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AP Images [EBSCO] 1840+
Easily search across 750,000+ images from the 1840s to the present. Also includes graphics, maps, illustrations, and logos dating back to the 1920s.
More than two million images support research in a wide variety of subjects. Includes the Condé Nast Cartoons and Photography Collection, collections specific to Smith College, and images of works from the Smith College Museum.
More than 200 million contemporary commercial and archival images including the Bettmann Archive.
Time Life Pictures
"Content from the finest photojournalists, documenting past and present political and cultural events, as well as celebrities and the American experience."
Graphic Design Archive Online
The Graphic Design Archives at RIT document and preserve the work of significant American graphic designers active from the 1920s to the 1950s. In addition, selected contemporary designers working in the modernist traditions are also included.
Richard Benson, The Printed Picture (Museum of Modern Art)
This site explores an exhibition on the history of the printing of pictures held at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 2008-09. This exhibition and the book that it accompanied traced the dominant technologies used for printing pictures throughout the modern era.