Image Collections Databases

Recommended Databases

The ARTstor Digital Library, a non-profit resource, consists of images in art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.

Offers public domain photographs and other photographs from national and international libraries, museums, archives, and cultural institutions.

Other Databases

Presents images and information for advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines from 1911 to 1955. Focuses on these subject areas: radio, television, transportation, beauty & hygiene, and World War II.

Contains manuscripts, books, maps, photos, and other materials focusing on the American West.

Provides text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history.

Provides open access to artefacts, artworks, books, videos, and sound files from across Europe.

The Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) focuses on western interactions with the Middle East, particularly travels to Egypt during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.