Research

Research with Five Oaks Museum

The Five Oaks Museum archives and research library are an extensive collection of historic materials about Washington County, including manuscripts, images, maps, oral histories and rare books.

Submit a Research Request

The Research Desk is a free service to help the community access and utilize the Museum’s resources. Whether you’re working on a genealogy project, researching a historic site, or you represent a local business creating a historic display, we are here to support you. Please submit your research request to research@fiveoaksmuseum.org and one of our dedicated research volunteers will be happy to help.

Browse Online Collections

Washington County Oral Histories

Discover an extensive collection of local oral histories. Learn more

Washington County Heritage Online

Browse more than 8,000 images online. Learn more

Photo Duplication Orders

One time use of photographs
Museum members: $5 per image
Non-member individuals: $10 per image
Government agencies & non-profits: $15 per image
Business: $25 per image

All images are scanned at high resolution (600-900 dpi) as TIFF or JPG files.

Photocopies and scanned documents
We will scan up to five pages of documents (no images) at no cost. After that, it is $0.25 per page.

Delivery options
TIFF or JPG digital file transfer delivery (at no charge)
Flash drive ($5 charge) in-person pick up
Delivery via snail mail ($5 flash drive charge + $10 in-state postage, $15 out-of-state postage)

To Place an Order:

Locate the photos in the Five Oaks Museum collection that you wish to duplicate on Washington County Heritage Online. Email research@fiveoaksmuseum.org with your selected photo order.

Additional Research Resources

In addition to Washington County Heritage Online and Washington County Oral Histories, check out these other regional and national online research resources: