The Stewart Bell Jr. Archives has digitized over 24,000 photographs and other images of people, places, and events in the Winchester-Frederick County area dating from the earliest days of photography to the present day. Our online database is free to search and available at any any computer with internet access. For information about our image reproduction services, or to request permission to publish images in our collections, please see details below. 

Image Reproduction Services

To purchase reproductions of photographs and images from the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives please complete the Photograph Reproduction Request Form. Print and mail the request form with your payment to:

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
c/o Handley Regional Library
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604


Payment may be made by check or by credit and debit cards via PayPal.

Checks should be made payable to WFCHS Archives and mailed to:

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
P. O. Box 58
Winchester, Virginia 22604

Click on the PayPal link below to pay online. You do not have to have a PayPal account to use PayPal. Enter the total cost of your request, including postage and handling, into the price field and click on continue. You may log on to your PayPal account, or, if you wish to pay by credit or debit card click on the link to  select "Pay with credit or debit card."

Permission to Publish

All requests to publish materials from our collections require approval from the Joint Archives Committee. To obtain approval for permission to publish please complete the permission to publish form and email it to or mail it to:

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
c/o Handley Regional Library
P.O. Box 58, WInchester, VA 22604

Contact the Archives at or 540-662-9041, ext. 17 if you have any questions.