The archive allows for full text searches in vintage magazines. You can also browse through the cover pages and get inspired by the imagery. A quick glance at the main search page reveals how different the designs and layouts from a few decades ago look compared to contemporary magazines.
A Digital Archive Of Letters Expressing Grief Over The 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Is Being Created.
Ross MacDonald, an author, illustrator, and designer from Newtown, Connecticut, site of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting, works to create a digital archive of letters that were sent to the school in remembrance of that massacre on December 14, 2012. For this purpose, MacDonald has partnered with Mother Jones magazine and Tumblr. Watch the project’s introductory video below and make sure to read the longer article on the project (linked below).
“Letters to Newtown.” (Ross MacDonald, Mother Jones, 2013/02/06) – Ross MacDonald explains the ‘Letters to Newton’ project.