Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where did all these photographs come from?
A: These photographs are from various newspaper archives from cities all across the United Sates, including Boston, Detroit, Tampa, Chicago, Denver, Seattle, and more. 
Q: Can I get a digital version instead?
A: No. We sell only original physical vintage prints as collectible items. 
Q: Do the photos come with any copyright or usage rights?
A: No. Our photos are sold as collectible items only, and do not come with any copyright or usage rights.
Q: How quickly do you ship orders?
A: We typically ship within one business day after your payment clears. If you do not receive an "order shipped" email from us by the close of the second business day from submitting payment, please e-mail us at outlet@historicimages.com. 
Q: That watermark won't be on the photo I receive, will it?
A: This is a digital watermark we use to protect our images. It is not printed on the photo. 
Q: What are your office hours?
A: Photos for us are a business, and a very fun one to be in! We are open M-F 9 to 5 (CST). Therefore, we do not return e-mails and phone calls over the weekend. We observe the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.