Photo Collection

Collection Images

There are more than 14,000 photographs and images of people and places related to Naperville in the Naperville Heritage Society's museum collections. Some of the images include daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cabinet cards, carte-de-visites and snapshots.

Use Fees

Fees are charged for the use of historic photographic images, archival collections and original artwork to help defray costs incurred for ongoing preservation care and staff time associated with the access, retrieval and request processing of the photos. The user fees do not include reproduction costs - these costs are the responsibility of the user.

For a fee schedule, please email the Curator of Research or call 630.420.6014.

Sample Photographs

View an album of sample photographs available for use. The images presented are a small sampling of those in the collection. For further information on how to acquire permission to use one of these images, or to learn about other images available, email the Curator of Research or call 630.420.6014.