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by Daniel D. Teoli Jr. Archival Collection
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Selection from artist's book 'Women of the Roaring 20's' by Daniel D. Teoli Jr. / Daniel D. Teoli Jr. Archival Collection
Topics: flapper, 1920's, old telephone, telephone, topless, roaring 20's
Magazine Art
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Source: "Terry's Comics" Image Restoration: Hartmuth Freihoff Copyright: All Black Mask covers, the Black Mask logo, and the mask device are copyright © Keith Alan Deutsch. Used with permission.
Topics: Crime, Mystery, and Detective Pulps, Black Mask Magazine, Black Mask, gangsters, gun, pistol,...
North Carolina Railroads
collection
163
ITEMS
33,315
VIEWS
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Items contributed by University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Playback Magazine
collection
272
ITEMS
7,000
VIEWS
collection
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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.
Arkiver Crawls
collection
464
ITEMS
4.2M
VIEWS
collection
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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
University of Georgia
collection
115
ITEMS
156,616
VIEWS
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This collection includes General Catalogues and Commencement Programs from 1895 to 2012.
New England College of Optometry Library
collection
308
ITEMS
77,971
VIEWS
collection
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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...
USGS Maps of South Carolina
collection
568
ITEMS
159,639
VIEWS
collection
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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.
The Surveyor Collection
collection
13
ITEMS
52,004
VIEWS
collection
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Material for this collection provided by Kris Kimball.
Fieldiana
collection
1,750
ITEMS
3.1M
VIEWS
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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-)
USGS Maps
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USGS DRG o map of South_Carolina 34.125N 80.500W B5 Camden South
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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 accomplish this by collecting, preserving, and promoting materials of enduring value pertaining to people, places, and events associated with Mill Valley and a few select nearby areas, such as Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods, that are an essential part of Mill Valley’s historic heritage. The History Room and the...
Southern Folklife Collection
collection
21
ITEMS
42,831
VIEWS
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Materials relating to, or originating from the Southern Folklife Collection at Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Sarah Ashley, Age 93
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
by Herbert Booker
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Miscellaneous ephemera
Topics: Miscellaneous, Misc., Ephemera
Cratediggers
by Rae Bourbon aka Ray Bourbon
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Rae Bourbon (aka "Ray Bourbon") started in show business in silent movies and English music hall and, in the 1930s and 40s, was known for his gay themed nightclub review and performances in San Francisco, Los Angeles and many other cities. "Let Me Tell You About My Operation" was recorded and released in the 1950s and was the seventh album self-published by Ray on the UTC (or "Under the Counter") label. The album; sold at Bourbon's nightclub dates, via mail order,...
Topics: gay, lesbian, transgender, nightclubs, LGBT, drag, female impersonator, gay history
Duke University Libraries, Advertising
collection
28
ITEMS
52,365
VIEWS
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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...
TEL Newsletter
collection
9
ITEMS
3,702
VIEWS
collection
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TEL (Telephone Electronics Line) was a small publication that was dedicated to phone phreaking and hacking. It began publishing in November 1974. TEL was similar to TAP but was geared totally toward phone phreaking. In 1975, Pacific Telephone & Telegraph won a lawsuit against the publishers of TEL. The Superior Court of California, County L.A. court ordered TEL to stop publishing immediately. A letter was mailed to all subscribers advising them to destroy all back issues of TEL. TEL ceased...
Community Images
by Grandfather Merryman
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Illustrations from: The  Juvenile Scrap-Book for 1849; a Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People edited by Grandfather Merryman with twenty-eight engravings on steel copyright 1849 List of Illustrations: Grandfather Merryman The Proud Girl (2 plates) The Use of Punishments Julian and his Rabbit Queen Anne's Physicians Lizzie Carson (2 plates) Cruelty to Animals Deception Punished Brothers and Sisters The Geraldines Faithful Fido Generosity Rewarded (2 plates) Dangers of Coquetry...
Topics: juvenile, merryman
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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.
by Gerard Arthus
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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
32,815
VIEWS
collection
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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.
Trade Catalogues
collection
64
ITEMS
14,240
VIEWS
by Resources digitised by Sydney Living Museums
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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
Cuban Magazines and Newspapers
collection
927
ITEMS
120,004
VIEWS
collection
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Public domain cuban magazines and newspapers
Topics: Cuba, Magazines, Newspapers, Revistas, Periódicos
Record Research
collection
193
ITEMS
122,146
VIEWS
collection
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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
165
ITEMS
114,868
VIEWS
by Various
collection
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A large collection of various radio and broadcasting magazines from the last 100 years.
Copyright Records
collection
674
ITEMS
5M
VIEWS
collection
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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
dB Magazine: The Audio Engineers' Magazine
collection
222
ITEMS
64,058
VIEWS
collection
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db Magazine covered audio engineering from November of 1967 to 1994. Published monthly, in 1986 frequency was reduced to 6 times a year.
