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Books in the Library

Fashion Books to Read Online or for Download from The Met (FREE!)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers books and exhibition catalogs you can download for free. If you take you the link, you can search their holdings. They also have fashion books available for download or to read online as well. See the links below for some costume titles.

Image Resources for Costumes

More Costume Image Resources

Films on Demand

Films on Demand is an excellent visual resource and has many video covering different historical periods in the United States and Europe.

To cite a film from Films on Demand, there is a citation feature underneath the movies that contain the following information, below is also a sample citation.

Title. Year and Copyright holder. Database Name. Publisher Name, Year. Source. Date Accessed

Communism in Latin America, Ca. 1980 Copyright The WPA Film Library. Films On Demand. Films Media Group, 1980. Web. 14 Sept. 2015.


Vogue Magazine Archive

Life Magazine Archive


Credo Reference: Image Search Box

Search for the century to see works of art from that time period.

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Women's Magazine Archive