Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright.
They provide free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof.
NOTE: Government websites (.gov) are not covered by copyright and can be used as long as you cite the source.
NISD Photo Collaboratory --Pictures that are shared by NISD staff.
The sites listed below have used Creative Commons to make their work accessible for more users.
Many of these have images, but there are also free online books, music, etc.