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Costumes and Fashion
GT500-GT2370: check Reference, Books Upper Lever, and Oversize Upper Level
Scope: Browse these sections to find books on costumes and fashion.
UC480-UC485: check Books Lower Level and Oversize Lower Level
Scope: Browse these sections to find books on military uniforms.
Arms and Armor
U800-U825: check Books Lower Level and Oversize Lower Level
Scope: Browse these sections to find books on arms and armor.
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through World History
Survey of clothing from prehistory to the present.
Bibliography of Costume
Books Lower Level
Scope: Index to books on costume published prior to 1939.
Encyclopedia of World Costume
Scope: Historical accounts, with some illustrations, of types of garments, accessories, materials, etc.
Fashion and Costume in American Popular Culture: A Reference Guide
Scope: Guide to books on specific clothing and accessories. Also includes references to resources on the historical, cultural, and psychological aspects of dress.
Multivolume set. Each volume covers illustrations published within a specific time period.
Scope: Index to illustrations in magazines. Arranged by subject (for example, "Footwear").
Sears Roebuck and Co. Catalog
Books Lower Level and Oversize Lower Level
Scope: Mail order catalogs are a good source for everyday items, including clothing, from specific years.
Theatrical Costume: A Guide to Information Sources
Scope: Bibliography to resources which provide history and images of apparel.
Theatrical Costume, Masks, Make-up and Whigs: A Bibliography and Iconography
This Fabulous Century
Oversize Upper Level
By the editors of Time-Life Books.
Scope: An example of a series devoted to pictorial representations of everyday life. American life from late 19th century to 1970.
Periodical Stacks (current issues in Browsing Area of Current Periodicals)
Magazines are good sources for images of fashion and clothing.