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Guide to high-quality image databases and resources. Interdisciplinary image content, search strategies, evaluating images, & image citation guide.
Advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Digital collection at Duke University.
Xanti, Parfums Bourjois, 1945. Image source: Ad*Access
Archive of classic print advertisements from 1940 to 2001. Search by publication, advertisement category, or year.
Ads of the World
Contemporary ads from around the world, including award winners.
Searchable collection of online ads.
The Advertising Archives: Historical & Current Print Ads
Historical print and TV advertisements, magazine covers, cinema posters, comics, postcards, cigarette cards, and more. Sign in for access to larger images.
Contemporary print and TV ads, browsable by categories, including cars, savoury foods, and men's magazines.
The American Package Museum
Historical American packaging and print advertising from the early 20th century. Browse by product name. Some 3-D images available.
Over two million contemporary ads from around the world in all mediums, including print, online, viral, television, and outdoor advertising.
Medicine and Madison Avenue
Over 600 historical and health-related advertisements printed in newspapers and magazines from 1910-1959; categories include cigarettes, vitamins and tonics, diet, and more From Duke University Libraries digital collections.
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