Local History Archives Image Collections

  • Girl Scouts group photo

The Boynton Beach City Library has a large collection of photographs documenting the people of our area. We are in the process of proving online access to these collections through a partnership with Florida International University, with a grant from the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN).

These resources are provided for scholarly research, instruction, and non-commercial use. By using these resources, all Users agree to abide to the copyright, terms and conditions of each resource.  Click here to view our full copyright disclaimer 


link to fiuClick here to view our photograph collections



Getting copies of images:

We love people to use our collections! Just contact the archivist and she can help you out.  She can pull out some items that you might be interested in. If this is for personal use, we can deliver a digital image. Use in publications may involve a fee. We do not offer reproduction services.

We will ask you to fill out a form with contact information and outlining some Terms of Use:

  • Permission is for one-time, one-project use only
  • Photographs may be cropped to suit design and layout, but they may not be altered, colorized, or drawn upon without prior written agreement.
  • Images are not to be resold without prior written agreement.
  • Credit must be given to the Boynton Beach City Library with the credit line “From the Collection of the Boynton Beach City Library” and to the creator of the original work, if known. Credit must appear on or below the image, or in a designated credit section. 
  • Boynton Beach City Library reserves the right to decline permission to requestors who have not complied with these conditions or whose use is deemed inappropriate. 
  • Boynton Beach City Library assumes no responsibility for infraction of copyright laws, invasion of privacy or any other improper or illegal use that may arise from reproduction of any collection materials. Requestor assumes full and sole responsibility for the use of the duplication and shall pay and indemnify and hold Boynton Beach City Library or the City of Boynton Beach and its agents harmless from and against all claims, damages, losses, costs, expenses, and liabilities of every kind (including attorneys' fees) arising out of the requestor's use, or out of the requestor's breach or alleged breach of the use or license agreement. 
  • In some cases, the Boynton Beach City Library will request that a copy of the finished product be donated to our collections