Art of the Photogravure
Art Institute of Chicago Photography
George Eastman House- Online Collections
George Eastman House's Historic Collection - search by photographer, stereo views, subjects, books and albums.
International Center of Photography.
Library of Congress on Flickr - Historic Photos
Library of Congress American Memory
LIFE Photo Archive on Google Images-
in search box add "source:life" to any mage search. For example, van gogh source:life
Metropoltan Museum of Art photography collection
MoMA - Photography collection
National Geographic Photography
National Museum of American History
NASA- images, video and audio
New York Public Library Digital Gallery - The Pageant of America Photography Archive- American photographs from the 1860s-1920s
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
- On Stage and Screen: photographs from the 19thc to recent years of actors, actresses, productions, theatre buildings and production studios
sample of contemporary and classical photography, including works by
Immogen Cuningham, William Eggleston, Walker Evans, and many others; portfolios with biographical information and a browsable set of images.
Polanoid - Polaroid picture collection
Reuters - pictures and picture stories about current events
U.S. Government Photos and Images -find government photos and images by topic.Some of these photos are in the public domain or U.S. government works and may be used without permission or fee. Some images may be
protected by license or copyright so read disclaimers on
each site before using these images.
image*after - free images and textures
morgueFile - free photo archive
AdViews - access to thousands of historic commercials from the 1950s- 1980s
Art Babble - Showcases high-definition videos on art. Launched by the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
GettyImages - stock video footage, from archival film to contemporaryy HD stock video; also includes editorial videos.
Open Video Project - a shared digital video collection including documentary, educational, ephemeral, historical, public service and more.
PBS Video - commercial-free programs and shows.
Theatre in Video -
contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading
plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in
streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of
leading playwrights, actors and directors.
Vanderbilt Television News Archive - Complete archive of television news with a collection of more than 30,000 individual network evening news
broadcasts from major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC & Nighline since 1989, CBS, NBC & CNN. News broadcasts cover presidential press conferences. political
campaign national & international events.
Video Data Bank - from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. VDB includes video and media art, video art history, art resources, artists interviews and more
YouTube EDU- Arts videos and channels of universities and colleges.
In Search of Shakespeare - search by video then plays; in addition to images and documents, from PBS
In Search of Shakespeare - Comparing Film Adapations; from PBS
MIT Shakespeare Project -
the site is based on
digital copies of primary documents in all media, including texts, high
resolution page images of early editions, digital collections of art,
illustration and stage photographs, and film and performance videos.
MIT Global Shakespeares - open access to
video and performance archive.
Shakespeare Staging -
Typical clip scenes are drawn from representative plays, as a major
part of a planned anthology of classic performances of scenes from the
principal plays associated with Shakespeare. Highlights include Richard III, Othello, Henry V, Macbeth, King Lear and Midsummer's Night Dream
|Film Archives & Collections
American Experience - 250 films from PBS.Watch full films online, download
teacher’s guides, behind the scenes and more
American Film Institute Louis B. Mayer Library - The only national arts organization devoted to film, television and
American Memory Project - developed by the Library of Congress, searchable database includes motion picture collections, such as the Edison Companies and Early Animated Films and films on special topics
Archive.org: Public domain films online - digital movies uploaded by Archive
users ranging from classic full-length films, to daily alternative
news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts.
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive - Soviet silent and Eastern European cinema,
international animation, American experimental cinema, video art of the
'70s, and Japanese cinema
Bibliothèque du Film - documents on movies in France.
Bibliothèque nationale de France's archives & film centers worldwide
Black Film Center/Archive - historic and contemporary
Hollywood and independent films; black & white and color, silent and
sound; features, documentaries, dramatic and musical shorts, comedy
shorts, newsreels and animations
British Film Council - links to libraries and archives from the UK
British Film Institute - includes highly extensive
archives of materials by the UK natioanl agency from around the world.
FIAF Int'l Index to Film/TV - content silent-era films mainly before 1929.
Film Archives Online - free access to catalogue information of European film archives on non-fiction documentary,newsreels, advertising, animation
Filmakers Library Online - documentaries: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, health, political science, current events, arts, literature, and more.
Federation of Commercial Audiovisual Libraries Int'lrepresenting
film/audiovisual libraries, professional film researchers, producers and
others working in the industry. Assistance in
finding footage and facilities.
George Eastman House Int'l Museum of Photography & Film collects and interprets images, films,
literature, and equipment in the disciplines of photography and motion
Getty Images Film Collections - Rights-managed image bank of film, archive films & Universal Studios. Several royalty-free
collections, purchase royalty-free & rights-protected brands.
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Reading Room - is responsible for the acquisition, cataloging and
preservation of the motion picture and television collections;
Moving History: public UK film & television archives
Moving Images Archive - openly accessible site to movies, films, and videos from classic
full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and
concerts. Many videos are available for free download.
Museum of Modern Art: Film & Media Collectionst has strongest international film collection in
the US, including original negatives of the Biograph and
Edison companies & world's largest collection of D.W. Griffith
Public Domain Films - from the Library of Congress' Motion Picture & Television Reading Room
Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive - The Spielberg Archive is the world's largest collection of Jewish/Israeli documentary material.
UCLA Film & Television Archive - materials dating back to 1890s, and it includes one
of the largest repositories of television
University of Chicago Film Studies Center - Facility dedicated to
teaching and study of motion pictures & related media at University of Chicago.
Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research - collections
from 1930-1960 on playwrights, television and motion picture writers, producers,
actors, designers, directors and production companies. pictures, television shows and
videotapes, still photographs and promotional graphics, and