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eBooks and Texts
collection
24,722,880
ITEMS
6.3B
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 6.3B
The Internet Archive offers over 20,000,000  freely downloadable books and texts. There is also a collection of 1.3 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account. Borrow a Book Books on Internet Archive are offered in many formats, including DAISY files intended for print disabled people.  In addition to the collections here, print disabled people may access a large collection of modern books provided as encrypted DAISY files on...
Topic: Texts, Kindle, Ebook, Nook, Books
American Libraries
collection
3,117,278
ITEMS
1.8B
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.8B
The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft , Yahoo! , The Sloan Foundation , and others.
California Digital Library
collection
191,916
ITEMS
238.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 238.5M
The California Digital Library supports the assembly and creative use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of California libraries and the communities they serve. In addition, the CDL provides tools that support the construction of online information services for research, teaching, and learning, including services that enable the UC libraries to effectively share their materials and provide greater access to digital content.
The Magazine Rack
collection
180,499
ITEMS
94M
VIEWS
collection
eye 94M
The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
Universal Library
collection
119,998
ITEMS
89.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 89.9M
The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate books. The...
Cornell University Library
collection
76,316
ITEMS
70.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 70.6M
The originals of these books are in the Cornell University Library . The majority were digitized in 2008 with funding by Microsoft Corporation. Scanning was performed by Kirtas Technologies; OCR was performed by, and derivative formats created by, the Internet Archive. Other digitizing projects followed, adding to this collection. One such project included books and journals in the life sciences and natural history for the purposes of being added to the Biodiversity Heritage Library or...
Internet Archive Books
collection
1,394,690
ITEMS
64.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 64.4M
Books contributed by the Internet Archive.
Topic: internet archive books
Boston Public Library
collection
56,614
ITEMS
46.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 46.6M
Books contributed by the Boston Public Library . Established in 1848 by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States. In 1839, French ventriloquist M. Nicholas Marie Alexandre Vattemare became the original advocate for a public library in Boston when he proposed the idea of a book and prints exchange between American and French libraries. The Mayor of the City of Boston, Josiah Quincy,...
Newspapers
collection
280,963
ITEMS
32.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 32.1M
The newspapers in this collection have been scanned as part of a pilot project using microfilm and microfiche. After using a microfilm/fiche scanner to create a digital image of each page, we process the resulting images so that each reel is contained in a single item with easily navigable files. For a few examples, please see: The New York times (Oct 16 31 1915) The New York times (1919 July 1-15) The New York times (May 1-15 1915)
Prelinger Library
collection
4,097
ITEMS
12.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 12.2M
The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas. Click for more information about the Prelinger Library
Topic: Prelinger
Movie Trailers
collection
3,308
ITEMS
11.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 11.8M
A collection of film trailers contributed by users.
Topic: trailers
Media History Digital Library
collection
5,439
ITEMS
10.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 10.1M
A conservation and access project for historical printed materials related to cinema, broadcasting and recorded sound. Visit our new website and read our blog at http://www.mediahistoryproject.org/ Search Media History Digital Library titles: Advanced Search
NASA Technical Documents
collection
26,275
ITEMS
9.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 9.8M
Technical documents from NASA
Topic: nasa
The Pulp Magazine Archive
collection
13,488
ITEMS
7.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 7.8M
Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps"), also collectively known as pulp fiction, refers to inexpensive fiction magazines published from 1896 through the 1950s. The typical pulp magazine was seven inches wide by ten inches high, half an inch thick, and 128 pages long. Pulps were printed on cheap paper with ragged, untrimmed edges. The name pulp comes from the cheap wood pulp paper on which the magazines were printed. Magazines printed on better paper were called...
Classic TV Commercials
collection
1,983
ITEMS
7.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 7.4M
Classic TV commercials and public service announcements (PSAs) uploaded by archive.org users. If you'd like to add to this collection, please upload public domain classic TV commercials or PSAs to the Community Video collection and put the subject keyword "classic tv commercial" or "classic PSA" on them. You can also post to the Classic TV Forum letting us know about your upload, and we'll move it over as soon as we have a moment.
Topic: classictv
Vintage Men's Magazines
collection
3,692
ITEMS
7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 7M
A collection of Male-oriented vintage newspapers and magazines.
Catalogs Collection
collection
13,158
ITEMS
5.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 5.6M
The Internet Archive Catalogs collection is a growing assembly of various catalogs.
