Video, Images & Clipart


Images Databases

The John W. Harlman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History at Duke University has images of over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955.

American Libraries Directory of Primary Source Images
Open-access digital image collections from libraries, archives and historical societies.  Collections include American Memory, Avalon Project, EuroDocs, Gallica and many more.

Flickr with Creative Commons
Millions of images have been contributed by avid amateur and professional photographers.  All cleared for academic usage, with attribution.

Gimp Savvy
This site contains over 27,000 free photos and images.  It is quick, requires no sign up and it's archived photos are all copyright free.

Google Images
An excellent source of images online.

A collection of primary source photos on historical topics created by end users. 

Public image archive which contains free stock photos for corporate and public use.

Owned by Getty Images, this site contains free stock photos for corporate and public use.  Requires a login.

Full length lectures and presentations from a variety of colleges and universities.

This site encourages scientists to upload videos of their studies, lectures and seminars.

Internet Archive's Moving Image Archive
This online library contains "thousands of digital movies ranging from classic full-letnth films, alternative news broadcasts, as well as cartoonos and concerts."

Provides videos, to watch or upload, on a range of scientific subjects including biotechnology, cloning, human genetics, and genetic disorders.
"The purpose of the Open Video Project is to collect and make available a repository of digitized video content for the digital video, multimedia retrieval, digital library, and other research communities."  The site contains useful material for the general public as well.
Freely available full-length lectures and presentations from major research universities.

Vanderbilt TV News Archive
A collection of network news broadcasts - ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, PBS, from 1968 to the present.  Copies of videotape available on a loan basis.  Fee charged.

Clip Art

Discovery School