Fashion Resources: Clothing & Costume History
(Kent State University's fashion library)
Texas Fashion Collection
Currently, over 500 items are available for browsing by decade, country of origin, and other themes.
ARTstor (images from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world.
Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Los Angeles Public Library: Fashion Plates (The collection includes over 6,200 hand-colored, finely detailed fashion illustrations produced between 1780 and 1880 for British and American fashion magazines.)
Getty Images Inc. Time & Life Pictures: Defining Visions of an Enduring History
Google LIFE Photo Archive
New York Public Library Picture Collection
New York Public Library Web Gallery of Images
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog
Culture and History Museums
Image Quest (two million rights-cleared images from some 40 image collections
American Association for State and Local History
The American Association of Museums
This is the largest and most important museum organization in the world.
Museum of Fine Arts: Hippie Chic
Note: You might need to identify artists creating art during a certain time period and search for their art works when other types of visual materials are not available.
Selected Painters for Costume Design Research. (Source: Rosemary Ingham and Liz Covey, The Costume Designer's Handbook (Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, c1992), 61-62.
Art Museums, Art Images and More
Art Project (museums from around the world by Google)