Building Technology Heritage Library
collection
11,172
ITEMS
5.4M
VIEWS
by Association for Preservation Technology, Int.
collection
eye 5.4M
The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is primarily a collection of American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical building guides. Trade catalogs are an important primary source to document past design and construction practices. These materials can aid in the preservation and conservation of older structures as well as other research goals. About the Building Technology Heritage Library The BTHL contains materials from various private and...
Topic: Building Technology Heritage Library
Copyright Records
collection
674
ITEMS
5.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 5.4M
Welcome to the Catalogs of Copyright Entries This ongoing project presents records of copyright ownership from the United States Copyright Office for the period from July 1891 through December 1977. The Catalogs of Copyright Entries (CCEs) are published compilations of copyright registration records cataloged in periods ranging from semiweekly to semiannually. There are 660 CCE volumes arranged by year, cataloging period, and class of material. The volumes are being digitized in reverse...
Topic: copyrightrecords
A/V Geeks
collection
1,540
ITEMS
4.5M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
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The A/V Geeks Film Archive is an ephemeral film collection curated by Skip Elsheimer. What started as a hobby more than ten years is now a lifetime commitment. His collection has grown to over 25,000 films gathered from school auctions, thrift stores, closets and dumpsters. He presents themed film shows in his home base of Raleigh, North Carolina and he's taken his shows on the road across the United States. Films from Skip's archive have been released on DVDs. For more information about A/V...
Topic: Moving Images
NLM Medicine in the Americas
collection
22,880
ITEMS
4.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.3M
Medicine in the Americas – a digital library project of the U.S. National Library of Medicine – consists of works which demonstrate the evolution of American medicine from seventeenth-century colonial frontier outposts to twentieth-century research hospitals. Drawing on the collections of NLM's History of Medicine Division , Medicine in the Americas encompasses works dating as early as 1610 and printed in the United States and around the New World, including Latin America, the Caribbean,...
Arkiver Crawls
collection
464
ITEMS
4.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.2M
Arkiver is a volunteer for downloading and preserving websites from the internet. The downloaded websites are uploaded to the Interet Archive for the Wayback Machine. The crawls are crawls of dying websites, important websites and any other websites worth to be preserved.
Topics: Arkiver, Web, Crawls
Fieldiana
collection
1,750
ITEMS
3.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 3.2M
The Fieldiana series has been published as Anthropological Series by Field Columbian Museum (1895-1909) and Field Museum of Natural History (1909-1943), and as Fieldiana: Anthropology by Chicago Natural History Museum (1945-1966) and Field Museum of Natural History (1966-)
Elliott Smith
collection
111
ITEMS
3.1M
VIEWS
by Elliott Smith
collection
eye 3.1M
Download free music. Concerts in the Live Music Archive are available for download and streaming in formats including flac, mp3, and ogg vorbis.
Reclaim The Records
collection
1,477
ITEMS
2.3M
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 2.3M
Reclaim The Records is a not-for-profit activist group that uses state Freedom of Information laws to obtain copies of genealogical and archival data sets from government agencies, state libraries, and municipal archives. We then make the data available to the public for free, without any copyrights, usage restrictions, or paywalls. You can learn more about us and sign up for our free e-mail newsletter on our website at https://www.ReclaimTheRecords.org/ or follow us on Twitter at...
California State Library
collection
2,959
ITEMS
2.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 2.3M
The California State Library , a California public research institution, provides its customers with the accurate, up-to-date information they need to do their jobs easily, quickly, and confidently. Whether you are an elected official, a state employee, a representative of one of California's libraries, a person with special reading needs or a member of the general public, the California State Library is here for you. Our staff, including librarians, researchers, and consultants are at your...
Scientific American (1845-1909)
collection
2,870
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.5M
Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is a popular science magazine. It is notable for its long history of presenting science monthly to an educated but not necessarily scientific public, through its careful attention to the clarity of its text as well as the quality of its specially commissioned color graphics. Many famous scientists, including Einstein, have contributed articles in the past 167 years. It is the oldest continuously published monthly magazine in America. Scientific...
James Birney Collection of Anti-Slavery Pamphlets
collection
1,788
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.1M
The collection contains materials gathered by James Birney in the course of his anti-slavery labors, and items gathered by William Birney while preparing a biography of his father. Over the years the collection has been augmented and now includes both anti- and pro-slavery material; printed speeches; African colonization; politics and campaign biographies; and black eduction.
Winterthur Museum Library
collection
928
ITEMS
1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1M
The library at the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum is a research center that contains a wide variety of written and visual materials that promote the interdisciplinary study of American art, material culture, and everyday life in America into the 20th century. It includes books, periodicals, archival material, printed ephemera, and both historical and modern photographs. Special strengths include manufacturers' and retailers' catalogs, resources that describe craft techniques, advice...
Topic: keywords
Warren Publishing Archive
collection
368
ITEMS
957,550
VIEWS
collection
eye 957,550
Warren Publishing was an American magazine company founded by James Warren, who published his first magazines in 1957 and continued in the business for decades. Magazines published by Warren include After Hours, Creepy, Eerie, Famous Monsters of Filmland, Help!, and Vampirella. Initially based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the company relocated by 1965 to New York City, New York. Begun by James Warren, Warren Publishing's initial publications were the horror-fantasy-science fiction movie...
International Tool Catalog Library
collection
4,363
ITEMS
760,360
VIEWS
collection
eye 760,360
The International Tool Catalog Library includes manufacturer's and dealer's catalogs, advertisements, and related literature of tools of all trades. The emphasis is on hand tools, portable power tools, and tool-making. It also includes machinery from industries that may not be well-represented on other websites. The collection is a resource for tool users, collectors, sellers, historians, teachers, and descendants of tool manufacturer's owners and employees. The majority of items are in the...
Topic: trade catalogs
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by James Joyce
audio
eye 713,235
favorite 41
comment 12
Librivox recording of Ulysses , by James Joyce. Read by Librivox volunteers. Still considered one of the most radical works of fiction of the 20th Century, James Joyce's Ulysses ushered in the era of the modern novel. Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey , the narrative follows Leopold Bloom and a number of other characters through an ordinary day, twenty four hours, in Dublin, on June 16, 1904. The text is dense and difficult, but perfectly suited to an oral reading, filled with language tricks,...
favoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: librivox, audiobook, Dublin, experimental
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Meccano Magazine
collection
650
ITEMS
573,336
VIEWS
collection
eye 573,336
Meccano Magazine was an English monthly hobby magazine published by Meccano Ltd between 1916 and 1963, and by other publishers between 1963 and 1981. The magazine was initially created for Meccano builders, but it soon became a general hobby magazine aimed at "boys of all ages". It remained in circulation for over sixty years. The magazine was launched by Frank Hornby, the inventor of Meccano, as a bi-monthly publication in 1916 in the United States as "Meccano Engineer",...
collection
eye 563,310
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 3,900 students and more than 1,000 staff worki ng in over 100 countries. The School is one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK, and was recently cited as the world's leading research-focused graduate school. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence...
Aviation Week Magazine
collection
2,092
ITEMS
464,234
VIEWS
collection
eye 464,234
Aviation Week & Space Technology, often abbreviated Aviation Week or AW&ST, is the flagship magazine of the Aviation Week Network. The weekly magazine is available in print and online, reporting on the aerospace, defense and aviation industries, with a core focus on aerospace technology. It has reputation for its contacts inside the United States military and industry organizations. The publication is sometimes informally called "Aviation Leak and Space Mythology" in defense...
collection
eye 422,792
Passenger and Crew lists for vessels arriving in New York, New York 1897-1957.
Topic: genealogy
The Magazine Rack Miscellaneous Bin
collection
171
ITEMS
365,755
VIEWS
collection
eye 365,755
This collection consists of issues of magazines in either very small runs or for which only a handful of representative issues have been uploaded to the Internet Archive. Some may eventually expand into their own collections, but many are destined to be collected in these virtual stacks, single examples of the runs of magazines they were part of. (Some magazines have full collections elsewhere but those collections are from a specific library or archive; a search for the title of magazines in...
Ted Nelson's Junk Mail Cartons
collection
6,857
ITEMS
335,378
VIEWS
by Various
collection
eye 335,378
Throughout his long and varied career, pioneer and visionary Ted Nelson investigated technical possibilities of all kinds.  He checked reader service cards from magazines in a wide variety of industries, unleashing torrents of further information on products, services and academic research.  Companies large and small, ranging from large names like IBM and Burroughs to short-lived startups, sent their brochures, catalogs and flyers-- mailings from aerospace, engineering,...
