Montana History, Culture, and Fashion
Locating Information in Books
Search ValCat online catalog, to locate books found in the Delta College Library or area Public Libraries.
Browse the following Reference Books:
Album of American History
Chronology of the United States
Facts On File Yearbook
Value of a Dollar
Browse the following Circulating Books:
America's taste, 1851-1959
An End to Innocence
20th Century Fashion
Fashion Since 1900 - The Complete Sourcebook
Five Centuries of American Costume
Story of America as Reported by its Newspapers
This Fabulous Century 1940-1950
Locating Information in Periodicals
Search the following Online Databases to locate articles on your topic. Many articles will be available full-text online. Some articles will be found in the Delta Library print periodical collection and some will be located at other libraries.
Locating Information in Newspapers
Search the following Newspaper Index to locate articles on your topic. Some articles will be found in the Delta Library microfilm periodical collection and some will be located at other libraries.
New York Times Index
Locating Information Online
Search the following Web Sites to locate information on your topic:
American Culture History 1940-1949
Lone Star College site containing an overview of life in the 1940s.
Advertising - 1940s
Ad*Access Database and Medicine and Madison Avenue Database
Two databases of over 7,000 advertisements from Duke University, which can be browsed by year. Medicine and Madison Avenue database contains health-related ads.
Advertisements from the 1940's
Four costume collections are available at this site from Wayne State University, and it can be searched by date to locate a specific year.
Solemates: The Century in Shoes
Pictures and information about shoes from the 1940s are available at this site.
Wisconsin Historical Society - Children's clothing
This site contains a children's clothing collection that is searchable by decade.
Search for images on Google by date and topic.
Montana Memory Project
1961 Delta Road
University Center, MI 48710