Commodities, Consumers

More sources for trade catalogs

Trade Catalogues and the American Home (1850-1950) about domesticity, daily life, consumerism and technology in America between. This collection presents a wealth of highly visual trade catalogues, cards and marketing ephemera.

American Consumer Culture, Market Research and American Business 1935-1965 offers the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, consumer analyst and market research pioneer.

Historical Catalogs of Sears, Roebuck and Co. (in, click on Search > Card Catalog > Title SEARS)

Global commodities : trade, exploration & cultural exchange brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history

Industry Documents Library (UC San Francisco)

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