As of 2015, famous pictures for use during Black History Month are available at SmithsonianEducation.org, AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth.gov and GettyImages.com. These include portraits, famous photos from the Civil Rights era, and photographs from the news magazine "Life."
The Smithsonian website offers, as of 2015, complete lesson plans for teachers who wish to use photographs and portraits to educate students about Black History Month. These lesson plans include famous images, as well as worksheets and other materials. For more photos, Getty Images hosts an image gallery expressly for Black History month. The gallery features famous images originally published in the magazine "Life" during the 20th century. African American History Month includes many pictures for education purposes, and has a webpage dedicated to the famous images used on the site.