Photography, postcards, graphics
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
- Photographic Archive
- "People of a Thousand Towns": The Online Catalog of Photographs of Jewish Life in Prewar Eastern Europe, including 17,000 photographs from the 19 th century until the 1940s.
Centropa, Central Europe Center for Research and Documentation
A searchable online library of Jewish family pictures, and the memories that go with them, based on recent interviews with elderly Jews living in Central and Eastern Europe.
- Witness to a Jewish Century
Avotaynu: JPEGs of Ancestral Towns
A project of Tomasz Wisniewski, Polish historian of Jewish life in Poland. Turn-of-the-century postcards and photographs of Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, other countries of Europe and the United States available as computer scanned images (JPG). Some are scenes of Jewish life; others are views of towns and townspeople. For purchase at $2.50 apiece for printing or inclusion on a Web page.
Jewish World in Postcards
Dedicated to Jewish life in Russia in end of 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. A project of ORT-St.Petersburg Centre jointly with the Multimedia-studio "Mart" by the order of the "Petersburg Judaica" Centre with the support of St.Petersburg branch of JDC.
Site is in Russian, with English navigation.
- Electronic catalogue of "The Jewish World in Postcards" exhibition on CD-ROM (2002)
National Photo Collection.Government Press Office, State of Israel
Photo collection includes subjects such as politics, economics, society, industry, settlement, immigration, the I.D.F., wars, Israeli leaders, summit meetings, peace talks, transportation, sports, hobbies, religion, law, scenery, etc. Government Press Office photographers, the official photographers of the prime minister and state president, document official events of the State of Israel, in Israel and abroad. Collection also includes photographs donated by photographers who documented events prior to the declaration of the State of Israel from the early 20th century. Hundreds of photographs online in a searchable database.
Worldwide Vintage Postcards: Judaica (by country)
Cards are for sale directly or through Ebay.
Accunet Multimedia Archive
An electronic library of the Associated Press's current year's photo reports and a selection of photos from their 50 million image print and negative library, also including graphics, text and audio - all from The Associated Press, accessible via the Internet to schools, universities, and public libraries by AccuWeather, Inc. Requires institutional subscription.
- Photo Archive
Over one million primary-source photos from the 1840s to a minute ago, with complete caption and citation information.
- Graphics Database
Professionally produced collection of over 24,000 maps, graphics, charts, logos, flags, illustrations, etc. Access from main search page/
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