Archives of images with few copyright restrictions

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New York Public Library Digital Gallery “NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.”  
U.S. Government Photos and Images A treasure trove of images in different areas. “Some of these photos and images are available for use in the public domain, and they may be used and reproduced without permission or fee. However some photos and images may be protected by license. We strongly recommend you thoroughly read the disclaimers on each site before use.” 
The Morgue File “Public image archive for creatives by creatives. ... Free images for your inspiration, reference and use in your creative work, be it commercial or not!” See http://www.morguefile.com/license/morguefile/ for a summary of their usage policy. 
The Commons on Flickr “The key goals of The Commons on Flickr are to firstly show you hidden treasures in the world's public photography archives, and secondly to show how your input and knowledge can help make these collections even richer. ... Under "The Commons," cultural institutions that have reasonably concluded that a photograph is free of copyright restrictions are invited to share such photograph under their new usage guideline called "no known copyright restrictions." If you go to http://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/ and scroll down, you will see a very impressive list of participating institutions.  
Stock.XCHNG Owned by Getty Images, this site contains nearly 400,000 free stock photos, searchable by keyword/categories or tags. 
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