Records Series 0123-045, Public Information Office Photographs (1948-1949, 1974-2000, no date) contains photographs, slides, and negatives maintained by the city's Public Information Office (PIO). There is also a small amount of manuscript material that relates directly to the images. The images were taken to document the city’s services, people, and events. These photographs were used in city publications such as reports and internal newsletters. Sometimes, the images were used for external advertising of city services or programs. Many of the individual employee photographs were taken for identification cards.