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America from the Great Depression to World War II
Over 160,000 B&W photos and 1600 color photos created by a group of U.S. government photographers show Americans in every part of the nation. In the early years, the project emphasized rural life and the negative impact of the Great Depression, farm mechanization, and the Dust Bowl. In later years, the photographers turned their attention to the mobilization effort for World War II.
American Environmental Photographs: 1891-1936
This collection from the University of Chicago Library consists of approximately 4,500 photographs documenting natural environments, ecologies, and plant communities in the United States at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century.
Archival Research Catalog
The online catalog of the National Archives and Records Administration's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries includes about 124,000 digital images.
Baseball Cards: 1887-1914
Over 2000 early baseball cards dating from 1887 to 1914.
Born Free Foundation
Hundreds of color photos of wild and rescued animals that can be used free of charge for all non-commercial uses.
By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943
This collection consists of 908 boldly colored and graphically diverse original posters was produced from 1936 to 1943 as part of FDR's New Deal.
Cities and Buildings Database
The Cities and Buildings Database is a collection of over 5000 digitized images of buildings and cities drawn from across time and throughout the world, available to students, researchers and educators on the web.
Civil War Treasures
The images in this digital collection are drawn from the New-York Historical Society's rich archival collections that document the Civil War.
Cuban Heritage Digital Collection
A digital gateway to finding aids and primary sources selected from the Otto G. Richter Library at the University of Miami.
Exploring Florida Photo Gallery
Browse thousands of contemporary and historic Florida photos.
Florida Heritage Collection
An ongoing cooperative project of the State University System (SUS) of Florida to digitize and provide online access to materials broadly representing Florida's history, culture, arts, literature, sciences and social sciences
Florida Photographic Collection
Over 91,000 of the photographs from the Florida State Archives have been scanned and placed on this web site. The collection spans a wide range of visual images from copies of mid 15th Century maps to current photographs.
Forest Service Historical Photograph Collection
Photographs in the following categories: forest insects,forest fire fighters, natural phenomena, and homesteads.
Jackson Davis Collection of African American Educational Photographs
Jackson Davis, an educational reformer and amateur photographer, took nearly 6,000 photographs of African American schools, teachers and students throughout the Southeastern United States. His photographs--most intended to demonstrate the wretched conditions of African American schools in the south and to show how they could be improved--provide a unique view of southern education during the first half of the twentieth century.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
About 3,500 objects--fifty highlights from each of the Museum's curatorial departments as well as the entire department of European Paintings--can be searched by artist, period, style, or keyword.
NASA Photo Gallery
Links to many sites displaying NASA photos grouped into the following categories: astronomy, earth, oceanography, flight vehicles, mission patches, robotics, solar system, and the space shuttle.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Photo Library
This collection contains over 20,000 images in the following catalogs: weather, animals, coral, sanctuaries, coastlines, fisheries historical images, and more.
New York Public Library Digital Library Collection
This growing collection will contain 600,000 items by 2004. Current subjects include African Americans, performing arts, Hudson River, and the American West.
North American Indian
Edward S. Curtis collection of over 2000 photogravure plates.
Palm Tree Photo Gallery
Nearly 2,000 photos of palm trees from all over the world.
Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz
The William P. Gottlieb Collection, comprising over sixteen hundred photographs of celebrated jazz artists, documents the jazz scene from 1938 to 1948, primarily in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Picture Collection Online
From the New York Public Library, Mid-Manhatten Branch, comes this collection of 30,000 digitized, public domain images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923. It consists of images of New York City, Costume, Design, American History and other subjects.
Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies
The selected images include at least one likeness of each of the forty-one presidents and most of the first ladies.
Reclaiming the Everglades: 1884-1934
The materials in this online compilation are drawn from sixteen physical collections housed in the archives and special collections of the University of Miami, Florida International University and the Historical Museum of Southern Florida.
Select Civil War Photographs
Over 1000 photographs. Most of the images were made under the supervision of Mathew B. Brady, and include scenes of military personnel, preparations for battle, and battle after-effects.
Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust: Photo Gallery
Browse thousands of Holocaust related photographs by subject including ghettos, camps, memorials, art, and architecture.
Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: 1880-1920
This collection of photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company Collection includes over 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies as well as about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United States.
Valley of the Shadow: Civil War Images
Over six hundred images of the American Civil War: over 400 original photographs from the U.S. Military History Institute at Carlisle Barracks and over 200 images from Harpers' Weekly.
Western History Photography Collection of the Denver Public Library
This on-line database contains some 80,000 images and catalog records of Native Americans, pioneers, early railroads, mining, Denver and Colorado towns.