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  • This online portal provides access to images, journals, and electronic books covering the history of fashion.  It includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion.

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  • An archival research resource of U.S. and British trade magazines covering film, music, radio, and theater for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. It also includes film fan magazines and music titles.

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  • This collection brings its users to the teeming streets of 19th century London through posters, penny fiction, chapbooks, maps, cartoons, song sheets, and more. Of interest to scholars and students of social history, popular culture, language and literature, and urban development.

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  • A digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present.  

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  • Provides indexing to the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.

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  • Letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories; accounts from official, radical, and alternative organizations; posters, broadsides, pamphlets, advertisements, and rare materials; and Universal newsreel footage of the times.

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  • Contains a wide range of material relating to popular entertainment in America, Britain, and Europe in the period from 1779 to 1930.

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  • Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day. Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion.

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