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Trade Catalogues and the American Home

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Trade Catalogues and the American Home

What is it? Trade Catalogues and the American Home lets users explore domesticity, daily life, consumerism and technology in America between 1850-1950. This collection presents a wealth of highly visual trade catalogues, cards and marketing ephemera, tracing the rise of the ‘American dream’ and evolution of commerce throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The content is sourced from three of the pre-eminent collections of trade literature in America: the Lawrence B Romaine collection at UC Santa Barbara, the Hagley Museum and Library and the Winterthur Library.

Why use it? Explore domestic consumerism, life and leisure in America between 1850-1950

Coverage: 1850 - 1950

Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Vendor: Adam Matthew Digital

Subjects: Business, Economics, History

Contact(s):
Star Bradley
Matthew Regan
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Rank: 257 out of 260 databases

Rating: 1 out of 5 (based on 153 out of 1792920 total interactions with all of our databases)

Last updated: 2018-12-07 20:01:16

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