Sunday, November 20, 2016

Digital Collection: Ad*Access

Duke University Libraries
Contents: With over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements, this digital collection covered five product areas including beauty and hygiene, radio, television, transportation, and World War II propaganda from 1911 through 1955. Users can explore by company, product, date, publication, subject, medium, headline, or audience.
Classroom Connections: Involve youth in exploring how advertising has changed over time. Ask students to compare historical advertising in their area of interest to today’s ads.
Featured Digital Objects: 
Air Travel ads -
Television set ads -
War Bonds ads -