Click the "Help" link to return to these instructions.

Larger Image Version View Screen

The larger version displays with the image item# and the date viewed

  • To print the image, use the Print function on the toolbar of your browser.
  • To return to the smaller image, click either your browser's Back button or the "Return to smaller version" link.
  • To conduct a new search, click the "New Search" link.
  • Click the "Help" link to return to these instructions.