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Frequently Asked Questions

I have information about a photo in this collection. How do I share what I know?

Please feel free to contact us with any information about the who, what, where, when or anything about any of the photos in the collection. Please refer to the photo's Identifier number found in the details section below the photo. We'd love to hear from you! 

How can I submit photos for this collection?

Please contact us to set up an appointment for your donation. We do require a signed release form. You must be the owner of the photograph, with the rights to let us make a copy for the world to see.

How do you choose photos for this collection?

The use and/or storage of donated images is at the Library’s discretion. Check out the collection development policy for more information about how we choose photos for this collection. 

If I donate a photo to you, do I get it back?

If you donate a photo, we only ask to scan your original. You will retain the physical item. We can provide you with a digital copy for your own safekeeping.

Can I email you my digital photos?

To accept your photos, we need a signed release form. We also need to make sure digital photos are the right size so that they display properly online. If you are interested in donating digital photos, please contact Burbank in Focus.

Are these photos available for purchase?

Burbank in Focus is a free, educational resource. There are no plans to sell photos at this time.