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The George W. Bush Presidential Library holds more than 1,200 cubic feet of audiovisual materials (46,000 audio and video tapes, and 375,000 still photographs) and nearly 4 million electronic photographs created by the White House Photo Office.

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum holds more than 375,000 still images and 46,000 audio and video tapes.

Resources

A great many historic photographs and audio/video materials are in the public domain and available online:

Order

STEPS

  • Gather all available information about the image; and if possible, find the filename (the “P” number found in the caption or details).
  • Provide a specific description of the image, video, or audio clip, including date, location, topic, and if possible, the URL for each web page that contains the requested material.
  • Specify JPEG or TIFF for digital images; DVD, QuickTime, AVI, MPEG4, or other for video; and CD, MP3, WAV, or other format for audio.
  • Email this information plus your name, phone number, email, mailing address, and format and delivery preferences to photos.gwbush@nara.gov.
  • There is a small processing fee. For details, see Schedule of Fees for Audiovisual Reproduction.

NOTES

  • Audiovisual materials at the George W. Bush Presidential Library are subject to the requirements of the Presidential Records Act and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
  • To request materials not currently in the public domain, you must submit a written FOIA request. For more information, visit How to Submit a FOIA Request.
  • There is a small processing fee. For details, see Schedule of Fees for Audiovisual Reproduction. Payment may be made by credit card or check made out to “NATF.”
  • Video and audio materials will be burned to a DVD or CD and mailed. Digital images may be sent via email, FTP, or burned to a CD and mailed.
  • Allow 2 to 3 weeks for delivery.
  • Orders may also be placed by phone, fax, or mail.

Contact

    Audiovisual Archives
    George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
    2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205
    Phone: 214-346-1656
    Fax: 214-346-1558
    Email: photos.gwbush@nara.gov

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