Topics: Junk Mail, Flyers, Brochures, Information, Vintage Computing, Aerospace, Computers, Programming
the Bell Book Collection
collection
281
ITEMS
326,735
VIEWS
collection
eye 326,735
Artifactual materials and documents relating to The Computer Museum in Boston, 1980s-1998 This is a collection of “computing” and books about “computing” before the stored program computer. Gwen Bell began collecting these 200+ books about computation and record keeping in 1976. This was just after the opening of the Digital Museum which was a converted coat closet in the lobby of Building 12 of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in Maynard, MA. The museum was started after Gwen, Ken...
Doctor Who Books
collection
396
ITEMS
313,615
VIEWS
by Various
collection
eye 313,615
A large collection of various Doctor Who-related books, texts, magazine articles and literature. Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC. The programme depicts the adventures of the Doctor, a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien. He explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Along with a...
collection
eye 255,250
Ephemerals: Cookbooks, Event Programs, and Directories relating to Religion in North Carolina.
Fawcett Comics
collection
770
ITEMS
240,689
VIEWS
collection
eye 240,689
Fawcett Comics, a division of Fawcett Publications, was one of several successful comic book publishers during the Golden Age of Comic Books in the 1940s. Its most popular character was Captain Marvel, the alter ego of radio reporter Billy Batson, who transformed into the hero whenever he said the magic word "Shazam!" Other characters published by Fawcett include Captain Video, Hopalong Cassidy, Ibis the Invincible, Bulletman and Bulletgirl, Spy Smasher, Captain Midnight, Phantom...
Gerard Arthus - Pulp Magazine Collection
collection
321
ITEMS
218,747
VIEWS
by Gerard Arthus
collection
eye 218,747
A collection of pulp books, magazines, and newspapers. Many of these magazines, books, booklets, and pamphlets are deteriorating rapidly. Some may disappear without any digital record. This collection is an attempt to place my items in a digital format and into the Public Domain for all to access and hopefully enjoy.
Topics: garthus, garthus1, pulp
Flight International Magazine
collection
1,438
ITEMS
178,991
VIEWS
collection
eye 178,991
Flight International (or Flight) is a global aerospace weekly publication produced in the UK. Founded in 1909 as "A Journal devoted to the Interests, Practice, and Progress of Aerial Locomotion and Transport". It is the world's oldest continuously published aviation news magazine. With a team of journalists and correspondents around the world, it provides global coverage of aerospace manufacturing and aviation operations in the areas of air transport, business aviation, defence,...
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by William Shakespeare
audio
eye 178,545
favorite 4
comment 0
LibriVox recording of Macbeth by William Shakespeare. (Translated by José López Tomás.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Macbeth cuenta una historia de crimen y castigo entreverada de brujería y elementos sobrenaturales. Amparado en las engañosas profecías de las Hermanas Fatídicas, brujas o diosas del destino, Macbeth decide asesinar a su rey y tomar la corona. Consciente del horror al que se entrega, forja su terrible destino y se deja poseer por el mal que nace del ansia de poder,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, drama, Shakespeare, macbeth, lady macbeth, tragedia, dunca
Ace Comics Collection
collection
206
ITEMS
167,803
VIEWS
collection
eye 167,803
Ace Comics was the banner under which pulp magazine publisher Aaron A. Wyn and his wife Rose Wyn produced comic books between 1940 and the end of 1956. The Wyns had been publishing pulp fiction under the Periodical House and Magazine Publishers names since 1928. Like many comic book publishers of the day, Ace Comics earlier series included costumed superheroes, although as trends in the comic book market changed by the 1950s the focus shifted more to other genres, such as crime, horror,...
University of Georgia
collection
115
ITEMS
167,510
VIEWS
collection
eye 167,510
This collection includes General Catalogues and Commencement Programs from 1895 to 2012.
Cuban Magazines and Newspapers
collection
927
ITEMS
161,335
VIEWS
collection
eye 161,335
Public domain cuban magazines and newspapers
Topics: Cuba, Magazines, Newspapers, Revistas, Periódicos
USGS Maps of South Carolina
collection
568
ITEMS
159,999
VIEWS
collection
eye 159,999
USGS maps for the state of South Carolina are available here. Click to go to the collection page for USGS DRG maps of all 50 states.
Audio History
collection
791
ITEMS
157,331
VIEWS
collection
eye 157,331
A collection of texts related to the history of music and audio recordings.
