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Government Sources for Online Images
Government works are not copyright protected. Government works are defined as work produced by an officer or employee of the United States government. Please be cautious here, as works produced by contractors are copyright protected.
Free Internet Sources for Images
There are many sources for media freely available online. Please be sure to check each site for copyright stipulations.
Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. The Creative Commons includes music, video, writing, code, and other creative work.
Flickr is home to over five billion of the world’s photos, with archived collections from the Smithsonian, Library of Congress and more in The Commons.
Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is intended to be a free resource of art history primarily for students and teachers. The Web Gallery of Art uses authentic literature and advice from professionals, to ensure the quality and authenticity of the content.
A collection of images, sounds, and videos submitted by the public for common use.
The internationally recognized WorldImages database provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project
Image from the American Memory Collection
Men and Women pose outside a tent used to show movies. Denver, Colorado c. 1920