The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library

How to Navigate

NOTE: For the best experience, this exhibit should be viewed on a desktop or laptop. A full-size tablet will also work, but the display may be too cluttered for phone and mini-tablet users.

This exhibit features Outerbridge's photographs taken during his time with the American Expeditionary Forces with accompanying text taken from his letters. These materials are presented on an interactive map placing the photographs in the locations in which they were taken. Before launching the exhibit, please take the time to read the instructions below.

There are two types of markers presented on the map of Outerbridge’s journey. The first are blue markers in the shape of a letter (circled in blue above), representing significant moments in his travels. Second are green numbered markers (circled in green). These contain additional text and photographs grouped together by theme or event.

The “START” button (circled in red) at the bottom of the right-hand column will bring you to the first marker and start you along Outerbridge’s path. The easiest way to track Outerbridge's journey is simply to follow him step-by-step using the “Next” and “Previous” buttons in each content box(circled in yellow).

Clicking the photograph in the content box will blow the image up and display it in a “lightbox” (see image below). This is the easiest way to view the photograph in detail. If you are then curious about a particular photograph, clicking "View in Collection" will bring you to the image page in our digital library, with full metadata.

If you would prefer to navigate on your own, you can you use your mouse to drag the map or use the controls in the upper left-hand portion of the screen (circled in orange) to move the focus or change the zoom depth. The layers icon (circled in purple) in the upper right of the display allows you to switch base maps if you would like to view the locations in the context of their contemporary locations.

Once you have read the instructions, you can view the exhibit by clicking the Launch Exhibit button below. If you need to refer to these instructions again, they will be available for you to read in the exhibit as part of the right-hand column.