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Emergence of Advertising in America

Emergence of Advertising in America

This site contains a database of over 9,000 images of U.S. advertising from 1850-1920 from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University that depict the rise of consumer culture and the birth of the professional advertising industry. The images are arranged into subjects including animals, beverages, meat/fish/poultry, insurance companies, small appliances, etc. and are searchable by keyword.... Show More


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