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From Then to Now: Journey through 125 Years of Domestic Life with House Beautiful Archive
For over 125 years, House Beautiful has been a leading voice of US domestic life, encompassing interior design, homewares, family life, and lifestyle. Now, the House Beautiful Archive provides researchers and students with electronic access to the run of the magazine from its inception in 1896 to the present day*. By offering the backfile digitally for the first time, this archive fills what had been a critical gap for researchers and allows for the development of valuable fresh perspectives.
The House Beautiful Archive is an indispensable resource for those studying the history of 20th/21st-century art, architecture, and design, as well as domestic and family life. With its rich archive of articles, features, and photoshoots spanning over a century, it captures the evolution of domestic architecture, social and cultural trends, political influences on home life, and the history of consumer technology.
Coverage spanning 1896 to present day – over 125 years of content
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Article-level metadata and searchable text
Easy retrieval of content such as advertisements, photographs, and illustrations
Cover-to-cover full-color digitization to maximize the rich visual content
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