FINDING IMAGES

General Resources

Ohio Pix

http://www.ohiohistory.org/etcetera/exhibits/ohiopix/

Pictures related to Ohio History, people places, events.

 

Science Service Historical Image Collection

http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/scienceservice/

A Smithsonian collection that represents twentieth-century scientific research consisting of images and original captions as they appeared in period publications. A 40 year random sample of innovation and invention is provided; which is specific to the subject of electricity.

 

Oriental Institute Photographic Archives

http://www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/PA/PA_Map.html

 

Stanford's Dime Novel and Story Paper

http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/dp/pennies/home.html

Stanford's Dime Novel and Story Paper Collection consists of over 8,000 individual items, and includes long runs of the major dime

 

The Authentic History Center

http://authentichistory.com/

The Authentic History Center is comprised of images of artifacts, sounds, and written letters and diaries. We believe that these items reflect the history and societal values of the time period in which they were produced.

 

The History Place

http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/index.html

Child Labor in America 1908-1912 - Photographs, and the original photo captions, of Lewis W. Hine.

 

NY Public Library

http://digital.nypl.org/schomburg/images_aa19/

Images of Africian Americans

 

Picturing the Twentieth Century

http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/picturing_the_century/galleries/galleries.html

http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/index.html

 

PhotoGraphic Libraries

http://www.photographiclibraries.com/

The photographic library and archival resource contains national and private photographic collections. The Photographic Library Directory is a unique resource that provides a broad range of visual solutions to enhance the creative process.

 

Smithsonian

http://www.si.edu/

Architecture, Artists, Asian Art, Photography...  American History, Biographies, Politics, Religion...  Animals, Aviation, Ecology, Geology.

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More Smithsonian

http://historywired.si.edu/text.cfm

we have provided a text-only index of all the featured objects. At the top of the page, a category menu will help you find the type of object you're interested in.

 

NOAA Central Library Photo Collection

http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/

Storms, weather, space, coastlines, fisheries, 20,000 images

 

NOAA Central Library Photo Collection and  http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/csdl/ctp/abstract.htm

The Office of Coast Survey's Historical Map & Chart Collection contains over 20,000 maps and charts from the late 1700s to present day.

Great Buildings

http://www.greatbuildings.com/search.html

GreatBuildings.com. This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings

 

Dept. of Agriculture

http://www.nal.usda.gov/speccoll/collect/history/galindx.htm

USDA Historical Photos from Dept. of Agriculture. Most of the photographs on display in this section were taken between 1937 and 1943 during the Farm Security Administration (FSA) era. The entire FSA collection of almost 300,000 pictures

Historical Photo Database
http://www.999inks.co.uk/Historical-Photo-Database.html.
Here is a list of links to websites with historical photographs from 1900 to 1940

 

The Internet Public Library

http://www.ipl.org/div/searchresults/?words=images&where=all

Type the word “images” in the search box.  Returns 350 sources.

 

George State University

http://www.library.gsu.edu/spcoll/avcoll/atlphoto.htm

View over 10,864 photographs (mostly from the 1940's and 1950's) in the Lane Brothers Photographers Collection and the Tracy O'Neal Collection.

 

Australia Picture Catalogue from The National Library of Australia

http://www.nla.gov.au/catalogue/pictures/

 

University of California Digital Collections

http://www.californiadigitallibrary.org/

70,000 images (photos, paintings, drawings), 100s of diaries, interviews, and letters

 

New Daily News

http://www.dailynewspix.com/

comprehensive visual history of New York, with photographs dating back to 1880,2.5 million pictures world’s largest image database

 

Chicago Daily News

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/ichihtml/cdnhome.html

This collection comprises over 55,000 images of urban life captured on glass plate negatives between 1902 and 1933 by photographers employed by the Chicago Daily News, then one of Chicago's leading newspapers

 

Chicago Historical Society

http://www.chicagohs.org/history/photo.html

Al Capone, Chicago Black Sox, A Century of Progress, The World's Columbian Exposition Parades, Protests and Politics, The Pullman Era, The Stockyards, 

 

The Florida Photographic Collection

http://www.floridamemory.com/PhotographicCollection/

The Florida Photographic Collection is a nationally recognized component of the State Archives of Florida and contains more than 850,000 photographs, and approximately 2,500 movies and video tapes. Over 100,000 of the photographs have been scanned and placed on this website.

