Free digital collection from Duke University has 7000+ advertisements from print magazines and newspapers, published 1910s-1950s, focusing on radio, television, transportation, beauty/hygiene, and World War II. Search by keyword or browse focus areas and then narrow results by company, product, subject, or year.
California State University IMAGE Project includes 80,000 images that may be freely used for non-profit educational purposes. It has been selected by the Library of Congress for inclusion in its historic collection of Internet materials.
Find Articles on Graphic Design
Use these database links to search for full text online articles in every field of art and graphic design.
On the Arts & Architecture page, under Applied Arts, select Graphics & Design to see videos on elements & principles of design, color, composition, product & logo design, digital design, and artists/designers
On the Technical Education page, scroll down to Technical Communication; select Graphics & Design to watch vidoes on communication & the arts, product design, elements and principles of design, logos, desktop publishing, CAD, CAM, sustainability in design, and more.