Online Library of Selected Images:

Photographic Index by Event

The Events section of the Online Library provides access to pictures related to a variety of 19th and 20th Century occurrences. This section, presently very brief, will gradually expand to provide broad coverage of events and activities that have had an impact on the U.S. Navy's history.

This page lists in chronological order all events for which pictorial presentations are currently available through the Online Library.

If the event you require is not listed on this page, contact the Photographic Section concerning other research options.

The War with Tripoli, 1801-1805:

The War of 1812, 1812-1815:

The American Civil War, 1861-1865:

Miscellaneous Events of the 1860s:

Events of the 1880s:

Spanish-American War, 1898



Events of the early 20th Century:

The First World War, 1914-1918:

Events of the 1920s:

World War II in the Atlantic and Europe, 1939-1945:

World War II in the Pacific, 1941-1945:

Korean War, 1950-1953



Events of the 1960s:

Events of the 1970s:


To the best of our knowledge, the pictures provided in the Online Library of Selected Images are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.


If you require higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."




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