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Resources and Databases

Generally Useful

Google Patent Search

Advanced Google Patent/Trademark Search

US Patent Office Patent Search

The Advocate on Google Books

Sarah Burstein’s Patent–Related Publications

Black World/Negro Digest on Google Books

Boys' Life on Google Books

The Crisis on Google Books

Dwell on Google Books

Early Homes on Google Books

Ebony magazine on Google Books 

Jet on Google Books
LIFE on Google Books
New York Magazine on Google Books

Popular Mechanics on Google Books

Popular Science on Google Books

Spy on Google Books

All the rest of the journals available on Google Books

Sears Catalogs, 1937–1994

Vintage Paper Ads

Historical Austrian magazines on the MAK website

Diderot Encyclopedia Plates

Vogue Archive (requires subscription)

Suggested Fashion Films and TV (Victoria Rose Pass, MICA)

Useful Resources for Finding Primary Sources in Fashion History (Victoria Rose Pass, MICA)

Teaching Everyday Fashion: Using Primary Sources in the Classroom (Victoria Rose Pass, MICA)

Fashion and Race Syllabus

Graphic Design

Chinese Poster Archive

Chinese Propaganda Posters

AGI Archive Website

Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography Archive


Interior Design/Architecture