Copyright Free & Resuable Images
Always observe copyright rules when reusing other's images.
Google's Advanced Image Search Options - Filter search results by usage rights. Click "Search Tools" and use the "Usage Rights" dropdown menu.
Yahoo Images Creative Commons - Select filters to refine search results to show only images that are licensed under Creative Commons. After searching, click the gray arrow icon in the top left of the page and select "Labeled for Reuse" near the bottom of the menu.
MorgueFile - Photo collection that contains thousands of images that anyone can use for free in academic or commercial presentations. Searchable by subject category, image size, color, or rating.
Discovery Media - Log in to find images, video and more. If you need a username/password, email Ms. Reeves.
WorldImages - 75,000 images that teachers and student can use in academic projects. All images can be used under a Creative Common license that requires you to give proper attribution when necessary.
American Memory Project, Library of Congress - "a digital record of American history and creativity"
The Library of Congress: Digital Collections - Print, pictorial and audio-visual collections
Library of Congress Prints and Photograph Collection -- This site offers millions of digital images from the Prints and Photographs Division’s holdings including architecture, design and engineering, among other categories. A motherlode for US historical material, including Civil war photographs, cartoons, advertising, historical buildings, stereographic cards, and baseball cards.
Time LIFE Archive Online Millions of photographs from LIFE Magazine photo archive, 1750s to today
Antique Maps and Atlases - Fine and rare original antique maps, sea charts and atlases
Anatomia - 4,500+ illustrations of human anatomy
Creative Commons - Search for licensed for reuse
Flickr - Search for "no known copyright restrictions" (Use only from home.)
Far and Wide: the Golden Age of Travel Posters - Posters from the Golden Age of travel
Florida Memory Photographic Collection - 154,000+ photographs from the State Archives of Florida
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Books In The Library
A variety of books on this subject have been placed on reserve for the duration of this project. Ask a member of the library staff for assitance in retrieving items.
Useful Databases and Links
Britannica Online School Edition
Do an initial search using United States as your search term. Navigate to The United States since 1945 - The peak Cold War years, 1945-1960 to source information about the 1950s.
Encyclopaedia Britannica School Edition is an online reference resource designed for PreK-12 students and is divided into three libraries, Senior High school Years 10-12, Middle School Years 5-9 and Primary K-5, and provides access to encyclopaedia articles, learning materials, and has links to editor selected websites, videos, multimedia and images. This resource provides concise accessible introductory information about topics with links to further information and provides a starting point for research on the topic.int for research on the topic.Los Angeles Public Library
A collection of reference eBooks on a wide variety of topics. Portions of the books can be downloaded onto eReader devices.