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New Library of Congress LibGuide on Consumer Advertising During the Great Depression

  • 1.  New Library of Congress LibGuide on Consumer Advertising During the Great Depression

    Posted 03-05-2021 09:35

    Natalie Burclaff of the Library of Congress, Business and Reference Services, and her  summer Junior Fellow, Sophie Lefebvre, did an amazing job creating a detailed LibGuide on Consumer Advertising During the Great Depression.  While it focuses specifically on 1929-1933, it's useful in general for advertising history.

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    Consumer Advertising During the Great Depression: A Resource Guide

    Research Guides: Consumer Advertising During the Great Depression: A Resource Guide: Introduction

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    Research Guides: Consumer Advertising During the Great Depression: A Resource Guide: Introduction
    At the height of the 1920s, average Americans spent more and more of their disposable income on major durable consumer goods. The U.S. consumer economy and stock market was booming throughout the 'Roaring Twenties,' with stocks reaching their highest point in September 1929. The advertising industry grew to match.
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    https://guides.loc.gov/consumer-advertising-great-depression 



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    Lynn Weinstein
    Business Reference Specialist
    LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, BUSINESS
    202-707-7934
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