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University of Portland Clark Library

THTR 353: Beginning Scenic Design: Magazines & Advertisements

British Newspapers for Visual Inspiration

More Magazines for Visual Inspiration

Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens cover  

Chatelaine

Chatelaine cover  
Ebony cover  

Redbook

Redbook cover

Town & Country

Town & Country cover

Class Activity: Magazines & Advertisements

1. Connect to Ebony magazine and choose Search within this publication.

2. Try searching for words such as neighborhood or housing (or try other words) to find images of life in cities. Limit your search to the date range of 1950-1959.

3. Be prepared to show a few images and how you found them.

U.S. Magazines for Visual Inspiration

Historic U.S. Advertisements for Visual Inspiration

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