Photographs, Images & Clip Art

  • 14,000 Free Images from the French Revolution Now Available Online

    French Revolution Digital Archive

    A collaboration of the Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France

  • America from the Great Depression to World War II

    Library of Congress Web site  (at least 500 results)

  • British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix

  • Digital Saskatchewan

    Don't let the name fool you! While this project was initially designed for classrooms in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, the nearly 8,000 images are available for use by teachers and students worldwide. Like SURWEB, you can create slide shows -- called Virtual Tours.

  • Flickr Creative Commons Images

    Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license

  • Free Clip Art - Open Clip Art Library

    This project aims to create an archive of user contributed clip art that can be freely used. All graphics submitted to the project should be placed into the Public Domain according to the statement by the Creative Commons. If you'd like to help out, please join the mailing list, and review the archives

  • Kid's Image Search Tools

    Numerous photo databases covering Art, Science, History/Society, and Animals.

  • Library of congress - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

    The Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC) provides access through group or item records to more than 50% of the Division's holdings, as well as to some images found in other units of the Library of Congress. Many of the catalog records are accompanied by digital images--about one million digital images in all.
  • Library of Congress's American Memory Project

    With a goal of 5 million items -- from speeches to images to video to digitized text and more -- the American Memory project is by far the best source for digital content specific to American History. More than 100 thematic collections make it easy to find images specific to your class's needs.
  • LIFE Magazine photo archive hosted by Google

    Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.

  • Morguefile

    The term "morgue file" is popular in the newspaper business to describe the file that holds past issues flats. Although the term has been used by illustrators, comic book artist, designers and teachers as well. The purpose of this site is to provide free image reference material for use in all creative pursuits. This is the world wide web's morguefile.
  • Multimedia Resources for Educators and Students

    These links provide access to Web sites with resources educators can use in multimedia presentations such as those created with Microsoft PowerPoint, Corel Presentations and Apple Keynote.

  • National Biological Institute Images

    Welcome to the NBII's Digital Image Library, a growing library of diverse, well-documented images of nature and the environment. Contributed by photographers and organizations, most images are freely available for use.*

  • Online image libraries

    You can find  many of the online image databases that provide photographs which are royalty free and can be used in course and web site creation.

  • Photo Dictionary

    Photos cataloged by name.


    Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers

  • School Clip Art Free Clip Art Images For Teachers and Students

    Capture the attention of your readers by using fun clipart and pictures on your worksheets, lesson plans, and quizzes. You can make boring assignments fun!

    Originally a state-based project out of Utah, SURWEB now includes 10,000 images from around the world. Just like other sites, SURWEB provides photos free for use in educational settings.

  • Veezzle - Free Stock Photos

    Veezzle is a free stock photo search engine, we scan the largest stock photo sites for your results.