Special Media Catalog Updates

While our research rooms have been closed to the public, the Special Media Division has made many significant additions and updates to our online catalog. Highlights include:

Cartographic Branch

Construction and Design Drawings of Guns, Related Machinery and Parts, 1862-1921, 1862 – 1921 (NAID 569429). (8880 item descriptions)

Williams Numbers Maps , 1928 – 1957 (NAID 589230) and File Unit: Europe – World War II Target Charts (NAID 184254265). (121 file unit descriptions and 1148 item descriptions)

BUAER Numbered Plans, 1913 – 1948 (NAID 23925194). (6149 item descriptions)

Naval Intelligence Photographic Interpretation Reports (NIPI), 1940 – 1946 (NAID 68887399). (3988 item descriptions)

Railroad Valuation Maps, ca. 1915 – ca. 1920 (NAID 562366). (1281 file unit descriptions for each railroad name)

Revised Railroad Valuation Maps, ca. 1920 – ca. 1960 (NAID 587535). (1224 file unit descriptions for each railroad name)

Railroad Maps Related to the 1875 Act Granting to Railroads the Right-of-Way Through the Public Lands of the United States, ca. 1875 – ca. 1930 (NAID 565960). (247 file unit descriptions) 

Railroad Right-of-Way Maps, ca. 1878 – ca. 1931 (NAID 607944). (431 file unit descriptions and 706 item descriptions)

Microfilm of Ship Engineering Drawings, 1945 – 1955 (NAID 559593). (8708 file unit descriptions for each ship name)

Portfolio Series of Ship Engineering Drawings, 1908 – 1938 (NAID 559596). (702 file unit descriptions for each ship name)

Moving Image and Sound Branch

General Radio Programs Recordings Relating to Secretaries of Agriculture, 3/8/1941 – 1/19/1993 (NAID 100989, Local Identifier 16-GENERALa) (1483 new item descriptions, no audio files)

Motion Picture Films from the “Special Film Project” Program Series, ca. 1945 – ca. 1945 (NAID 5768, Local Identifier 18-SFP) (313 new item descriptions with scanned catalog cards; 11 video files)

Sound Recordings Relating to Conservation, ca. 1939 – 1946 (NAID 101706, Local Identifier 48-GENERALa) (805 new item descriptions, 7 audio files)

Historical Films, ca. 1914 – ca. 1936 (NAID 24608, Local Identifier 111-H) (video files and scanned production files added to 450 existing item descriptions)

Sound Recordings Relating to World War II, 1942 – 1945 (NAID 653144, Local Identifier 208-GENERALa) (1234 new item descriptions, 12 audio files)

US Supreme Court Sound Recordings of Oral Arguments – Gold Series, 10/3/2005 – 5/13/2020 (NAID 175704063, Local Identifier 267-GENERALa) (847 new item descriptions; 722 sound recording files)

Iranian News Reports, ca. 1955 – ca. 1965 (NAID 607018, Local Identifier 306-IN) (350 new item descriptions with 273 video files)

Motion Picture Library Stock Shots, ca. 1953 – ca. 1959 (NAID 57921, Local Identifier 306-LSS) (402 video files added to 398 existing item descriptions)

Moving Images Relating to Military Activities, ca. 1947 – 1980 (NAID 75284, Local Identifier 428-NPC) (3861 video files added to existing item descriptions)

Still Picture Branch

Photographs Related to the Operation and Development of the Panama Canal Zone, ca. 1938 – ca. 1960 (NAID 535422; Local Identifier 185-CZ) (2,483 item descriptions and scans)

Photographs Related to Secretary of State Diplomatic Duties, 3/18/2004-11/26/2017 (NAID 85714629; Local Identifier 59-PAD) (180 file unit descriptions and 10,894 born-digital images)

Scenes of Washington, DC, 1921-1936 (NAID 520090; Local Identifier 79-LS) (405 item descriptions and scans)

Panoramic Views of Army Units, Installations, and Related Industrial Sites, 1917-1919 (NAID 533260; Local Identifier 165-PP) (first batch of 156 item descriptions and scans)

Photographs Relating to the Secretary’s Activities, and Agency Headquarters Officials and Events, 4/19/2004 – 12/18/2015 (NAID 148029685; Local Identifier 398-D) (2,254 file unit descriptions and 114,496 born-digital photographs)

Lantern Slides made for Naval Recruiting, ca. 1920 (NAID 513153; Local Identifier 24-RSB) and Hand Colored Lantern Slides Made for Naval Recruiting Purposes, ca. 1920 (NAID 513154; Local Identifier 24-RSC) (69 item descriptions and scans)

World War II Posters, 1942 – 1945 (NAID 513498; Local Identifier 44-PA) (Added 2976 high resolution scans at original size for download)

Photographs of Indian Delegates, 1875 – 1875 (NAID 516586; Local Identifier 56-ID) (14 item descriptions and scans)

“Seminoles of Florida”, ca. 1913 – ca. 1913 (NAID 519343; Local Identifier 75-SS) (53 item descriptions and scans)

General Erwin Rommel’s Campaigns in France, 5/1940 – 12/1941 (NAID 540146; Local Identifier 242-EAPC) (Seized records that also include Africa. 16 file unit descriptions and 3,402 scans)

Photographs taken by John K. Hillers during the Powell Survey and other Geological Surveys, ca. 1879 – ca. 1900 (NAID 517734; Local Identifier 57-PS) (Added 529 high resolution scans)

Normandy Invasion Albums from the series U.S. Army Signal Corps Photographs Of Military Activity During World War II and The Korean Conflict, 1941 – 1954 (NAID 531473; Local Identifier 111-SCA) (583 item descriptions and scans)

Kennedy Space Center Central Photographic Files, 1958 – 12/1995 (NAID 76193940; Local Identifier 255-KSC) (135,963 item level descriptions added to the catalog)

Official Portraits of U.S. Army Air Force Pilots, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1943 – 1946 (NAID 512885; Local Identifier 18-T) (717 item level descriptions)

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