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Why Do Photographs Fade?

Why Do Photographs Fade?

Concern about the yellowing and fading of albumen prints is almost as old albumen paper itself. Invented in 1850, it made the mass production of photographs...

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Not a Forty-Eighter

Not a Forty-Eighter

Social unrest in Germany during the mid-19th century ended in a nasty military crackdown that resulted in a wave of German immigration to the U.S. One...

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Case Number 16

Case Number 16

Respected Lt. John Sandford Williams of the 3rd Delaware Infantry found himself in a tough situation at the Battle of Hatcher’s Run. A fellow officer...

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Finding Aid: Spring 2021

Finding Aid: Spring 2021

Vol. XXXIX, No. 2(80 pages) Purchase print issuePurchase PDFSubscribe to MIExplore the MI Archives: Browse | Advanced search | Tutorial Inside Cover imageA...

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Research Rabbit Hole: Glass Negative Greenhouses

Research Rabbit Hole: Glass Negative Greenhouses

A new episode of Research Rabbit Hole, our Facebook Live show, premiered Monday evening, March 9, at 9 p.m. ET. Season 1, Episode 5, examines a persistent...

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Research Rabbit Hole: The Backwards Image Problem

Research Rabbit Hole: The Backwards Image...

A new episode of Research Rabbit Hole, our Facebook Live show, premiered Monday evening, February 22, at 9 p.m. ET. Season 1, Episode 4, explores the issue...

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Research Rabbit Hole: This Uniform Tells a Story

Research Rabbit Hole: This Uniform Tells...

A new episode of Research Rabbit Hole, our Facebook Live show, premiered Monday evening, February 8, at 9 p.m. ET. Season 1, Episode 3, examines a carte...

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Research Rabbit Hole: Anti-Confederate Art

Research Rabbit Hole: Anti-Confederate Art

A new episode of Research Rabbit Hole, our Facebook Live show, premiered Monday evening, January 25, at 9 p.m. ET. Season 1, Episode 2, examined a carte...

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New Show: Research Rabbit Hole

New Show: Research Rabbit Hole

Research Rabbit Hole, a new Facebook Live show, premiered Monday evening, January 11, at 9 p.m. ET. Season 1, Episode 1, looked at the origin of the expression...

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Editors Picks: The 10 most intriguing photographs in Military Images magazine for 2020

Editors Picks: The 10 most intriguing photographs...

Looking back through the four issues published in 2020, I am struck by the variety and quality of the images. They reflect the enthusiasm and energy of...

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