Use the following search strategy to find advertisements within the following fulltext datbases. Keep in mind that these publications were digitized from microfilm copies so images are only in b/w and may be of poorer quality.
These magazines are likely to include advertisements. Advertisements are generally discovered by browsing magazines. Many of the magazines from the 19th century are in microfilm (in the Microform and Newspaper Collections on the ground floor of Suzzallo) or part of American Periodical Series Online (see link below in Searching for Advertisements). Many 20th century magazines are available in print and housed either in Suzzallo Allen Stacks, Special Collections or are in storage (can be requested). Keep in mind that illustrated advertisements did not appear until the latter half of the 19th century. For information on analyzing advertisements see Making Sense of Advertisements.