Not sure how to search for images in the Fayetteville Public Library catalog? Curious about what images are currently in the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive? Here are some quick tips for searching:

In the library catalog, . If you leave the * in the search bar, it will retrieve all digital items in the Digital Collection. Or you can search through the page, located under the tab on the website.

Do the above mentioned but remove the * from the search bar and enter in a keyword (e.g. , (Wilson Park), , ).

You can also search by collection, such as the , the , or the .

Also, if you see an image you really like, you can click on one of the subject headings to see other images like it. For example, if you really like the image of the and want to see what other businesses are available, click on “Full Description” and then click on a desired subject term such as . Then, click on the subject term again and it will retrieve all items in the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive with that .

FPL staff has also added decades to each item in the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive. You can search by subject by decade. The available decades include:













FPL Staff is in the process of adding the file names to all catalog records for images in the Digital Image Archive. If, for example, you have an image name but no other information, you can search by the image file name (e.g. ). Or if you want to see all the items in that particular collection, you can search by .

Interested in donating images to be added? Want more information about the project and collection? Want to add information to the already available images? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start.

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Auda Ollie Carter, circa 1909.


Interested in donating materials? Want to learn more about the project? Curious about using the images for publication? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or visit us . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start. If you are interested in using one of the images for publication, please fill out the form.

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Unknown child with face pressed against glass at the new Fayetteville Public Library building on Dickson Street, 1962, File name FPL_20101204_018A.

Through the help of the FPL staff and the staff of the Washington County Library System, the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive contains images of the from the 1950s and 1960s when it was located on Mountain and Dickson Streets.

These images document the condition of the Fayetteville Public Library in its location on and .

Interested in donating materials? Want to learn more about the project? Curious about using the images for publication? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or visit us . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start. If you are interested in using one of the images for publication, please fill out the form.

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Herb and Bettye Lewis wedding, no date, File name Lewis3_20110323_00139.

Here at the Fayetteville Public Library, we have a lot to celebrate! Not only are we getting ready to kick off the for 2012, but we also have many upcoming events which can be located on our .

Another big announcement is that we have reached 1,500 images in the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive! These items, which can be found in the , consist of a variety of material types and time periods. We are half way to our 2,000 image goal for the year 2012! Thanks to all our wonderful donors, fantastic FPL staff members, and to Fayetteville for having a rich and unique history.

Interested in donating materials? Want to learn more about the project? Curious about using the images for publication? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or visit us . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start. If you are interested in using one of the images for publication, please fill out the form.

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Certificate of the map "We the undersigned, a majority of the directors of the North Arkansas & Western Railway Company, do hereby certify that this is a true and complete map and profile of the route adopted by said Company for said railroad through a part of said County of Washington and State of Arkansas. Done this 18th day of December, A.D. 1899," undersigned: S. E. Rogers, W. L. Strickler?, T. P. Hall, J. J. Baggett, and Levy Lake, chief engineer Charles G. Woodbridge.

Over the past few weeks, FPL Staff have been considering various ways to digitize a unique item: 1899 North Arkansas & Western Railway Map. The ultimate decision, due to the frail nature of the item, was to scan it in pieces and then, using image editing software, put the map back together digitally. The end result is this fantastic digitized !

This is one of many unique items that are available in the !

Interested in donating materials? Want to learn more about the project? Curious about using the images for publication? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or visit us . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start. If you are interested in using one of the images for publication, please fill out the form.

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Interested in filmmaking? Curious about documenting your experiences or stories of Fayetteville? Please take this opportunity to be part of the !

About:
The Fayetteville Public Library is hosting a contest for short documentary films about the Fayetteville experience. Submissions may be personal or factual depending on the filmmaker’s interpretation of this theme.

Eligibility:
Anyone is eligible to participate, except for film contest judges, employees of the Fayetteville Public Library and relatives of these parties.
The contest is intended for independent filmmakers; production companies are not eligible.

Age categories include:
Youth – grades 12 and under
Adult
50 and older (sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
Criteria

There is no fee to enter.
Contest begins October 12, 2011 and ends June 1, 2012. Film must be made between the launch date and last day of the contest.
Submissions must be postmarked by June 1, 2012.
Film can be no longer than 10 minutes.
Film must be submitted in both of the following formats:
DVD
Data disc or flash drive in one of the following formats: wmv, mpeg or quick-time movie
Filmmakers must submit original work. By submitting film, participant acknowledges that full rights have been obtained for any copyright protected materials. Written permission from copyright holder is required to use copyrighted materials.
Submissions will not be returned.

For more information, please visit . Curious about this event? Please contact us at 401 W. Mountain Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas or call us at 479.856.7250.

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Spring time at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fayetteville, File name APrichard_20120416_00001.


Currently, the Fayetteville Public Library is looking for more possible donors to donate materials to be scanned (and returned to the donor) and added to the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive. Each year, the goal of Project Fayetteville is to add 1,000 more images to the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive. If you or anyone else is interested in donating materials and being part of this fantastic and unique project, please contact us at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 or 479.856.7250.

We are also looking for materials in a variety of formats besides documents and photographs. Examples include but are not limited to lithographs, slides, invitations, letters, postcards made from photos, tintype, journals and ledgers, and maps.

Some of the interesting items recently added can be located through these subject terms:





Interested in donating materials? Want to learn more about the project? Curious about using the images for publication? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or visit us . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start. If you are interested in using one of the images for publication, please fill out the form.

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Back of image "Lewis Family 1. Guy, Grandma Lewis, Jim, 2. P. R. Green, John Myers, Mae Myers, Ova Lewis, Art Lewis, Ralph Lewis, Will Lewis," no date, File name Lewis_20101208_013

At the Fayetteville Public Library, we have a lot to celebrate. Not only is this the end of , April 8-14, but it is also the week that we opened our new Project Fayetteville Featured Image Exhibit and have reached 1,400 items in the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive.

The Project Fayetteville Featured Image Exhibit highlights two collections found in the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive.


The item showcased with this post is one of many items recently added that were donated by the . More items for this collection and others will be added.

One of the goals for Project Fayetteville was to add 5,000 items to the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive by 2015. We are always on the look out for new materials and want to encourage everyone to help in this amazing project. The purpose of the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive is to share what Fayetteville life was like for future generations to view. The collection focuses on life, culture, history, natural history, and character of Fayetteville and its residents.

Interested in donating materials? Want to learn more about the project? Curious about using the images for publication? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or visit us . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start. If you are interested in using one of the images for publication, please fill out the form.

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Clay Carter (birth circa 1884, died circa 1900), child of Mary McKnight Carter (1848-1936) and James Andrew Carter (1854-1926), sibling of Emma (Carter) Suttle (1881-1983), Lillian (Carter) Tennant (1883-1978), Margaret (Carter) Dameron (1895-1988), Nelle (Carter) Voight (1884-1991), Fredric David Carter (1878- ?), Auda (Carter) Crider, and Roscoe Carter (1891- ?), File name Niblock_20120406_001.

Check out some of the recent additions to the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive!


Curious about the collection? Interested in donating materials? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or visit us . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start. If you are interested in using one of the images for publication, please fill out the form.

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The Hygienic Stove was designed by H. D. Wood, M.D., and the blue print was created June 28, 1912.

Check out this one-of-a-kind item recently added to the Fayetteville Digital Image Archive!

Curious about the collection? Interested in donating materials? Please call the Reference Services desk at 479.856.7250, visit at 401 West Mountain Street, Fayetteville, AR, or visit us . All donated materials will need a signed permission form before digitization process can start. If you are interested in using one of the images for publication, please fill out the form.

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