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Teaching Business and Labor History to Art & Design Students

Searching Databases for Business and Labor History

Historical Research:

ABC-CLIO eBook Collections is a collection of books that are especially strong on U.S. history & society and popular culture. 
ARTSTOR is an image database and has thousands of examples of both historical and modern artifacts from and inspired by labor movements, protests, and celebration. You can browse by Country of Origin, Medium and Time Period.
Credo has a large selection of e-books on a variety of topics. The Mind Map feature (seen above) provides a tool for brainstorming and expanding key words used in searches.

Academic Journals

See our Journal Finder for full text of the following journals and more.

  • Enterprise & Society
  • Business History
  • Labor History
  • International Labor and Working-Class History (ILWCH)
  • Journal of Design History
  • Design Issues


FIT Databases

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