This guide offers hints and tips to help you find images, as well as general rules for using them. Images and photographs are intellectual property. Reuse of images requires an understanding of copyright, attribution and citation.
This project by Duke University has digitized over 7000 advertisements that were printed in newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. They reflect main developments in American society, culture, business and technology.
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.
Photos from the Associated Press, illustrating major news events and important figures over the last 160 years.
These image databases include images that can be freely reused. Images are made available under creative commons licenses, or because they are in the public domain. Learn more about rights, ownership and attribution.
All images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications.
All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons CC0 which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or Unsplash.