NLM Medicine in the Americas
collection
18,907
ITEMS
4M
VIEWS
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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,...
Audio History
collection
791
ITEMS
128,132
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of texts related to the history of music and audio recordings.
Topics: 78rpm, audio, music, history
Sponsor Magazine
collection
206
ITEMS
129,908
VIEWS
collection
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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...
BBC Monographs Collection
collection
115
ITEMS
30,722
VIEWS
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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.
Flight International Magazine
collection
1,438
ITEMS
147,795
VIEWS
collection
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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,...
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Passenger and Crew lists for vessels arriving in New York, New York 1897-1957.
Topic: genealogy
Avery Library Architectural Trade Catalogs
collection
505
ITEMS
83,503
VIEWS
collection
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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."
Practical Television
collection
14
ITEMS
30,327
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
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favorite 12
comment 0
Topics: Photographs, Europe, Albumen silver prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1854–56, printed 1862,...
Movie and Radio Guide
collection
115
ITEMS
92,196
VIEWS
collection
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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.
the Bell Book Collection
collection
282
ITEMS
308,903
VIEWS
collection
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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...
California State Library
collection
2,959
ITEMS
2.1M
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Crime Must Pay the Penalty! (Ace Comics)
collection
13
ITEMS
10,622
VIEWS
collection
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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,...
Winterthur Museum Library
collection
928
ITEMS
988,521
VIEWS
collection
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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
Audio Magazine
collection
151
ITEMS
115,187
VIEWS
collection
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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 Trailers
collection
2,285
ITEMS
10.9M
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of film trailers contributed by users.
Topic: trailers
International Tool Catalog Library
collection
4,042
ITEMS
566,762
VIEWS
collection
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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 collectors, tool sellers, historians, teachers, and descendants of tool manufacturer's owners and employees. The majority of items are in the...
Topic: trade catalogs
Meccano Magazine
collection
650
ITEMS
532,627
VIEWS
collection
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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",...
Prelinger Library
collection
4,097
ITEMS
11.4M
VIEWS
collection
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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
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.
Aviation Week Magazine
collection
2,092
ITEMS
392,957
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Catalogs Collection
collection
12,908
ITEMS
4.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.9M
The Internet Archive Catalogs collection is a growing assembly of various catalogs.
Doctor Who Books
collection
396
ITEMS
285,950
VIEWS
by Various
collection
eye 285,950
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...
Miscellaneous Warren Publishing Magazines
collection
9
ITEMS
39,835
VIEWS
collection
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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.
Gerard Arthus - Pulp Magazine Collection
collection
331
ITEMS
199,670
VIEWS
by Gerard Arthus
collection
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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
Ace Comics Collection
collection
206
ITEMS
152,909
VIEWS
collection
eye 152,909
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,...
Reclaim The Records
collection
1,329
ITEMS
1.8M
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 1.8M
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...
Newspapers
collection
247,121
ITEMS
26.7M
VIEWS
collection
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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)
Boston Public Library
collection
56,229
ITEMS
44.5M
VIEWS
collection
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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,...
NASA Technical Documents
collection
26,275
ITEMS
9.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 9.4M
Technical documents from NASA
Topic: nasa
Smash Hits Magazine
collection
234
ITEMS
133,431
VIEWS
collection
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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...
The Magazine Rack Miscellaneous Bin
collection
171
ITEMS
345,234
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Classic TV Commercials
collection
1,896
ITEMS
7.3M
VIEWS
collection
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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
Ted Nelson's Junk Mail Cartons
collection
6,857
ITEMS
269,464
VIEWS
by Various
collection
eye 269,464
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
Universal Library
collection
120,021
ITEMS
87M
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Fawcett Comics
collection
770
ITEMS
217,304
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Media History Digital Library
collection
5,319
ITEMS
9.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 9.4M
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
Warren Publishing Archive
collection
368
ITEMS
871,560
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Building Technology Heritage Library
collection
10,184
ITEMS
5M
VIEWS
by Association for Preservation Technology, Int.
collection
eye 5M
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
Internet Archive Books
collection
1,121,888
ITEMS
51M
VIEWS
collection
eye 51M
Books contributed by the Internet Archive.
Topic: internet archive books
Scientific American (1845-1909)
collection
2,870
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.4M
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...
Cornell University Library
collection
76,251
ITEMS
67.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 67.4M
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...
American Libraries
collection
3,034,219
ITEMS
1.7B
VIEWS
collection
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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.
The Magazine Rack
collection
165,378
ITEMS
84.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 84.4M
The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
A/V Geeks
collection
1,496
ITEMS
4.3M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 4.3M
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
California Digital Library
collection
191,917
ITEMS
229.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 229.9M
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 Pulp Magazine Archive
collection
13,164
ITEMS
6.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 6.7M
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...