Database List

The following 11 databases are best for: Images

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American Civil War Research Database    
A resource for researching the individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War, with indexed, searchable information on 4.3 million soldiers and thousands of battles, with 16,000+ photographs.
  • Coverage Range: U.S. Civil War Era, mid-nineteenth century
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
ARTstor    
A massive collection of images covering art, architecture, and archeology, made up of several distinct image collections. Collections can be searched as a whole or individually. ***It is necessary to turn off your browser's pop-up blocker for ARTstor to work properly.***
  • Coverage Range: all eras of art
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: ARTstor Inc.

 
Berg Fashion Library    
Offers access to resources in fashion and related fields. Includes the full-text of the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, and an extensive color image bank. Useful for research in fashion, theatre & dance, anthropology, art history, history, american studies, and cultural studies.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Oxford University Press

 
Black Studies in Video    
Features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. Includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
  • Coverage Range: Scope – 20th century to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press, LLC.

 
Dickinson College Archives on Flickr    
View selected photographs from Dickinson’s special collections. Includes images of 1920s Alaska, the Carlisle Indian School, the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and late 19th-century Europe. Visit the Dickinson Archives to access the original photographs.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Dickinson College Photos    
View selected images of Dickinson people, places, organizations, and events from the 19th and 20th centuries. Visit the Dickinson Archives to access original photographs.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History    
Explores the events, policies, people, ideas, institutions, groups, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. Includes images.
  • Coverage Range: 1500 - present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: SAGE Publications, Inc. (CQ Press)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
First World War: Personal Experiences    
Digital images of a wide range of original documents, including diaries, letters, personal narratives, trench journals, scrapbooks, objects, and a wealth of visual sources, this resource provides a rich seam of information on personal experiences of war. Supplementing the primary sources is a wealth of secondary resources including interactive maps, 360 degree panoramas and walk-throughs of the Sanctuary Wood Trench System, the Memory Wall, In Their Own Words feature, scholarly essays, a slideshow gallery, chronology and glossaries.
  • Coverage Range: World War I era
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

 
House Divided    
Stories of the U.S. Civil War era (1840-1880) through the window of Dickinson College. Includes images, documents, timelines, maps, blogs, and online exhibits.
  • Coverage Range: 1840-1880
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Index of Christian Art (Princeton)    
Images of Medieval, Christianity-oriented art in color and black and white images with metadata.
  • Coverage Range: Apostolic Period to A.D. 1400
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Princeton University
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
National Geographic Magazine Archive    
The official journal of the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit educational and scientific organizations. Recognized for some of the highest-quality photojournalism and cartography in the world, this award-winning, iconic magazine is famous for providing unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment. Featuring the complete archive of the magazine to the mid-1990s, this database includes every page and every photograph, all fully searchable.
  • Coverage Range: 1888-1994 (Archive), 1995-present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Gale