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Race and Racism in the U.S.: Photos, Ads, and Other Images

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Search or browse over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Covers five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II. A project of the Digital Scriptorium, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.

Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
Over 9,000 images relating to the early history of advertising in the U.S. From collections in the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History at Duke University. Site also includes an advertising history timeline

Digital Schomburg: Images of African Americans from the 19th Century
Search or browse a rich collection of images taken from the collections of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library.
The Library of Virginia: Portsmouth Photos
Includes the Lee F. Rodgers collection of approximately 1,500 photographs primarily of African American subjects.
War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement, 1942-1945.
Almost 7000 photographs from the agency created to assume jurisdiction over the Japanese and Japanese Americans evacuated from California, Oregon, and Washington. Part of the Online Archive of California.