Image Tools Image Tools
American Memory Project

The Library of Congress’ American Memory Project provides digital copies of photos (as well as other media) to serve the public as a resource for education and learning. Many of the images are in the public domain. Each image has a link to a rights and permissions page, so read up before you download.

Animal Photos

A great source of Creative Commons licensed photos of animals. All of the photos are categorized by animal. Each image indicates the type of Creative Commons license associated with the picture. Animal Photos also offers advice on giving attribution for each photo.

EduPic Graphical Resource

Free photographs and drawings for teachers and students to use. Mr. Vann gives permission to teachers and students to use the images in any manner needed for instructional and learning purposes.


Search engine for free photos.


Flickr is an online photo management sharing site. Includes photos that can be used under Creative Commons license. 

Free Digital Photos

Free images and illustrations.


Free photos with Creative Commons license.


Free stock photos for commercial use.

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The Digitial Gallery provides over 700,000 images digitized from the NYPL collections. Materials downloaded from the New York Public Library Digital Gallery may be used personal, educational, or research purposes; they may not be used for commercial purposes.


Includes copyright friendly photos & images that can be used in classroom projects.