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Finding Images and Other Visual Resources: People & Events

There are more ways to find interesting and useful images than Flickr and Google Image search. Learn how and where!

People & Events

Looking for images of noteworthy people, historical or current events?  Images to contextualize cutural or social themes?
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity.
Magnum Photos International, Inc., is a premier photographic agency owned by its 80 photographer-members. Magnum provides photographs to the press, publishers, advertising, television, galleries, and museums around the world through four editorial offices in New York, London, Paris, and Tokyo, as well as a network of sub-agents.
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, is the leading national repository for women's history. The Library's collections document the full spectrum of activities and experiences of American women in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Panos Pictures is collaborating with ARTstor to share 35,000 images of contemporary global affairs in the Digital Library. Panos specializes in documenting critical social issues as well as stories beyond the daily media agenda.