If you are interested in obtaining copies of archival images, please refer to these documents:
The Pantagraph Negatives are divided into separate collections based on date. Click on a collection below to search or browse!
Overview of the project that has digitized over 100,000 so far, and video tutorials
Thousands of images of the built environment, from the earliest cabins to construction of homes in the 21st century.
Images in this collection include clubs, schools, parades, sports, service organizations, government, and medicine in McLean County.
Thousands of images showing hundreds of occupations that helped build McLean County, and the people who labored within them.
Each volume includes an up-to-date historical narrative with county maps and many unique aerial photographs of cities, towns, villages and farmsteads.
We post historic images on various social media platforms. On Instagram we use some hashtags to group content. Many of the original files for these images can be found at the databases linked above.