MNI Archived Photographs

Experience a pictorial history of the Coeur d’Alene Region (Kootenai, Benewah and Shoshone counties) by use of MNI’s extensive archive collection, which includes 36,000 images as well as original documents. The information and images are in a searchable database located at the Museum. Call or email the museum for an appointment to use the Research Library during business hours.

Purchase of Photographs

Reproductions from MNI’s database are available for purchase for individual use or to display in area businesses. Photographs from our collection are featured in educational materials and printed publications.

Non-commercial use

Photograph reproductions that not intended to produce a profit, such as: personal use, schools, non-profit organizations, churches and government agencies use the following rate:

4" x 5"
5" x 7"
8" x 10"
11" x 14"
16" x 20"
24" x 36"
Laser Copy

Canvas wrap is available. Ask about pricing. Shipping $15

Museum Members receive a 10% discount (except on laser copies).


Postage on mail orders $2.00. Large orders priced accordingly.


Digital Image

300 dpi tiff or jpg 8”x10” $10.00 per print.

300 dpi tiff or jpg larger than 8”x10” $20.00 per print.

Commercial use

The use of Museum of North Idaho photo reproductions in a medium intended to produce a profit, such as books, periodicals, advertising, commercial displays have the following fees are per image in addition to reproduction costs. Photos are released for a one-time use only and if re-use is required permission must again be obtained.

Printing or distribution of up to 3,000 $10 use fee per image
Printing or distribution over 3,000 $20 use fee per image



Original photographs are not loaned. Photographs from the duplicate file and slides are loaned for public presentations, educational purposes, etc.


Credit Line

Please give the following credit line: Museum of North Idaho photo