This guide will help you find dictionaries and other specialized books for the study of Chinese. It will also provide links to useful Web sites, for example:
Streaming Video: Ethnographic Video Online [Remote Access--UVM Affiliates Only] - Browse by Geographic Location (Asia→China) or search by keyword
Streaming Audio: Smithsonian Global Sound [Remote Access–UVM Affiliates Only] - Browse by Cultural group (Chinese) or search by keyword.
The CIA Web site has a collection of public domain photos of most countries in the World Factbook section. At World Factbook, use the drop-down menu to select a country; then locate the link to the photos (quantities vary).