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Simpson Library | Special Collections

Magazines & Advertisements

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Picture of old Jell-O ad

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Emergence of Advertising in America, 1850-1920

This is a guide to finding popular magazines and advertisements. Please note that magazines and advertisements are not scholarly sources. They are primary sources for studying history and culture. If you are looking for scholarly sources, please use the library's other online guides, or contact a librarian at 540-654-1148 or refdesk@umw.edu.