Photo Library/Photo Research
USDA's Online Photo Center provides more than 20,000 high-quality digital images, and it continues to expand. Images are organized by categories for easy access. Note: Working on the search site; will be available later. Until; email Vivian Thomas at Vivian.Thomas@oc.usda.gov
Thousands of additional images are available at the USDA Photo Library in Room 532A of the Jamie L. Whitten Building. All of our original materials are kept under climate-controlled, archival storage conditions. The images in our collections are in the public domain, and our photo editors are available to assist you.
If you would like one of our photo researchers to investigate a particular area for you, or if you would like to come in and search for yourself, please contact us for an appointment:
Photography Branch, Creative Development Team
Office of Communications
U.S. Department of Agriculture
541A Whitten Bldg.
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250-1390
Note: All of our photographic images are USDA property and, consequently, are in the public domain. For questions about copyright issues, please contact Alice Welch at 202-720-0901 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For technical assistance with the Online Photo Library, please contact Alice Welch at 202-720-0901or email@example.com.
USDA's Photography Branch is authorized to sell photographic reproductions by the following:
U.S. Code Title 7, Chapter 55, Sections 2243 and 2245
U.S. Code Title 7, Chapter 35, Subchapter II, Part F, Subpart I, Section 1387