Finding Books with Illustrations
To find books with illustrations of a certain topic:
Finding original photographs
Individual photographs can be difficult to locate if they have not yet been digitized. This is because most records for original photographs describe groups of photographs rather than individual ones. One technique for finding photographs in American archives:
IMDB - The Internet Movie Database
Includes information about virtually any movie that has been publicly released, such as its release dates, director, writers and cast members. Also has biographies and filmographies for actors, directors and others in the film industry.
Film and Fiction for French Historians: A Cultural Bulletin. An informal online journal/blog stemming from H-France that reviews new and old "films related to the History of France, especially with an eye to their use in the classroom."
EUSCREEN. Europe's television heritage offers free online access to videos, stills, texts and audio from European broadcasters and audiovisual archives. Explore selected content from early 1900s until today.
INA - Institut National Audiovisuel (France).