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Primary Sources: Magazines

Time

1923-Present

Magazines

Look for Magazines and Journals published at the time of the event.

The Thrift Library has access to some periodicals going back as far as the 19th century online. (See the A-Z Title list.)

Examples include:

  • Century Magazine - 1881-1889
  • Congressional Digest - 1921+
  • Foreign Affairs - 1922+
  • National Geographic - 1934+
  • Time - 1923+
  • Saturday Evening Post - 1931+
  • Vital Speeches of the Day - 1934+

We also have several titles in our Bound Collection  going back to the 40's and 50's which are good not only for their articles, but for their photographs and advertisements as well.. These include:

  • Life - 195-1972
  • Look - 1957-1971
  • National Geographic -
  • Newsweek - 1949+
  • Time - 1947+

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