Topics: 78rpm, audio, music, history
Smash Hits Magazine
collection
234
ITEMS
154,225
VIEWS
collection
eye 154,225
Smash Hits was a pop music magazine aimed at teenagers and young adults, featuring lyrics, photographs, interviews and news related to celebrity music acts in the UK (Later offshoots arrived in the US and Australia). After an initial test issue, the magazine started publishing in 1979, switching to a fortnightly schedule after three issues, and finally closing up in 2006. Starting in 2008, Brian McCloskey began a project called Like Punk Never Happened, providing scanned and described issues of...
Sponsor Magazine
collection
206
ITEMS
146,719
VIEWS
collection
eye 146,719
Sponsor was a magazine for radio and TV advertising buyers and commercial broadcast stations. It published from November of 1946 to December of 1964. It began as a monthly, and then went bimonthly in 1950. It went weekly from October of 1956. Norman R. Glenn (born Norman R. Goldman), founding editor and publisher of Sponsor and Marketing and Media Decisions, was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois on September 3, 1909. Mr. Glenn enrolled in the University of Chicago as a Liberal Arts major in...
Record Research
collection
193
ITEMS
131,137
VIEWS
collection
eye 131,137
Record Research was founded in 1955 by Leonardt Kunstadt, unofficially as an extension of 'Record Changer' magazine. It featured discographical research into record labels and series and dates and personnel, but also frequently spread into editorials and opinions, subject discographies, historical and biographical research, and even a long-running comic panel.
Radio Magazines
collection
174
ITEMS
125,011
VIEWS
by Various
collection
eye 125,011
A large collection of various radio and broadcasting magazines from the last 100 years.
Audio Magazine
collection
151
ITEMS
124,865
VIEWS
collection
eye 124,865
Audio magazine was a periodical published from 1947 to 2000, and was America's longest-running audio magazine. Audio published reviews of audio products and audio technology as well as informational articles on topics such as acoustics, psychoacoustics and the art of listening. Audio claimed to be the successor of Radio magazine which was established in 1917. Audio began life in Mineola, New York in 1947 as Audio Engineering for the purpose of publishing new developments in audio engineering....
Movie and Radio Guide
collection
115
ITEMS
104,574
VIEWS
collection
eye 104,574
A guide to network radio programming schedules and programs. Published weekly with multiple regional edtions to reflect "local" area programming. Morphed into Movie Radio Guide and is the predecessor of TV Guide.
Avery Library Architectural Trade Catalogs
collection
505
ITEMS
99,609
VIEWS
collection
eye 99,609
Select architectural trade catalogs from Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library. Trade catalogs, also known as manufacturer's or commercial catalogs, are an important primary source of information on building materials, supplies, decorative elements and industry trends during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Avery Library has a large collection of these original catalogs, most of them in our rare book collection called "Classics."
New England College of Optometry Library
collection
308
ITEMS
82,261
VIEWS
collection
eye 82,261
The New England College of Optometry was founded in 1894 as the Klein School of Optics, and is the oldest continuously operating school of optometry in the United States. During the 20th century, as optometry evolved as an independent health care profession, it expanded its curriculum and clinical programs to reflect the changing demands of the public. The name changed in 1901 to the Massachusetts School of Optometry, in 1950 to the Massachusetts College of Optometry, and in 1976 to the New...
dB Magazine: The Audio Engineers' Magazine
collection
222
ITEMS
70,962
VIEWS
collection
eye 70,962
db Magazine covered audio engineering from November of 1967 to 1994. Published monthly, in 1986 frequency was reduced to 6 times a year.
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 55,657
favorite 51
comment 6
Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Animation: Stop-motion, Communication: Telephone, Animation: Advertising
The Surveyor Collection
collection
13
ITEMS
54,471
VIEWS
collection
eye 54,471
Material for this collection provided by Kris Kimball.
Duke University Libraries, Advertising
collection
28
ITEMS
53,894
VIEWS
collection
eye 53,894
The Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History in Duke’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library holds an extensive collection of correspondence, publications, advertisements, photographs, slides, films, books and serials that document the history of advertising, sales, and marketing over the past two centuries. In addition to the J. Walter Thompson Company Archives, the most comprehensive historical record of any advertising agency, the Center contains the...
