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TEHS Digital Image Collection Data Dictionary

Name of Field

Field Definition

Field constraints


A title given to the image.



A description of the image.



The person who took the photograph or artist who created the image.


Date taken

The date the photograph was taken.


Location of Photograph

The place where the photograph was taken.

List - Berwyn, Betzwood, Broomall,
Cedar Hollow, Chesterbrook, Daylesford, Devon, Diamond Rock, Fatlands, Green Tree, Howellville, King of Prussia, Malvern, Mill Road, New Centerville, North Valley Road,
Old Eagle School Road, Old State Road, Paoli, Phoenixville, Port Kennedy, Strafford, Swedesford Road, Upper Gulph Road,
Valley Forge, Waterloo Mills, Waynesborough, West Valley Road, Yellow Springs Road


The type of image.

List - Drawing, Lithograph, Note card, Painting, Photo, Postcard


The subject of the image.

List - Business, Church, Cultural, Farm, House, Inn, Military, Mill, Person, Place, Quarry, Railroad, Road, School, Service, Sport, Transportation, View


Township where photograph was taken.

List - Charlestown, Easttown, East Whiteland, Haverford, Lower Providence, Marple, Norristown, Radnor, Schuylkill, Tredyffrin,
Upper Merion, West Norriton, West Whiteland, Willistown


Location of source photograph or drawing.



Quarterly or other publications related to the image



Contributing person or organization.



Any other comments on the image



Ownership of the image.



A unique identifier for the image.

format: XXXnn

Serial Number

Automatically created



File location

Location of image on Mike’s PC



The resolution of the image when created or digitized. This is not the resolution of the images in the database which are lower.


Primary photo The index key for the record  
Date entered Date the record was originally entered into the database.  
Time entered Time of day the record was originally entered into the database.  

Archive location

Location of full resolution digitized image.  This will normally define off-line storage such as CD or DVD


Public Display

A flag designating whether image should be publicly viewable


Last update

Date and time of last update.

Automatically created; Date-time

Digitization Date

Date a photograph or image was digitized

Date format: YYYY-MM-DD

Image location File location of the image displayed in the output record The url of the file should be relative. For example, Places/Devon/Dev15small.jpg is correct while the2nomads.org/ImageDatabase/Places/Devon/Dev15small.jpg is incorrect and will not work.

Size of photograph

Size of photograph in inches

Not used at present.


Number of donation