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American Studies: Images

AP Images

AP Images

AP Images database provides access to the photos, audio clips, graphics and text articles of the Associated Press for over 180 years, from the Lincoln-Douglas debates to the 2008 Presidential Election.

Alabama protest march 1963

Police lead a demonstrator to a patrol wagon following racial protest march, April 15, 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama. About 30 were arrested when they attempted to march on city jail where integration leader Martin Luther King is held. (AP Photo/Horace Cort)

Vietnam Protest

Capitol police lead a bearded youth from the steps of the Capitol after a demonstration by a group of Quakers in Washington, June 4, 1969. The youth was one of 12 persons arrested during a reading of names of Vietnam War dead by the Quaker group. Three congressmen who joined the demonstrators, were not arrested. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin)

occupy wall street protest

Tevor Roulstin, center, 25, from Durango, Colo., stands with a sign at the Occupy Wall Street Protest as police confer on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at Zuccotti Park in New York. The protests started on Sept. 17 with a few dozen demonstrators who tried to pitch tents in front of the New York Stock Exchange and has since grown to hundreds. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)



ARTstor contains over 1 million images from the arts, humanities and social sciences.  

Users can save images, create image groups, and download PowerPoint presentations.  

ARTstor also hosts Colby's IMAGO and Colbiana collections.

walmart florida 1995

Walmart, Jacksonville, Florida, 1995.  Martin Parr, Magnum Photos Archive

Colby College Museum of Art

American art is the primary strength of the Colby College Museum of Art  

There are over 2,400 images from the museum's collection available in ARTstor.

Family traveling northwest...

Andrew Bush. Family traveling northwest at 63 mph on Interstate 244 near Yale Avenue in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at approximately 4:15 pm on the last day of 1991 Colby College Museum of Art

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