Established in 1990 the Advertising Archives is the largest and most comprehensive resource of its kind in Europe. collection spans the years from the mid 19th Century to the present day. Images include: British & American Press Ads, British & American Magazine Covers and Artwork, Rare French & Spanish Magazine Art, British TV Advertising Stills, Mail Order Catalogs, and more.
This site provides access to the Susan H. Douglas Collection of Political Americana. This collection includes pproximately 5,500 items of American political campaign memorabilia and commemorative items dating to between 1789 and 1960.
he Living Room Candidate contains more than 300 commercials, from every presidential election since 1952, when Madison Avenue advertising executive "Rosser Reeves convinced Dwight Eisenhower that short ads played during such popular TV programs as I Love Lucy would reach more voters than any other form of advertising."
"This site aims to collect vintage ads from a variety of sources, including comic books, CD-Roms, websites, APIs, your submissions, book, magazine & comic book scans, and more. At the moment, this site contains 123,310 ads."
Provided by Harvard University this site provides access to more than 6,000 pages of materials from from 155 catalogs and pamphlets from 70 companies. Trade catalogs can be browsed by topics such as Beauty Products, Clothing, Medicine, etc.