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Newspaper and Magazine Advertisment Images
Images and information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955.
The Advertising Archives: Historical & Current Print Ads
Historical print and TV advertisements, magazine covers, cinema posters, comics, postcards, cigarette cards, and more. Register for access to larger images.
Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850 - 1920
A database of over 9,000 advertising items and publications (1850 - 1920), illustrating the rise of consumer culture, and the birth of a professionalized advertising industry.
Medicine and Madison Avenue
A database of over 600 health-related advertisements printed between 1911 and 1958, as well as 35 selected historical documents relating to health-related advertising.
Online Advertisment Exhibitions
Advertising - Exhibitions and Presentations
Multimedia resources from the Library of Congress that support instruction about advertising. These resources include expert presentations, exhibitions, bibliographies, Webcasts, and other online materials.