 

Indiana University

http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/

Indiana University DLP collections provide online access to digitized materials

 

Minnesota Historical Society

http://collections.mnhs.org/visualresources/search.cfm?bhcp=1

143,000 images

 

Map sites

David Rumsey Map Collection
 http://www.davidrumsey.com/view.html

Perry-Castenada Collection at U of Texas

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/Map_collection.html

Alexandria Digital Library subject index from Davidson Library at UCSB

http://www.alexandria.ucsb.edu/other-sites/subj_page.html

Bodleian Library Map Room Links

http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/guides/maps/mlinks.htm

CIA World Factbook

 http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

maps

http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/docs/ref.html

Digital Atlas of California by Professor William Bowen

http://130.166.124.2/CApage1.html

Maps in the News from Borchert Library at U of Minnesota

http://map.lib.umn.edu/news.phtml

National Geographic world maps

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/resources/ngo/maps/view/selection.html

NOAA satellite maps

http://www.noaa.gov/

NOAA Historical Charts and Maps includes  http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/csdl/ctp/abstract.htm

Search

http://historicals.ncd.noaa.gov/historicals/histmap.asp

Terraserver Aerial Photographs and Atlases

http://www.terraserver.microsoft.com/

Historical Maps

Yahoo index for  http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/Maps/

Civil War Maps from American Memory

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/cwmhtml/

World War II maps  from CMH at UT

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/historical/history_ww2.html

World War II Maps from World War II Timeline

http://history.acusd.edu/gen/WW2Timeline/Maps.html

Korean War maps from CMH

http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/books/maps.htm

 

White House

http://www.whitehouse.gov/president/gallery/photoessay/index.html

http://www.whitehouse.gov/cgi-bin/searchphotos.cgi

 

Presidential Library exhibits:

 http://www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html

http://hoover.nara.gov/

Herbert Hoover Library http://www.ecommcode.com/hoover/hooveronline/index.html

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library has 
http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/photos.html

Truman Library Audio

http://www.trumanlibrary.org/

Eisenhower Library http://www.eisenhower.archives.gov/avwebsite/selectlistofphotographs/avslintropage.htm

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library

 http://www.jfklibrary.org/photo_menu.html

Lyndon B. Johnson Library http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/AV.hom/Photo_Archives/intro.shtm

Gerald R. Ford Library

http://www.ford.utexas.edu/library/docs.htm

Jimmy Carter Library

http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/library/av_materials.phtml

Ronald W. Reagan Library http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/resource.htm

George Bush Library

http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu/photos.html (scroll to bottom)

 

GRANDDADDY LISTS

 

 

Digital Librarian

http://www.digital-librarian.com/images.html

Images and Architecture | Archives and Manuscripts | Art | Electronic Texts | Gardening | Maps | Sheet Music

 

Picture Collections of everything

http://history.acusd.edu/gen/documents/clipsources.html

 

Many space, atmosphere and weather related

http://carstad.gsfc.nasa.gov/topics/sampimg.html

 

Clearing house of image databases

http://clearinghouse.ltc.arizona.edu/search.asp

type in “photo” , “map”, “painting” etc.

 

Digital Library Federation

http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/b/bib/bib-idx?c=dlfcoll

Search by description or provider.. Good annotation.  More powerful than the above clearinghouse.

 

Miscellaneous

 

Artist and Paintings

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/

 

U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

http://wwwihm.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/gw_44_3/chameleon?skin=nlm&lng=en

U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, pictures of institutions, caricatures, genre scenes, and graphic art in a variety of media, illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine