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Consumer Advertising During the Great Depression: A Resource Guide

General Sources

Connecticut - White Pages and Yellow Pages - Middletown - February 1932. U.S. Telephone Directory Collection. Library of Congress.

This page contains contemporary academic resources that provide general overviews of the history of consumer advertising or broader historical, economic, or societal context related to consumer marketing from 1929-1933. This includes encyclopedias, histories on the emergence of modern consumer culture, and more. It also has articles and books that cover more niche subjects that don't fall under any of the subject-specific pages within this guide.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

The following articles are linked to their location on their journals homepage or other stable URL. At times, a subscription may be required to access the full text of the article. When available, a link is provided to the journal's Library of Congress catalog record and/or subscription where the article can be found.