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Great online sources for images

So many people ask "Where can I find photos (or reprints) of X" that the website page Telling Your Life Story contains a list of Sources for images. I'm posting the links below as well because people keep asking where it is:

Sources for images:
American Heritage Guide to Sight and Sound (Best of the Web links)
American Memory (Library of Congress)
Animation and Cartoons
AP Images(for professional image buyers)
Art Beats (stock footage)
Art Resources (fine art images from museums around the world, and if their search engine doesn’t find what you want, talk to their real person)
Corbis (for professional productions)
Flickr Commons (help describe Library of Congress photos by adding comments, tags)
Flickr: The Library of Congress photostream (Flickr makes available 3,000 photos from two of the Library of Congress's most popular collections)
Fotosearch (stock photography and footage, large selection)
Getty Images (royalty-free stock footage and commercial-quality footage, from rare archival film to daily entertainment video)
iStockphoto (royalty-free stock photos, relatively inexpensive)
Library of Congress Archive (historical prints and photographs
Library of Congress webcasts
Photos of the Great Depression and New Deal (FDR Library)
Life Magazine Photo Archive (hosted by Google)
Maps.com (royalty-free maps)
Map Resources (royalty-free vector maps)
Molly Maps (custom hand-drawn maps and views)
Moving Pictures Archives (and while you're there, check out other Internet Archives)
National Archives (including wonderful wartime photos)
New Deal Network
Open Video Project (shared digital video collection)
Picture-Desk.com (Kobal Collection, for movies, TV, entertainment, and The Art Archive, good fine art site, with helpful people)
Prelinger Archives (over 2,000 films)
Prints and Photographs Reading Room (Library of Congress)
Public domain images
Shorpy (great historical images
The 25 best sites for finding stock photos (TutorialBlog)
Universal newsreels (from before television)
Visual resources online (American Library Association, links to great sites, historical societies, etc.)
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