Explore domestic life, leisure and material culture of nineteenth- and twentieth-century America through the rich and varied material presented in Trade Catalogues and the American Home.
You can use this database for interdisciplinary research across the social sciences including:
Significant products and services represented in the documents in this resource include
Department Store Catalogues; Fashion and Clothing; Bicycles; Home Furnishings and Furniture; Food; Household Appliances; Cosmetics; Home Remedies and Health; and Sports, Leisure and Outdoor Pursuits amongst many others.
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