Public Domain Image Sources
Check under the image for credit information. In addition, they have a site that lists other public domain websites.
Easy-to-use, many images available. Generally free images, high quality. Usually you
must write the photographer and wait for a response, but we have gotten responses
Not all images are in the public domain, most are and it is stated when they are not.
not all images are digitally available, even if there is a thumbnail present. This is an
excellent source for historical photos, especially American history. It is also a good
source of historical illustrations.
Lots of good images of recent/current politicians. Most of the images are in the public
domain, and are copyright free unless noted.
“NASA still images, audio files and video generally are not copyrighted. You may use
NASA imagery, video and audio material for educational or informational purposes,
including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits and Internet Web pages."
Images of aircraft, space telescope images, weather, earth from space, planets, etc.
Photos of Corps projects from around the world.
Pictures of agriculture, produce, workers, and Farm Security Administration photos
the 1930's and 1940's.
All images are in the public domain, can be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.
Ships, aircraft, ports, people. Images of speakers at Naval events (politicians, etc.)
This is where we obtained the original copies of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights
the Declaration of Independence. It also has many other valuable documents pertaining to
10. The White House
Photo essays of White House events, speakers, politicians, etc.
Must click "search" to enter Accuweather AP website.
From simple keyword searching to more complex searches such as
concept, color, and category, research projects are enhanced with the
diversity of subject matter contained within the Archive. Over two million
photographs dating back to 1826, more than one million audio sound bytes
dating from the 1920's, two million Associated Press news stories from
1997, and a professionally produced collection of more than 45,000 maps,
graphs, charts, logos, flags, illustrations, etc. are included. Updated with
more than three thousand photos daily, the Archive is licensed for
educational use exclusively through AccuWeather, Inc.
Mostly military images, some civilian/celebrities. Good for politicians. All high quality.
13. Defense Link
Mostly military images, etc.