Southern Folklife Collection
collection
21
ITEMS
45,532
VIEWS
collection
eye 45,532
Materials relating to, or originating from the Southern Folklife Collection at Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Miscellaneous Warren Publishing Magazines
collection
9
ITEMS
44,416
VIEWS
collection
eye 44,416
This collection consists of issues of Warren Publishing magazines that were either one-shot issues (not part of a series) or parts of series that are far from complete in this archive.
by Gerard Arthus
collection
eye 41,631
This is a collection containing digital versions of manuals, advertising documents, and images of Sears Products.
Topics: COL-001, garthus, garthus1, sears, roebuck, manuals, catalogs
Radio Shack Catalogs
collection
116
ITEMS
37,083
VIEWS
collection
eye 37,083
As these scanned catalogs are coming from a wide set of sources, there are likely to be doubled catalog items and variant quality in the scans.
North Carolina Railroads
collection
163
ITEMS
34,176
VIEWS
collection
eye 34,176
Items contributed by University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
BBC Monographs Collection
collection
115
ITEMS
31,930
VIEWS
collection
eye 31,930
As part of its mission, the British Broadcasting Corporation's research department would publish its papers as monographs, covering all manner of scientific and technical information at regular interviews. These papers have been scanned by the BBC and provided for the public and for history.
Practical Television
collection
14
ITEMS
31,596
VIEWS
collection
eye 31,596
Practical Television, later known as Television and subsequently Television & Consumer Electronics, was a UK magazine for the electronics/TV servicing trade, enthusiasts, and the general public. Practical Television was initially a supplement to Practical Wireless and available as a separate publication from September 1934. The first issue after the war was No. 1 in April 1950. The chief editor was F.J. Camm and it was published by George Newnes. It ceased publication in June 2008 after...
Prelinger Archives
by DeVry School Films, Inc.
movies
eye 18,751
favorite 18
comment 1
Interested animated instructional film detailing electronic communications in the early part of the century. Interestingly enough, the popular vocational school DeVry claims that they began as a school in 1931, with no mention of the production of these informational films as early as (in the case of this film) 1928. 0616 PA8110 History of Communication
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Motion Pictures: Industrial, Electronics,...
Trade Catalogues
collection
66
ITEMS
17,610
VIEWS
by Resources digitised by Sydney Living Museums
collection
eye 17,610
This selection of digitised resources consists largely of items taken from the collection of trade catalogues held by the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums. The collection includes trade literature related to house and garden design and interior furnishing, as well as building materials, house fittings, and hardware. It comprises publications from merchants and manufacturers in Australia, England, Scotland, the United States, and Europe, as well as...
Topics: Trade Catalogues, Trade Catalogs
Crime Must Pay the Penalty! (Ace Comics)
collection
13
ITEMS
11,653
VIEWS
collection
eye 11,653
Ace Comics was the banner under which pulp magazine publisher Aaron A. Wyn and his wife Rose Wyn produced comic books between 1940 and the end of 1956. The Wyns had been publishing pulp fiction under the Periodical House and Magazine Publishers names since 1928. Like many comic book publishers of the day, Ace Comics earlier series included costumed superheroes, although as trends in the comic book market changed by the 1950s the focus shifted more to other genres, such as crime, horror,...
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The Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room collection contains texts and images from the 1860s to 1930s. A majority of the collection consists of portraits and photographs of residents of Mill Valley, Marin County, California. Included also are train tickets and time cards from the early 1900s. The Lucretia Little History Room is dedicated to illuminating the unique and vibrant history of Mill Valley and making this history accessible to people of all ages and interests. We...
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Young Man with a Horn 1950 A kid who loves the trumpet becomes a great musician. After fame and fortune, he falls on alcoholism. The story is somehow based upon the life of the legendary trumpeter Bix Biederbeck (Leon Bix Beiderbecke). Director: Michael Curtiz Writers: Carl Foreman (screenplay), Edmund H. North (screenplay), Dorothy Baker  (novel) Stars: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael, and Juano Hernandez (featuring Art Hazzard).  Know more about the film...
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Topics: Jazz, Big Bands, Hoagy Carmichael
Playback Magazine
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Playback was a magazine produced by Ed Potter of Goldsboro, North Carolina from September of 1979 to the end of 2007. Ed also produced the Playback Underground tapes, full of material which didn't easily fit into the main magazine. Hear great voices from the past, including Ed Walker, Joybubbles, Peter Scialli, Tandy Way, Mel Cohen, and others. Hear the computer and technology age unfold before your very ears. Over 385 hours of material is included in this collection.