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  • The Black Archives

    The Black Archives is a unique historical archive for inspiring conversations, activities and literature from Black and other perspectives that are often overlooked elsewhere.

  • Musée imaginaire – André Malraux

    Over the last forty years of his life, French novelist and art theorist André Malraux would assemble, disassemble, and reassemble montages of photographic reproductions to create Le Musée imaginaire.

  • PS Archive – Patty Struik

    PS Archive is the reservoir of images, things and ideas, brought together by visual artist Patty Struik.

  • DISimages

    DISimages is a fully functioning stock image library. Dedicated to manipulating the codes and trends in stock photography, DISimages invites artists to create alternative scenarios and new stereotypes, thus broadening the spectrum of lifestyle portrayal.

  • is a portal to a big selection of archives from the Netherlands. You can browse through more than 51.000 archives and more than 1.300.000 images.

  • Stadsarchief Amsterdam

    The Stadsarchief Amsterdam is the historic documentation centre of the city Amsterdam with 50 kilometers of archives, a historic topographical collection with millions of maps, drawings and illustrations, a library and a large sound-, film- and photoarchive.

  • Atria photo collection

    Atria, institute on gender equality and women’s history, has an extensive archive comprising just under 30,000 photos of women and women’s movements in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, which were taken in a variety of locations and circumstances.

  • Europeana (including free to use images)

    Europeana works together with thousands of European archives, libraries and museums to share cultural heritage.
    In their database you can also search the collection for free to use images from these archives.

  • Modem Studio CC0 database

    This website shows a random collection of copyright free images collected by All of these images have been released under a Creative Commons Zero licence, making them free to use, share and modify for private as well as commercial use without the need for attribution (credits).

  • Het IISG / The Institute of Social History

    The Institute of Social History has a big collection of photographs, posters, postcards, video and other documents related to social history.