|American Memory –American Memory Library of Congress provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience|
|Galaxy of Images – Smithsonian Institution Libraries - animal world, bones, natural world, science and Invention, scientific instruments, society and culture, technology and transportation|
Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog -includes
photographs, fine and popular prints and
drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings.
rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of,
the United States and the lives, interests, achievements of
the American people.
|Library of Congress Photostream on Flickr - Sets include: Child Labor, news in 1910, Civil War, Jazz photos, Farm Security Admistration, Women Striving Forward, Abrahma Lincoln, WPA Posters, World War I panoramas and more|
|Global Gateway to International Collection–searchable Library of Congress and other digital collections that focus on history and cultures around the world.|
|NASA - The vast majority of images, audio and video published by NASA are not copyrighted and may be reused. Includes: universe, solar system, earth, aeronautics, astronauts and spaceflight timeline and videos.|
|National Institute of General Medical Sciences - illustrations and videos. Permission is granted to use these images for educational, news media or research purposes, provided the source for each image is credited.|
U.S. Department of Defense [multimedia]
|DefenseImagery.Mil - search by still images, motion imagery, popular searches or by collections|
Creative Commons -content includes images, media, music and video you can share, use and
remix. CC is a nonprofit organization for sharing and use of
creativity through copyright licenses. Give permission to share and use
your creative work - on conditions of your choice.
|Creative Commons Audio - legal music for videos.|
|Freesound – CC Music download and use media.|
Flickr The Commons - through
fair use with public domain, Creative Commons licensed or
copyright-friendly images. Perform a search, click on ADVANCED SEARCH
located in the upper right corner of the page; check the box 'Only
search within Creative Commons-licensed content. A number of government image collections provide access with limited restrictions: Smithsonian, the Library of Congress, U.S. National Archives, the
NYPublic Library, the National Library of Ireland, to name a
|Flickr Public Domain – This group is for people who contribute their photos to the public domain, meaning that anyone can modify their photos or use them.|
|Notre Dame Architecture Library Latern Slide Collection|
|Visual Resources Association Flickr Photostream|
Perform a search, click on the OPTIONS icon located in the upper right corner of the page and select ADVANCED SEARCH; narrow your results by USAGE RIGHTS: and select free to use and share
|Google Art Project- is an online platform through which the public can access more than 40,000 high-resolution images of works from the initiative’s partner museums.|
|Google Art Project on YouTube.
Use Google street View to explore interiors of landmarks such as the White House.
This site provides you with resources to public domain material in the United State.
|image*after - large free photo collection
of images and textures for personal and commercial use
|morgueFile - free photo archive|
|iStock Getty Images|