PA Photos and Documents

Explore millions of digitized photographs, documents, and newspapers from Pennsylvania's rich and varied history. The collections are provided by libraries and other organizations across the Commonwealth, and include collections covering subjects such as:

  • Art & Architecture
  • Church & Missionary History
  • Genealogy
  • Newspapers
  • PA Civil War History
  • Postcards
  • School and College History
  • Women’s History
  • Yearbooks

You’ll be amazed by what you find!

Science Reference Center

Full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, & other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology & wildlife.

POWER Library

POWER Library is a service of Pennsylvania's public libraries, school libraries and the State Library. POWER library allows you to access thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more.

GALE OneFile News

News is a full-text newspaper resource that provides more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

AP NEWSROOM

View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots of breaking news events, today's hot topics, great moments in news, sports and entertainment, celebrity portraits, and 20 million royalty-free stock images.

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